is an orange, orangey-brown, red or reddish-brown colour
and is a stone used to enhance sensuality and energy. Tomb
offerings carved from carnelian are prevalent in Egypt as
they were thought to protect the dead on their journey through
the underworld. It stimulates the brain and clears the mind
of confusion aiding concentration and problem solving.
Carnelian is excellent for raising low energy levels and
spurring the lethargic into action. It uplifts the emotions
and makes us able to stay in the present instead of worrying
about the past or thinking about the future. It is a 'feel good'
Carnelian helps to increase libido and can be useful for
those who find it difficult to express their sexuality.
It can also be used to boost fertility. Carnelian can be
employed to boost the circulation and is beneficial whenever
the body needs warmth to heal.