Guide to Healing with Gemstones and Crystals
Meaning of AGATE
"The Stone of Balance"
There are a ba-zillion Agates!
They are found all over the world and each has very
specific qualities, so I will list them individually.
Color: green, red, orange, yellow, browns;
Clear Quartz with green and brown inclusions.
Green: the color of Healing and Hope
Brown: the color of stability and grounding in Earth.
This quartz, belonging to the Chalcedony family, comes
in a wide range of colors and is often variegated and
banded. Agates foster love, abundance, wealth, good
luck, longevity, acceptance, courage, protection, balance,
harmony, generosity, strength, security and appreciation
of nature.Agates are considered Power Stones. The are very
grounding, solid and stable. All Agates have excellent
protective and healing energy, and stimulate analytical
capabilities and precision. If you have to deal with numbers, Excel spread sheets,
charts and accounts, an Agate crystal on your desk will
help you be more precise. Also helps awaken (discover)
your inherent natural talents. Good stone for those
in banking, or who are the treasurer of a club.
helpful to people having a hard time with forgiveness,
and in dealing with letting go of bitterness and
resentments, especially in relationships. (family or
romantic ) .
Stress: Wear Agate when you
are feeling overwhelmed, constricted, pressured,
closed in or suffocated with current responsibilities.
Better yet, enjoy the best of both worlds, and go for
that walk with a nugget of Moss Agate in your pocket, as
it is said to enhance the appreciation of nature.
Strength:In Ancient times, the
forces of the Four Elements were considered the most
powerful forces in the Universe to be reckoned with.
Moss Agate is an Earth Stone, which the ancients
believed were among the most powerful of
medicines. They believed Agates had the ability to
make warriors both strong and victorious in battle.
Courage: What battles do you face today? The need for Courage and Bravery ..in being true to ourselves and what we believe, was not lost when we put down our swords!! On the contrary, the most courageous among us today are those that have the courage to stay the course and keep totheir own inner truth despite the temptations around us.
Give an Agate pendent or bracelet to your teenager.Sometimes its tough to "Just say No".
This stone is helpful when starting new friendships, especially if you tend to come across as an aggressive or forceful person that doesn't usually make a good first impression.
Moss Agate - Due to
its associations with nature, Moss Agate fosters
feelings of expansion, freedom, and space, the same
feelings you experience when you go for a walk along
streams, the beach, or thru the woods. Draws new
friends. Relieves exhaustion and heals problems with the
neck and back. Blood sugar, anorexia/food issues,
lymph nodes. Balances emotions.
Gardening: Because of its
association with Nature and the Earth, Moss Agate is
particularity useful to gardeners. Wear your Agate
necklace, pendant, or bracelet while tending your
garden. Ancient traditions say that placing Agates in
your garden will make you flowers brighter, and
increase the yield in vegetable gardens. Walking
thru the village, you would see Agate nuggets
tied with strings and hanging from branches over the
garden, and larger stones set on the ground. So
if you are of the mind to create a rock garden, makesure to add Agates to your list!
Picture Agate: Gaze
into for meditation. L/Rt. brain balance. Pineal,
Blue Lace: This
stone helps one to reach high spiritual places through
patience and peace. Associated with hope, unity,
cleansing, harmony, protection, optimism, positive
thinking, smooth energy flow, joy, truth, purification
and promptness. Makes us more easygoing.
MEXICAN LACE AGATE is said to lift depression.
PINK LACE AGATE increases friendliness and happiness.
WHITE LACE AGATE attunes us to our highest mind and to the Creator.
BOTSWANA AGATE A
banded agate promoting protection, fertility,
sensuality, sexuality, passion, artistic expression and
Crazy Lace: Aids
with energy lows. Relieves emotional pain. Opens the way
for laughter. Strengthens the heart. Clears energy
blockages. Brings vitality to major organs.
Flame Agate: Provides clarity during periods of transition.
Stimulates awareness. Enhances physical vitality.
Treatment of burns and relieving pain.
Emotional: Improves self-esteem
Helpful in the treatment of
arthritic conditions. Enhances the mending of breaks and
fractures.. Improving physical speed (as in running,
racing, marathons, athletic endeavors. Lungs, blood
vessels, lymphatic system , digestion, anorexia and food
issues, toxins, infections, colds, flu
Suggestions for 12 Step Program Members: - An Eighth Step Stone
Useful during the process of detoxification as it is a
cleansing stone and aids in the elimination of toxins from
8th Step -
Supports us in cleansing ourselves of past and
present resentments and spite that cause bitterness.
Resentments sometimes get in the way of our ability to
become willing to make direct amends whenever possible.
Step Nine -
Agates stimulate our ability to tap into our inner
strength, helping us to build and develop the inner
character and courage to proceed to the action of
- Letting Go: Helpful in letting go of resentments
and anger toward family members for past mistakes.
Cleansing the heart of bitterness and resentments makes
room within to begin to appreciate many things in family
- Independence: Aids in getting back to focusing on yourself, developing
inner strength and standing firm in your own truth.
||Virgo - Elemental
||Nature: Farmers, Florists,
Grocers, Botanists, Forest Rangers, Gardeners,
Landscapers, Warriors: Soldiers, Lawyers,
Newspaper Reporters, Writers , Politicians, Precision: Surgeons,
Architects, Accountants, Laboratory workers, Technicians,
||Agriculture, Crops, Rain,
pollination of plants
more powerful and its effectiveness is enhanced when
combined with Aquamarine.
||Agates foster love,
truthfulness, courage, bravery, strength, abundance,
wealth, good luck, longevity, acceptance, protection,
balance, harmony, generosity, security, persuasiveness,
agreeability, congeniality, compatibility, creativity,
||Archangel Raphael is the
Archangel for those in need of healing, wholeness, and
unity and he is affiliated with the colors green and deep
||Overcomes bitterness of the
heart, inner anger, resentment