Bloodstone is used to increase energy and strength. Hold it when you're in need of an extra boost, or feel the need to detoxify as it is extremely cleansing. You can carry it in your pocket to keep you feeling balanced, and to help you overcome fearfulness and worry. It is also thought to enhance intuition and creativity, and can be used to combat fatigue, irritability and confusion.
Bloodstone is said to be the stone that was at the foot of the cross when Christ died and the spots of red on the stone are droplets of blood. Because of this, the stone is said to have extreme cleansing and healing properties. The color of bloodstone is beautiful, it is actually a deep green color made up of Chalcedony and it has droplets of deep red color which is Red Jasper. Bloodstone has also been known as Heliotrope.
Mohs Hardness: 7