Hematite is considered a grounding stone. It enhances memory and thought processes. It connects well to your etheric and grounds to the earth. It also connects to the root chakra. It is a naturally magnetic protectant to the earth fields that create dissonant energy. It's excellent as a pocket stone to bring into the physical your equilibrium and balance. It makes you feel as though you're solidly planted to the earth. Its element is earth and the numerology is 9.