Garnet is a stone of regeneration. Garnet can boost the energy, while bringing order and stability to chaos. Garnet has been used to release bad karma. It is a stone of positive and can help one suffering with depression. Garnet is also used to overcome crisis and trauma. It is used to bring one away from a sense of helplessness or victimization, while imparting courage. It is used to assist in diminishing or eliminating abandonment issues. Because of this, it can reduce or eliminate conscious or unconscious self-sabotage. It is said to enhance emotions in a positive way, and also be calming. Garnet is said to be a stone of protecting against and success with lawsuits. As a root chakra stone, garnet is excellent for manifestation. It is used to ground one's dreams in reality, bringing abundance, prosperity, and realization of those dreams. Garnet can be used to assist with success in one's career, helping build one's self-confidence, bringing inspiration and creativity. It can also make clear what is one's life purpose. Many people believe garnet can connect you to your past lives.