Garnet is an Illuminator of shadow places and shadow souls. It is a great stone for depression, bringing joy and hope to its user.
It is said to bring strength, willpower and courage to a situation, helping you break through fears.
It will effectively kick you up the bum, bringing ideas and motivation to dreams or projects that have fallen by the wayside helping you re-light the fire and passion within you so they can be carried out.
Garnet helps soothe anger, especially self criticism and soothes jealousy by encouraging inner confidence.
It is thought to cleanse chakras of negative energies and re-energize them.
Sexually, Garnet can be used to balance the Sacral Chakra and increase flagging libido, it inspires passion and love, loyalty and devotion. This is a gorgeous stone for enhancing loving and sexual relationships, keep a piece under your pillow every now and then to help add some fire to the bedroom.
A stone of commitment, Garnet encourages, supports and inspires personal relationships of all kinds, not just romantic ones.