Peridot

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Chakra - Heart

Peridot is known as the stone of compassion. It is great for bringing peace to relationships by balancing emotions and the mind. Connected to the heart Chakra it is good for resolving matters of the heart. 

The official birthstone of August, Peridot is associated with strength and balance, it is believed to bring peace, health and harmony to the mind and body. It is also thought to boost creativity and improve your mood.

Peridot is deemed to emit positive spiritual energy and is believed to channel love and abundance. It can help you attract love and calm anger.

History

 

Peridot has been written about extensively throughout history. In ancient times, peridot stones were used for talismans featuring carved donkeys for spiritual enhancement and carved vultures for controlling the four winds and evil spirits. Ancient Egyptian papyrus scrolls record the mining of peridot as early as 1500 B.C. 

Peridot is frequently found in lava and in peridotite mantle xenoliths which carry Lava to the surface. It is also found in meteorites! In 1749, a meteorite was found on a desolate hilltop in Siberia, and it was discovered that this fallen star contained many pieces of beautiful, heaven-sent peridot crystals big enough to be used in jewellery. 

Uses

 

  • A powerful cleanser.  It releases and neutralises toxins on all levels.

  • Use to alleviate jealousy, resentment, bitterness, irritation, hatred and greed. 

  • Reduces stress, anger and guilt. 

  • Peridot can help bring joy and find new relationships. 

  • Good for depression it has a lightness that counteracts the effects of negative emotions.

  • Useful for promoting a good nights sleep.

  • Extremely beneficial to those who are having self-esteem issues. The stone enhances confidence and assertion without aggression.

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