The agate is one of the oldest stones in recorded history and has been used in jewelry since Biblical Babylonian times. They were prized gems in antiquity and were used to ward off storms. The agates with banded colors were placed at the head of a sleeper to give rich and varied dreams.
Agate is believed to:
Protect from bad dreams.
Protect from stress and energy drains.
Harden the gums.
Agate is used for stomach upsets. Place the agate on the solar plexus. The agate can't change emotions, but helps to change our level of acceptance of the emotion. Such as when you are very sad the agate will let you know that this will pass and help you get on to another and better day. This is why the Agate is considered so powerful as it gives us the strength to carry on. Carry an agate when you have to make an important decision.