Anne Marie Carr is a writer and teacher who has researched and has an interest in crystal healing and herbalism.
A Unique Color
Bloodstone has been known throughout time to be a mystical and unique stone with interesting properties. In ancient times, bloodstone was thought to have magical properties that made it useful in warding off evil and providing spiritual guidance to those who used it. It's unique color also reflects this mystical quality. A dark green stone with speckles or orangish red, to the naked eye it looks totally unique compared to other stones. At its core, bloodstone is powerful in healing and, like its name suggests, deals with physical healing related to the blood.
Bloodstone has been known to ward off evil spirits and entities as well as provide spiritual guidance to those who use it. It works well as a stone of protection and grounding that helps influence your intuition. It has also been known to have a vast influence on dreams and premonitions, being an "oracle" stone. In crystal healing, this stone can work to drag out negative influences in your life and bring you closer to your fully realized destiny. It brings you closer to the spiritual, and can help heighten your sense of creativity.
Bloodstone has the unique ability to give one courage in facing the most difficult situations. It also protects you and serves as a good warning signal towards any instances of danger you may encounter along your journey, whether that be spiritually or physically. This crystal can help you take decisive actions right in the moment and encourages your transformation as an individual. Healing and recovery make bloodstone very useful for those looking for courage and help in times of need.
Cleansing the Chakras
3. Matters of the Heart
This crystal also is unique in its ability to be a grounding stone as well as a stone that helps your heart learn to dispel negative energy such as anger and aggressive behaviors. Bloodstone teaches you to be patient, and also opens up your mind to a more spiritual nature. In this sense, this stone can be beneficial in many different parts of chakra healing because of its unique qualities.
4. The Great Cleanser
Bloodstone acts a a cleanser, both physically and mentally, bringing more clarity and peace into your life. It can cleanse negative energy that may have been surrounding you at the time and bring with it a more positive vibration into your every day life. You will feel the warmth of this stone as you leave behind cynical viewpoints and become closer in spirituality with this crystal. In chakra healing, bloodstone also works to cleanse and realign the chakras.
5. Physical Healing
As bloodstone cleanses, it also boosts your immune system, focusing on the thymus and lymph nodes to stimulate metabolism. In addition, bloodstone can have many physical benefits to organs, such as the kidneys, liver, spleen, and bladder. Being commonly associate with blood, it also helps with blood circulation and blood flow as well. It removes toxins in your body with its cleansing powers and leaves you with a more healthy outlook. In ancient times, it has even been noted that Egyptians used this crystal to supposedly shrink tumors. Another claim is that in ancient times, many used this stone to heal or cleanse bloodlines in families as well. Obviously there is no way of knowing whether or not these things worked, but the rich history behind bloodstone makes it a very interesting and unique crystal in physical healing.
Bloodstone is a very unique crystal with so many benefits to its users. For instance, working as a grounding stone, it can help to cleanse your mind and your body. Spiritually, it brings you closer than ever to a higher state of being. In matters of the heart, it acts as a calming influence to combat any aggression and anger that you may have. Its deep roots in ancient history also give this stone a unique background that provides interesting perspectives on how this stone can be used.
Before you finish this article, I would just like to state that I am not a doctor or a physician. Crystal healing should NEVER be used in the place of real medical assistance. I am not an expert in this field and I am only informing you about what I have found in my research on this topic. Many of the things I have found in my research may or may not be valid. Do not attempt to use this in place of real medical assistance.