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January Birthstone is Garnet

In medieval times, the stones were thought to cure depression, protect against bad dreams, and heal liver diseases.

Garnets were also worn to enhance bodily strength, and for endurance and vigor. There are many beliefs in the power garnet has for mental health. Garnet’s virtues have been long believed to include passion, true friendship, self-esteem, loyalty, devotion, and truth. Garnet has been believed to be extremely beneficial in the realm of business as well. It’s believed that Garnet causes people to be attracted to the wearer.

The Garnet crystal helps one feel grounded and connected to the present moment.

In Chinese medicine, the Garnet crystal is believed to supports the flow of Chi throughout the body which promotes the flow of strength and connection to one’s self.

In the healing circles, Garnet crystal properties are believed to bring warmth to the system, which improves circulation on a cellular level while warming the heart.

If you're in a relationship, use Garnet crystal properties to deepen your romantic love. If you're single, Garnet is a gem that can be used for enhancing the laws of attraction. It’s said that meditating with Garnets will help discover divine energy that leads to a higher expression of love.

The easiest way to experience the healing properties of Garnet is to wear it as jewelry. The ancient Greeks and Romans used to wear Garnet jewelry as a protective talisman or amulet to shield them from negativity on their spiritual journey. Thousands of years ago, red garnet necklaces adorned the necks of Egypt’s pharaohs, and were entombed with their mummified corpses as prized possessions for the afterlife.

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