The chief sources of Hessonite (Gomed) are India, Burma and Sri Lanka.
Hessonite is also known as Gomed in India and is Reddish-Brown in colour. It is a gemstone associated with the Planet Rahu (Dragon’s Head). In Vedic astrology, Rahu is called a “Shadow” Planet or invisible, yet it is considered a Planet just the same. It emits Ultraviolet Cosmic rays. It cures diseases related to the stomach causing digestive difficulty or loss of appetite. It also helps in treating disorders of the brain like insanity and in treating insomnia in particular. Being a cause of eclipse, Rahu can cause an increase in darkness in one’s personality, giving rise to desire of criminal