- Alternative Names: Bloodstone, Heliotrope
- Crystal System: Trigonal
- Formation: Secondary
- Hardness Mohs: 7
- Rarity: Uncommon
- Mineral Class: Oxide, quartz group
- Colour: Green, Red and sometimes yellow inclusions
- Forms: natural, tumbled, cut/carved and very common in Jewelry
- Birthstone: Ancient March and Modern February
Bloodstone History Mythology Information: The Word Heliotrope comes from the Greek word meaning ‘solstice’ which is thought to be in reference to its healing properties. This belief has been well documented since ancient times. In medieval texts, Heliotrope was prescribed for healing infections, inflammation, and curing poisoning.
Bloodstone Metaphysical Healing Properties Information: Bloodstone helps to enhance your physical and mental vitality. Which assists to bring clarity, wisdom, and courage to all situations. Bloodstone is a calming stone that allows you to release anger, aggression, and violence that you feel. Bloodstone helps to dispel any confusion you feel so that you can be confident in the decisions that you make. As it brings that calm into your life it helps to take away any irritation and aggression you are feeling and allows you to move forward with patience in the knowledge that you are heading in the right direction. Bloodstone helps to revitalize you when you are feeling mentally and physically exhausted.
Chakra – Root, Heart, Sacral Chakras
Healing – Cleansing for all organs helps iron deficiencies, circulation, and bloodstream. Detoxifies the liver, kidneys, and spleen. Neutralizes over-acidity. Supports blood, helpful in cases of Leukaemia.
- Bloodstone can be worn for long periods of time in direct contact with the body and is great to use this way when you are working on anger issues.
- It can be used in all meditations particularly when clarity is required. Combine with Hematite and Clear Quartz.
- Bloodstone can be used in grid work to assist with clarity and direction.
- Combine with Hematite and Clear Quartz.
- In cases of infection place a stone on the thymus gland above the heart
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