metaphysical properties:Bloodstone is considered a stone of courage. It was once believed to overcome enemies, to open locked doors and break down blockages. It was carried by soldiers to avoid being wounded and to stop bleeding. Bloodstone is still used today as a health talisman and to heal illnesses related to the blood and circulatory system. It is worn by athletes to increase power and strength and for victory. Bloodstone may facilitate courage. It’s believed to have a calming effect on fears and anger. Bloodstone has long been used to secure victory in physical battles, competition and on a personal level. Bloodstone may help one have a successful business and is often used in spells to be victorious in court or legal issues. Bloodstone, because of it’s ability to increase success, lends well to attracting money. Keep a bloodstone in your wallet for good luck, money and good health. In ancient times, women wore them to ensure a safe pregnancy and easy child birth. Bloodstone can be used to facilitate a communication with the spiritual realms.
healing properties: In crystal healing, bloodstone is used to purify and detoxify the blood, kidneys, liver, spleen, bladder and intestines. It has been used in the treatment of leukemia and other blood disorders. It can also be used in crystal healing for the eye sight.