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Gomed Gemstone

The jyotish gemstone highlighting the planet Rahu according to the Indian astrological texts is called the Hessonite or Gomedhaka. The Hessonite Garnet stone is often referred to as 'GOMED' stone in hindi. It generally resembles to the colour of honey possessing light to deep brownish or red colour. The gomed gemstone comprises of the energies of the baleful and the strong planet RAHU and thus it holds significance in Kalyug i.e the present time in which we are living.


The Gomed stone is a very powerful gemstone and has a wide variety of benefits on a physical, emotional and psychological level. The primary benefits of Gomed stones are-

  • Gomed is especially effective gemstone for those who have Kal Sarp Dosha and if it suits to the individual then it bestows with swift and phenomenal solace from Kal Sarpa Dosha and its adverse effects.
  • Blessing with power, wealth and success, Gomed is beneficial for those in politics, public relations, commission trade, event management etc.
  • Wearing a Gomed at the time of Mahadasha or Antardasha of Rahu helps an individual to get rid of the afflictions caused by the malevolent Rahu.
  • Gomed is a splendid gemstone particularly for gastric disorders, sluggish metabolism and rather it endows with health, vitality and vigour.
  • Gomed gemstone accords with victory over the enemies and also helps in overcoming the pessimistic thoughts.
  • The Gomed stone eliminates confusion, provides mental transparency and a soothing disposition from the Rahu periods.
  • The Gomed gemstone obliterates fear complexes and entrusts the individual with self confidence, motivation and the valour to take over anything.


Hessonite or Gomed stone coordinates with Rahu planet which is a menacing planet. So, if this stone is not worn without following all the specific rules and rituals properly then it also carries flaws which are as follows-

  • It is a belief that possessing a Gomed stone with no shine can prove frightful for women.
  • It is also believed that wearing a dull gomed stone may affect the stature or the reputation of a person.
  • If a person wears multicolor gomed stone, then it may lead to health and financial issues for the latter.
  • Wearing a hessonite with dark spot will bring misfortune or uprises the chances of accident for friends and the family.


One should always wear the Gomed gemstone in the most suitable time frame selected according to vedic astrology. Hessonite or Gomed gemstone should be worn on a Saturday in the uniform pattern of Swati, Arudra and Shatbhisha. If these patterns does not occur at the required time and still it is important to wear the Hessonite then you are supposed to wear it on any Shukla Paksha Saturday in the Hora of Saturn. Hessonites must be forged in silver rings or pendants. A penta alloy i.e. an amalgamation of 5 metals is also favourable in some cases and setting Gomed stone in gold must be avoided until and unless it is recommended.


The feasibility of possessing Hessonite gemstone, the jyotish gem of Rahu, is suitable for the individuals to lead them to victory, gain of wealth and the dawn of fortune according to the vedic astrology. So, from astrology perspective Gomed is recommended as-

(Note: We strongly recommend our users to consult an expert astrologer before wearing any gemstone.)

ARIES- An individual should wear Gomed gemstone if Rahu is positioned in the 2nd, 3rd, 10th, or 11th house when Rahu periods are dominant.

TAURUS- An individual should wear the Hessonite gemstone if Rahu sites in the 3rd, 6th, 9th, 10th, or 11th house.

GEMINI- The charts of the individual in which Rahu is positioned in 1st, 6th, 9th or 11th house should wear the the Gomed gemstone after a trial period of 3 days.

CANCER- The horoscopes of the individuals in which Rahu is positioned in 3rd, 10th or 11th house should wear the gomed gemstone after a trial period of 3 days and it should be kept in mind that it is supposed to be worn in Rahu periods but not for the entire life.

LEO- The individuals should wear the Gomed gemstone when Rahu is in 3rd, 6th, 10th or 11th house after a three day trial and it should not be worn life long but only in Rahu periods.

VIRGO- The individuals should wear the Gomed gemstone only when Rahu rests in 1st, 5th, 6th or 10th house.

LIBRA- The horoscopes of the individuals where Rahu is positioned in 1st, 6th or 10th house should wear the Gomed gemstone and horoscopes of the individuals in which Rahu rests in 8th or 12th house should wear the Gomed stone after three days trial.

SCORPIO- When Rahu is positioned in 3rd, 6th, 8th, 10th or 11th house of the individual's charts then gomed stone should be taken into consideration. It should not be worn life long but only during Rahu periods.

SAGITTARIUS- The horoscope of the individuals in which Rahu is posited in 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 10th or 11th house can wear the gomed gemstone.

CAPRICORN- The horoscope of the individuals in which Rahu is positioned in 1st, 6th, 7th, 9th or 11th house can wear the Gomed gemstone with confidence.

AQUARIUS- The horoscope of the individuals in which Rahu is posited in 4th, 5th, 9th or 11th house can wear the Gomed gemstone and individuals who have Rahu in the 12th house can wear the Gomed gemstone after the trial of 3 days.

PISCES- The horoscope of the individuals in which Rahu is positioned in 3rd, 7th, 8th or 11th house can wear the Gomed gemstone after a three day trial.


The chemical composition of Hessonite or Gomed stone is Calcium Aluminium Silicate (Ca3 Al2 {SiO4}3) possessing the specific gravity of 3.65 and the refractive index ranging between 1.742 - 1.748. This gemstone takes its chemical composition from grossularite. The limestone deposits all across the world are the sources of Hessonite.


People who deal or trade in hessonite gemstone can easily identify this stone just on the basis of its appearance (heat-wave effect) and color (orange-red, brownish red, orange-yellow). But 100% confirmation can only be made with the help of specialized gemological instruments like refractometer and spectroscope. However, Hessonite gemstones can be recognized with its heat-wave effect which appears relatively hazy in appearance. For a common person who is not aware of the stone's properties, it is impossible to identify Hessonite just by mere appearance because they would not be able to make out how heat-wave effect patterns.


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