Metaphysical Properties and Meanings for Healing Crystals, Gemstones and Tumbled Stones
Agate, Banded: is considered a stone that brings good luck and is a stone with strong protection properties, especially for children, and is very calming and soothing. It creates a sense of safety and security. Agate can harmonize positive and negative forces, alleviate bad dreams and can give courage, energy, strength, and dispel fears, all of which increase self-confidence. It can also lessen feelings of envy by grounding the emotions. It is a stone of harmony, and by bringing the elements of one being into harmony. It greatly enhances healing. Agate also enhances creativity and stimulates the intellect. Agate is an excellent crystal for balancing Yin Yang energy and for balancing the physical, emotional and intellectual bodies with your Etheric energies. It stabilizes your aura, cleansing and smoothing dysfunctional energies, and both transforming and eliminating negativity. It further assists in the precise examination of yourself and of circumstances relevant to your well being. Agate can be used to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision, it provides for perceptiveness in stressful situations. It is also used to produce inspiration from and connectedness with, the entities residing in the spiritual worlds. It has been reported to strengthen the sight, to diminish thirst and to promote marital fidelity. Agate is excellent as a healer for respiratory issues and issues of the teeth and gums. It works with chakras according to stone color. Associated Chakras are Base, Heart, Navel, Sacral, Solar Plexus, Throat and Thymus
Agate, Blue Lace: is a gentle, calming crystal that brings tranquility and a calming of nervousness. In metaphysical lore it is said this crystal aids in a lessening of deep anger. Blue lace agate is known as a stone of communication. Blue Lace agate eases the harsh edge off communication during difficult situations, ease the nervousness of public speaking, and smooth discussions. As with all agates, Blue lace agate is a protective stone and is effective when calling upon angels for protection. Spiritually, blue lace agate assists in reaching higher Spiritual planes and communicating with angels. It can help bring stronger intuition, inner knowing and inspiration that can assist in inner attunement. Blue Lace Agate can assist in releasing the fear of death. It brings peace and enhances self-expression to speak your truth. Carry to soothe, bring peace and calmness. Metaphysical healing lore says Blue Lace Agate has a soothing energy and can be used for inflammations of the throat area. It balances the thyroid glands and helps to calm hyperactivity. It is an excellent stone for children who have difficulty sleeping due to fear.Blue Lace Agate activates the throat chakra and is one of the best stones to open your throat chakra when its natural function has become limited or blocked. Blue lace agate is related to the element of Air. Associated with the Third Eye and Throat chakra. Astrological sign: Gemini, Pisces
Agate, Botswana: is a great crystal for assuaging fears, removing doubt, creating tranquility. It is a tumbled stone that is good for depression and stress. This agate is excellent for anyone connected to fire or smoke. It is beneficial for smokers and those who want to quit smoking. Botswana agate has a mystical property of helping one handle change in a positive way. It is said to gently help one make transitions of any kind in a way that change is not as difficult or painful as could be without it; it is a comforting stone. Carry some botswana agate in your pocket and it can help you to cope with minor changes that life throws at us daily. Botswana Agate can help us with depression and grief. It is said to help us focus on solutions instead of problems, and increases creativity, as well as increasing the power of ones intuition. Botswana agate is noted in crystal healing to be helpful in overcoming addictions and other self-destructive compulsive behavior patterns, as well as dealing with repressed emotional issues. As a success stone, it is said to help one achieve and cope with success. It is also a stone of sensuality. Stimulates the crown chakra bringing energy into the auric fields.
