Carnelian is one of those stones that should be in every healing kit. Carnelian encourages curiosity and enthusiasm and is warm and energizing. Some like to use Carnelian to relieve their fear of death, while bringing an acceptance of the cycle of life. On a physical level, Carnelian is used to heal lower back problems, arthritis, female reproductive problems and increases fertility. It is particularly useful for combating sluggishness and for invigorating the mind and body. It helps to restore love and trust after abuse or manipulation.