Therapeutic Properties of
Peridot is a transparent greenish yellow or bottle
green semiprecious stone. Egyptians used
peridot in jewelry as early as 1500 BC. They called it the gem of the sun. To
ward off evil they
wore a peridot strung on donkey hair. Powdered peridot was prescribed as a
medicine for asthma. A
peridot placed under the tongue was thought to decrease thirst in someone with a
additional magical properties were attributed to peridot over the centuries.
Peridot is the traditional birthstone for those born
in the month of August.
Traditional Metaphysical Properties of Peridot:
Warmth, friendliness, understanding, openness in
love and relationships, regulation of cycles.
Healing Powers of Peridot
Peridot is often used in energy work. It is useful in directing the energies from within the aura to the
physical body. So, it is often used after the energy work. Therapists caution that you
need to be certain that you are bringing in the new energy and not redirecting
the old stuff you are trying to purge. So use this gemstone with caution.
been used traditionally to heal bruised egos, lessen anger, and prevent
jealousy. Wear peridot when you feel hurt or
when you feel angry. Some wears it to calm jealousy.
Peridot subdues an over-active 3rd Chakra (Naval
Chakra). Natural Healers use Peridot to provide a protective shield around the
entire body and provide healing to the heart and lungs. Because of its action of
providing a protective shield around the chakras, Peridot should be removed from
the body before any Chakra work.
Peridots helps speech, increases its eloquence, remove impediments. It may
remove stutters and speech impediments.
It may protect against enchantment and wizardry.
Peridot can be worn as a bracelet, ring or necklace where you can see it.
When you need the healing of peridot watch how its shimmering light helps break
up those dark clouds around you.
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