CHAKRA(S): Base / Root / All
VIBRATION: Number 4
ZODIAC: Aries, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius
CHARACTERISTICS: Grounding and Balancing
SCIENTIFIC: Magnetite is a highly magnetic iron oxide mineral that usually forms octahedral or modified dodecahedron crystals. Magentite is found in high temperature igneous and metamorphic rocks and in sulfide veins. Magnetite has also occurred within pieces of meteorite. Black to Brownish colored Magnetite is similar in appearance to Hematite with a metallic to semi-metallic luster. Magnetite’s hardness is rated at 5.5 to 6 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. Magnetite is also known as Lodestone. It is said that Magnetite is named after Magnes, a Greek shepherd boy. Magnes noticed that the iron of his staff and the nails on his shoes clung to a magnetite-bearing rock. Magnetite is found in a wide range of geological environments.
ATTRIBUTES: Magnetite is a grounding stone that provides a balancing and calming energetic vibration. Magnetite is a stone for polarity balancing and bringing energy fields into resonance creating healing vibrations of well-being on all levels. Magnetite may help one to recognize and distinguish the dualities which exist in one’s environment. Magnetite balances the male and female aspects of one’s body, mind, and emotions. Magnetite assists with relieving burdens, eliminates confusion, helps to remove obstacles and encourages motivation and confidence. Magnetite helps one trust their intuition and come to a new and balanced perspective on life experience. Magnetite’s vibrations support tenacity, durability and endurance. Magnetite helps one find answers and the capacity to remove oneself from unnecessary and unwanted situations. Magnetite is a stone of manifestation and acts like a magnet to attract one’s desires and love. Magnetite awakens the intuition, supports creative thinking and problem solving, and uncovers hidden potential in situations. Magnetite helps the release of fear, anger, attachment, and is supportive of those experiencing grief.
HEALING: Magnetite assists in the removal of energy blockages, which are present in disease, renewing and balancing energetic flow and emotions creating healing and strength building in the body. Magnetite supports healing of muscular aches and joint pains, the blood and circulatory systems, nosebleeds, and asthma. Magnetite is anti-inflammatory and supports healthy skin and hair. Magnetite is supportive of healthy red blood cells and in preventing anemia. Magnetite is helpful in balancing the endocrine system and lessening the emotional effects of hormonal changes such as puberty, PMS, or menopause.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Magnetite maybe used for magnetic therapy on the body’s biomagnetic field and energy meridians.
Magnetite is a wonderful tool for meditation as it deepens the meditative state and provides a grounding core and connection with Earth.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Magnetite facilitates the flow of energy in the meridians of the physical body, initiates hemispheric balance in the brain, and supports alignment with the etheric body. Magnetite aligns and activates the chakras and grounds the base chakra with Earth energies.
For Gaia Healing, Magnetite may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy to help the healing of the Earth. Magnetite establishes a healing grounding, vibration and connection through resonance with the Earth’s electromagnetic energy field.