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Bloodstone (Heliotrope) Crystal Gem Stone


Color: Green with Red speckles
Region: Mediterranean, Russia, India
Chakra: Heart (Green) and Root (red)

Healing Properties of BLOODSTONE (Heliotrope)


Legend has the bloodstone as the stone that lie at the base of the cross while drops of blood dripped from Jesus' body. The 'Martyr Stone' is one of the other names you may hear of Bloodstone being referred to as. It is used to quell negative energies.  This stone helps with:


  • Blood production and circulation
  • Promote calm and tranquility
  • Re-energizing and recovering from exhaustion
  • Removing obstacles
  • Remaining honest 
  • Attracts wealth, abundance & good luck
Bloodstone is largely used to help with circulation and to stimulate a healthy immune system. It is thought to help neutralize toxins and help with conditions like menstrual cramps, anemia, bloodclots, hemorrhoids, birthing/reproductive problems. It can also help purify and detoxify heart, marrow, lungs, kidneys, liver, spleen and thymus.

When placed in a bowl of water by the bedside is is thought to aid in restful sleep and to protect from nightmares.


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