Bloodstone is a vitreous gemstone that is a deep green to almost black in colour, decorated with red, orange or brown spotting. It is also named Blood Jasper and Heliotrope. It is composed of Chlorite, Hematite, and Hornblend. Bloodstone carries a legend that the red spotting represents the blood of Jesus.
Bloodstone is grounding and protecting. It calms the mind and assists in acquiring a good nights sleep. It stimulates dream state, leaving you revitalized. Bloodstone heightens intuition and increases creativity.
Bloodstone is a powerful healer on the physical and spiritual level. It is an excellent blood cleanser, that is ideal for anaemia and detoxifies the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and bladder. Bloodstone regulates and supports blood flow and aids in the circulation. It reduces pus formation, neutralises toxins and stimulates the lymphatic system, healing inflammations and infections. Bloodstone is also helpful in healing blood cancers such as leukaemia, and will assist in the treatment of HIV/Aids.
Bloodstone is a go-to stone for healing of any kind. It heals muscle aches and injuries, increases circulation and blood flow, lowers blood pressure, eases trauma, brings closure and healing in emotional situations, brings relief from pain, and generally improves overall health. This gem is one that improves not only physical wellness, but also builds personal power.
Bloodstone encourages selflessness and idealism. Assists in acting in the present moment. Bloodstone calms and revitalises the mind, dispels confusion and enhances decision-making. Assists in adjusting to unaccustomed circumstances. Reduces irritability, aggressiveness and impatience.
When feeling fearful or frail, bloodstone brings tenacity and strength. It gives us the confidence to face challenges, instills the courage to move forward, and carries an encouraging, comforting energy. Bloodstone draws energy through the base, or Root Chakra, filling us with greater determination. It will be your ally in difficult times, increasing your resilience and resolve.
All heart-shaped polished crystals align with love energies.To use a worry stone, you hold it between the index finger and thumb and rub the pad of your thumb across the indented surface. It's a form of self soothing that many people find genuinely does relieve anxiety.
Hold one of these bloodstone hearts in meditation and envision the light of the Red Ray surrounding you Root Chakra, cradling you in strength and stability.