Red Jasper is a type of Jasper and a member of the chalcedony mineral class. It has a hardness of 6.5 to 7 on the Mohs scaleThe stone gets its red colouring because of the embedded hematite and iron oxide within it. Red Jasper comes from many places around the world, including Brazil, France, Germany, India, Russia and the USA, where it is found in cracks and veins of volcanic rocks.
Red Jasper is a crystal associated with the root Chakra, which deals with things like stability, security and grounding. It is aligned with the first Chakra because it helps you to feel grounded and start on a very stable foundation so you can move forward. It is known to boost motivation and helps you to overcome procrastination, stagnation and delay and helps you to get things done. Red Jasper is a crystal that encourages passion and focuses on the physical and emotional needs of the individual.It also inspires courage, confidence and determination, promotes positive thinking and resilience. It is also a stone of protection, absorbs negative energy. and EMF’s.
Physically Red Jasper improves circulation and detoxification. Historically used to stop excessive bleeding. Increases fertility and balances sexual dysfunction when placed on the lower abdomen. Brings pleasant dream and peaceful sleep when placed under your pillow