Agate is a stone of strength. It is protective and grounding. Agate has the ability to balance yin and yang energy, stabilise the aura, build self-confidence and improve concentration. Agate can overcome negativity and bitterness and is useful for any kind of emotional trauma as it has a cleansing effect for both physical and emotional levels. Traditionally Agate has been used as a charm for pregnancy as it is very protective and beneficial for the uterus. Agate is also believed to be especially protective of children. All Agate stones are able to remove blockages from any chakra.
Physically Agate has a cleansing effect on the lymphatic system and the pancreas. It can help to make the blood vessels stronger and is also helpful in dealing with skin disorders. Agate is beneficial for the digestive system, stomach and eyes. It is also effective in helping the uterus return to normal size following childbirth and protecting against a prolapsed uterus.
Mentally and Emotionally Agate is a great stone for relationships as it intensifies love and can eliminate resentment and bitterness. It also negates other negative emotions such as anger, rids internal anxiety and is helpful in dealing with emotional distress. It can stimulate intellect and creativity and promotes rational thought. Agate encourages positive emotions such as courage, emotional strength, stability and security.
Spiritually Agate encourages us to reflect on life experiences which in turn enables us to grow and aids spiritual maturity. Agate is a grounding stone which facilitates balance on all levels and is able to remove blockages from any chakra.
Zodiac Signs: Gemini
Chakra: Dependant on colour