Hematite is a highly effective protection and grounding stone. It helps to transform negative energy into positive energy, as well as preventing one from absorbing negativity from others. It has a strong link to the mind helping to balance and bring focus, making it easy to organize thoughts and develop logical thinking. It calms the mind in times of stress or worry, helping to dissolve anxieties and strengthening self-confidence. Hematite releases self-imposed limitations, heightens will power and self-control making it an effective aid in overcoming addictions. It is also beneficial to those who may have blood conditions, anxiety or insomnia.