Protection, Strength, Courage, Balance, Healing, & Harmony
Agate got its name from the Achates River in Greece.
It is a variety of microcrystalline quartz.
Agate is a stone of strength it was used by the ancients on the breast plates of armour to give warriors strength & make them victorious in battle.
It is thought to give strength physically & in battle.
Agate enhances creativity & strengthens intellect,
making it a good stone for artists & students.
It is also known as a good luck stone & as a stone of harmony
it can balance yin/yang energy.
Historically it was placed in water for cooking or drinking to dispel sickness.
Agate is a very protective stone. It is especially protective for children and works well in items that can be carried around in a pocket. It can be used to protect against harmful spirits.
Agate gives courage & emotional strength, increasing self confidence & dispelling fears. It is very useful at times of self discovery, for it also eases anxiety, stress, feelings of envy & aids acceptance of all things.
When placed on the Solar Plexus Chakra it can help you accept & overcome emotions you want to remove.
Due to it's harmonising qualities it is known to help balance emotional energies, removing & releasing resentments
& so great for healing & improving relationships. It is known as a stone of marital & romantic fidelity.
Agate can cleanse the Aura by removing negative energy. It can strengthen the body & it's connection to the earth.
Agate is used in healing, bringing elements into harmony. It's known to be especially good for tooth & gum issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, insomnia & detoxification.
Agate can remove blockages from any Chakra, but specifically ones of the same colour.
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