♦ In the old days polished Hematite was used as a mirror.
♦ Hematite also occurs all over the planet Mars.
♦ Called the "stone of mental mastery," many believe it to aid clarity, balance, calm and reason. It helps memory enhancement, original thinking and technical knowledge.
♦ Hematite is believed to be a healing and grounding stone, strengthening the body and lessening life's stresses.
♦ Used to improve relationships as it is said to transform negativity into love.
♦ It is thought to reduce stress and enhance one's personal magnetism.
♦ It is also thought to increase optimism and courage and helpful in transforming negativity.
♦ Is believed to enhance memory and intellect, strengthen the circulatory system and help in the treatment of blood and kidney disorders.
♦ Hematite is the birthstone for March & December and is associated with the signs of Aries & Aquarius.