Properties of Garnet, Numerical No. 4, ( Garnet / Gomed represents Uranus / Rahu, the ascending node of the moon )
Garnet are under the catagory of semi – precious stones. Garnet inspires love and devotion. It balance the sex drive and alleviates emotional disharmony. Garnet is a useful crystal to have in crises, It is particularly helpful in situation where there seems to be no way or where life had fragmented or is traumatic. It fortifies, activates and strengthens the survival instinct, bringing courage and hope in to seemingly hopeless situations. Crises is turn in to challenge under garnet influence. It also promoted mutual assistance in times of trouble. Square cut garnets are said to bring success in business matters.
Garnet itself is a family name, Almandine, Andradite, Grossularite, Hessonite, Melanite, Pyrope, Rhodolite, Spessartite and Uvarovite are the name of Garnets.
It’s natural significations include worldly desires, worldly benefits, laziness, gratification, and ignorance. It is by nature unpredictable and creates sudden changes and influences, rigidity and passion. It is similar to Sani or Saturn in its nature and influence
Psycologically, Garnet sharpens your perception. Mentally, Garnet helps you to let go useless, old and obsolete ideas. Emotionally, Garnet removes inhibitions and taboos. It opens up the heart and bestows self – confidence.
According to Indian astrology Garnet Birthstone is used to counter the ill effect of Rahu which causes students to be disinterestedin studies and wife struck with sickness or a restless mind. Research has found in all these situations Garnet helps.
In the human physiology, Rahu corresponds to the head of the caudate. The caudate is involved in the control of the saccadic eye movements (the abrupt short shifts of focus in the eyes). The caudate influences memory in relation to orientation in space. The caudate is responsible for our ability to change behavior patterns. It is used to counter the ill effect
Garnet helps the wearer with regard to professional development. Garnet aids in improvement of finance, health and happiness and it deters enemies from hatching plots against the wearer. Garnet is highly recommended for those involved in active politics. Those who are undergoing the mahdasa of Rahu shall also wear the Garnet. Garnet bestow financial prosperity and leads to gradual accumulation of wealth. It is good for those suffering from allergies, skin disorder, piles, epilepsy, infection of eyes, cold, sinus infection, fatigue, insomnia, Blood Pressure.