Carnelian is composed of Silicon Dioxide and is a crypto crystalline quartz (Chalcedony) belonging to the Quartz group of minerals. This stone is formed when quartz crystals have iron impurities. The colour of the crystal depends on the level of iron in the crystal.
Carnelian when place with other stones will clear them of negative energy. If you place a carnelian stone near the front door abundance will be invited into the home.
Carnelian is a yellow, orange orange-red, pink or red stone that is formed as small translucent to transparent pebbles that do occasionally have inclusions.
It is a close relative of Sard, which is more opaque, duller and darker with shades ranging from a deep reddish brown to almost black.
CARNELIAN and physical health
Carnelian stimulates, balances and heals women's reproductive systems including the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, cervix and vagina. Carnelian eases premenstrual syndrome, irregular menstrual cycles, cramps, and can bring on your menstrual cycle if puberty is delayed for too long.
It will help girls at menarche to appreciate their bodies and women to value and respect their life making ability.
This stone promotes responsible sexuality, sacred sex and planned reproduction.
Carnelian influences the male and female reproductive organs by increasing fertility, overcoming impotence and frigidity.
Carnelian warms and eases non-inflammatory arthritis. It will increase your metabolism. This stone helps with lower back problem, rheumatism and neuralgia. It regulates your body fluids and kidneys.
If the carnelian is laid directly on a wound it will help stop the bleeding. Carnelian helps with maintaining a good nutrition and ensures that there is a good blood supply to the body.
Carnelian lends vitality and energy to the physical body. It helps you to purify and sanctify the body as a temple of the spirit. It is an excellent support for detoxifying from alcohol or other drugs, breaking negative or hurtful physical habits and generally improving overall health. It is especially useful in balancing and healing the ovaries and testes. Carnelian is helpful for relieving the pain of arthritis as well as for supporting respiratory function, which makes it easier to breathe. A stone of fertility, it is helpful for manifesting ideas or for getting pregnant. Its orange vibration activates the part of you that needs a push or the motivation to move forward to take action on your projects, ideas or business pursuits. This is a good stone for fertility specialists, artists and writers.
CARNELIAN and your feelings
Carnelian grounds and anchors you into reality. This is a stabilising stone with very high energy levels. Carnelian is excellent for restoring your vitality and motivation. It is the stone for creativity which include drama, art and dance.
Carnelian gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates you for success.
Carnelian will help you safely overcome all forms of abuse. This stone will help you trust in yourself and your views of the world. It will protect you from envy, rage and resentment.
This stone can improve the mother and child relationship. Carnelian is supportive of new mothers, and pregnancy, it eases a fear of parenting.
This stone helps infants adjust to their physical bodies. Carnelian eases children's resistance to discipline. Carnelian provides emotional support for asthmatic children and adults. When used correctly, carnelian can encourage boldness, initiative, dramatic abilities, assertiveness and affability. It also encourages gregariousness and will intensify your emotions. Carnelian helps you overcome the fear of taking action or fear of doing the wrong thing. It assists you to embrace change and transformation in your life.
Carnelian is a good tool to help you dive into your emotions either through art, music, writing or any creative outlet. It reminds you to give yourself the time to create and the courage to take the action to make it so. This stone also helps you embrace the emotions and feelings of past challenges, accept them, and move on. A stone for action and moving forward in life, it is useful when you are up against an emotional block.
IMAGES OF CARNELIAN
CARNELIAN and the mind
Carnelian aids creativity of all sorts. This stone will improve your analytical abilities and give you clear perception.
It is a excellent stone for meditation as it helps remove unwanted thoughts while you are in the meditative state. Carnelian sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Carnelian promotes the sacredness of home and family. This stone warms and energies you and is particularly useful for combating sluggishness and invigorating the mind and body.
Carnelian carries the vibration of creativity to help you give birth to new projects. This stone acts as a catalyst to put things in motion so that they can come to fruition. Use this stone to mentally integrate the true meaning of active courage. Carnelian is an ideal stone for improving visualisation skills.
CARNELIAN and the spirit
Carnelian will help you accept the cycle of life, birth - childhood - adolescence - adulthood - life's end and ease the fear of death.
Carnelian brings an energy that is full of life and vitality. If carried or worn this stone will help you feel anchored and comfortable with even the most chaotic of environments. Carnelian can also improve your motivation and drive, helping you to forge a more efficient path to success in your career and personal matters. Carnelian assists in taking action to manifest your highest goals and dreams.
Carnelian can be used to reveal past life experiences to help you on your spiritual journey in this life. This stone activates the desire to uncover mundane patterns that prevent you from attaining self realisation. Use this stone with the intention of knowing yourself to the core and embracing all that you are on all levels. You can attain greater heights in meditation practice through self acceptance and self knowledge, developing your spiritual nature.
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CARNELIAN and THE CHAKRAS
If the base chakra is out of balance you may be belligerent and aggressive toward others. With this stone in hand, you are able to relieve the symptoms of ADHD or ADD. It will reduce the desire to be overly possessive, craving continual excitement or manipulative.
Use this stone to awaken your awareness of your past life talents and ease unwanted fears.
It will balance the circulatory, reproductive system and increase the function of your lower limbs and pelvis.
If the sacral chakra is out of balance you may be emotionally high strung, arrogant or selfish. With this stone in hand, you will be able to overcome the mistrust you have in another's intentions toward you, or stop being constantly worrying that people are talking about you with ill intent.
Use this stone to become more comfortable or less controlled by your sexuality, giving and receiving pleasure and understanding your desires.
It will assist in healing any issues that you may have with your reproductive and muscular system. This stone will remove unwanted toxins from the physical body.
If the solar plexus chakra is out of balance, you may feel critical of others, be a bully and in need of constant change. You also may believe that you aren't recognised for your achievements or have difficulty learning new tasks.
Use this stone on the solar plexus chakra to bring empathy into your life and enhance your psychic abilities. It will open your clairsentience abilities.
It will assist in healing digestive, stomach, liver and gallbladder ailments. Use this stone when the true cause of a disease needs to be found.
CRYSTALS A - C
CRYSTALS D - F
CRYSTALS G - I
CRYSTALS J - L
CRYSTALS M - O
CRYSTALS P - R
CRYSTALS S - U
CRYSTALS V - Z