Hessonite Garnet - (Gomed/गोमेद)

Hessonite Garnet, (known as Gomed/गोमेद in Hindi), is a transparent garnet gemstone. Gomed has a association with the planet Rahu, and It is highly beneficial for people undergoing Rahu Mahadasha.

Hessonite Garnet - (Gomed/गोमेद)

Can I wear Hessonite Garnet (Gomed)? 

Hessonite is the birthstone of Aquarius & Gemini sun sign, and is ruled by Rahu. Anyone having mahadasha of planet Rahu in their birth chart are recommended wearing Gomed, as it has in-numerable spiritual and healing benefits for its wearer. Vedic astrology’s detailed analysis as per horoscope ascendance and birth chart are available here at : +91-9784933600

Procedure/Ritual to Wear Hessonite Garnet Gemstone ?

Day-Time :- It should be worn on the middle finger of right hand on a Saturday between 1:15 PM to 4:30 PM and 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

Metal :- Normally, silver/gold is used for Hessonite Garnet ring, pendant or bracelet. Panch dhatu & astha dhatu can also be used for making rings, pendant or bracelet.

Weight :- Ideally, minimum weight of Hessonite Garnet which should be worn is calculated according to your body weight. (15 – 18 kgs of body weight denotes 1 carat)

How to Wear :- After the ring or pendant is prepared in any metal, the procedure to wear it, should be followed as below:-  
Place the ring in a metal bowl. Add gangaajal, raw cow milk, honey, tulsi leaves and ghee. Recite “Om Bhraam Bhreem Bhraum Sah Rahave Namah” (ऊँ भ्रां भ्रीं भ्रौं स: राहवे नम:) OR “Om Raam Rahve Namah” (ऊँ रां राहवे नम:) and immediately remove the ring, clean it with water and wear it on the working hand middle finger.

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Relax, if you cannot do the Pran pratishtha procedure of the gemstone by yourself, we at MyRatna will do it for you according to the genuine Vedic Scriptures at no cost.

To revitalize the gemstone dip it in salty water for 1 hour in every three months and again wear according to the above mentioned time.

Benefits of Hessonite Garnet/Gomed Gemstone :-

  • Power, Wealth and Success
  • Beneficial Stress, Depression and Nervousness
  • Relaxing in Mental Anxiety
  • Public Relations, Politics, Event Managers
  • Lawsuits

What Will I Gain by Wearing Hessonite Garnet (Gomed)? 

Wearing a good Hessonite Garnet brings wealth, success, position, prestige, happiness, prosperity, good children, praise, fame, and health. It protects against rivalries and enemies. It helps to increase one’s social status and brings respect from others. It helps protect against evil spirits.

Price of Hessonite Garnet(Gomed) (per carat / per ratti)

  • Hessonite Garnet price per carat depends upon Weight (carats/ratti), Treatments and Quality (Cut, Clarity and Color) as well as mines and origin.
  • Natural Hessonite Garnet Stone Price in India is between rupees 500 per carat to rupees 20,000 per carat and above.
  • For Astrological benefits, the quality is dependent mainly upon the clarity of the gemstone and only a little bit on the color/cut.
  • While it is absolutely normal and acceptable, as per the current industry standards, to have some minor inclusions present in a natural gemstone. However, if these inclusions affect the clarity of the crystal then the astrological influence of the gemstone, as well as the price, gets reduced dramatically. 
  • Hessonite Garnet (Gomed) stone prices per carat can be converted into stone price per Ratti by multiplying it by 0.9 (so, Rs 1000/ct = Rs 900/ratti).
NOTE : Prices may vary according to the scope of availability of the rough in nature and market as well as Government Policies.


Quality of Hessonite Gemstone:-

Hessonite stone should have minimum visible inclusions and the color should be uniform and pure. Color of Gomed stone ranges from honey-yellow to deep reddish brown, but the color of fine Gomed stone should resemble the color of Cow’s urine.

Mainly three things (3C’s) are considered while deciding quality of astrological Hessonite Garnet namely Cut Colour and Clarity.

  • Cut:- Cut is normally misunderstood as the shape of the gemstone, but it actually refers to the faces on the gemstone's surface. These cuts allow the light and colour to pass through and shine to the fullest.

According to the latest technological advancement the Science of Symmetry is followed by MyRatna to harness all the natural benefits of the gemstone.

  • Colour:- Hessonite Garnet comes in range of medium to dark brown in color which varies from brown-orange to brownish-yellow. The best chosen color for a perfect astrological Hessonite Garnet is Gomutra(cow's urine) color.
  • Clarity:- “Eye Clean” Hessonite Garnet is considered as a good choice which means the gemstone is completely clear to the naked eye. Natural gemstone can't be free of inclusions(oily/streak/heatwave effect/yellow fibres/veil like) which mean crystal & feathers are typically discovered in Hessonite Garnet(Gomed). Only man made synthetic stones are flawless.


Hessonite Garnet Stone Product Specifications :-

Hessonite Garnet (Gomed/Gomedhaka/Cinnamon stone) is a variety of Glossular Garnet. The distinguishing characteristic of Hessonite Garnet is color. Garnet Gemstone is used for making jewellery as well as astrological purpose.

Hessonite Garnet Product Properties :-

Chemical composition :- Calcium Aluminium Silicate Ca3Al2(SiO4)3 

Crystal Habit :- Dodecahedral

Hardness :-7.25 on Moh’s scale 

Specific Gravity :- 3.65

Refractive Index :- 1.742 to 1.748

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Which Hessonite Garnet should I buy?

Ideally, the weight of Hessonite Garnet stone should be 1/12th carat of your body weight. The gemstone should have natural inclusions, with even and uniform color. It should be natural without any chemical treatment.