Bloodstone Gemstone Part 2
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In the Middle Ages, bloodstone gemstone was crushed into a powder, mixed with honey and eggs and given to patients to cure tumors. A paste made of crushed bloodstone gemstone and honey was rubbed on cuts to stop excess bleeding. To help heal a snakebite, affix a bloodstone gem (with a bandage or elastic bandage) to draw the poison out of the bite. NOTE: This was an ancient use of the stone. For this bloodstone meaning, I might do this while on my way to get medical help or in a case where it simply is not possible to get medical help, but to do this instead of getting medical help would be foolish.
This bloodstone meaning comes from how ancient babylonians used engraved bloodstone gemstone in divinations. They used the way the various spots of red looked to tap into their psychic abilities, creating an effect similar to a vision by following the layout of the spots. Hold a bloodstone gemstone in your hands during meditations designed to help you connect with your past lives. Once you have entered the meditative state, turn your thoughts backwards to a time prior to your birth and allow the images to guide you to visions of your prior lives.
Take advantage of bloodstone gemstone to purify your mind, body and soul. On the night of the full moon, find a place outside where you can lay under the moon’s light. Place a bloodstone gemstone on your forehead and as you lay there, visualize the moon’s energy entering your body, filling it with pure white light, as your body fills, see all the negativity, illness and stress from your body, leaving from the back side of your body and sinking into the ground beneath you. Rather than removing us from not so calm situations, Bloodstone gemstone helps us to see how much better we will be when we come out the other end of the confrontation.
To become “invisible” to your enemies, wear or carry a bloodstone gemstone and visualize a cloak of energy emanating from the stone and wrapping around you, making you invisible to those you do not want to see you. This helps take you off the radar of those that would seek to harm you. This meaning of bloodstone is particularly useful if you find yourself having to spend time outdoors at night by yourself. It becomes an extra layer of protection from those that hide, seeking to do harm.
Athletes can use a bloodstone gem amulet to help increase their strength and speed. Wear or carry a gemstone and visualize its energy entering your body and causing your muscles to become stronger (or faster). This same magic can be used by anyone in need of courage to get through a situation. Just visualize the energies entering the body and giving you the aspects that you need.
This bloodstone meaning can allow you to do a good deed and help someone rather than hurting their feelings when they tend to be a little too “me” oriented. Give them a gift of a bloodstone gemstone. It helps them to see how things affect not just them but others around them or even the entire world.
In Germany, bloodstone is called bluestone and Hematite is called bloodstone (according to Wikipedia)
As a healing stone, a bloodstone gemstone is used by healers to help with any type of blood disorders. This includes but is not limited to anemia, circulatory problems and Lupus. Wearing or carrying a bloodstone gemstone helps to strengthen the immune system, cleanse toxins from the liver and kidney and purify the bone marrow. Women in particular make use of this bloodstone meaning and it has earned high marks for giving relief to women because it helps to relieve both menstrual and menopausal symptoms.
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