Bloodstone is a dark green stone that includes splashes of red. It has long been considered a talisman of good health and long life, and was also thought to bring respect, good fortune, riches, and fame to its owner.
Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone and is known as a stone of courage. It is a very grounding stone, helping you build strength, determination, and courage, while cleansing the body of negative energy.
The red and green in Bloodstone help to strengthen the Root and the Heart Chakras, aligning the lower chakras with the Heart, and promoting a smooth energy flow throughout the body.
Bloodstone is a great protective stone against threats or bullying, whether verbal or physical. It is thought that attaching or sewing a small Bloodstone in the pocket of a child or teenager who is being bullied will help guide them on the best course of action: whether to withdraw or confront the situation.
Wearing or carrying Bloodstone helps increase mental clarity and helps when making decisions; it instills a sense of courage to take the right action. If you suffer from aggression or anger, wearing or carrying Bloodstone can help increase joy for life. It helps to combat fatigue, irritability and confusion.
Bloodstone can be a powerful support crystal if you are going through difficult circumstances. Its energy gives you the confidence to take action, and helps you stay focused and not become discouraged by obstacles. It can help generate a sense of calm, so providing emotional support during such times of adversity, and helping you regain your personal power.
It can also help you develop expertise in new areas of interest. If you are feeling timid or fearful, these stones may instill courage, strength and tenacity within you. Their vibration will aid you to dissipate any confusion and will assist you to become more peaceful and serene.
Bloodstone stimulates dreaming and heightens intuition.
If you are ill, Bloodstone is a good talisman. It is useful to any blood-related ailments, such as anemia, providing a boost for the bone marrow and helping to detoxify the liver and endocrine system.
Bloodstone helps to stimulate the immune system and may help ward off colds and infections.*
Wearing or carrying Bloodstone helps to invigorate the body, boosting energy levels and increasing endurance in physical activity. Use it as a good luck charm in sports competitions!
Along with Aquamarine, Bloodstone is the traditional stone for those born in March.
It is the zodiac stone for those born under the sign of Aries, from March 21 to April 19.
Bloodstone used in jewelry may be coated with polish that magnifies the gemstone’s beauty. This also means to never apply harsh chemicals like detergents when cleaning bloodstone jewelry as it ruins the surface.
Keep Bloodstone in your home to benefit from the healing properties of this stone.
*Note: The properties of healing stones should not be considered as healthcare information.