Hematite is the stone of Integration. Its powerful energies help to form a bridge between the physical & spiritual, enabling you to bring the energies of the higher realms into the physical plane. This makes it very beneficial for the manifestation of your highest purpose through your physical existence. It is the most effective of all stones for grounding yourself in the body & physical world. It forces connection with the energy of Earth making it very useful for spiritually oriented people & people seeking higher awareness. Hematite stimulates the mind, enhancing concentration & focus, counteracting spaciness & confusion. It also protects, making you feel safe & secure, giving you courage, strength, endurance & vitality. Ancient Egyptians used Hematite to calm hysteria & anxiety, they also used this powerful stone for Amulets.