The Healing Crystals for Iron Deficiency

By Felicia Eisnnicher •  4 min read

Looking for the best crystals for healing iron deficiency? This article enumerates the most effective ones as well as the proper application of crystal therapy.

The lack of iron in the body is usually characterized by:

  • Weakness
  • Extreme fatigue
  • Chest pains, shortness of breath, or fast heartbeat
  • Pale skin
  • Cold feet and hands
  • Brittle nails
  • Inflammation or soreness of the tongue
  • Poor appetite, especially in kids and infants with iron deficiency anemia
  • Unusual cravings for non-nutritive substances such as dirt, ice, or starch

. It happens either because of bleeding (for instance, hidden bleeding in the stomach or intestine region, or heavy menstrual bleeding) or when there are high requirements of iron (for instance during pregnancy, in cases of inflammation where there is not enough absorption of iron, a deficient iron metabolism or disturbances of iron absorption in the intestine).

In particular, the latter condition plays a huge role in regulating the overall iron metabolism since the intestine is a very sensitive organ. Its absorption mechanisms are easily affected by tensions, stress, and any overall feelings of reduced quality of life.

With this problem, an increased supply of iron in your diet can only help minimally since the iron passes through the intestine unabsorbed. Crystals with high iron content, on the other hand, can help stimulate your intestine in order to absorb iron and thus, go perfectly well with diets that are rich in iron.

Here are some of the best crystals for healing iron deficiency.

Crystals For Healing Iron Deficiency


crystals for healing iron deficiency

Hematite is one of the best crystals for iron deficiency thanks to its high iron content. Its iron content is the reason why this crystal looks like it is covered in rust. This potent crystal can help improve iron absorption and the role of iron in metabolism. Through this, the stone can help revitalize and improve the supply of oxygen into the body.

In addition, headaches, which usually occurs along with the feeling of weakness when you have iron deficiency, will also disappear. Take note, however, that hematite can stimulate inflammation. So, you need to first clarify the causes of the lack of iron and shouldn’t be applied in cases of inner inflammation.

You can wear hematite as a pendant or necklace with skin contact. Or you can also take 3 – 9 drops of hematite essence for 3 times a day when necessary. Meanwhile, for pronounced weakness, you can take both hematite essence while wearing hematite jewelry for better results.

Tiger Iron

Tiger Iron

Tiger iron is another potent crystal enriched with iron content. Like hematite, tiger crystal can also boost iron absorption as well as improving metabolism. It helps energize the body and improve your supply of oxygen.

Simply wear tiger iron as a pendant or a necklace with close body contact. Alternatively, you can take 3 – 9 drops of tiger iron essence for 3 times a day whenever needed. Tiger iron can also work more effectively when paired with hematite, wearing both crystals as pendant or necklace, or taking their combined essence.

However, take note that like hematite, tiger iron shouldn’t be used in case of inner inflammation since it can aggravate the problem.


crystals for healing iron deficiency

Now, in cases of iron deficiency caused by internal inflammatory conditions, for instance when diagnosed as such by a doctor as being caused by low blood pressure, heliotrope is the best crystal to use. 

Heliotrope is also rich in iron and helps with iron deficiency caused by inflammation where both tiger iron and hematite can’t be applied until the inflammation has been eliminated. Other than that, heliotrope is also known as the bloodstone. And since iron deficiency occurs when the body does not have sufficient iron in order to produce hemoglobin, the part of the red blood cells that makes blood red, the application of bloodstone is quite effective since it is extremely beneficial for matters of the blood and circulatory system.

If you are using heliotrope, you can simply wear it as a pendant or necklace with direct contact on the body. Alternatively, you can also take 5 – 7 drops of heliotrope gem essence for 3 times a day.

Final Thoughts

So, there you have it. These are just some of the best crystals for iron deficiency you can apply to stimulate iron absorption in the body. As always, these crystals are only intended as a supplementary treatment to a licensed doctor’s prescribed treatment for iron deficiency.

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Felicia Eisnnicher

I am the Lead Author and Editor at Gemstagram. I am responsible for creating and editing content about the power of gems and crystals. I also teach about self-knowing, self-understanding and personal empowerment through numerology. My mission is to help people understand the power of gems and crystals, and how they can use that power to improve their lives. I believe that by understanding ourselves better, we can become more empowered individuals who are able to create our own destiny.

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