Agate is known as the "Strength Stone" and instils this quality both mentally and physically. It is said to help with conjunctivitis, gastric and stomach ulcers, bladder and intestinal inflammation and diseases of the uterus. Agate has also long been thought of as helping with skin diseases.
Agate helps to eliminate anger and promote inner peace. It enables us to feel more loving and to become more open to positive relationships. It is also said to encourage fidelity in marriage. Agate is a grounding and balancing stone and one that can help us become more perceptive, logical and rational. It brings to us a sense of reality.
Agate helps and encourages us to "digest" or "take on board" all of our life's experiences and therefore helps us to develop a sense of spiritual maturity.