Bloodstone, a stone of courage, increases mental strength, communication, intuitiveness and creativity. It realigns the chakras and helps alleviate anxiety. It is also used to revitalise love and friendship. It was historically used to neutralise toxins in the body, purify the blood and help treat disorders of the spleen, liver, kidneys, bladder and intestines.
Bloodstone is a variety of quartz and is usually green with flecks of red.