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Gemstone Information - Bloodstone
Bloodstone, a green chalcedony flecked with red spots, has been used in magic for at least three thousand years.
Bloodstone most famous use is to halt bleeding. It was frequently carried by soldiers to either avoied wounds or as a magical first aid. When pressed on wounds, the tone caused the bleeding to stop. It was also worn to cure fevers and as a general health-giving talisman.
Because of its associations with blood, it is a popular stone with athletes. They wear it to increase physical strength and to win competitions.
A Bloodstone kept in the cash register draws money. Carried in the pocket or purse, or worn, it also attracts wealth.
Women hung a bloodstone on the arm to prevent miscarriage and, later, on the thigh to ease childbirth.