Element: Fire and Earth
Uses: Strength, stamina, focused will, physical energy and strength, self-healing, grounding
Description: Tiger Iron is a banded stone containing layers of tiger eye, jasper, and hematite… [and] derives its name from the presence of tiger eye and iron-rich hematite. It combines three stones which are all powerful in their own right, amplifying and blending their effects. Tiger eye is a solar stone of vitality, practicality, and physical action. It [assists]… one in taking effective actions in response to the needs and challenges of physical life and in remaining grounded, calm, and centered, regardless of the outer or inner situation. Red jasper is a stone of vitality and endurance. It emanates a strong, steady flow of prana, or life-force energies, and it can be used as a gradual but powerful catalyst for healing. Hematite is the most effective of all stones for grounding oneself in the body and the physical world. It can counteract spaciness and confusion, helping one to see practical concerns and move forward with useful action. Hematite can also be used to balance the auric field and align the chakras.