Hematite can be called "a stone for the mind," as it helps one to sort out things and is helpful in mental attunement, memory enhancement, original thinking and technical and mathematical knowledge. It assists in both mental and manual dexterity.
Hematite is a very good stone for grounding and protecting. It harmonizes body, mind and spirit and dissolves negativity. It facilitates the balance of ying-yang energies and its magnetic properties balances the meridi- ansinthebody. This stone imparts strength, boosts self-esteem and survivability, and enhances willpower and self-esteem. It removes self-limitations and is useful for overcoming compulsions, addictions, and over-indulgence. Hematite has a powerful connection with blood, can draw heat from the body, assist with spinal alignment and can bring calm when placed over the body. It can be beneficial in legal situations.