Bloodstone is a stone that helps in living in the present moment. It brings courage, creativity, and vitality. Other names for Bloodstone are Blood Jasper and Heliotrope. It has grounding and protecting properties, and is said to keep out undesirable influences.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Bloodstone helps in bringing spirituality into everyday life. The stone is good for emotional calming and centering. It helps to remove energy blockages and negative energy from your body and aura.
It helps with stress and aggression. Bloodstone helps in grounding the heart energy, reducing aggressiveness, irritability, and impatience.
The Physical Connection:
Bloodstone is thought to be good for balance and helping to get rid of toxins. It is said to be good for the heart, joints, kidneys, livers, hips, blood, spleen, and bone marrow. The crystal is also thought to help with anemia, iron deficiency, hemorrhages, nosebleeds, wounds, and blood clotting. It is believed to promote stamina, endurance, and energy.
The Chakras Connected to Bloodstone:
Heart Chakra. It cleanses and realigns the lower Chakras.
Pisces, Aries, and Libra.
Locations Found & History:
Australia, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, India, Scotland, and Russia. Bloodstone is a common stone found in abundance, making it very affordable. The stone is known as a stone of courage. In ancient times, Bloodstones were believed to be magical. Warriors used to carry Bloodstone amulets to help stop the bleeding from their wounds and to protect them from evil.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Green Jasper, commonly with red inclusions. Bloodstone has a Mohs hardness of 7.
How to Use Bloodstone:
Wear it continually for balance and well-being. Place Bloodstone in a bowl of water placed beside your bed to ensure a peaceful sleep. For use as an immune stimulator, place the crystal over the thymus.