Dendritic Agate gets its name from a Greek word meaning tree-like. The tree-like or fern-like inclusions are called dendrites, and are formed from iron or manganese. Dendritic Agate is a wonderful stone for all kind of work on the self. These stone purify energy fields and can assist all chakras. They are wonderful for helping to release blame, anger, regret, and many other self-destructive emotions. It is a great stone to help keep you grounded to your path with gentle reality checks and positive energy.