Haematite or Hematite has a high iron content, it can be used to make red pigment which used to be sought after as a sacred substance. It is a protection stone keeping us safe from harm. It conveys power and invulnerability. Its healing functions involve supporting the blood, circulatory system and reducing inflammation. It helps to boost self-esteem and energizes all aspects of mind and body. It is best to wear or carry hematite to anchor spiritual activity or to restore energy when one is feeling lethargic or “spaced out.”