Agate – Protection, Calming, Courage,
Agate is a very protective stone. It is especially protective for children, and makes an excellent stone for children’s amulets, medicine bags, jewelry, or just to carry around in a pocket. Agates are said to be especially useful for protecting children from falling. Agate is also used to protect against harmful spirits.
Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength, self-confidence, and dispels fears.
Agate is said to strengthen the body and the body’s connection to the earth. It also increases energy.
Physically, agate is said to be particularly helpful with tooth and gum issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, insomnia, detoxification.
Agate is a stone of strength. It was used by the Ancients on the breastplates of armor to give warriors strength and make them victorious in battle. Energetically, it is considered to give strength in both battle and physically.
White agate is especially considered a stone of hope.