A bright red ore of mercury sulfide. Used to make the pigment vermillion for centuries, it is toxic to humans, and care should be used when handling. It gets its name from the Persian word for dragon’s blood.

– Associated with the root & sacral chakra, zodiac sign of Leo & vibrates to the number 8.

– Powerful ally in transforming from self to full manifestation of one’s spiritual blueprint and Divine pattern.
– Insight and ability to see visions of potential future.
– Actualize dreams, create prosperity, & attract wealth.
– Aligns, balances, and removes blockages in one’s energy body.
– Mental agility & speed of thought.
– Assist one in releasing buried resentment, anger, and fear.
– Helps treat systemic infections.
– Stimulates the immune system and purifies the blood.
– Supports treatment for HIV, herpes, staph, strep, and fungal infections.
– Helpful in healing warts, lesions, boils. Used to balance sexual and fertility issues.
– NOTE: Toxic. Wash hands after handling, use with care. Do NOT make elixirs by direct method!

Hardness: 2-2.5 Mohs
Specific Gravity: 8.00-8.20
Refractive Index: 2.905-3.256