Turritella Agate Metaphysical Meaning and Healing Properties
Turritella Agate is A spiritual crystal, connected deeply to one’s personal roots and ancestry. Stone of Survival, Strength and Protection, Lends power of ancient wisdom and healing, Stabilizes the Aura, mental function, concentration, perception and analytical abilities.
Turitella Agate helps eliminate fatigue, and aids in the absorption of nutrients of vitamin A, zinc, calcium, and magnesium. [Melody, 100][Eason, 111]
Turitella Agate aids relieve swelling of the hands and feet, and aids the abdomen. It is very helpful with issues related to aging, digestion, gastro-enteritis, and pain associated with gallstones. [Melody, 100][Eason, 111]
Turitella Agate soothes skin rashes and lesions, and itching due to insect bites, and can be useful in treating varicose veins and sexual dysfunction. [Eason, 111]
Crystal Structure: Hexagonal
Turritella is a genus of medium-sized sea snails with an operculum, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Turritellidae. (Vos, C.; Gofas, S. (2013). Turritella Lamarck, 1799. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=138615 on 2013-06-02)
They have tightly coiled shells, whose overall shape is basically that of an elongated cone.
The name Turritella comes from the Latin word turritus meaning “turreted” or “towered” and the diminutive suffix -ella Webster’s New Universal Unabridged Dictionary. 2nd ed. 1979.