Garnet is believed to be connected with the root chakra and it is said to assist in feeling grounded, secure and safe.
Working with Garnet consistently is believed to reignite one's passions and motivate one to focus on the things that bring them joy, pleasure and happiness. This arouses the chi, or life force, within the physical body.
The flow of life force energy through you is known to help rid of negative emotions in the body. It will stabilize the mind, and keep you connected to the present.