Agate is a fascinating gemstone with a long and illustrious history that stretches back to the Ancient Babylonians, Greeks and Romans. It was named after the Achates River on the Mediterranean island of Sicily during the 4th Century BC and comes in every color of the rainbow, so the green we use is just one version!
From the very beginning it was appreciated as much for its spiritual power as its outstanding beauty with early cultures detecting its low frequency energy vibration and recognizing its grounding and stabilizing influence.
- Safety at sea
- Love and Security
- Courage and Strength
Physically, Agate is a very versatile gemstone healer. Linked to its mental benefits, Agate is great for headaches and migraines. It will relieve all sorts of aches and pains all over the body, muscles, joints and bones all receiving a boost.
Mothers-to-be will benefit from the vitality and energy imparted by this crystal and following birth it will help with milk production and post partum depression.
All colors of Agate can help but certain ailments can be addressed by particular colors. For example the blue or lilac Agates are especially helpful for sore throats or swollen glands, green Agate can act as an anti-inflammatory and will help fight off colds and fevers, while the red or orange Agates can treat poor circulation and digestive issues.