We are all familiar with the red shades of garnet, but green is another color of garnet. In physical healing, green garnet reduces inflammation so is used for arthritis and other joint problems, boils and inflamed wounds. It also helps to detoxify the kidneys and the blood. Green garnet was a favorite of jewelry maker Fabergé who used it in some of his famous eggs.
For emotional healing, green garnet helps us to be open about our feelings and things that are bothering us in a positive way.
The psychic and spiritual uses for green garnet are primarily to protect against evil and dark forces.