Bloodstone (Heliotrope)


Bloodstone (Heliotrope) may be classified as a Jasper or Chalcedony variety of Quartz, and is usually a combination of the two. It is typically defined as a dark green Chalcedony with blood-like spots of Red Jasper or iron oxide inclusions. It occurs as massive formations, ranging from dark green to greenish-blue or greenish-black, and may be translucent to opaque with a waxy, resinous luster. In addition to the spots and streaks of Red Jasper, some formations contain inclusions that are yellow or white, while others lacking inclusions may be entirely green. Bloodstone has been referred to as Blood Jasper and specimens with only yellow inclusions have been called Plasma. In the ancient world it was considered to be a semi-precious stone or gem, and was used extensively as signet seals and in jewelry, as well as being carved into decorative cups, small vases and statuettes.

An excellent stimulator of the immune system, use Bloodstone to ward off colds, flu, infections and inflammation. It is also a remarkable aid for revitalizing and re-energizing the body after illness, injury, or physical exhaustion.

Bloodstone may be used to boost the immune system and to purify the blood, spleen, liver, kidneys, bladder, and intestines, neutralizing and eliminating toxins from the body. It benefits blood-rich organs, regulates and stimulates blood flow, and aids circulation. It is conducive to healthy bone marrow and may be used in the treatments of blood disorders such as anemia, leukemia, tumors, acute infections, and over acidification.

Wear or carry Bloodstone as an amulet of protection against threats or bullying, whether verbal or physical, and for guidance to withdraw when appropriate and the courage to confront when needed. Sew a small Bloodstone in the coat of a child or teenager who is being bullied. Carry one for strength when adjusting to new circumstances.

Wear or carry Bloodstone to increase mental clarity and to aid in decision-making. It provides a mental boost when motivation is lacking, and can revitalize the mind and body if you are exhausted.

Bloodstone stimulates dreaming and heightens intuition. It is marvelous for increasing creativity and cultivating a project from the idea stage through to actualization. It encourages blessings and prosperity.

Bloodstone is a nurturing mother goddess stone, helpful in easing misunderstandings or difficulties with mothers or mothering issues. It also assists human and animal mothers in the bonding process after a traumatic birth or one where mother and baby were separated for a time.

Working with Bloodstone invigorates the system, boosting energy levels and increasing endurance in physical activity. It is beneficial for everyone from athletes to invalids for its steady vibration of purification and well-being. Use as a good luck charm for sports competitions or matches.

Bloodstone’s magical properties allow one to draw upon the power of the weather for personal healing, such as tapping into the winds to bring change or the rain to wash away sorrow.

Associated with birth and birthing processes, Bloodstone is a great ally stone for women during the childbearing years. It stimulates nutrient-rich blood and hormonal balance, and is thought to help prevent miscarriages. It assists in easing the birthing process, providing strength during labor and supportive vibrations so the baby travels easily through the birth canal. It is also believed to alleviate symptoms of PMS and menstrual disorders, and to stabilize hormones through menopause.

Bloodstone dipped in cold water and applied to an afflicted area is highly beneficial in staunching blood flow, particularly nosebleeds. Keep the stone wet and re-dip as necessary. Bloodstone water, made by the indirect method or by letting the stone soak in demineralized water overnight, relieves varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Bloodstone is also thought to reduce lower back pain and relieve mosquito bites.

Bloodstone carries a tremendous power to ground one fully in the body, in the here and now, and to enhance one’s capacity to function with strength, determination and courage. It provides emotional support during times of extreme adversity, and helps those who have been bullied or abandoned by others to regain their connection to the Divine, letting them know that loneliness and isolation are mere illusion. Bloodstone teaches that chaos often precedes transformation and guides one in knowing when it is appropriate to strategically withdraw from situations, and when flexibility and taking right action will help one remain true to one’s own path. Bloodstone calms the emotional body, dispels confusion and enhances decision-making, nourishing feelings of worth, self-confidence and self-sufficiency.

For those who are seriously ill, Bloodstone is an excellent talisman for facing the realities of physical mortality and death. Its powers of strength and courage allow one to look unflinchingly at the truth, even if the illness cannot be cured, and to move forward in the most appropriate ways.

血石又称血玉髓,和玛瑙、玉髓一样,属于隐晶质石英晶体,硬度6-6.5。 一种含有血红-棕红色斑点、半透明到不透明的暗绿色玉髓。斑点有时呈血滴状、星点状,故又有“血滴石”、“血星石”之称。也有人称之为“鸡血石”。但后者易与著名的印石鸡血石混淆,不宜使用。

血石常用作首饰石。由于西方中世纪时,曾认为它是来自救世主,并相信它具有特殊的魔力,而倍受青睐。今还与海蓝宝石一起被选作三月诞辰石,主要产于印度、俄罗斯、西伯利亚、澳大利亚、巴西等地。

血石英文名称: bloodstone,具备很多种颜色,有绿、黄、红、粉红、紫红、褐色等等。不过纯色的血石珠子不多见,通常是几种颜色混合在一起。

有人容易把血石和鸡血石混为一谈,其实二者不是一类矿石,不仅外观不一样,而且鸡血石硬度低于血石,因此常用来做印章,而血石则无法被一般刀片刻划。

功效: 有不少因血液出现问题的毛病,如贫血、糖尿病、肾病等,都可以利用血石的能量去作治疗。另外,妇女病如月经不调等,都可籍由血石能量的帮助而得到改善,将血石制成腰链佩戴最适合调节血气,治疗或预防妇女病的方法,事先要启动晶石的能量,及输入正面的健康讯息即可。

佩戴血石的手链、项链、吊坠,可以加强生命力,强化气场,增进健康,防止外在不良能量的干扰或邪灵入侵。

运动员在比赛前,若能握着或戴着血石来做热身运动,将血石能量启动,并吸收进体内,有助于增进临场的爆发力。

若是遇到官司纠纷,可佩戴血石或运用血石灵修,血石的能量可提供强大的生命力给主人,使主人积极面对官司,令其身心能负担这样的大量焦虑和忧心,更重要的是血石可增强主人的信心和气势,增进官司的胜算

业务人员在工作时间内,可以常佩戴和触摸血石,能够加强信心,增进体力,强化干劲,不易觉得疲劳、倦怠。

商家可以将血石放置在柜台、收银机、保险箱、钱包里面,有助于聚财。

从事灵修之人,可以利用血石,加强灵力,并能防止邪灵干扰。

当遇到不如意的事情时,可以握着血石来静心冥想,加强生命力,可驱散对贫穷的恐惧、忧愁与无奈,恢复信心,不随波逐流。

将血石挂来门口、窗框上,或是摆在屋角、床下,并经常予以净化,有保护屋主,避邪的功能。