Hematite helps to absorb negative energy and calms you in times of stress or worry. Carry Hematite when in need of balance and equilibrium, or when having difficulty focusing energies.
This is a very protective stone, and it can be used to protect against geopathic stress and electromagnetic smog.
Hematite is good for working with the Root Chakra because it can help you to stay grounded in many situations. It is also known to boost and strengthen self-confidence, thus making it useful in legal situations. Hematite can help one to find their own gifts and to release self-imposed limitations.
Hematite can help with the ascension process, by facilitating the integration of higher spiritual energies into our physical 3D existence.
Physically, Hematite is said to be a great detoxifying stone, helpful for the liver and the blood. Many women find it's beneficial during their menstuation cycle.