Written By Liz Oakes
Blodite has crystal properties that are useful if you are working on developing your intuition, as it helps you to be aware of messages that you may receive.
In addition it has some good healing attributes, that may help you to have an awareness that it is what you believe has created your current life circumstances.
They may help you to discover which ideas that are part of your belief system that may be beneficial to let go of those beliefs.
Fortunately their energy also helps you to let go of the beliefs that are holding you back from having the life you desire.
These stones ares also spelled Bloedite and are a quite uncommon stone that is found in salt lakes in various locations in the USA including California, Utah and New Mexico as well as in Austria and Chile.
The pictures shown here came from the Soda Lake Deposit in California USA. Unfortunately these stones from the Californian deposit are hard to get as it is rarely opened
to collectors to explore, as it is part of a military base.
This mineral was discovered in a salt deposit in Austria in 1821, and was named after a German mineralogist and chemist Karl August Blode.
These sodium based stones have a monoclinic crystal structure or may be found in the massive form. They are fairly brittle with the color of individual stones being caused by the inclusions in them.
They are commonly semi transparent in a range of shades from colorless to yellow, blue-grey, green, grey, brown and even reddish depending on the inclusions.
The piece shown here was part of an old collection, so this may be a way for you to obtain one if it interests you.
These stones have a number of beneficial healing attributes. They have a high sodium content so it is logical that they would be helpful to assist water retention.
They are also well known for their action to assist pain in the muscles, and may assist with swollen muscles.
They are said to help with healing of muscle inflammation and will also help if you suffer from fevers or chills.
They have a good action in the gut where they have been utilized to eradicate parasites, and they are said to help to restore the walls of membranes and muscles in the gut.
To help you with developing your intuition, you may choose to use them with other stones that also aid the growth of intuitive gifts.
Stones that you might choose includes Green Prehnite, Amethyst, Celestial Quartz, Beta Quartz, Albite or Bustamite.