Bloodstone is a dark green variety of chalcedony also known as Heliotrope. The unique red spotting displayed in the stone is actually another mineral, red jasper, and was once believed to be the blood of Jesus during the Middle Ages.
Bloodstone is a powerful healer for the physical body after trauma, accidents and surgery. It also can help individuals better understand their physical needs and limitations. Therefore bloodstone is a great stone to have with you while making a change for better health.