Yellow Jasper is a protective stone, which can shield you against negativity and depression. It is said to channel positive energy increasing feelings of well-being and building self-confidence. It is also thought to provide protection to the traveller and to those working with the spirits. can also be used to help relieve travel sickness. In healing Yellow Jasper is believed to energize the endocrine system, release toxins and to aid the stomach and digestion.
GEM ELIXIRS - Gem Elixirs are a great way to work with your crystals in a convenient way that does not require you to carry the crystal with you. This can come in handy for crystals that are small or expensive stones. You can mix and match your gem elixirs to create your perfect blend. This article will be a basic "how to" for creating your elixirs. See this HOW TO article at: http://www.crystalguidance.com/articles/gemelixirs.html
Carnelian, the "Stone of Grounding," shields you from fear and anxiety and encourages a stress-free state of bliss. It is used for clearing energy to bring about a state of peace and euphoria to your soul. (Although Peridot is the customary birth stone for August, this is the alternative one. I think its beautiful & ranges from pale melon to deep red coloring)
Carnelian- helps study, memory, inspiration, speech, laziness, apathy, self-esteem, compassion, courage and personal power. Great for live performers. Reduces thirst, helps digestion, gall bladder, liver, lungs, kidneys, spine, spleen, pancreas, thyroid, appetite, eating disorders, asthma, hay fever, common colds, bronchitis, infections, jaundice and minor cuts and scrapes.