In modern times Carnelian is considered to be mainly a Sacral Chakra stone. However, it is also associated with the Root, Solar Plexus and Throat chakras. As a stone of the lower chakras, Carnelian assists in allowing them to work together to stimulate ones life force, strengthen the will, become more creative and invigorate passion, fertility and sexuality. It is also one of the stones associated with joy.
Melody, author of Love is in the Earth, and Judy Hall, author of The Crystal Bible, both tell us Carnelian is an excellent stone to help one in overcoming abuse of any kind. This can empower one to regain their personal power and strength.
If you love the performing arts then Carnelian is definitely a stone for you! It is related to drama, memory, motivation, inspiration, creativity and speech. Wear this stone to auditions or shows for applause worthy performances.
On the physical level, Carnelian is thought to be great for the endocrine system, liver, gall bladder, kidney and lungs. It is said to be excellent for regeneration of blood, alleviating arthritis and depression, stopping bleeding, and dispersing both mental and physical lethargy. Carnelian is also believed to help with infertility and impotence. It truly is a stone for both males and females.