Gomed / Hessonite Gemstones
Gomed is the Indian name for the Gemstone Hessonite. Hessonite is a garnet derivative – it originates from a calcium aluminium silicate. Hessonite Gemstones is usually reddish orange or yellow orange. It's frequently referred to as the 'rahu ratna' in India – because of its long standing association with the Vedic planet Rahu – a lunar node of intersection between the sun and the moon. The gemstone takes its chemical composition from grossularite.
Limestone deposits all over the world are the usual sources of hessonite. A lot of interesting gemstones discovered and used throughout history have been confused with hessonite, and its associated garnet gemstones – tsavorite, pyrope and uvarovite.
Properties and healing powers of Gomed Gemstones
Rahu is a powerful element in a person's mental and spiritual equilibrium. Misalignment of rahu can create mental inequalities, argumentative and insecure personality and marital discord.
The Gomed Gemstones, when studded into rings or necklaces or bracelets as a part of jewlery, can unblock the Sahashara Chakra which Rahu affects. It removes depression, skin and mental problems. It also reduces hair fall. The gemstone can also energize a person into thinking new ideas, and re-inventing a more refreshing way of life.
Before you buy your Hessonite Gemstones:
Indian Name: Gomed
Cosmic Color: Ultra-Violet
Chakra: Sahashara chakra
Brazil, India and Sri Lanka are the chief sources of Hessonite Gemstones production in the world.
How to care for your Gomed Gemstone
Hessonite Gemstone might routinely carry negative energies, and the stone or ring can be detoxified by dipping it in water overnight.
Gomed Gemstone will also get corroded if ammonia or vinegar are used to clean it.