Hessonite Garnet polished Crystal is also called the Cinnamon Stone. It can bring success, good fortune and longevity. Hessonite Garnet is a travelers and protection stone. Hessonite garnet crystal is also known to be powerful talismans, dispelling evil spirits. Garnet has often been used to lift depression and to rid people of bad dreams. It also is good for inferiority complex, new challenges, courage, meditation and negativity. Hessonite garnet is said to encourage romance, love and passion.Metaphysical healing lore says that garnets help alleviate arthritis, flatulence, colic, varicose veins, backache, lymphatic system, detox, liver disorders and help prevent hemorrhages.
Hessonite is a gem quality variety of grossularite -grossular garnet. While most varieties of grossularite are green, hessonite is known for its honey-yellow to brown-red cinnamon color. Hessonite can be easily identified from other garnets by its distinctive color and the presence of manganese.
Hessonite is mostly from Sri Lanka, but it is also found in Brazil, India, Canada, Madagascar, Burma, Tanzania and California.
The astrological signs for Hessonite Garnet are Aquarius, Aries, Leo and Capricorn. Hessonite is associated with the sacral and solar plexus chakras.
Garnet is primarily associated with the root chakra, however depending upon its color, it can also be useful for opening up other chakras as well.
approx size .75 to 1 inch