Agate promotes inner stability, composure, and maturity. Its warm, protective properties encourage security and self-confidence. It is a great crystal to use during pregnancy.Agate also helps new mothers avoid the "baby blues" sometimes experienced after giving birth, and an Agate jewel worn between the breasts encourages lactation.
Agate stops the burning desires for things we do not need, and assists those juggling commitments or multiple jobs. It helps writers express ideas in marketable form, and helps young children learn to walk and not fall as they get older. Agate also promotes marital fidelity. Agate is useful as a protection amulet when traveling, and is especially effective against traffic accidents. Agate encourages a sense of reality and pragmatic thinking. Agate with regular designs soothe those who desire peace and harmony, while those with irregular designs can stimulate action and important decision making.
Zodiac: Jasper is not specific to any zodiac sign, but is thought to bring Cancer and Capricorn compassion and patience. Aries and Scorpio are also reported to benefit from any variety of Jasper, though Red Jasper is credited with calming Aries’ hot temper. Red Jasper is believed to lend Virgo natives strength and persistence in achieving their goals.