The bloodstone is readily available, sourced from Australia, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Russia and India. Appearance wise, bloodstone is green quartz, flecked with red or yellow jasper. Many believe that bloodstone is an excellent blood cleanser as well as a powerful healer. It is said that bloodstone has mystical and magical properties to it, to the point where it has control over weather and with ability to banish evil and negativity. Another attribute of bloodstone is that it is said to stimulate dreaming and to have a powerful revitalizing effect, making it great for placing around you as you sleep.
Crystal healers say that the bloodstone is an immune stimulator for acute infections, stimulating the flow of lymph and the metabolic processes. Bloodstone is believed to benefit blood rich organs such as the liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and bladder, aiding circulation. Some people use bloodstone to help leukaemia as it is believed to support the blood and remove toxins.