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Top 5 Uses of Bloodstone

Updated on January 10, 2020
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The Sacrificial Stone

Ancient stories claim that bloodstone got its specks of red from the blood of Christ.
Ancient stories claim that bloodstone got its specks of red from the blood of Christ.

The Sun Stone

Bloodstone, or heliotrope, is a type of Jasper with red specks in it. It is most associated with the sun and the ideas of life and birth. In ancient times, this stone was even associated with Christ and crucifixion, claiming that the blood of Christ’s wounds are what give bloodstone its red spots. As far-fetched as that may sound, bloodstone still represents the ideals of sacrifice, strength, and courage. The story behind this unique stone reminds us that we, too, have courage within us.

1. Good Health/Luck

Because of bloodstone’s rich history as a stone of sacrifice, those who wear this stone or have it on them are said to experience good health and well-being. Additionally, this stone was thought to bring luck and fortunes to those that wore it. This would be a good crystal to make in jewelry and wear on a daily basis for good luck and good health.

Sun Stone

Bloodstone is also referred to the Sun Stone for its high energy and healing properties.
Bloodstone is also referred to the Sun Stone for its high energy and healing properties.

2. Protection/Courage

Bloodstone also is a stone of protection, so that when worn, it can prevent against personal attacks, bullying, and often even gives you the courage to stand up against bullies. The positive energy of this stone radiates and helps you to gather the strength to confront your fears and the many challenges that you may face in this life.

3. Energy

Being associated with light and the Sun, bloodstone is also useful for energy. The radiance and energy that this crystal gives off will help you to become more physically active and boost your energy levels. It can stimulate your immune system and your metabolism, challenging you to push harder and is often known to be a symbol of good luck for sports and competitions of any kind.

4. Mental Clarity

Bloodstone also aids in mental clarity. If you are having a difficult time making a decision or solving a problem, meditate with this stone. It could help you clear your mind and just focus on the important aspects of your decision making. In addition, bloodstone helps to strengthen your intuition, making it easier for you to anticipate the challenges ahead depending on what decisions you make.

5. Emotional Healing

Bloodstone provides great benefits when it comes to emotional healing. This stone give you the courage and strength to face your problems head on and to respond to situations of adversity with new vigor. It can help you to make important decisions in your life and appreciate who you are and how far you have come in this life.

Facing Adveristy

Bloodstone is unique in that it gives us the courage to keep going in the face of adversity.
Bloodstone is unique in that it gives us the courage to keep going in the face of adversity.

Physical Healing Properties

Bloodstone is effective in boosting the immune system, helping those that are prone to getting infections and colds easily fight back much stronger against these illnesses. For women, this stone provides assistance during childbirth and can help to make the process a little bit easier. Also, bloodstone, as its name suggests, is claimed to be able to help staunch blood flow in relation to minor injuries, such as a nosebleed.

The Strength to Carry On

Bloodstone is a remarkable and unique stone that has so many positive healing properties. The energy of the Sun stone gives us the strength and courage to get through our day-to-day life and face our problems head-on. It boosts our energy and helps us believe that we are capable and strong enough to achieve our goals. It also protects us from negative energies such as bullies or others that would likely bring us down. Overall, bloodstone is a useful stone that can be very beneficial for you and your life.

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      Deborah Reno 

      15 months ago from First Wyoming, then THE WORLD

      Great article. I have a beautiful piece of raw bloodstone. I never knew much about it until now. Thanks for the information.

      Namaste

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