This beautiful cabochon of African Blood stone with hole has been polished in our lapidary in India. African Bloodstone is also known as Dragon's Blood, or Dragon Stone. It is made up of red and green jaspers, and occasionally white agate. .Metaphysically, Bloodstone stimulates the Kundalini and balances all of the chakras. Bloodstones are detoxifiers of the organs and purifiers of the blood by helping to allow light into the body. They are used for overcoming depression and melancholia. Bloodstone is also a very protective stone, and is especially useful if you are being threatened.It will encourage you to take action and give you the courage and personal strength to do so, if you feel apathetic, lethargic, or trapped in your own inability to take action. It is a very strong stone of emotional support, so should definitely be integrated into your life in difficult or emotionally traumatic times. Its powers to relieve emotional turmoil should not be understated.