Magnetite is a magnetic stone that is healing, protective and grounding. Magnetite is in magnetic therapy jewelry you see in stores. Magnetite is a natural magnet containing iron oxide. Magnetite may be a metallic black, brownish black or gray stone. Magnetite stones that have magnetic polarity are called lodestone. Magnetite ranks 5.5 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness.
Magnetite stones have been worn as amulets for thousands of years. Magnetite was worn as a protective talisman to protect the wearer from danger, magic and evil. In previous times magnetite was thought to make soldiers invincible. Magnetite was also believed to prevent infidelity. Magnetite has been used for geomancy. Magnetite has also been used in magnetic compasses.
Magnetite helps the immune system. Magnetite is anti-inflammatory. The magnetite stones are good for the skin, hair and bones. Magnetite stones are good for blood, blood vessels and the circulatory system. Magnetite is used to improve blood conditions. The magnetite stones help bleeding problems. Magnetite helps to stop nosebleeds. The magnetite gemstone alleviates pain, backache and aching bones. Magnetite helps asthma and lung problems. Magnetite helps bones to heal. The magnetite stones help the teeth and regenerate gums.
Magnetite helps to heal muscle strains and cramps. Magnetite stones help to relieve aching muscles and pain in muscles so they may be helpful in treating sports injuries. Magnetite can be placed or taped on a painful area, wrapped in a bandage or worn in magnetite jewelry.
Magnetite necklaces may help depression, fatigue, fibromyalgia, headaches, back pain, neck pain and shoulder pain. Magnetite bracelets will relieve arm, elbow and hand pain. The magnetite bracelets will help arthritis, bursitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, rheumatism, tendonitis and tennis elbow. Magnetite ankle bracelets will help arthritis, edema, poor circulation, restless leg syndrome, tendonitis and varicose veins.
Magnetite is a grounding stone. Magnetite is used in meditation and remote viewing. The magnetite stones align the chakras. Magnetite is believed to help in acupressure and to balance yin/yang energies.
Magnetite is believed to increase strength and energy. Magnetite stones are thought to relieve stress and depression. Magnetite may reduce fear, anger, confusion and grief.
Magnetite helps in thought transference and visualization. Magnetite is used for protection. Healers use magnetite to protect them from other people’s energy and to prevent empathic symptoms. Lodestone is believed to have a magnetic receptive energy that will attract luck, love and power. Lodestone is used in magic for attraction and is believed to increase the power of spells.
Magnetite may be worn as healing magnetic therapy jewelry. Place the magnetite on the area that needs help. Magnetite also helps to heal when placed on the back of the neck or the base of the spine. Keep magnetite at the end of the bed to treat night time cramps.
Magnetite is associated with the zodiac signs Aries, Virgo, Capricorn and Aquarius. Magnetite should be discharged by keeping it with tumbled hematite stones overnight and recharged by keeping it with a magnet. Magnetite can also be recharged by keeping it in a sunny place for 12 hours. Magnetite should be cleansed once a month by keeping it in dry sea salt.