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8 mm bloodstone beads with tibetan silver butterfly and cover bead. A green chalcedony with red spots, Bloodstone may be used to boost the immune system and to purify the blood, spleen, liver, kidneys, bladder, and intestines, neutralizing and eliminating toxins from the body. It is said to benefit blood-rich organs, regulating and stimulating blood flow, aiding circulation. It is conducive to healthy bone marrow and may be used in the treatments of blood disorders such as anemia, leukemia, tumors, acute infections, and over acidification. [Melody, 161][Hall, 85][Eason, 290][Ahsian, 74][Lembo, 93]
Associated with birth and birthing processes, Bloodstone is a great ally stone for women during the childbearing years. It stimulates nutrient-rich blood and hormonal balance, and is thought to help prevent miscarriages. It has been worn to assist in easing the birthing process. It is also believed to alleviate symptoms of PMS and menstrual disorders, and to stabilize hormones through menopause. [Lembo, 92-93][Hall En, 105][Eason, 290][Ahsian, 74]
Bloodstone dipped in cold water and applied to an afflicted area is highly beneficial in staunching blood flow, particularly nosebleeds. Keep the stone wet and re-dip as necessary. Bloodstone water, made by the indirect method or by letting the stone soak in demineralized water overnight, relieves discomfort from varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Bloodstone is also thought to reduce lower back pain and relieve mosquito bites. [Fernie, 180, 182][Megemont, 92][Eason, 290]