Hematite is a strong grounding stone that works to counteract spaciness and confusion. It can help one to see practical concerns and move forward with useful action. It is good for grounding energies from the higher realms into the physical world. Hematite is a stone of manifest union between Spirit and the world. It encompasses both yin & yang / male & female polarities and harmonizes them towards unity. It lends strength, courage and fortitude and corresponds to the Root Chakra.