Learn about the crystal meanings and metaphysical and healing properties lore of bloodstone which is also known as heliotrope.
Alternate Names & Name Spellings: Heliotrope,.Note that Hematite has been occasionally called bloodstone but this is now uncommon and they are different stones.
Crystal Meanings of Bloodstone
Keywords: Centering, Abundance
Bloodstone is a deep green stone with small red specks. The small red specks are where the stone gets its name. They make the deep green stone appear to be spotted with blood.
Bloodstone is excellent for centering and grounding. It is said to help with calming, particularly in survival situations. It brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization, and lessening confusion, stress, and anxiety. It is said to be a a stone of courage, bringing mental, physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages. It is said to be particularly good for helping emotional traumas and grief. It also enhances the intellect. Bloodstone is mystically used to bring energy to one in many ways, including bringing abundance, success,and prosperity, as well as smoothing the way with legal issues.
Bloodstone is said by intuitive sources to 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. Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.