A stone with a powerful name, the AFRICAN BLOODSTONE, is a combination of chalcedony and jasper. A stone of courage, purification, and noble sacrifice, the Bloodstone has a long history of use for its healing properties. Other names used for bloodstone are heliotrope and blood jasper.
A stone of courage, purification, and noble sacrifice, the bloodstone has a long history of use for its healing properties. It was considered a somewhat magical stone because of its ability to transmute negative energy and purify a space while protecting it at the same time.
Bloodstone is excellent for the Heart Chakra, pumping fresh energies to your love center. If it has the red hematite inclusions, you can also use the stone for the Root Chakra for grounding and physical energy.
Because of its ability to ward off negative energy and purify and cleanse the energy around it, the Bloodstone is considered very protective. It can strengthen the immune system, help invigorate the blood, and energize one's life. Along with its abilities to increase the positive energy and bestow strength, Bloodstone also helps develop and follow one's intuition.