Beneficial For: Analytic Ability, Anger, Concentration, Courage, Depression, Emotional Negativity, Envy, Vitality, and Weak Memory
Crystal System: Trigonal
Chakra: Base and Sacral
Energy Vibration: 6
Zodiac Sign: Cancer, Leo, Scorpio, and Taurus
Source: Australia, Brazil, Czech Republic, Iceland, India, Madagascar, Peru, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Africa, UK, USA, and Uruguay
Known as a semi-precious stone, carnelian is a variety of chalcedony colored by iron oxide. Derived from Latin for carnis, meaning flesh. Deep red carnelian is sometimes heat treated and when held against the light show stripes, while natural carnelian shows a cloudy color. Carnelian was a cherished favorite of the Ancient Egyptians who believed it helped the soul on its journey to the afterlife and offers great protective powers in the afterlife. Used to ward against anger, jealousy and envy. A stabilizing stone with high energy, carnelian also anchors into the present and is premier for restoring vitality. Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones. Carnelian removes the fear of death and imparts positive life choices for the wearer. It is also useful in overcoming abuse as well as negative conditioning. When used in meditation carnelian helps removing superfluous thoughts, allowing one to focus on the breath or mantra being used. Carnelian symbolizes abundance ad motivates success in business and personal matters equally.