Chakra- Earth, base, past life
Zodiac Sign- Aquarius, Aries
Said to protect a soldier going into battle, hematite enhances personal magnetism. It can heal the anger and hurt felt by those who were warriors in previous lives, supporting those who face a karmic battle in the present life. Harmonizing mind, body, and spirit, this effective grounding stone removes excess energy and separates your emotions from those of other people. Worn on the right in right handed people, it shuts down metaphysical awareness. On the left and allows metaphysical faculties to remain open. During out of body journeying, hematite protects the soul and guides it back into the body. Strongly Yang, it balances meridians, redresses yin imbalances, dissolves negativity, and protects the aura.
Enhancing survival ability, this is an excellent stone for accessing the subconscious mind, drawing attention to unfulfilled desires that drive your life. Assisting and coming to terms with mistakes as learning experiences, it helps face the shadow side of your personality. An excellent booster for the memory, hematite should not be used where inflammation is present or for long periods of time.