Bloodstone Meaning and Properties
Bloodstone is also called as Heliotrope in Greek, which means sun turning. According to the belief, the Sun turns red when this stone is immersed in water. It is dark green in color with red spots all over the surface. This is also referred as Blood jasper in the market sometimes. It really doesn’t represent jasper, but a dark green chalcedony which is a mixture of red to brown. This gemstone is a traditional gemstone for the month of March along with aquamarine. It comes in many shapes and cuts.
Bloodstone is believed to have mystical and magical properties. It helps to heighten the intuition and increases creativity. It is an excellent grounding and protecting stone. Bloodstone keeps out undesirable influences out form the negative surrounding. It stimulates dreaming and is a powerful revitalizer.
Bloodstone Healing Properties
Bloodstone is an energy cleanser and immune stimulator for acute infection. It stimulates the flow of lymph. It benefits blood rich organs, regulates and supports blood-flow. It is helpful in case of leukemia as it supports the blood and removes toxins. The ancient Egyptians used it to shrink tumors. It also cleanses the lower chakras and realigns their energies.
Mentally, Bloodstone calms the mind and removes confusion. It enhances the decision making capacity. Emotionally, this stone helps in grounding the heart energy. It helps to bring spirituality to the highest level. Psychologically, this stone gives courage and teaches how to avoid dangerous situations by strategic withdrawal. It helps to act in negative moment.
The bloodstone is a stone that fight against evil spirits and also prevents jealousy. It helps to boost one’s self confidence and brings good fortune. When this stone become red in color, then this gives signals as a danger to the wearer.
It is a form of chalcedony, very similar to carnelian and chrysoprase. Bloodstone makes great looking beads and is used for making pendants, bracelets. From the time immemorial this stone is used in jewellery making.
Wear continually for good health. Place in a bowl of water or glass beside the bed to ensure peaceful sleep. It acts as an immune stimulator.