Carnelian is an energy booster stone. It is said to assist in stimulating creativity. It seems to have a clearing effect, dispelling negative energies as it replaces them with positive ones.
Carnelian aids in understanding the inner self and strengthens concentration. It helps one to overcome the fear of public speaking, increases the self- worth, and is a stone to assist one in succeeding in their career. Carnelian is used for these benefits: gives energy, protects from bad vibrations, guards against poverty, helps give a sense of humor and calms the temper.