The mineral heliotrope, a variety of chalcedony quartz. Bloodstone is green jasper with red iron oxide inclusions.

Hardness: 7       Locations: Australia, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Russia, India

Astrological sign of: Aries, Pisces & Libra

Bloodstone is an intense healing stone and a stone of courage. It is beneficial for revitalizing love, purification, insomnia, prosperity, protection, and impatience. Bloodstone assists in living in the present moment. It helps one with the ability of renewal for the physical, mental and emotional planes. It also helps one demonstrate unselfishness, idealism, improve one’s talents, to enhance creative efforts, and helps with decision making. Bloodstone helps one communicate with the spiritual realm.