CHAKRA(S): Root/Base and Heart Chakra
VIBRATION: Number 4 and 6
Aries, Pisces, and Libra
CHARACTERISTICS: Strength, Courage, Purification and Vitality
ATTRIBUTES: Bloodstone is an excellent blood cleanser and a powerful healing tool for removing negative energies from the auric field while aligning one’s subtle energies. Bloodstone is also known as "Heliotrope" from the Greek meaning “sun turning.” Bloodstone is believed to have mystical and magical properties, controlling the weather and conferring the ability to banish evil and negativity and to direct spiritual energies. In ancient times, Bloodstone was said to have been an "audible oracle," giving off sounds as a means of guidance. Bloodstone increases intuition while grounding, protecting, and keeping out undesirable influences. Bloodstone is also known as a “stone of courage,” grounding one fully in their bodies, as well as, giving support and courage as one faces challenges in daily life. Bloodstone aids in the recognition of divine timing - that “chaotic” events may actually be opportunities for transformation. Bloodstone offers support to counter the feelings of discouragement and resistance, we all sometimes face, as we follow our true path. Bloodstone is also known as the stone of the “spiritual warrior.” Bloodstone is a calming stone; eliminating confusion and revitalizing the mind if one is mentally exhausted.
HEALING: Bloodstone is an energy cleanser and stimulates the immune system. Bloodstone stimulates the flow of lymph and the metabolic processes, revitalizes and re-energizes when the body and mind are exhausted by purifying the blood, detoxifying the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and bladder. Bloodstone benefits blood-rich organs, regulates and supports blood-flow, aids the circulation, reduces the formation of pus and neutralizes ph levels. Bloodstone may be helpful in cases of leukemia, as it supports the blood and removes toxins.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE
Bloodstone is an excellent stone to be worn continuously for good health.
Place a piece of Bloodstone in a bowl of water beside the bed to ensure peaceful sleep
Wearing or carrying Bloodstone may increase your physical endurance and zest for living.
In crystal body layouts or healing grids, Bloodstone cleanses the lower chakras and realigns their energies. As an immune stimulator, place a piece of Bloodstone over the thymus. Bloodstone strengthens the root chakra and dispels sluggishness and increases physical vitality. Place on the heart chakra, Bloodstone balances and grounds the heart energies.
For Gaia Healing, Bloodstone may be placed in an area of disturbed Earth energy. Bloodstone is a useful stone for gridding, as it assists and encourages noble sacrifice for the good of the community – we are all connected beings.
The energy of Bloodstone combines well with Cuprite, Smoky Quartz, Zincite, Black Tourmaline, Jet, Obsidian, Quartz and Red Jasper.