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Astrological Benefits of Garnet

Published on Dec 12, 2013

Gemstone Garnet
Other Names Tamara
Birthstone January
Hardness on Moh’s Scale 6.5- 7.5
Specific Gravity 3.1- 4.3
Luster Vitreous
Category Mineral Silicate
Mineral Silicate Fire
Metal to Wear in Silver
Colors Yellow, Red, Orange, Blue, Green, Brown, Purple, Pink, Black, colorless
Planet Mars
Origin Africa, Madagascar, Kenya, Thailand, USA, Sri Lanka, Spain, Namibia, India, Canada, Brazil, Czech Republic.

What is Garnet?

Garnet is a name given to some closely related Silicate minerals. This is the oldest stone which is used since Bronze Age. It has varied colors and varieties having similar properties but different chemical composition. Garnet got its name from Latin word Granatus which means ‘Seed’. This name was given to it due to the appearance of Garnet which closely resembles a Pomegranate seed. Garnets are the semi precious gemstones, mostly famous as healing crystals.[ Click To Know: Garnet Stone Properties ]

Brown Garnet - 1.98 carats

These ancient gems were used as talisman by the Egyptians since ages and were considered to be a protective stone acting as a shield against all things evil. While Almandine is the commonly used type of garnet, Rhodolite is another variety recognized widely in gem trade. Deep red color of these gem varieties is often referred to as Garnet. Green Demantoid variety of Garnets is believed to be the rarest and most valuable amongst all. The other varieties include Spessartite, Grossular, Tsavorite, Uvavorite, Pyrope, Topazolite, Carbuncle, and Hessonite.

Astrological benefits of Garnet :

  • Garnets bring balance in life and eliminate all the negativities from the mind.
  • As these gemstones are available in different varieties, each of them relates to different Chakras in body. Generally, Garnets are associated with root chakra which is the life force in our body. or Green Garnet has impact on Heart chakra while Hessonite works on Sahashara Chakra. It can Demantoid stimulate probably all chakras from base to crown.
  • It is said to enhance the composure, strength, contemplation, and generosity in the wearer. It also fosters better relationships especially the friendships.
  • This stone is considered best for the frequent travelers to ensure a safe journey.
  • It is highly beneficial for the businessmen. To bring immense success to your business, it is ideal to keep 3-4 garnet in the cash box.
  • It is also a great mind reliever that reduces mental stress and depression. It induces imagination and self confidence in the wearer.
  • Due to its healing properties, it increases blood circulation and level of hemoglobin in body. It reduces inflammation and chances of hemorrhaging. Also, it cures bone injuries and regulates the functioning of spleen, lungs, and heart.
  • Garnet Gemstone possesses vast power of attraction. It attracts the attention of others and is beneficial for those making a fresh start in business or any other aspect of life.
  • They are the perfect choice to bring your dreams to life as they enhance your energy and stability.

These are the astrological benefits of Garnet gemstone which is also quite popularly used for making exquisite jewelry items since ancient times.

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