Carnelian is earthy, stimulating and cheerful. This natural material is most commonly found in Brazil, India, Siberia and Germany.
This stone gives motivation and self-confidence. So it has a positive effect on depression, apathy and confusion.
It’s known to attract success. It promotes the ability to tackle problems and makes the wearer more helpful. Carnelian also protects against negative emotions of other people, like jealousy and anger.
Besides mental health, it also has a positive effect on the physical body. Carnelian has a positive effect on the female genitals and helps with sexual problems.
For example frigidity and impotence. But it also helps with painful and irregular menstruation.
It promotes the absorption of vitamins, nutrients and minerals. Besides, it’s also bloodsteeping and disinfecting!
It also ensures good blood flow and has a good effect on varicose veins and heel marks. It can also help in case of rheumatism, joint pain and nerve pain.
This red stone was highly appreciated by the Ancient Egyptians. They used it as a protective stone and as a healing stone.
Due to the warm Egyptian climate, carnelian often became very red. This made it even more associated with blood.
That is why the ancient Egyptians called this stone ‘The blood of Isis’.
Isis is the Egyptian goddess of fertility, life and death. She is wearing a carnelian belt. Small amulets with this stone were given to the dead.
This to guarantee the soul a safe journey to the kingdom of the dead.
Carnelian resonates with the sacrum (2nd) chakra.