About: Hematite is the mineral form of iron oxide. It is an iron ore mineral with a shiny black exterior and a deep red interior. This is why its name is derived form the Greek word for blood. Hematite has been used for centuries and as such has had many healing properties prescribed to it and is found all over the world.
Metaphysical: When one holds a piece of this powerful stone one immediately feels its powerful grounding properties, which can also be calming and relieve unnecessary clutter from your mind and psyche. Hematite’s magnetic properties also make it a protective stone that can provide an energetic shield against negative energies.
Why you should wear this stone: We can use Hematite to bring us back to the earth - to ground us and keep us on our path. This powerful stone is like fertilizer to our spiritual earth. That is why we, at I love chakra, use hematite in our base chakra laces, malas and bracelets. It draws our energy to the earth and gives us a powerful base and foundation to enhance our work in this realm.