The orange-colored carnelian crystal is a “feel better” stone. It boosts fertility and stimulate sexuality. In crystal healing we use it to purify and stimulate the Sex Chakra. It is good for blood-related illnesses and influences the reproductive organs of both sexes.
The carnelian crystal is one of the basic crystals of our Crystal Healing Level 1 Course.
Carnelian comes from the Latin word ‘caro’, ‘carnis’, which means flesh, fleshy. It is also sometimes called Cornelian.
Its healing power was already known in ancient times. It stops a nosebleed, if we put a small piece of carnelian in a glass of warmed wine then we drink the lukewarm wine.
Egyptians made death masks from this stone. The goddess Isis protected he dead with a carnelian amulet she named Thet.
The Romans used it as a protection against accidents and poisoning. In India it is the children’ protective stone, because it can bring down high fever.
Color: orange, red, brownish-red
Chakra: sex (sacral) chakra
Astrological Associations / Star Signs: Cancer and Taurus, Leo, Virgo
Elements: fire, air
Mohs Scale of Mineral Hardness: 7 out of 10
Common Source: Scotland, Brazil, USA, Uruguay, India
Physical Healing Properties And Qualities of Carnelian Crystal
infertility, male impotency – period pain – illnesses of reproductive organs – labor pain – detoxification – blood-related illnesses – stops bleeding – cholesterol – bowel disorders
Infertility – Carnelian crystal dissolves the blockages of the sex chakra. It overcomes infertility and impotence.
Period Pain – It is the most effective crystal for relieving menstrual cramps.
Illnesses of Reproductive Organs – It helps with prostate problems and with illnesses of the reproductive organs (ovarian inflammation and cyst, abdominal pain, tumors).
Labor Pain – According to Hildegard von Bingen, German abbess, it eases labor pain and speeds the birthing process.
Detoxification – It purifies and helps the function of the liver, the gall-bladder, the spleen and the kidneys. It treats kidney and bladder stones.
Blood-Related Illnesses – Carnelian is good when you find blood in urine, it dissolves blood cots (thrombosis), it heals bruises, it eases vascular pain.
Stops Bleeding – It regulates blood pressure; it increases blood circulation of reproductive organs. It stops bleeding.
Cholesterol – This stone reduces cholesterol.
Bowel Disorders – It helps regulating bowel movements. It treats stomach, bowel and metabolism disorders (colitis, constipation and colic).
Metaphysical (Emotional, Spiritual And Mental) Properties of Carnelian Crystal
creativity – feeling of belonging – relationship issues – vitality
Creativity – Carnelian crystal teaches you to acknowledge your job on this planet. It gives courage, it makes you productive, persistent and creative.
Feeling of belonging – It helps you to recognize that you belong to the one. It awakes the feeling of community and reinforces the feeling of belonging.
Relationship issues – It helps to be more appreciative in relationships if one has emotional problems and can’t open themselves to the other.
Vitality – Carnelian crystal is the stone of vitality. It helps to rebuild vitality and motivation.
Ideas for Using a Carnelian Crystal
Carnelian Crystal Affirmations
This article is not intended to be used as medical advice, nor as a substitute for medical, psychological, or any other healthcare treatment. Always consult a doctor, comply with his recommendations, and continue the prescribed treatments.
The treatments that we recommend and impart are not meant to replace Western Medicine but rather to be complementary and strengthen the treatments you may already be receiving.