People have valued gemstones for their healing properties for centuries. Crystals, especially those of the quartz variety, are in widespread use today for treating everything from physical to emotional to spiritual issues. But precious and semiprecious stones also have beneficial qualities. When used with care and respect, these mineral beauties can enhance our health, our relationships and our wellbeing.
Most people are familiar with the gemstone associated with their birth month, but certain stones are also associated with the Signs of the Zodiac. Read about your Zodiac Sign and its corresponding gemstone, and read on to learn about the healing properties of your personal astrological gemstone healer.
Bloodstone: True to its name, bloodstone is helpful with many conditions related to the blood. This gemstone can improve blood circulation, stop blood flow and generally cleanse the blood of toxins. Similarly, it is helpful with issues related to menstruation, such as easing monthly cramping. You can also tap into the healing power of bloodstone to mellow that hot Aries temper while increasing your humility and compassion. Aries rarely lacks courage, but when faced with a daunting choice or task, carry a chunk of bloodstone to help keep up your spirit, strength and bravery.