Agate was named after the river Agate of Sicily, where it was first discovered.
Agate was a well-known stone in the ancient world. Pliny says the agate could prevent storms. It is said that Orpheus wore an agate amulet when he descended to the underworld. The Queen of England Elizabeth I always wore an agate amulet.
Energy properties of the Blue Agate
It is considered one of the most therapeutic crystals.
It helps in the rapid healing of wounds, stimulates vision, facilitates the absorption of hydrocarbons and fights hyperthyroidism.
It relaxes the tension of the kidneys, stimulates the lungs, helps in conditions of the neck and is beneficial to the pancreas. It is an ally in the treatment of serious diseases.
It treats infections of the throat and lymph, as well as the regulation of the thyroid gland. It relieves anxiety, stress and the nervous system while relieving bone and muscle pain. It reduces anger and rage and casts away the fear of criticism and rejection. It facilitates the expression of oppressed emotions and, in general, the expression of thoughts and ideas. It brings optimism, hope, positive energy and abundance; it attracts loyal friends and strengthens the relationship between parent and child. It is a stone of metamorphosis and transition. It protects from thought forms and eliminates fears.