There are two substitute of hessonite garnet: Orange zircon and Spessartite. Hessonite Garnet or you can say “Gomed” is a Precious reddish- brown colored Gemstone of Rahu Planet. The hardness of gomed in 7 on mohs scale. Whenever a horoscope rahu planet gives malefic effects, it is suggested to wear hessonite garnet.
There are many benefits of wearing hessonite garnet like it can remove the delay you are facing in your career, life and marriage. Other effects that can be seen after wearing a hessonite garnet cures many of the health diseases because a wrongly placed Rahu gives many negative effects on health. Mostly hessonite garnet and substitute of hessonite garnets are worn in a white metal like silver and platinum, and also they are worn on Saturday.
Orange Zircon: First substitute of hessonite garnet
Natural orange zircon is a substitute of hessonite garnet; it is a durable stone and easily available in many different colours. The hardness of Zircon is 7. Different varieties of zircon are substitute of different precious stone. So, the orange zircon is a substitute for hessonite garnet. It has all the same properties like hessonite garnet. The benefits of wearing orange zircon as a substitute of hessonite garnet can help you to strengthen rahu in horoscopes, protect from its ill effects, cure health disease, and give relief from mental stress.
These zircons mostly come from Sri Lanka and East Africa. Zircon stones are used in color therapy, because their shiny color and luster effects on problems. But this Zircon is not a cubic zirconia. Many people think that natural zircon and cubic zirconia are the same but they are different. Cubic Zirconia is a man made artificial stone and natural zircon naturally originated from earth. For astrology, only natural zircon is preferred.
Spessartite: Another substitute of hessonite garnet
Spessartite or spessartine is one of the good substitutes of hessonite garnet. Hardness of spessartine stone in between 6.5 to 7.5. It looks similar like garnet and also belongs to the garnet family. It is rarer than hessonite garnet and valuable too. Spessartite has orange colour, good lustre and high transparency due to which it is very high in demand.
It is an effective stone for boosting confidence, increasing strength and curing health disease. It is also effective in color therapy, as its colors give relief from relaxation to its wearer. You can replace hessonite garnet by using spessartite as a substitute of hessonite garnet, all the properties of hessonite and spessartite are the same, and their ruling planet, their wearing method, energizing method and other properties are same. Spessartite is also known as Mandarin garnet due to its color. It is originated in Tanzania, China, and Pakistan.