Carnelian, also known as Cornelian, owes its name to its color since it is derived from the Latin word caro, carnis i.e.flesh. The carnelian agate is very powerful energetically, and it is very suitable for depression and decay. It brings peace and spiritual balance. When adversities arise, the Carnelian provides good energies to confront them. It is also pacifying and soothing. It facilitates happy dreams by preventing nightmares.