Garnet energizes, cleanses, and revitalizes. By balancing the sex drive and alleviating energetic disharmonies in the boy, garnet can inspire love and devotion. This crystal is good to have around in times of crisis because it strengthens the survival instinct, amd promotes courage and hope. It has a strong link to the pituitary gland which can stimulate expanded awareness. This stone can also serve you by sharpen perceptions of yourself and other people, dissolving behavioral patterns which do not serve you, and let go of inhibitions of taboos. Therefore, Garnet opens the heart and mind.