Grossular Garnet is a Seeker Transformer Crystal. Seeker Transformers are talismans used when the desire is to find a way to transform a part of one's life to a more desirable state. Seekers are used when we need some help to find a new path, a new approach, or in any quest to gain that which we desire but do not yet possess. When they possess the Earth Power of the Transformer, like Quartz, they form crystals that are excellent for seeking new capabilities that will transform some part of our life. Petrified Wood is a very powerful Transformer material and is very highly recommended for self-improvement efforts.
With its orange to dark brown color. Grossular combines the energy of the pure red ray and the exuberance and joy of the orange in a precious gift of nature. Brown is the color of home, hearth, and nature.
Grossular garnets are one of the natural birthstones of those born in the first month of autumn (September 23–October 21).
Grossular is a garnet. It is one of the traditional birthstones of those born in January.
Grossular Garnet is associated with the First Chakra, the Base Chakra which is located at the base of the spine and radiating through the legs and feet. This is the grounding Chakra and deals with the health of the physical body. When it is out of balance you will feel flighty and physically adrift. This crystal can be used effectively in crystal healing when the Base Chakra is in need of realignment.
As a garnet, Grossular is associated with Aquarius. Wikipedia tells us Aquarius is considered a "masculine", positive (extrovert) sign. It is also considered an air sign and is one of four fixed signs. Aquarius has been traditionally ruled by the planet Saturn, and, since its discovery, Uranus has been considered a modern ruler of this sign. Being the eleventh sign of the zodiac, Aquarius is associated with the astrological 11th house. Individuals born when the Sun was in this sign are considered Aquarius individuals. Under the tropical zodiac, the Sun is in Aquarius roughly from January 20 to February 18.
Grossular garnets utilize Wood energy, the energy of growth, expansion, new beginnings, nourishment, and health. It enhances vitality, brings abundance, and keeps us growing physically. Use to enhance any space used for eating, in the room of a small child, or in a place of your home where you are beginning a new project. Wood energy is traditionally associated with the East and Southeast areas of a home or room. It is associated with the Family and Health area, and the Prosperity and Abundance area.
Melody in Love is in the Earth notes that Grossular Garnet inspires the ideal of service, providing for cooperative effort and ingenuity in maintaining the effort. In the Book of Stones, Robert Simmons reports that Grossular Garnet is powerful for overcoming scarcity-mindedness, money panic and other forms of financial anxiety.