BIRTHSTONE - Peridot
BIRTH FLOWER - The Gladiolus or Poppy
Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits in ancient times. It is still a protective stone for the aura.
Peridot is a powerful cleanser; releases and neutralizes toxins on all levels; purifies the mind and the subtle and physical bodies; opens, cleanses and activates the heart and solar plexus chakras; releases old baggage; clears burdens, guilt or obsessions.
Peridot teaches that holding on to the past, or people, is counterproductive; shows how to detach yourself from outside influences; look to your higher energies for guidance.
This stone releases negative patterns, old vibrations so new frequencies can be accessed; alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite, anger and reduces stress; enhances confidence and non-aggressive assertion; helps bring about necessary change motivating growth.
Peridot sharpens the mind opening it to new levels of awareness; banishes lethargy; bringing to your attention all things neglected consciously and unconsciously.
Healing - Peridot has a tonic effect. It heals and regenerates tissues; strengthens metabolism; benefits the skin. Peridot aids the heart, thymus, lungs, gallbladder, intestinal tract, spleen and strengthens eyes. It aids giving birth when placed on the abdomen by strengthening the muscle contractions but lessening the pain. Peridot’s energy balances bipolar disorders and overcomes hypochondria.
Position – Wear at the throat. Place where appropriate, especially over the liver in contact with the skin.