10 Magickal Ways to Use Bloodstone Crystal

10 Magickal Ways to Use Bloodstone Crystal ~ By the Beckoning Broom Sacerdotes

The crystal bloodstone is a powerful healing stone with a rich history and significant meaning in various spiritual practices. This stone is a type of chalcedony, a cryptocrystalline form of quartz, and is also known as heliotrope meaning “sun-turning” in Greek. Bloodstone is a type of jasper. Red, green or a mix of red and green Jasper.

Bloodstone in Magick

In Paganism, Bloodstone is believed to hold the energy of the earth, making it a grounding stone. It is said to bring courage and strength, helping to overcome obstacles and challenges. The stone is often used in rituals and spell work related to healing, protection, and banishing negative energies.

Witches also value Bloodstone for its protective and grounding properties. It is often used in spells and rituals for healing, strength, and courage. Bloodstone is also believed to help enhance intuition and psychic abilities, making it a popular tool for divination.

In Shamanism, Bloodstone is a powerful healing stone that can help with physical and emotional ailments. It is believed to have the power to purify and balance the body's energy, promoting overall health and well-being. Shamans also use Bloodstone to connect with the earth's energy and the spirit world.

Spiritualists consider Bloodstone to be a stone of transformation and personal growth. It is believed to help release negative emotions and past traumas, allowing individuals to move forward on their spiritual journey. Bloodstone is also thought to help enhance spiritual awareness and connection to the divine.

In Magick, Bloodstone is a popular stone for protection and banishing negative energies. It is believed to help enhance personal power and courage, making it useful for spells and rituals related to strength and self-confidence. Bloodstone is also used for healing and to promote overall well-being. Other uses for bloodstone are preventing jealousy, healing a broken heart, increasing courage, predicting the weather, calming anxiety, granting good luck in legal battles, and sharpening the creative mind. 

10 Magickal Ways to Use your Bloodstone

1. Wear it as jewellery: Bloodstone can be made into beautiful pieces of jewellery, such as pendants, necklaces, and bracelets. Wearing it close to your skin can help you tap into its healing properties and provide protection.

2. Use it in a crystal grid: Bloodstone can be incorporated into a crystal grid to amplify its properties and help manifest your intentions. Place it in the centre of the grid and surround it with other crystals that resonate with your goals.

3. Meditate with it: Hold a bloodstone in your hand or place it on your third eye during meditation to help you connect with your inner wisdom and access deeper states of consciousness.

4. Use it in rituals: Bloodstone is often used in rituals for healing, protection, and grounding. You can incorporate it into your rituals by placing it on your altar, holding it during your ceremony, using it to mark your sacred space, create protective circles or fill energy gaps in your house.

5. Carry it with you: Keep a small bloodstone in your pocket or purse to help you stay grounded, protected, and connected to your intuition throughout the day.

6. Use it in crystal healing: Bloodstone is believed to have powerful healing properties that can benefit the body, mind, and spirit. You can place it on different parts of your body or use it in conjunction with other healing modalities to amplify its effects. Use bloodstone to balance your root and sacral chakras. Place a bloodstone crystal wherever you need strength, luck and vitality.

7. Make an elixir: Bloodstone can be used to make an elixir by placing it in water and allowing it to infuse its energy into the water. You can then drink the water or use it in other ways to benefit from its properties.

8. Use it in divination: Bloodstone is often used in divination to help tap into your intuition and receive guidance from the spirit realm. You can use it in tarot readings, pendulum work, scrying, rune readings or other divination practices to enhance your connection with the divine.

9. Use it to charge items: Because bloodstone crystal points are powerful energy conductors you can use them to charge other magickal items. Bloodstone crystal towers, obelisks or points channel energy much like a wand does. By holding the obelisk at its base, you can direct energy from the Earth and sky, through your body and into the crystal. When the energy passes through the crystal it picks up the crystal's qualities and strengths so that whatever you direct it at is imbued with the energy of bloodstone.

10. Healing houseplants: place a bloodstone crystal in your pot plant to provide healing energy to plants.

Remember to always cleanse and charge your bloodstone crystal before and after use, to ensure it is free of any unwanted energy and fully charged with your intention.

Bloodstone Mythology & History

In mythology, Bloodstone is associated with the Greek goddess Athena, who was known for her wisdom and strength. It is said that Athena carried a Bloodstone amulet to protect her from harm. Bloodstone is also mentioned in the Bible as one of the twelve stones in the breastplate of Aaron, the High Priest of the Israelites.


One of the Egyptian goddess Isis symbols is bloodstone. She is the goddess of magick, dreams, divination, love and spirituality. She is also associated with healing, fertility, and the protection of the dead. 

In Egyptian mythology, it is said that Isis used the bloodstone crystal to heal and revive her husband, Osiris, after he was murdered by his brother, Set. Isis used the power of the crystal to restore Osiris to life, and the stone was said to have absorbed some of Osiris's blood in the process. As a result, the bloodstone crystal became associated with the power of resurrection, healing, and protection.

The bloodstone crystal was also used in the creation of amulets and other sacred objects associated with Isis. The stone was believed to have the power to protect against harm, ward off evil spirits, and promote fertility and abundance.

Bloodstone is the birthstone for Pisces. Pisces people are naturally emotionally sensitive and aware. bloodstone can help these empathic souls set up boundaries and find their inner strength. Helping them to say 'no' when something doesn't resonate with them, keeping them living their truth with bravery. 

Containing a high amount of iron oxide, bloodstone has been used to heal ailments involving the blood for hundreds of years. These include nose bleeds, anaemia, platelet disorders and even hemophobia. 

In medieval Europe, Bloodstone was believed to have the power to stop bleeding and was used to treat a variety of ailments, including nosebleeds, haemorrhages, and menstrual disorders.

The ancient Babylonians made amulets from bloodstones for their warriors to give them strength in battle and stop war wounds from bleeding too much. 

Bloodstone is a powerful stone and very hardy and was often used to make signet rings with family crests of arms. Symbolising blood ties and being resilient enough to pass down for generations. 

Bloodstone in any form, from jewellery to tumble stones or from ornaments to spheres, are a useful tool in any apothecary.

Bloodstone is a powerful stone with a rich history and significant meaning in various spiritual practices. Whether you are a Pagan, Witch, Shaman, Spiritualist, or Magickian, Bloodstone can be a useful tool for healing, protection, and personal growth. Its grounding and purifying properties make it a popular stone for enhancing intuition and psychic abilities. If you are drawn to the energy of Bloodstone, consider incorporating it into your spiritual practice for its many benefits.


Beckoning Broom

Thank you for your comment, Nomee. Bloodstone is one of our favourite crystals too! ☽O☾ ꓭB


My favourite crystal

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