Metaphysical and Healing Properties of Garnet
Garnet is a stone of regeneration and stability. It is said to bring positive thoughts and be excellent for manifestation and bringing abundance. Garnet can boost the entire system's energy and remove negative energy from the chakras. It is said to be stabilizing in that it can bring order to chaos whether internal or external. It discourages disorganized growth, and brings inner strength. It is said also assist mystically with success in one's career and building one's self-confidence and creativity. It is also a protective energy stone which is especially effective for protection from evil, during travel, and from wounds.
Garnet has been used to release bad karma, and to encourage movement of the kundalini is an orderly manner. It has also been used to assist in diminishing or eliminating abandonment issues. Garnet is a stone of romantic love and passion which is used in metaphysics to enhance sensuality, sexuality, and intimacy in a balanced way. It is also considered a stone of increasing truth, commitment, and faith. It is said to enhance emotions in a positive way, and also be quite calming.
Garnets are used to reduce and eliminate self-sabotage whether conscious or unconscious. Garnet has been used a great deal for gentle spiritual healing, and is used to enhance intuition.
Garnet is sometimes called a "stone of health" and lore says that garnet can heal the blood, heart, lungs, spine, bone, cell structure, adrenal glands, acid reflux (GERD), hemhorrage, DNA/RNA, allergies, anemia, skin, reproductive system, physical strength, help assimilate vitamins and minerals, as well as more rapid general healing particularly in areas where regeneration is needed.
Garnet is associated primarily with the root chakra, but also with the heart chakra. It is used to remove negative energy from all the chakras. Various types of garnets have their own properties in addition to those of garnet in general and may be related other chakras as well.