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