Powers ~ Protection, peace, eloquance, healing, courage, sexual energy
The stone is worn by the shy and timid to give courage. It is a excellent stone to wear or carry for public speaking. The carnelian strengthens the voice and gives self confidence.
Carnelian grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing stone with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. Carnelian has the ability to cleanse other stones.
Carnelian is full of the life force and vitality. It activates the base chakra.