Haematite is a Seeker/Transformer crystal. Seekers contain the crystal energy structure that aligns the natural energy of the crystal to the natural power of the human mind to find the way to new horizons and new capabilities. They’re pointers, directors, and compasses; the fresh start crystals. These are talismans of the scientist, the adventurer, the hunter, wanderer, and explorer. They’re also crystals of the student and the researcher.
Transformer crystals enhance efforts to change our situations, prospects, health, outlook or relationships. By transforming ourselves we transform our lives. We learn to dance, speak a new language, grow stronger, or become a better spouse or child. Seeker crystals with the earth power of the Transformer are excellent talismans to aid our efforts to grow, develop new capabilities and change our lives. Haematite’s name is derived from the Greek word haima, meaning blood. This stone is known for connecting the body to the Earth.
The Haematite crystal healing properties stem from the stone’s high iron content, which gives it a heaviness and a weightiness that gives you the feeling of being anchored to the earth. With the simple act of bringing you back down to earth, Haematite calms a troubled mind and puts your spirit at ease so you can release any feelings of stress, tension, worry, or nervousness. The stabilizing effect of the Haematite crystal stone makes it a trusted companion to keep by your side everywhere you go. Haematite will help you find calmness and transform an excited mind into a calm and clear mind when you need it.
Haematite 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. Haematite 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. Haematite is traditionally associated with Mars the God of War but is governed by the planet Saturn. It is often associated with Capricorn.
Haematite 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.
Haematite 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.