Carnelian

CARNELIAN

Carnelian, (also known as Cornelian), is a stone that crystallizes from silica-rich (chalcedony) mineral solutions. The orange/red colouring of these stones occurs due to the presence of iron oxide impurities.

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES:

Hardness: 7

Colour: Orange – red

Lustre: Vitreous

Chemical Composition: SiO₂

 

HEALING PROPERTIES:

.Releases stress

.Aids creativity

.Restores vitality and motivation

.Restores courage

.Helps in overcoming abuse of any kind

.Overcomes mental lethargy

.Protects against jealousy and resentment

.Used to treat lower back problems

.Calms emotions

.Boosts fertility

.Aids with rheumatism and arthritis

.Accelerates healing in bones and ligaments

 

CHAKRA:

Root chakra (base of spine or between knees or thighs)

 

REFERENCES:

The Essential Crystal Handbook – Simon and Sue Lilly

www.charmsoflight.com/carnelian-healing-properties.html

Kiara James