Astrological Signs of Leo, Virgo, Capricorn, & Aquarius
GARNET crystallizes in the form of dodecahedreal and trapezohedral crystals, combinations of dodecahedral/trapezohedral crystals, masses, granules, and plate-like layers.
Garnet is a “stone of health”, extracting negative energy from the chakras, and transmuting the energy to the beneficial state.
It is said to have been one of the stones used in the breastplate of the high priest.
It has been used as a sacred stone by the Native American Indians, the South American Indians, the Aztecs, the African tribal elders and they Mayans. It acts with speed due to the flash of lightening contained within, helping one to change ones world by producing both expansiveness in awareness and manifestation. It enhances ones internal fire, bringing the creative powers to the stage of implementation. It allows one to recognize inherent responsibility with respect to personal freedom and patience, inciting personal magnetism and cooperation in instances of change.
It has also been known as a “stone of commitment” – to purpose, to others, and to oneself. The loving powers of garnet tend to reflect the attributes of devotion, bringing the love of others to expressions of warmth and understanding. It is quite helpful in moods of abandonment, allowing one to realize that surrender to discontinuity brings freshness to ones life.
The garnet balances and stimulates the development and movement of the Kundalini. It stimulates from both the base and crown chakras to provide for free flow of movement, via the spinal column and the inner pathway of light, helping to distribute the appropriate amount of energy to each portion of the body. It provides for a stable connection between the physical and ethereal nervous systems, energizing the total system to vitality. It etherically controls and dispenses the amount of energy that is best for the system. It also allows one to flow with the energies available.
It both monitors and adjusts the flow of energy, providing for a balanced energy field around the physical body and aligning the emotional and intellectual bodies with the perfection of “All That Is”.
The energies of the garnet help to amplify the functions fo the emotional and intellectual regeneration and the processes therein; in order to achieve the integration of experiences and the acceptance of emotions, with the subsequent renewal of the aspects of self-discovery, one must re-affirm the direction of inherent thoughts and feelings.
The individual effort to alter ones state of mind and emotions, through the self adjustment of personal dissonance, in order to regain integration and/or balance, can be promoted via working with, and identifying through, the garnet. The garnet provides a protective influence and a calming stable vitality during use.
Star garnet additionally promotes connection to the other worlds, helps one to remember dreams, and helps one toward success. It is also a “stone of majesty”, allowing for rightness in will and providing support in action. It can produce flashes of insight to assist in guiding one to “right” and honorable endeavors. it also brings counsel to assist one in “hitting the target”, expediting the state of victory to ones endeavors.
This mineral produces an energy which is predisposed to discourage chaotic, disruptive, and disorganized growth. It emits an energy which can be used to stabilize and to produce order within the mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual systems. It can be used to bring order to chaos.
It provides for purification, cleansing, and elimination of that which is in disorder. It can be used to dispel disorders at commencement of the symptoms.
It is also an excellent stone for treating disorders of the spine and spinal fluid, bone, cellular structure and composition, heart, lungs, and blood. It has been used in the treatment to equilibriate sexual energies and to enhance the assimilation of iodine, calcium, magnesium, and vitamins A,D, and E. It can help to both repair and prevent damage to RNA/DNA structures. It can be helpful in all conditions requiring regenerative forces.
Vibrates to the number 2
Chakra Activated (1st)
Bibliography: Melody, Love Is In The Earth – Earth Love Publishing House, 1997