Haematite is known as a "stone for the mind". It brings mental organisation and is very grounding and calming.
It helps with original thinking, logical thinking, and mathematics. It decreases negativity and can help balance the body/mind/spirit.
Physically it has been used to keep the body cool, to decrease blood disorders, nervous problems and insomnia, as well as align the spine and mend broken bones.
Haematite is associated with the root (base) chakra. Haematite is good at grounding out excess energy and acting as a stabilising force.
Although Haematite colours include black, silver-gray, brown or red, its gets its name from the streak of red (like blood). Therefore the above information can be read in conjunction with the metaphysical properties of the colour red.
Howlite decreases an overly critical state of mind, selfishness, stress, pain, and rudeness.
It increases subtlety and tact. It helps bones, teeth, calcium levels and leg cramps.
Howlite also heightens creativity.
This stone is naturally a milky white to pale grey colour generally with a matrix or deep veining and as such the above information can be read in conjunction with the metaphysical properties of the colour white.
Howlite is often dyed and offered as turquoise (or turquenite), red coral, or lapis lazuli by unscrupulous dealers.
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Please do not use this information to self diagnose or treat others with serious conditions.
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