Agate Healing Properties
♥ Love ♥ Abundance ♥ Wealth ♥ Good luck ♥ Longevity ♥ Acceptance ♥ Courage and strength ♥ Protection, security and safety ♥ Balance ♥ Harmony ♥ Generosity ♥ Appreciation of nature
A natural form of silicon dioxide, Agate is a variety of Chalcedony.
Agate is an excellent stone for rebalancing and harmonising body, mind and spirit. It cleanses and stabilises the aura, eliminating and transforming negativity. Agate enhances mental function, improving concentration, perception and analytical abilities. It soothes and calms, healing inner anger or tension and creates a sense of security and safety.
Agate heals the eyes, stomach and uterus; cleanses the lymphatic system and the pancreas; strengthens blood vessels and heals skin disorders.
In addition to the generic healing properties of Agate, specific colours and types have additional attributes:
Chakra - Crown Chakra
Planet – Pluto
Element – Air, Fire
Origin - Botswana
Typical colours - purplish-grey
Botswana Agate is beneficial to smokers and those wanting to quit smoking. It helps you to look for solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Helps to explore unknown territory and your own creativity. Botswana Agate aids in seeing the bigger picture. Releases repression. It helps the body to assimilate oxygen. Aids depression.
Brazilian Agate brings about an emotional, physical and intellectual balance. It aids in centring and stabilising physical energy. Brazilian Agate harmonises yin and yang. It is a soothing and calming stone which works slowly but brings great strength. It can bring hidden information to light.
Bulls Eye Agate
Zodiac - Libra
Planet - Moon
Typical colours - black and white rings (or bands)
Bulls Eye Agate (also known as Orbicular Agate) has long been thought to ward off the evil-eye or curses. It helps the survival instinct, eliminating fear and helping to improve one's chances for survival in dangerous situations. It stimulates the quality of grace in physical movements and actions. Bulls Eye Agate balances the chakras and stimulates an awareness and fulfilment of well-being. It treats disorders of the reproductive system. Aids in the treatment of growths and stimulates regenerative properties.
Chakra - Crown Chakra
White Agate is “The ultimate pregnancy stone”. It helps to protect mother and baby from harm, soothes labour pains, eases morning sickness, ensures a healthy milk flow for the baby.
Descriptions of the healing properties of gemstones are from the following sources:
- "Love is in the Earth : A Kaleidoscope of Crystals" by Melody (I highly recommend this book);
- "The Crystal Bible Volume 1: Godsfield Bibles: A Definitive Guide to Crystals" by Judy Hall (I highly recommend this book);
- My own experiences and observations of gemstones.