Carnelian signifies the male aspect of spirit. This stone is used for promoting peace, harmony, and to dispel depression. This stone can easily stimulates the sex drive. Usually, this stone is used on the lower three chakras. It is a stone of ambition and drive, and Carnelian is definitely a Power Stone!
As this is an excellent career stone, it can be very helpful in making choices and decisions, especially in regard to interpersonal relationships. Carnelian is a very powerful action stone for focusing, realization and actualization. Like Moss Agate, Carnelian stimulates analytical capabilities and precision. Carnelian activates and energizes personal power, revealing or discovering hidden talents.
This stone protects from negative emotions and it is a wonderful antidote to rage, resentment, and bad tempers. Carnelian protects against envy, fear, and rage. It helps in the cleaning of other stones, and is good to increase physical energy, creativity, compassion and personal power.