Red Agate (energy: protective, element: fire) is also known as the “Blood Agate”. This stone was worn in ancient Rome to guard against insect bites and to heal the blood as well as to promote calmness and peace.
This is a stone for grounding and centering the energies of the root or base chakra. The color for the root chakra is red. When the chakra is open one feels connected with the physical body. The stone is used to ground the essence into physical body.