Carnelian - Pink Quartz

Carnelian -Pink QuartzAppearance: Irregular shape (drop), orange, semi-opaque, translucent, smooth, sleek
Classification: variety of quartz (chalcedony)
Colors: dark red to crimson orange, semi-transparent, irregularly colored. When exposed to sunlight, it changes color to brown and dark red.
Characteristic color: Corresponds to the orange hue in chromotherapy.

Metaphysical features:
• Brings self-confidence and calmness
• Amplifies passion, physical energy, motivation, trust 
• Balances the mind, helps at focusing
• Opens the access to past lives
• Strong protective role against negative energies
• Eliminates envy, fury, fear, sadness, apathy, sloth, idleness, fear of death
• Increases energy, channeling it in a constructive manner
• Stimulates memory
• Offers protection against negative energies and psychic attacks
• Eliminates depression, removes fury, hostility, adversity, hate, turning them into positive energy (inner alchemy)
• Offers overall high spirits and wellness
• Brings luck, success, prosperity, love, happiness
• Helps at reaching personal goals
• Enables social contacts

Effects on health:
• Healing effects in case of disorders of the circulatory system, kidneys, reproductive system
• Diminishes to elimination menstrual pains
• Beneficial effects in cases of arthritis, kidney and pancreas diseases 
• Stimulates appetite and assimilation (helps at gaining weight)
• Amplifies the overall health state
• Frees negative sexual tensions
• Increases sexuality and fertility, helpful in cases of impotence and infertility
• Stimulates the capillary activity (offers elasticity to blood vessels), tissue regeneration
• Beneficial to respiration, skin, sexual organs, endocrine and lymphatic system, spine, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, liver, lungs
• Helpful in cases of asthma, allergies to pollen, kidney stones, nose bleeds, nervous anorexia, inflammations, infections
Legend: The Egyptians used to say it brings peace and harmony, casting away depression, helps at healing, increases courage and develops sexual energies. During the 18th centuries, it was said it brings luck and protection. During the 19th century, it was believed the stone would bring courage to people who have to deliver speeches.

Astrological correspondences:    
• Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Virgo, Leo
• Virgo’s lucky talisman
• Assigned to the month of July
• Governing planets: Saturn, Earth, Jupiter, Mercury
• Elements: fire, air
• Corresponds to number 5 and 6 (people born on the 5th, 6th, 14th, 15th, 23rd and 24th of the month)
• Chakras: Swadhisthana