BLOODSTONE GemShoppy January 26, 2015 Gemstones It suggests contemplation on life and friendship. It connects to the earth. It is one of the stones for those born under signs of Aries and Pisces. Bloodstone helps one become more knowledgeable in the ways of the world.Stone’s names: Bloodstone, Heliotrope.Bloodstone is a green stone with red spots. It also occurs in shades of dark green with red, brown and multicoloured spots. The iron minerals cause the deep red and brown colors. Bloodstone is dark-green variety of the silica mineral chalcedony that has nodules of bright-red jasper distributed throughout its mass. Polished sections therefore show red spots on a dark-green background, and from the resemblance of these to drops of blood it derives its name. Its physical properties are those of quartz. Bloodstone along with aquamarine are traditional birthstones of Pisces (Fish): Feb. 19 – March 20. Bloodstone is an intense healing stone. It is a stone for purification. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring abundance, wealth, success, business and prosperity, as well as smoothing the way with legal issues. Bloodstone crystal is known to enhance intellect and is said to be a stone of protection, courage and harmony. Bloodstone is known to bring mental, physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages. It is said to be especially good for helping emotional traumas and grief. It is a stone of self confidence, strength and protection. Bloodstone polished stone helps to revitalize love, relationships and friendships. This crystal is excellent for centering and grounding. It is also known to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. Bloodstone strengthens the will to do well. It helps to accept the re-alignment of energies. Helps to be present in the moment. Use for renewal of the physical, mental and emotional. Use bloodstone to dispel bewilderment. The mystical energy of bloodstone increases adaptability and organization, and lessens confusion and anxiety. Metaphysical lore says that bloodstone healing crystal works efficiently towards a healthy immune system by removing toxins and helping your body to absorb the nutrients it needs, works well with allergies, can be helpful in treating anemia and other diseases of the blood, blood pressure, bleeding, cardiovascular system, cramps, diabetes, lupus, colds, endocrine system, kidney, bladder, physical strength issues, flu, physical traumas, and post-surgical issues. Bloodstone harmonizes well with smokey quartz, black tourmaline, jet, obsidian, imperial topaz and moldavite. Associated with the Root Chakra.