Power(s): Healing, Protection, Strength
Garnet comes in a variety of colors ranging from pink to dark red or brown, almost appearing black. It can be found in South Africa, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Myanmar, Scotland,
Switzerland, Tanzania, and the USA (Arizona).
Healing Properties: This stone has long been recognized for its use as an anti-inflammatory and blood-clotting agent. Eases constipation. Purifies, fortifies, and revitalizes bodily systems, especially the blood stream. Physically garnet stimulates your metabolism and regenerated the body, it is strongly connected to the pituitary gland, blood heart, and lungs. Garnet is helpful at purifying, cleansing and elimination that which is in disorder, in the physical, emotional or spiritual bodies.
Keeps wife, mother, and family safe. The color red represents profound love. Provides abundance. Increases intelligence. Encourages education, honor, and change. Helps overcome inferiority complex. Enhances self-esteem. Garnet attracts astral forces, it is a stone of prosperity and abundance, encouraging gratitude and service to others, promotes truthfulness, healing, and understanding. Balances solitude and peace. Facilitates access to the spiritual plane. Nurtures astral travel, clairvoyance. Enhances greater vision, psychic awareness, dreams, and wisdom. Helps deal with death.
Spiritual Properties: Garnet sharpens your perceptions of yourself and other people. It dissolves ingrained behavior patterns that are no longer serving you and helps you let go of obsolete ideas. Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos, opening up the heart and bestowing self-confidence. [Hall] Garnet is also known as a Stone of Commitment – to purpose, to others, and to oneself. Its loving powers reflect the attributes of devotion and understanding. It both monitors and adjusts the flow of energy to provide for a balanced energy field around the physical body and alignment of the emotional and intellectual bodies. [Melody]
1st chakra (root) Opens root chakra while drawing earth energy into the body. Stimulates life-force, boosts sexuality, and fertility. Garnets offer nourishing Earth energy to those who need it and is a very powerful first chakra activator. Given as a gift garnet symbolizes true and never-ending love and devotion. Garnet invokes and releases one’s creative ability and inner fire.