Blood Agate is known for many names, often called "Red Agate" or "Pigeons Blood Agate" for its translucent red color that looks like coagulated blood.
This stone glows in the light, comes with a hardness of 7 on the Mohs scale and its healing properties are mostly connected to blood-related problems like circulation or bleeding, blood disorders, and menstrual problems. It is considered as survival stone especially in a situation when you lose will to live.
Mineralogy: agate with red color
Color: red, dark red, light color lines
Hardness: 7 Mohs scale
Spirituality: stability, stamina, strength
Emotions: inner balance, perseverance
Mental: development, personal abilities
Physical: stomach, intestine, blood vessels, circulation, blood flow
Blood agate is considered to be a protective stone that will keep you protected from negative energy and negative vibrations. The soothing energy of this red stone will provide you with a sense of security and balance.
Blood agate may be used for its healing effects for the eye associated problems, stomach cramps, menstrual cramps, strengthens blood vessels, and circulation. It can also help fight addictions and insect bites.
On an emotional level, blood agate is considered an interesting stone for boosting self-confidence, self-love, fighting mental illnesses, depression, anxiety, helps to accept painful memories.
Blood agate is connected with the root chakra providing protection.
Red agate stone is believed to be effective when it comes to love, relationships, and passion. If you decide to carry this stone as jewelry, it will bring you affection and more passion.
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Please note that gemstones should not be used as a substitute for your prescriptions or alternative treatment for any illness or health problem. Healing gemstones are not the solution but additional help. Always consult your doctor.