Carnelians were used in Ancient Egyptian magic as protection for both the living and the dead. A carnelian was placed on the neck of a mummy to ensure the protection and rebirth of the spirit in the afterlife. Another carnelian amulet was the Eye of Horus; which is still believed to offer protection against the evil eye. Carnelian is associated with the solar plexus chakra, it energizes your system and fills you with confidence and courage. Carnelian removes doubt and despair and reminds you of your unique strengths.
Carnelian warms and cleanses the blood and kidneys, stimulates a healthy appetite and increases physical energy. A stone of both fertility and male potency, carnelian can relieve PMS and menopausal symptoms and overcome sexual anxieties that prevent orgasm. Carnelian relieves addictions of all kinds, especially problems centering on food that may be linked with low self esteem. It also alleviates arthritis, especially in men. Carnelian will aid in preserving ancient sacred sites and old buildings and reviving the energies if they have become derelict or forgotten over time.
Carnelian brings abundance in every way to the home and family. It assists in decision making and all forms of buying and selling. Traditionally a protector against fire, storm and malevolence of all kinds, carnelian can be placed near entrances of the home, garages and outbuildings, on your desk at work to radiate positivity. Carnelian defines and strengthens your identity, so that your true self shines through without fear or the need to conform to the expectations of others.
Carnelian is a wonderful stone for self-esteem. It helps the wearer to develop and maintain a healthy self-image. Carnelian helps one to be more outgoing and sociable. It is a warm, friendly, and easy to get along with. This stone is also an excellent aid to help those who are seeking to rebuild their self-esteem after a setback.
This stone can help in releasing negative emotions while providing a positive outlook in life. This can be achieved by clearing out the negative emotions like anger, resentment, guilt, and fear.
The energy of this stone can also be used in cleansing the emotional body and the energy field of a person. It can also improve a person's creativity and enhance one's motivation in life.
Carnelian Healing Properties: Mind
Carnelian can improve a person's mental abilities and even enhance his or her intelligence. This stone can help in dealing with depression and anxiety. It is also helpful for people who are physically inactive and are in need of motivation.
Aside from that, it can also help stimulate the mind, particularly the analytical and logical thinking. It can also improve a person's ability to learn and increase memory.
This stone is also beneficial for those who have the tendency to be a workaholic, those who are highly competitive, and those who have the tendency to be obsessed with work. It can also help people who are indecisive or those who are perfectionists.
Carnelian Healing Properties: Body
Carnelian can be helpful in healing the body particularly the digestive system, liver, stomach, and adrenal glands. It can also heal skin conditions and disorders, throat problems, and appetite. This stone can also treat diseases of the kidneys and bladder.
Carnelian Healing Properties: Spirit
Carnelian can help in finding the spirit's connection to the physical body. It can also increase one's willpower, spiritual growth, and awareness. It can be used in uniting the mind and body.
Aside from that, it can also help find one's life purpose and destiny. It can also help in finding one's talents and in making new friends. This stone can also help in letting go of the fear of the unknown.