Hematite symbolizes courage it has an attractive silver sheen and is effective as a grounding stone. It can inspire you while keeping your feet firmly on the ground, it is a calming stone and balances the nervous system. Hematite stimulates iron absorption in the small intestine, which in turn improves oxygen supply to the body. Hematite should not be used for long periods of time or placed near anywhere that is swollen or inflamed. It helps with intellectual knowledge, helps with memory and the realizations of limitations. Hematite is used to improve relationships, carry a hematite with you always to better your personal relationship. It is a good stone to bring balance between the mind, body and spirit.
Hematite is particularly effect on the Root Chakra.
Star Sign - The stone is assigned to Scorpio whom it not only protects but also warns of danger by changing temperature.