Agate, Crab Fire: is achieved from heat treating carnelian and does not take away from the healing and metaphysical properties. True Fire Agate is very rare and expensive. Crab Fire Agate has all the metaphysical properties of carnelian. This stone grounds and anchors you in the present reality. A stabilizing healing crystal with high energy, it is excellent for restoring vitality and motivation, and for stimulating creativity. It is useful for dramatic pursuits. Crab fire agate has the ability to cleanse other stones. Psychologically, crab fire agate imparts an acceptance of the cycle of life and removes fear of death. It gives courage, promotes positive life choices, dispels apathy, and motivates for success in business and other matters. It is useful for overcoming abuse of any kind. This stone helps you to trust yourself and your perceptions. It gets to the bottom of what makes you tick, overcomes negative conditioning, and encourages steadfastness. Mentally, crab fire agate improves analytic abilities and clarifies perception. It removes extraneous thoughts in meditation and tunes daydreamers into everyday reality. It sharpens concentration. Emotionally, this stone is a powerful protector against envy, rage, and resentment, yours or other peoples. It calms anger and banishes emotional negativity, replacing it with a love of life. Crab fire agate near the front door invokes protection and invites abundance into the home. Crab fire agate warms and energizes and is particularly useful for combating sluggishness and for invigorating the mind and body. Crab Fire Agate has a vibrant rusty orange color with scattered veins of gray to white. Crab Fire Agate has a crackled look. The web-like pattern of white crackles is actually created via heat treatment, which also produces a color enhancement giving them their deep orange and red coloring.
Agate, Fire: Is a stone of courage, protection, and strength. Mystical lore says that it relieves fears, halts gossip and even reflects any threat of harm back to the source. Fire agate can help with spiritual advancement and progression. It promotes and enhances energy, including meditation, ritual, and spiritual healing energies. It also balances masculine-active and feminine-receptive energies. It is also said that it can take the edge off the emotional charge of problems. Fire agate is often used in spells to increase skills in communication in writing and speaking. It can also heighten creative visualization. Metaphysical healing lore professes that fire agate enhances all healing energies, and assists with healing of the circulatory system, lymph system, and intestines. Fire agate dispels fear from the very depths of our inner being and provides a protective shield which reflects any negative energy back to its source so they understand personally their act. Helps us to stay on our path towards enlightenment by dispelling desires that would steer us off track. It encourages us to be the 'best' possible. Its energy provides the impetus to take action and stimulates both progression and advancement. Fire agate is associated primarily with the sacral and root chakras.
Agate, Grape: is also called Grape Chalcedony and is a relatively new find. Although the trade name is Grape Agate, these are actually Botryoidal Purple Chalcedony. Botryoidal means that round tiny sphere shaped crystals that have naturally formed together. Grape agate is a tranquil and gentle stone. It carries the energy of spiritual growth, wisdom, inner inspiration, clarity and purpose. It is used to balance the energy of your body, mind, emotions and spirit. It also alleviates hostility, irritability, melancholy and increases mental stability. Grape Agate assists you in letting down your defences and opening your heart to peaceful cooperation, support during challenging times and encourages trust. Chalcedony facilitates finding your karmic strengths. Grape Agate is great for meditation because it allows for deep and intense levels of meditation in a short period of time. Grape Agate promotes dreams, intuition, inner stability, composure and self confidence. Metaphysical healing lore says that Grape Agate harmonizes brain chemistry, lessens panic attacks, depression, bi-polar or anxiety. It can be beneficial for age related diseases such as Dementia and Alzheimers. It can be used to improve memory function. Grape Chalcedony Agate is a very soothing and comforting crystal. Grape Chalcedony Agate is associated with the Crown Chakra and is a Fire Element Stone.
Agate, Mexican Crazy Lace: is a balancing and protecting stone and is emotionally protective. It helps with the emotion of acceptance. It brings laughter and absorbs emotional pain. Crazy Lace Agate is used to help with decision making by balancing the physical, emotional, and mental so that it is easy to make decisions. This crystal also helps one stay focused. It is also said to ward off the evil eye. Physically it is excellent for increasing stamina and energy, and is good for skin disorders such as acne, eczema, etc., is beneficial for the endocrine system and the heart. A wealth talisman, also has a calming effect, and attracts new friends
Agate, Moss: Brings general abundance, success, and prosperity. This crystal can also help one gain peace with extreme or excessive duties in life and brings self-confidence and higher self-esteem. Moss agate is also a protective stone, as are all agates. This healing crystal can reduce the difficulties associated with overcoming addictive behaviors. Moss agate is associated with the heart chakra, and is a stone of compatibility and friendship. Metaphysical healing lore says that Moss Agate stabilyzes the physical body, bringing circulation, digestion into harmony.It is also believed to help improve circulation, enhance healing of all types, and overcome digestive or intestinal disorders. Sometimes its called the gardeners stone due to its properties of helping ensure a full crop. Moss Agate is associated with the root and heart chakras.
