Carnelian stimulates analytical capabilities and precision. It provides for perceptiveness to situations and awakens ones inherent talents and adroitness. It is also used to produce inspiration from, and connectedness with, the spiritual worlds.
It protects against envy, fear, and rage and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure.
It further assists in providing for awareness of the association between the emotional state and the inner condition of the self.
Carnelian provides an energy conducive to the stabilization of energy in the home. It provides, also, a strong, yet tender energy when used in the mode of retreat. The message of carnelian is that since one is love, there is nothing to do but to offer the love – each offering of love bringing and exponential increase in the quantity of love returned. Pink Carnelian, especially, can encourage love between parents and children, and between parents and parents.
The energy of Carnelian is favorable with respect to cleansing negativity from other stones. When directed, it provides for a clearing action while directing any negative energy, which is with the area, toward the light of transmutation.
It can be used in the treatment of neuralgia, gall stones, kidney stones, pollen allergies, and colds. It can also be useful to aid in the amelioration of disorders of the spine, spleen, and pancreas. It has been used as an elixir to help heal cuts and abrasions.