Healing | Protective | Comforting
Primary Chakras: Heart, Solar Plexus
Astrological signs: Virgo, Leo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
The friendly and joyous energy of this stone helps to create and seal friendships; clearing the heart and releasing the ego, which in turns cleanses the mind and soul of jealousy and anger – thus bringing about the sense of peace and quiet amusement which leads to solid friendships.
Use Peridot to clear away everything that is outworn. This stone facilitates detaching yourself from outside influences, looking to your own higher energies for guidance. It teaches you how to set, and achieve goals, rather than striving for perfection and shows you the value of ‘mistakes’ that are really learning experiences.
Peridot is said to have the wonderful ability to bring vitality and healing to the entire body. Told to increase confidence, patience and assertiveness (without aggression) simultaneously. Peridot is a visionary stone which helps to connect us to our destinies and to understand the purpose of our existence. It will assist one in visualizing not only the ultimate peak of spiritual continuation but also the peak of our physical bodies as well.
Peridot is quite motivating with growth, to bring about necessary change. It may assist one in looking back into the past to find the gift in our experience; but one must be ready as it is attuned to the attainment of spiritual truth. If one is confused or fearful, Peridot needs to be utilized in a limited manner, as it releases toxins and brings them to the surface to neutralize them, it may be difficult to handle. Peridot shows one how to forgive , admit ones mistakes, take responsibility for ones own life and move forward.
The Romans wore Peridot as protection from enchantment and ward off illusion. During the middle ages it was worn to gain foresight, inspiration and eloquence. It is told that Peridot has the ability to slow the ageing process and is often used in religious jewelry.
Peridot is the stone of Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of Fortune.
It is told that the name Peridot is derived from the Greek word “peridona” with a meaning that runs along the lines of “giving plenty”.
PERIDOT AFFIRMATION: I am ready to heal.