Agate Third Eye, Shiva Eye Agate: has long been believed to provide protection against evil, enhance psychic abilities, intuition, extrasensory perception, imagination and concentration. Agate is excellent for balancing Yin-Yang energy and for balancing of the physical, emotional and intellectual bodies with the Etheric energies. 3rd Eye Agate stabilizes the aura, cleansing and smoothing dysfunctional energies, and both transforming and eliminating negativity. This stone further helps you take a good look at yourself and of circumstances relevant to your well being. Since agate can be used to stimulate analytical capabilities and precision, it provides for perceptiveness in stressful situations and awakens ones inherent talents, especially under pressure. It is also used to produce inspiration from and connectedness with, the entities residing in the spiritual worlds. It has been reported to strengthen the sight and to promote marital fidelity. Agate Eyes also know as Third Eye Agate and Shiva Eye Agate are natural Agate stones with concentric banding of different colors in a circular pattern. These beautiful stones wash up on a riverbank and are carved into the shape of an eye.
Agate, Tree: Brings good luck, abundance and wealth into all areas of your life, including business activities, work and relationships. Tree Agate is a wonderful crystal to use for meditation. This crystal will help to center yourself and others. It is a crystal for introspection, helps to fight stress, and provides relief from tension by helping you to relax easily. Tree Agate crystal removes negative feelings. Tree Agate is a strong crystal but it is a slow worker. You will need to be patient. Tree Agate healing crystals will also provide you with insight into problems this allows you to see just what the problem is and what is causing it allowing you to correct the problem faster and easier. Tree Agate healing crystal will help your environment; become more peaceful. Tree Agate will help to remove egotism and arrogance from people and situations. This crystal is used for all relationship problems that involve children. It provides us with a full awareness of our lives. Tree Agate gives a wider viewpoint of the world. Helps one look internally with more clarity and aids us on our journey of self-discovery. This crystal helps us see the world at large through an expanded viewpoint. Tree Agate is known as a stone of plentitude. And as such are most useful for use in areas of Agriculture to bring about strong and plentiful crops also to help protect them from pests and other environmental damage. You would also use Tree Agate Crystals to help improve the health and look of indoor plants and all plants that are grown in pots. Ailments that can benefit from using Tree Agate are anything in the body with branches like the nervous system and the blood vessels. It is used to balance the water in the body and It can be used to treat flu and fever, neuralgia also to boost the immune system; help to relieve pain if placed on the painful area, strengthen the skeletal system. Tree Agate also provides us with physical strength and is also a stimulant. Associated with the Heart Chakra. Astrological Sign is Gemini
Agate, Turitella: Overcomes negativity and bitterness of the heart, healing anger, fostering love, courage to start again, acceptance of ones self, emotional trauma, dissolves internal tension, accept love, self-confidence, concentration, perception, analytical abilities, stabilizes the aura and negative energy transformation. Emotional, physical, and intellectual balance, helps through transitions, helps to rid unpleasant thoughts during these transitions, calming, soothing, grounding, reduce fatigue, spiritual growth and inner stability. Helps adjust to changes in life that has to do with combining the old aspects of life with the new ones. Like families that have step children or step parents in them, helps them run more smoothly. Healing lore properties are digestive process, gastritis, eyes, stomach, uterus, lymphatic system, pancreas, blood vessels and skin disorders. Associated with root Chakra and the Earth element.
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