Garnet - Discover how you can use it for yourself…
Birthstone for the Month of January
Garnet Properties and Meanings
The name “garnet” comes from the Latin word “Garanatus,” meaning “seedlike,” in reference to a pomegranate. This reference makes sense as small garnets look like the bright red seeds you find inside in a pomegranate.
Garnet is a gem group that occurs in over twenty varieties. Of these varieties, six main types are used as gems. These are pyrope, almandite, spessartite, grossularite, andradite and uvarovite.
Where are they found?
It has been used to reduce body toxins, purify vital organs and blood.
Garnet is considered a lucky stone, for love, success, and for business relationships.
It helps you let go of old behavior patterns and boosts self-confidence.
Garnet regenerates the body, stimulating metabolism.
It treats spinal and cellular disorders, purifies the blood, heart and lungs, and regenerates DNA.
Garnet can alleviate acne.
Placed under a pillow, Garnet is reputed to alleviate bad dreams.
Medicine men used it to cure mental depression.
Square cut garnets are particularly useful in bringing success in business matters.
Use Garnet to increase your positivity and popularity, thus enhancing your personal self-esteem.
Garnet can prevent fears of insecurity and even money losses.
Garnet has even been credited with aiding widows in finding a new husband. After mourning for too long, Garnet helps to regain the spirit, calming sadness and emotional pain, helping those who have gone through great despair get back on their feet and become seductive again. Perhaps the same could be true for widowers as well