From its Latin name "haematites" (blood), hematite is also commonly called hematitogelite, oligist, micaceous iron or anhydroferrite. She has strong energy and great potential to anchor, protect and balance body and mind. It helps gain respect and builds self-confidence, especially for shy women. This makes hematite easier to communicate, concentrate and consolidate thinking. It would fight against bulimia, smoking as well as any form of excess. Physically, hematite helps regulate and strengthen the blood supply to the body. Finally, it has an anti-fatigue action and it reduces leg cramps.