Bloodstone (Heliotrope) is a red-dotted green jasper. It belongs to the Chalcedony/Quartz-family.

Bloodstone is a protective stone, it makes prudent and promotes idealism and altruism. Altruism or divine love is the opposite of selfishness. This is probably why heliotrope is called the martyrs stone or stone of Jesus Christ.

During the Middle Ages people thought that the stone was stained with blood from Jesus Christ when he was crucified. Therefore heliotrope is also called “bloodstone”.

Carry it to enrich iron-poor, tired blood or to help balance other blood-related disorders. Hold bloodstone against a bleeding wound to staunch the flow of blood.

bloodstone Magical Healing Properties of the Gemstone Bloodstone
keyword: altruism
color: green with red spots
chakra: heart
zodiac sign: Virgo
characteristics: · comforts, against a ‘bleeding heart’
· put a heliotrope under your pillow when the moon is waxing if you want to have predictive dreams
· good for the stomach, blatter, against nose bleeds
· eases giving birth

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