Peridot is often referred to as the Aura’s protection stone. This crystal ranges in colour from light lime to olive green, to yellowish green and in some specimens a brown or honey colouration. Mostly found in Brazil, United States, Egypt and Ireland. It is fairly easy to find small specimens in New Age/ Metaphysical shops but really good or larger crystal are becoming rarer.
Peridot is known to be a powerful cleanser targeting toxins on all levels and facilitating wellness to the physical body. It opens and clears the Solar Plexus chakra and the Heart chakra releasing any negative attachments or obsessions, thus then re-activating the chakras to work more efficiently. This crystal teaches you how to detach yourself from people, situations and influences that do not serve you in a positive way or make your life difficult. It helps you to tune into your own inner guidance and assist you to move forward in life. Often referred to as the visionary stone it can often help you see where you are going in life and understand the journey you are on.
Peridots energy helps to keep anger, jealousy and resentment under control. It enhances confidence, growth, change and clarity. It opens the mind to new things, information and mental awareness. It aids one in taking responsibility for one’s mistakes and can benefit difficult relationships or business partnerships.
In healing Peridot can benefit the metabolism, the skin and the regeneration of the body’s tissue. Also effective in helping the heart, spleen, lungs and the eyes and to reduce the pain of child birth.
This crystal is aligned with the zodiac signs of Leo July 23rd – August 22nd. Leo’s look to this crystal to quell the effects of jealousy in a relationship.
Libra September 23rd – October 22nd. Librans are drawn to this crystal for its assistance on tuning into the life purpose and for moving forward in life.