Properties of Hematite: Hematite absorbs all negative energy from your body and from the space around you. Hematite stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body. It is a very protective stone. It harmonizes the mind, body, and spirit. Hematite can help to strengthen your self-confidence and balance your aura. It helps to eliminate stress and excess worry or fear. Hematite offers strong support and optimism for the future. Hematite is one of the strongest Root Chakra stones. It has powerful grounding properties that reconnect your mind with your body, and your body to the Earth. By pulling excess energy down to your Root Chakra, Hematite centers your mind and spirit.
About the Root Chakra: The Root Chakra, also known as the Muladhara or Base, is located at the bottom of the spine. It is the foundation of our bodies and souls. Your Root Chakra contains your basic life force. When it is balanced, it helps to ground you and provides stability. An open Root Chakra allows energy to flow through your body, and offers a sense of safety and security. The Root Chakra emanates the energy of the Element of Earth. A balanced Root Chakra helps to ground the other chakras, and allows you to feel comfortable in your body and your surroundings.