Carnelian balances creative and organization abilities, opens doors, and creates a need to follow through on plans. Wearing this stone can prevent one from being negatively influenced by others, and from others reading one’s thoughts.
Carnelian aids in understanding the inner self and strengthens concentration. It helps one to overcome the fear of public speaking, increases the self worth, and is a stone to assist one in succeeding in their career.
Carnelian is said to assist in stimulating creativity. It seems to have a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones. This can make it easier to find direction, and its grounding effects can make it easier for one to feel in control of one’s life. This makes carnelian a good stone for those who feel like they are ‘going nowhere’.
Carnelian is an energy booster. It is said to increase the appetite. It also helps the insecure person to find strength within them so they can come into their own.
There are many ancient beliefs associated with Carnelian, which center around protection during travels after death and against evil.
Carnelian is used for these benefits:
Carnelian applied physically, can promote balanced digestion. For lower abdominal pain, especially in woman and in pregnancy, this stone placed on the pubic bone each day for twenty minutes will reduce the pain.
Carnelian encourages the formation of new blood cells, and bleeding will respond favorably to treatment with this stone. Physically, carnelian has been used to encourage healing of open sores, rheumatism, kidney stones and other kidney problems.
It is said that this stone will help cleanse and purify the blood, thus giving more physical energy.