Hematite is a Seeker Transformer Crystal. Seeker Transformers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of one's life to a more desirable state. Seekers are used when we need some help to find a new path, a new approach, or in any quest to gain that which we desire but do not yet possess.
When they possess the Earth Power of the Transformer, like Hematite, they form crystals that are excellent for seeking new capabilities that will transform some part of your life.
Hematite will help you find calmness and transform an excited mind into a calm and clear mind when you need it.
Hematite is used in honoring Aradia, the Tuscany Witch Goddess; Ereshkigal, the Sumerian Goddess of the Underworld; and Hine-Nui-Te-Po, the Polynesian Goddess of the Night.
Hematite is a stone used to clear and focus the mind. It will enhance memory and aid in clarity of thought. It is a "mind cleanser" and will aid in calming emotions to allow for rational thought and decision making. It calms mental stress.
Hematite is traditionally associated with Mars the God of War but is governed by the planet Saturn. It is often associated with Capricorn.
Hematite has Water energy. Water energy is symbolized by blue and black. Use these colors of crystals to enhance any space that you use for repose, calm reflection, or prayer. Use blue or black crystals to bring the flowing energy of the water element to areas of your home and life that are focused on realizing your potential.
Water energy is traditionally associated with the entry or the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Life Path area. Its flowing energy will assure a balance of energy as your life unfolds and flows. To keep your life moving forward towards your goals use the water elements energy.
Hematite is a traditional meditation stone. It has a significant calming effect allowing for astral travel and spirit world communications that so depend on a quiet and attuned mind.
Hematite was used by the ancient Egyptians as a amulet of protection against madness. It is sometimes called "the lawyer's stone" believed to bring favorable judgments to the wearer involved in a court case. This belief dates to the Babylonian author Azchalias that wrote that the stone would aid in petitions to the King and victorious in lawsuits. Melody notes it is an excellent stone to bring about self-control. She also finds it to be an excellent stone to balance the body, mind, and spirit. Marguerite Elsbeth in Crystal Medicine finds it to be a calming stone useful in meditation. Judy Hall in The Crystal Bible finds it to boost self esteem and enhance memory and clarity of thought. Robert Simmons in the Book of Stones reports Hematite is the best stone for grounding oneself in the real world and avoiding confusion. Several authors note it is an excellent stone for balancing the Yin and Yang of your nature.