Botswana Agate is a comfort stone, beneficial in overcoming depression, and strengthening during a grieving process. It helps alleviate obsessive thoughts and destructive mental patterns, and assists in overcoming fears, such as agoraphobia and panic attacks in crowded places.
Agate vibrate on a lower, more gentle frequency. There are many types of agate that provide different healing properties depending on their variety. In general though, agate healing properties are slow and steady. They aren’t as intense as crystals like clear quartz or selenite, but they radiate a soft strength to ground the spirit with a sense of stability.
Agate properties connect with the energy of the Earth. They are thought to bring harmony to all aspects of the being, physical, spiritual and emotional. Using agate during times of unbalance, when it feels as if the yin and yang within you are operating out of proportion, can reintroduce an equilibrium to your tempered soul.
Purple sage agate is another variety of the chalcedony family. Linked to the element of wind, this type has agate healing properties that are better for the overstimulated. If you are already feeling overwhelmed, another crystal may deliver frequencies that only add to the overactivity of the mind. Instead, purple sage agate will cleanse the auric field with light vibrations that gently ease the mind and spirit.