Bloodstone, Heliotrope, Plasma, Seftonite, Fancy Jasper Agate

Metaphysical Healing Properties of Bloodstone

Detoxifying, Healing, Grounding

  • Grounder & protector.
  • Stone of abundance, alignment, organisation, smooth energy flow, generosity, idealism, good fortune and purification.†
  • Stimulates dreams.
  • Gives courage. Aids one in recognising that chaos precedes transformation.
  • Dispels confusion.
  • Revitalises exhausted mind.
  • Assists with inner guidance & idealism.
  • Balances out mothering tendencies.
  • Cleanses the lower chakras, realigning energies.
  • Good to keep in any place that needs its energy cleansed.
  • Said to†purify blood & detoxify kidneys, liver & spleen.
  • Primary Chakra: Root Chakra, Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, Heart Chakra
  • Astrological sign(s): Aries, Libra, Pisces

Geological/Historical Information

  • Is a form of chalcedony.
  • "Classic" bloodstone is green chalcedony with red inclusions of iron oxide or red jasper.†
  • If the inclusions are yellow with green chalcedony, it is given the name Plasma. More information in Wikipedia.
  • From India, it is also name given to pink, purple variations with green. This is also known as Fancy Jasper (a name also given to very multi coloured Ocean Jasper lacking the distinctive orbicular patterns) or increasingly being called Seftonite.

Special Notes

  • Crystal System: Trigonal
  • Mineral Class: Silicates† †Group Chalcedony††† Hardness: (7)

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Bloodstone with red splotches

Additional Properties of Varieties

Plasma Bloodstone

  • Yellow splotches against dark green

Seftonite, Fancy Jasper, Fancy Agate

  • Same mine as Bloodstone but more mix of colours: pinks, browns, whites, greens, ...
  • Grounding mental energies, discipline and perseverance.
  • Aids all chakras.
  • Helps to ground, focus, and organise the mind aiding problem-solving.
  • Calms fear or worry caused by overactive mental energies.
  • Aids you to attend to the mundane details of life with efficiency and good humour.
  • Helps prevent procrastination.
  • Assists you just deal with whatever it may be.
  • A good slow healing stone working gradually but thoroughly to assist eliminating chronic problems.