Moss Agate is a beautiful stone that calms the mind and stimulates the body. This article summarizes its characteristics, healing properties, and powers.
Optimism, Stabilizing, New Beginnings, Digestive System, Pregnancy and Childbirth
Moss Agate is a form of white or clear chalcedony with green, dendritic inclusions of hornblende, iron, and manganese, causing the green, moss-like pattern. It is not a true form of agate, since it's missing the concentric banding.
green moss-like ores in milky, green or pink agate
transparent or translucent
Category / Formula
Silicate Mineral (Quartz) / SiO2 Complex
China, India, Brazil, USA, South Africa, Central Europe, Australia
root, sacral, heart, throat
In ancient times Moss Agate was known as the gardener's talisman.
Moss Agate has also been known as "Mocha stone" after the Arabian city of Mocha in Yemen. According to Arabic traditions, the stone gives its wearer the ability to distinguish between true and untrue friends.
As a lucky charm, Moss Agate was particularly popular with people who were gambling.
The crystal has only recently become popular with us due to its powerful healing properties.
Healing Properties and Benefits of Moss Agate
Body and Psyche*
Green Moss Agate is beneficial for:
stimulating insulin production
lowering the blood sugar level and alleviating diabetes by ensuring that the glucose converted by the metabolism is supplied to the organism in a more digestible form
filter properties of kidney, bladder, spleen and lymph
cleansing the circulatory and elimination system
relaxing and opening constrictions and congestion
regulating the water balance
supporting the growth of the uterus and mammary glands during pregnancy
loosening muscles and perineum during childbirth
stimulating the sebum glands and giving the hair a healthier look
reducing sensitivity to weather and environmental pollutants
speeding up recovery
Pink Moss Agate is beneficial for:
digestion, gas and bloating
acute and especially chronic intestinal diseases and inflammation
detoxifying the intestinal villi and stimulating peristalsis
stomach, intestines and vagina after taking antibiotics by stimulating the body's own lactobacilli
recurring candida fungal infections
vaginal inflammation and optimizing the vaginal pH value
Mind and Soul
Moss Agate is beneficial for:
connecting with nature
self-esteem, confidence and stable progress
releasing pent-up feelings, concerns, fear, and deep-seated stress
optimism, trust, and hope
getting along with others, communication
sense for our own potential, personal growth, and trying one more time
refreshing the soul
helping intellectual people accessing their intuition
helping intuitive people being more practical
protection during breakup
How to use
Moss Agate water or tea is very beneficial for the kidneys and bladder.
Pregnant women should wear it regularly for its supportive effect.
discharge with hematite, smudging with herbs or sage, freshwater
charge with clear quartz crystal, keep near vegetation
Moss Agate can be green, blue, pink, or red-pink.
*Disclaimer: always consult a doctor or therapist in the event of illnesses and physical complaints. Healing stones do not replace professional treatment, but can be used to support treatment and healing.
Sources: wikipedia, Judy Hall: The Crystal Bible, Judy Hall: The Encyclopedia of Crystals, Marco Schreier: Mythos Edelstein, Gerhard Gutzmann: Das Große Lexikon der Heilsteine, Düfte und Kräuter, Simon und Sue Lilly: Handbuch Heilsteine