Carnelian Crystal Meaning and Uses
Calling on Carnelian for its incredible healing powers is nothing new. In the middle ages, healers believed in Carnelian crystal healing properties and used it to help ease the tension and stress of Viking marauders sacking villages and other drawbacks to living in the dark ages. Featured in a variety of shades ranging from orange and red to brown, use this ‘worry stone’ to bring out your childlike playfulness and spontaneity with its warm and sunny vibes.
The carnelian lands and anchors you in the present reality. It is a high-energy stabilizing stone, excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. It is useful for dramatic companies and is able to clean other stones.
Psychologically, the carnelian imparts acceptance of the life cycle and dissolves the fear of death. Formerly, it was used to protect the dead on their journey to the afterlife. It instills courage, encourages positive life choices, dissipates apathy and motivates success in business and other matters. Carnelian is useful to overcome abuse of any kind. This stone helps you trust yourself and your perceptions. Get to the bottom of what moves you, overcome negative conditioning and promote firmness.
Mentally, carnelian improves analytical capabilities and clarifies perception. Remove erratic thoughts during meditation and tune dreamers to everyday reality. Sharpens concentration and dissipates mental lethargy. Emotionally, this stone is a powerful protector against envy, anger and resentment, yours or other people’s. It calms anger and dissipates emotional negativity, replacing it with a love of life.
Healing: The carnelian is full of strength and vitality. It stimulates the metabolism, activates the basic chakra, influences the female reproductive organs and increases fertility. This stone allows to overcome the frigidity and impotence, heals the problems of the lower back, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia, and depression, especially in the last years of life. It regulates bodily fluids and kidneys, accelerating the healing of bones and ligaments, and clogs the blood. Carnelian improves the absorption of vitamins and minerals and ensures a good blood supply to organs and tissues.
Position: Use it as an earring or on the belt buckle, or put it in contact with the skin as appropriate. The carnelian near the front door of the house invokes protection and invites abundance.
Color: Red, orange, pink and brown.
Appearance: Small translucent stone, often worn by water or rounded.
Horoscope: Aries, cancer, Leo, Virgo.