Carnelian – Sacral Chakra
Category – Chalcedony, variety
Formula – Silica (silicon dioxide, SiO2)
Moh’s Scale – 6-7
Luster – Vitreous, dull, greasy, silky
Form & Structure – Trigonal with fibrous layers of quarts, creating soft smooth bands of color and a hint of translucence
Color – Different shades of orange-red, stones are clear or show a wide variety of specks, stripes or markings
Geography – Brazil, India, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Uruguay
Physical/Emotional – assists with speeding up healing processes, especially after trauma or injury. Helps to improve elimination of toxins and increases vitality and strength. Assists with courage when facing personal challenges.
Healing Effects - Carnelian used with Rose Quartz in a healing can balance sexual energy with the vibration of love. Place on the lower abdomen to energize the sacral and root chakras.
Personal Use – Lay on the lower back, place in the bath, or wear over the heart with Rose Quartz for warmth & support.
This stone should not be given or used with children under the age of 16.