Carnelian forms in the colors red, orange, pink and brown. Carnelian is a grounding stone and is associated with the root or base chakra. It can anchor you into the present reality and imparts an acceptance of the cycle of life. It removes the fear of death.
Carnelian cuts through negative programming and gets you to solutions. It enhances clarity in thinking. Carnelian can help with metabolism and fertility problems. It protects you from giving into emotions of envy, rage, and resentment. Use carnelian with your other stones as a cleanser. Carnelian is one of few stones that do not need clearing and can actually clear your other stones and crystals.