The mineral aggregate heliotrope (from Greek ἥλιος, hḗlios “Sun”, τρέπειν, trépein “to turn”), also known asbloodstone, is a variety of jasper or chalcedony (which is a cryptocrystalline mixture of quartz).
Excellent for centering and grounding. Helps with calming, particularly in survival situations. Brings mystical energies of increasing adaptability and organization. Lessens confusion, stress, and anxiety. A stone of courage, bringing mental, physical and emotional renewal by releasing blockages.