CHAKRA(S): Root and Heart
CHARACTERISTICS: Self-respect, courage, manifestation
ELEMENT: Earth and Fire
SCIENTIFIC: Hessonite Garnet is a form of Tsavorite and a variety of Grossular Garnet. Hessonite Garnet crystallizes in the same form as Grossular Garnet. Hessonite Garnet is a calcium aluminum silicate. Hessonite Garnet forms dodecahedral crystals primarily in metamorphosed limestone rocks. Hessonite Garnet’s hardness is rated at 6.5 to 7 on the Moh’s scale of mineral hardness. Hessonite Garnet color ranges from cinnamon, brownish orange to yellow due to manganese and iron inclusions. Hessonite Garnet has been called the “cinnamon stone” due to its coloration. Hessonite Garnet is transparent to translucent with a vitreous luster. Hessonite Garnet is found in South Africa, Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, Canada, Madagascar, Tanzania, Mexico, Scotland, Italy, Australia and the United States.
ATTRIBUTES: Hessonite Garnet fosters self-respect and helps to eliminate feelings of inferiority and guilt and provides courage to continue with personal endeavors. Hessonite Garnet helps those who are dedicated to service as it activates and supports qualities of directness and good will. Hessonite Garnet encourages one to seek new challenges and seize opportunities especially involving travel both on this Earth plan and astral realms. Hessonite Garnet is a useful crystal tool for meditation and manifestation. Hessonite Garnet opens intuition and metaphysical abilities.
HEALING: Hessonite Garnet may help to ameliorate disorders of the olfactory system. Hessonite Garnet may also be used as a blood cleanser and to clear the environment of negative influences which may be detrimental to achieving a healthy state of being. Hessonite Garnet may assist with regulating hormonal production and support healing in situations of infertility and impotence. Hessonite Garnet may also help with the regeneration of DNA and the assimilation of minerals and vitamins.
SUGGESTIONS FOR USE:
Hessonite Garnet is a helpful crystal tool for those who astral travel as it provides protection and guidance to reach your destination.