"Stone of Commitment." Garnet can assist with changing old behaviors and moving past obsolete ideas, as supported by garnet meaning. Inhibitions and taboos are released to bolster self-confidence and open the heart to new possibilities, in keeping with garnet stone meaning. Garnet healing properties help to control energy flow for a better balance of the physical, emotional and intellectual elements, in keeping with garnet meaning. Red garnet gemstones are especially useful for psychic protection in the realm of spiritual healing.