Garnet is a family of silicate of magnesium, iron and aluminum. The name originates from the stone’s resemblance to red pomegranate seeds (malum granatum). Due to its hardness, garnet is used largely in abrasives.
Known as the stone of health, extracting negative energy from the chakras, and transmuting the energy to a beneficial state. Garnet is said to enhance ones internal fire, bringing the creative powers to the stage of implementation.