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Hessonite (Gomed)

Gomed Gemstone

Hessonite 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 a 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.

Wearing a Genuine GOMED at the time of Mahadasha or Antardasha of “ RAHU ” helps in a native to get rid of the tribulations caused by the malefic “RAHU” Gomed is a Gemstone is also very much recommended to  Reduce troubles from enemies, Gomed is said to have powers to weaken the Hidden enemies, and disputes or court Cases .

Hessonite provides professional progress and enhances one's social & financial status. It helps improve the health of the wearer and cures ailments like epilepsy, allergies, infections of the eye & sinus, haemorrhoids and palpitation of the heart. To bring peace and happiness in the marital life, both husband and wife should wear a Hessonite stone to boost love, harmony and peace.

Rahu is the ascending node of the moon. It's natural significations include worldly desires, worldly benefits, It is by nature unpredictable and creates sudden changes and influences, rigidity and passion.

It is similar to Sani or Saturn in its nature and influence. Traditionally, rahu is known as the "head of the dragon".


Properties of Gomed( Hessonite ) Gemstone.

Hessonite or Gomed are one of the  types of garnets Stones. It originates from a calcium aluminium silicate.The Hessonite garnet also known as Gomed is also called the Cinnamon stone .

The chemical composition is Calcium Aluminium Silicate.

The chemical formula is Ca3AI2(Si04)3 .

Gomed  has hardness of 7.25.

Gomed  has a specific Gravity of 3.65.