Hematite is an important iron ore also called bloodstone because of the red colour it can impart to water and environmental rocks. It is often used to discharge other gemstones and has grounding and protective properties. Read more.
What is Hematite?
Hematite is also called bloodstone. When hematite is cut, the water gets blood red. Because of the large amount of iron, the surrounding rock of hematite often turns red as well. Hematite has been used since the beginning of mankind to make rock drawings and later also as a dye. Hematite is one of the most important iron ores and can contain up to 70% iron and is slightly magnetic.
These small hematite stones are often used to discharge other stones from negative energy. Place the (gem)stone 24 hours between the hematite stones to fully discharge. The hematite is often placed in a glass bowl or a shell. Hematite can be rinsed under water, but should be dried well because it contains iron.
Working of Hematite
Hematite is an Earthy and protective stone. Your self-confidence and willpower are strengthened. Hematite is a good stone to overcome addictions.