*Iron Oxide     Hardness: 5.5 to 6.5

Astrological sign of: Aries & Aquarius

Beneficial for self-esteem, will power, memory, compulsions and addictions, stress, hysteria, courage, harmonizing body, mind and spirit; Dissolves negativity and protects the aura. Hematite is called a “stone for the mind.” It can be used for mental attunement, memory enhancement, mathematical pursuits, mental and manual dexterity. It helps one to realize that the only limiting concepts are within the mind. The magnetic qualities balance the meridians of the body. It assists in transforming negativity to positive energy. Hematite helps facilitate the attainment of peace, self- control, and inner happiness.