Orange Carnelian can be found in orange-pinkish and softer paler orange it can also occasionally be found in yellowish-orange pink or almost brown. This stone is considered receptive or passive female energy. The ancient Egyptians called Carnelian “the setting sun.”
The stone is believed to aid in the absorption of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals in the small intestine, and improves blood viscosity and circulation. It helps reduce congestion, phlebitis, varicose veins, and hemorrhoids, as well as boils and skin irritations. It is believed to accelerate scarification and heal nosebleeds. It is believed to help heal lower back problems, rheumatism, arthritis, and neuralgia, and accelerates healing in bones and ligaments. It aids the relief of depression, especially in those in advanced years. The stone is said to provide excellent support for detoxifying from alcohol or other drugs, breaking bad physical habits, and improving overall health in general.
Orange Carnelian is a crystal of action, overcoming procrastination or indecision. It encourages one to stop waiting for dreams to appear and stimulates the courage to embrace change and Divine Will to begin to make one’s highest goals happen. It protects against fear, envy, and rage, and helps to banish sorrow from the emotional structure. It can be used to dispel apathy, indolence, and passivity. This stone is associated with the Sacral Chakra.
Orange Carnelian brings joy and friendship, pleasure, and family togetherness. It is a happy and sharing stone, integrating the parts of our communal lives, bringing things and people together. It is a stone of physical pleasure and intimacy. In lighter shades, Orange Carnelian promotes companionship and affection, while the darker crystals deepen the sense of belonging and home.
It is also useful in clearing negativity from other stones, it can provide for a clearing action that directs any negativity towards the light of transmutation.
Carnelian honors Isis, the Egyptian Goddess of Life. She is widely honored as a Goddess that brings the power of the divine feminine. It is also associated with Beltane.
Key Words: self-esteem, courage, action, sharing
Affirmation: I am as courageous as a lioness.
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