Carnelian Meaning & Properties

Healing Properties of Carnelian

Top 3 Benefits of Carnelian

  1. Empowers you to take action toward manifesting your goals
  2. Supports physical vitality & energy
  3. Fills you with inner confidence & courage

Carnelian boosts your physical energy and vitality and strengthens your courage and stamina. It is especially helpful for integrating the first three chakras and increasing creativity and willpower. It’s also a stone of sexual vitality and physical play. It can help someone struggling to make decisions, act from conviction, or move forward with confidence. It is truly a “power stone”.

Carnelian for New Beginnings

If you are launching a new venture and feeling timid about taking risks and venturing into uncharted waters, carnelian can strengthen your convictions and keep you aligned and attuned with your inner passion.

Carnelian is a stone of action and helps you embrace change and make the most of transformational period in your life.

Carnelian for Physical Vitality

Carnelian is one of the best stones for increasing physical energy and vitality. It activates and strengthens the first three chakras, which are responsible for our physical wellbeing.

If you tend to neglect your body and prefer to hang out in spiritual or mental worlds, carnelian can help you balance that tendency. Learn to enjoy the pleasures that physical existence can offer!

Carnelian also encourages physical self-care and treating your body like a temple. Combine with amethyst to focus on purifying the body and letting go of negative physical habits or addictions.

How to Use Carnelian for Healing

For its physical and energetic benefits, carnelian is best worn close to the body as you go about your day. You can also use it as part of a chakra healing layout by placing it on your second chakra (the sacral chakra).

Using carnelian in meditation can help bring out its assistance in clarifying your goals and the best path to reach them.

Carnelian Mineral & Gemstone Information

Carnelian is a common variety of quartz that is a reddish-orange color. Carnelian is a form of chalcedony, which is a subset of quartz. It can be found in many places such as Brazil, India, and Uruguay. It ranges in color from pale to deep red-orange.

My Two Favorite Crystal Healing Books

(These are affiliate links to Amazon & help support the site--thank you! More info.)
This is a great little introduction to crystal healing and where I learned how to do body layouts. It's very down to earth and easy to follow.
Buy Now
This is the most comprehensive book of meanings out there and a book I return to again and again. The two author's perspectives on each stone helps you see common properties while also seeing how everyone has a unique relationship with each stone.
Buy Now

Explore More Stones