Astrological Benefits of Hessonite ( Gomed ) Stone

Hessonite or Gomed (Hindi) is a honey colored Calcium Aluminium Silicate having an important place in the Hindu scriptures. This stone is believed to be ruled by the Vedic planet ‘Rahu’. Hessonite gets its name from a Greek word 'Hesson' which stands for inferior'. It is named so because 'Rahu' or sometimes 'Dragon-head' in Western Astrology, is a malefic planet. This gemstone gives a rating from 7 to 7.5 on the Moh’s scale of hardness.

Gemstone Hessonite
Other Names Gomed (Hindi)
Moh’s Scale 7-7.5
Category Nesosilicate
Nesosilicate 'Rahu' according to Vedic Astrology
Origin Sri Lanka , Africa, India


  • The uniform cow urine colored Gomed neutralizes the evil effect of Vedic planet Rahu and protects the wearer from the negative vibes & energies.
  • It calms the mind of the wearer and relieves him/her from depression, deep seated anxieties and mental problems.
  • Gomed helps to boost concentration, focus and gives clear direction to help achieve goals. Therefore, it is quite beneficial for students and people who are working in the field of research.
  • Hessonite provides professional progress and enhances one's social & financial status
  • It helps improve the health of the wearer and cures ailments like epilepsy, allergies, infections of the eye & sinus, haemorrhoids and palpitation of the heart.
  • It also helps in healing diseases like cancer, varicose veins, boils, leprosy, clumsiness, intestinal issues, fatigue, blood pressure and fatigue
  • A Hessonite brings to its wearer the five fruits of life: Meditation (Dhyaana), Financial Prosperity (Artha), Righteous living (Dharma), Pleasures of the body (Kama) and Salvation/Nirvana (Moksha).
  • To bring peace and happiness in the marital life, both husband and wife should wear a Hessonite stone to boost love, harmony and peace.
  • The wearer of a Gomed is not affected by any kind of black magic, is always ahead of his/her enemies and always emerges victorious in times of a competition.
  • Hessonite is very beneficial for people pursuing public speaking, as it enhances the wearer's influence over large crowds
  • People into computer jobs, politics, government services, lawyers and scientists are benefited with the magical powers of this stone.


A Gomed or Hessonite Stone is ruled by Rahu and hence has its magical effects over the wearer. One can wear this gemstone in his/her middle finger as it represents the planet Saturn or Shani Dev and also Rahu portrays similar effects. In addition to this, a Gomed can be worn as a ring and as a talisman (touching the thymus) to avail its benefit over time.


The Hindu scriptures define Gomed to be linked and ruled by Rahu and suitable to be worn by the people with an Aquarius Zodiac sign. Also, Hessonite in referred as the birthstone of January.

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Dear Kalyan,
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posted on Nov 27,2019
Birth date - 07/09/53
Time - 11:38 pm

Kalyan Basu

posted on Nov 26,2019
Dear Rakesh,

Thank you for raising your concern and sharing your birth details with us. We have highly qualified and learned astrologers who will definitely help you in the best way possible. Please note that Gomed (Hessonite) is related to Rahu, and is only suggested according to its Dasha and Planetary Position.
According to your birth chart, Gomed (Hessonite) is not recommended. After carefully studying your chart, our astrologers suggest that Iollite (Neeli) and Emerald (Panna) gemstones will be highly beneficial for you.
I hope that your queries are met satisfactorily. For any further information, you can also get in touch with us on +91 11 4084 4599 or mail us at support@gempundit.com. You can also avail our FREE GEMSTONE RECOMMENDATION service.
We wish you good luck for now and days to come.

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posted on Aug 13,2019
Can i wear gomed ( hessonite )?
DOB : 04/07/1979
TIME : 05:45 AM


posted on Aug 10,2019
Dear Koyel,

Thank you for sharing your query with us. We will definitely do our best to help you.
As per your birth chart, our learned astrologers recommend Emerald (Panna) and Blue Sapphire (Neelam) gemstones for your professional and career growth.
Also, you are wearing Neelam and Gomed currently. Please note that according to the information procured from your birth chart, our astrologers suggest that you should not wear Gomed and Neelam together.

To get more detailed information about your specific career goal, you can avail our ASTROLOGER CONSULTATION service at https://www.gempundit.com/astro-consultation-1.
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We wish you good luck for now and the years to come.
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posted on Jul 26,2019
My d, o. b 2, 12, 1992. 4, 15 pm Wednesday. Birth place uluberiya bengal india. When I will get a government service. I Ware nilam stone and gomed stone. 

koyel Dhawa

posted on Jul 22,2019
Dear Ravindra,
Thank you for showing interest in GemPundit. According to your given details, your birth chart suggests you wear an Emerald gemstone (8+carats) to gain professional success. However, to discuss your chart in detail and to know the planetary influences in your life, you can talk to our expert astrologer. To talk to one of them, call 011 4084 4599. you can also drop a mail on the given link: support@gmail.com.

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posted on Apr 06,2019
Hi.. My bdate is 13/05/1984 birth time is 12.41pm afternoon Sunday... Pls suggest me which stone I should wear..I m Doctor...Also for my professional Benefit.. To increase the patient... N earning Money... Pls suggest...

रविंद्र भिमराव राव्हटे

posted on Apr 04,2019
Hi Pallavi,
Thank you for your precious time and effort.
Hessonite (Gomed) is an astrological gemstone to combat the evil effects of the shadow planet-Rahu. To check if the mentioned stone suits you or not, we would require some of your basic details (Date of Birth, Place of Birth & Birth Time). Request you to kindly mail them at the given email Id: support@gempundit.com.
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We wish you all the best, for now, and times to come.

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posted on Mar 22,2019
Please tell me is hassonite...gomed suitable for me.

Pallavi Joshi

posted on Mar 19,2019
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