Hessonite is a deep brown or honey-colored, semi-precious gemstone from the grossular Garnet mineral family. It is worn to overcome the negative effects of Rahu as well as to gain power, wealth, and success in public careers, jobs, and businesses.
essonite or Gomed (Hindi) is a honey-colored Calcium Aluminium Silicate having an important place in the Hindu scriptures. This stone is believed to be ruled by the Vedic planet ‘Rahu’. Hessonite gets its name from the Greek word ‘Hesson’ which stands for inferior’. It is named so because ‘Rahu’ or sometimes ‘Dragon-head’ in Western Astrology, is a malefic planet. This gemstone gives a rating from 7 to 7.5 on the Moh’s scale of hardness.