A stabilizing stone, Carnelian restores vitality and motivation, and stimulates creativity. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy and motivates for success. Carnelian is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. It helps in trusting yourself and your perceptions. Brings good luck and protection from negative energy. Carnelian is unequivocally used to open and balance the Sacral chakra. This chakra is your creative and sexual energy center associated with the color Orange. Orange is also associated with power, so Carnelian boosts the Sacral Chakra.