Bloodstone Gemstone meaning
Bloodstone (also called heliotrope) is green with distinctive red spots that resemble blood, giving this stone its name. The bloodstone was used to stop bleeding especially nosebleeds.
There is a legend that says the bloodstone was formed from the blood of Christ dripping on the green earth and solidifying. It was also called heliotrope by the Greeks and was thought to bring change. The bloodstone has been used as an amulet to protect against the evil eye. Bloodstone is the symbol of justice.
Healing properties of bloodstone
The bloodstone is used for circulation of all energy in the body and helps to remove energy blocks. Bloodstone is used in the alignment of all the centers of the body. A healer must do this alignment while the patient lies on his stomach. It also aids in the circulation of blood.
It is good to have several pieces of Bloodstone in the home to increase the flow of life energy.
Sources of bloodstone
Locations where bloodstone can be found include India, Brazil, China, Australia, and the United States.
1" – 1.5"
Green with red spots
Root Chakra – Base of Spine
Healing, Power, Protection