Bloodstone Healing Crystals
  • Gemstone Family - Chalcedony Quartz
  • Chakras - Root Chakra (1st), Heart Chakra (4th)
  • Colour - Green/Grey, with red or yellow spots but can also have grey
  • Found in - Primarily Indonesia, also found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Australia and the USA
  • Element - Earth
  • Also known as - Heliotrope, Blood Jasper
  • Meaning - The red spots on the surface are said to resemble blood, hence its typical name of 'bloodstone', and its original name of 'heliotrope' is derived from ancient ideas about its reflection of light
  • Birthstone Month - March
  • Zodiac Sign - Aries
  • Chemical Composition - SiO2
  • Hardness on the Mohs scale - 6.5-7 (1 being softest, 10 being hardest)
  • Physical Healing Properties - Is said to help with anemia, alleviating blood circulation issues and detoxing the blood. Can also boost the immune system and reduce the growth of tumours.
  • Emotional Healing Properties - Helps with the diffusion and release of anger from the body, while encouraging the growth of compassion
  • Spiritual Properties - Heightens intuition, increases creativity and stimulates dreaming. It also encourages selflessness and dispels confusion
  • Legend has it that.... At the crucifixion of Christ, drops of his blood fell and stained jasper that was positioned at the foot of the cross, thus staining the jasper and creating bloodstone - this is the reason it was used to carve scenes of the crucifixion in Medieval times

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