Our "hematite" beads are actually a simulated material virtually identical to real hematite. It even has the same chemical composition - both genuine and simulated hematite are iron oxide. It looks and reacts to tests very much like natural hematite - it is hard to them apart. Natural hematite is rare and expensive. These beads are made from hematite pieces and dust that have been ground up and fused into shape. Man-Made Hematite is often magnetized and used in magnetic therapy jewelry.
The iron content in magnetic hematite can cure blood pressure disorders and kidney problems, according to Semi-precious-stone.com. It is said to be effective in healing pain because it maintains the charge of nerve cells. Magnetic hematite will also regulate the blood flow in the body. It is also used to cure and relieve headaches and anemia. Additional physical benefits include relief from cramps, spinal problems and fractured bones.
The gemstone hematite is said to bring inner peace and dissolve negative energy into love, according to Wishgiving.com. This powerful grayish black stone has been used for centuries as an alternative form of healing. It's history dates back to ancient Egypt when the stone was used to stop blood flow and remove poisons from the body. As with any alternative health method, please consult your doctor first.