In ancient times, this stone was used to protect the dead on their journey to the afterlife.
Carnelian is a stabilizing stone with high energy which is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity.
It is also a protective stone against envy, anger and resentment. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success in business and other matters, encouraging love of life.
This stone stimulates the root & sacral chakras, helping circulate vital energy. It helps to overcome frigidity and impotence.