Agate works grounding, stabilizing and protective. The stone has a calming effect, makes you feel safe and provides both mental and emotional peace and balance. It helps to accept yourself and to have faith in yourself. It stimulates concentration and analytical thinking and helps to take a step back and look at things, and yourself, more objectively. This provides overview and insight and helps to plan and find practical solutions. It helps to set goals for yourself and work towards them. This stimulates personal growth and development. Agate also has a protective effect while traveling. Physically, agate has a positive effect on the immune system, nervous system and nerve pain, digestion, heart, blood vessels, eyes, stomach, intestines, bladder and bedwetting. It stimulates the metabolism. Because of its protective effect, it is a good stone for women to wear during pregnancy. Also because it stimulates growth and has a positive effect on the uterus. The energy of agate is soft and calm. The stone therefore often has to be worn a little longer before it has an effect, but it is therefore very suitable for sensitive people and children.
In addition to the general properties of agate, black agate has a grounding and stabilizing effect. It anchors you in the here and now and helps you find your point of stillness, for example during meditation. It also has an emotional stabilizing effect and relieves emotional pain. Physically, black agate can help with nausea, cramps and indigestion.