Grossularite is a kind of garnet and metaphysically is known as the "Stone Of Health".
It is used for emotional purposes in grounding, calming and soothing the body. It can withdraw negative energy from a person and distribute it in a positive manner.
Grossular Garnet exemplifies hope, empowerment, and all things nurturing from Mother Earth. In shades as varied as a magnificent sunrise, to the lush and verdant greens of growth and renewal, it is a stone of prosperity and abundance; encouraging gratitude and service to others.
Grossular Garnet is a calcium aluminum silicate, and ranges in color from light to dark yellow, gold, orange, scarlet and red, with the more popular shades being green. Its name is derived from the latin word for gooseberries, because of the light-green similarity of colors to the berries. [Simmons, 166]
As a potent prosperity stone, Grossular Garnet is healing of all limitations on the physical level, in health or wealth. Green Garnet carries an especially regenerative energy, and is excellent for those who’ve had money problems and wish to reform. [Ahsian, 167] As a stone of strength, Grossular Garnet will benefit new business ventures, promoting growth and warm client contact. [Eason, 140] It strengthens stability in lawsuits and challenges, transforming lower forms of response and reaction to loving forms of reply. [Melody, 303]
Grossular Garnet enhances relaxation and going with the flow, and inspires service and cooperation. [Hall, 138] It also injects some romance and fun into an over-practical life, boosting passion and energy in a love weighed down by worry. [Eason, 140]