White background with unusual dark
green foliage-like patterns on the surface, tree agate is like dappled
sunlight in the forest.
Where Found :
Imported from India.
Microcrystalline quartz, banded chalcedony
with dappled green inclusions
| Specific Gravity
| Refractive Index
Protection, Strength, Harmony
Agate's most noticable properties overall
are balancing yin/yang energy, courage, protection, healing, and
calming. Historically it was placed in water for cooking or drinking to
dispel sickness. The Metaphysical and Healing Properties Lore of any
specific type of agate depend to some extent on the color of the agate,
but all agates have certain things in common.
Agate enhances creativity and strengthens
the intellect, making it a beneficial stone for both students and
artists. It is also known as a good luck stone. As a stone of harmony,
one of the things agate does is balance yin/yang energy. Agate increases
energy. However, because it is a grounding stone, it does not increase
energy at all times, but rather enables bursts of energy as needed. In
this way, agate is a conservation stone, and enhances longevity.
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
Emotionally, agate gives courage, emotional strength,
self-confidence, and dispels fears. It can also lessen feelings of envy
by grounding the emotions. In the same way, it assists with acceptance
of all things. It can be very beneficial for self-examination as well as
examination of the circumstances one finds oneself in. These qualities
make agate superior for easing anxiety and stress.
Agate can cleanse and stabilize the aura
by removing and/or transforming negative energy.
As far as relationships go, agate is a
stone of marital and romantic fidelity.
Agate can strengthen the body and the
body's connection to the earth. It also increases energy. Agate enhances
healing of all kinds by bringing the elements of the healee into
harmony. Physically, agate is particularly helpful with tooth and gum
issues, stomach problems, physical endurance, insomnia
agates can remove blockages from any chakra. Agate also relates to
specific chakras according to the stone color.