Astha Astrology

Compatibility, Meaning, Benefits, Characteristics, Healing & Effects in Astrology & Horoscope by date of birth of :-


Physical Properties

Color varied
Hardness 6.5 - 7
Specific Gravity 2.57-2.64
Refractive index 1.53-1.55

Overview:  No gemstone is more creatively striped by nature than agate. It is a chalecedony quartz that forms in concentric layers in a wide variety of colors and textures. Agate is found as a round nodule, with concentric bands like the rings of a tree trunk.

Healing Power:  Agate is cooling stone, it reduces fever, quenches thirst, beneficial in stomach area. It quiets the pulse and heart throbs and insures good health and a long and prosperous life. Botswana Agate: Use with high-pressure oxygen therapy. Fire Agate: Master healer with color therapy, enhances all essences. It grounds and balances, binds sexual & heart chakra, burns energy. Moss Agate: Emotional priorities, mental priorities; circulatory, pancreas & pulses, blood sugar balance, agriculture.

Mystical Power:  Agate guards against danger. Wearers become temperate, continent and cautious. It helps one view themselves with more clarity and see the world through a broader viewpoint. Wearing Agate is believed to cure insomnia and to insure pleasant dreams.

Legend:  Agate was highly valued as a talisman or amulet in ancient times. It was said to quench thirst and protect from fevers. Persian magicians used Agate to divert storms. A famous collection of two to four thousand agate bowls which was accumulated by Mithradates, king of Pontus, shows the enthusiasm with which agate was regarded. Agate bowls were also popular in the Byzantine Empire. Collecting agate bowls became common among European royalty during the Renaissance.

Occurence:  Agate is found in Germany,Uruguay, Brazil, United States, Mexico, Madagascar, Italy, Egypt, India, China and the Scotland.

Color:  Agate is found in a wide range of pale colors including green, yellow, red, reddish-brown, white and bluish white.

Care:  Normal Care

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