(can be known as Blood Jasper or Heliotrope)
Colour:Dark Green flecked with red and orange
Area: Africa, Australia, Brazil, China, India, Russia, South America.
Appearance:Green Quartz flecked with red and orange jasper, usually tumbled stones
Hardness:6.5 – 7
Astrological Signs: Aries, Libra and Pisces.
Bloodstone helps to strengthen self confidence, curiosity, courage, mental balance. It is a powerful healer. There is a belief that it holds magical and mystic properties. Bloodstone heigtens intuition, increase creativity, it is a grounding and protection stone.
Bloodstone also blocks out undesirable influences, aids dreaming and is a wonderful revitalizer. It shows us how to avoid dangerous situations and encourages us to be selfless and idealistic. Bloodstone also helps calm the mind, releases confusion, aids in the making of decisions, helps reduce mental exhaustion. It also assists in lessening agression, impatience and irritablility.
Bloodstone also brings wisdom and sensitivity, it can assist in communicating with our ancesters it also releases bewilderment. Bloodstone aids in the healing of menstrual problems, balances the blood. Aids in the treatment of both high and low blood pressure. Strengthens the heart and is therefore good to aid those recovering from a heart attack. Cleanses the blood, stimulates the immune system and assists the flow of lymp and metabolic systems. Bloodstone also aids in the detoxification of the liver, kidneys, spleen, bladder and intestines. Bloodstone is also a toxin neutralizer, has been used in the treatment of leukemia, eye sight, lung congestion and rashes.