There are hundreds of types of agates and no two are the same. Agates have a quiet energy that works on the subtle bodies, and are great for achieving stability and balance in many aspects of one’s life. Agates:
Carry Botswana Agate to promote creative ability in any project or goal. Crystal healers use Botswana Agate for its soothing and calming qualities. It is sometimes called the "change stone" because of its property of helping one handle change in a positive way; it is a comforting stone. Carrying a bit of Botswana agate in your pocket can help one cope easily with the minor changes that life throws at us daily.
Quartz is a power stone. It has been called the "Universal Crystal" because of its many uses. It enhances energy by absorbing, storing, amplifying, balancing, focusing and transmitting. It channels universal energy. Quartz enhances thoughts and is beneficial for storing and retrieving information of all types. Quartz is excellent for harmonizing and balancing one's environment. Quartz is also good for energizing other crystals.
Quartz is a stone of clarity which dispels negativity and clears away negative energy. It is powerfully protective and enhances spiritual growth, spirituality and wisdom. Because it clarifies thought processes and emotions, it can increase inspiration and creativity. It can also help particularly with concentration, studying, and retaining what one learns.
Quartz is a Master Healer stone so it is an excellent all purpose healing stone. Quartz is used in crystal healing to strengthen all body systems. Quartz is reputed to be particularly effective for chronic fatigue, arthritis, bone injuries, depression, diabetes, fibromyalgia, intestinal troubles. It also is said to improve mental and physical energy, stamina, and physical strength .