Garnet is a stone of love, romance, and commitment. Said to bring devotion in love. Also considered a stone for material abundance and success in business. Soldiers used to carry Garnet to protect against death and injury, and doctors in ancient days would place Garnet inside wounds to stop bleeding. Garnet is said to alleviate depression and bring gentle healing. Physically, Garnet is said to be a powerful purifier of blood, that stimulates metabolism and the pituitary gland. Garnet is a protective stone that brings healing, strength, and love. Associated with the element of Fire, and planet Mars.