Bloodstone, or heliotrope, is a green speckled stone that typically includes shades of red and gold, and is related to both the planet Mars and the sun. Use bloodstone in magical workings related to fertility, prosperity, and intuition. Bloodstone is especially useful in matters of passion and wisdom.
Associated Element: Fire
Magical Uses: Abundance, fertility, prosperity
Rituals and Celebrations: Beltane, Imbolc, Yule
Often Used With: Apple blossom, aventurine, basil, cinnamon, garnet, citrine, mugwort
Associated Colors: Green, gold, red
Applications: Place a bloodstone under your bed if you’re trying to conceive; carry it with you to doctors’ appointments to rule out medical causes of infertility. Wear bloodstone jewelry to attract passionate love. Draw abundance and prosperity to you by tucking a bloodstone into your purse or wallet, or place one in the cash register or safe at work if you own a business. To develop intuition and wisdom, tap into bloodstone’s solar energy, and hold a piece in your hands while you meditate on a bright, sunny day.