Carnelian / Rough
What is Carnelian?
Carnelian is a variety of Chalcedony. Carnelian is a 17th Anniversary gemstone.
Chakras - Base Chakra, Sacral Chakra
Birthstones - July
Zodiac - Taurus, Cancer, Leo, Virgo
Planet - Mars
Element - Fire
Typical colours - Clear-to-translucent red brown which may vary from a pale orange to pink, or from grey to an intense almost black.
Healing with Carnelian
_ Emotional warmth _ Sociability _ Creativity _ Individuality _ Memory _ Appreciation of nature _ Harmony _ Courage _ Happiness _ Self-esteem _ Rebirth _ Reincarnation _ Past life recall
A stabilising stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. It overcomes negative conditioning and encourages steadfastness. Carnelian improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It sharpens concentration and dispels mental lethargy. Protects against envy, rage and resentment. Calms anger, banishes emotional negativity and replaces it with a love of life. Carnelian boosts fertility and stimulates sexuality.
Carnelian treats lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, neuralgia and depression. It regulates the kidneys, and accelerates healing in bones and ligaments. Improves vitamin and mineral absorption and ensures good blood supply to organs and tissues.