In ancient times, Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits. It is still a protective stone for the aura*. This stone is a powerful cleanser. Releasing an neutralizing toxins on all levels, it purifies the subtle and physical bodies, and the mind. It opens, cleanses, and activates the heart and solar plexus chakras* and releases “old baggage.” Burdens, guilt, or obsessions are cleared. Peridot teaches that holding onto people, or the past, is counterproductive. Peridot shows you how to detach yourself from outside influences and to look to your own higher energies for guidance. This stone release negative patterns and old vibrations so that a new frequency can be accessed. If you have done the psychological work, Peridot assists you to move forward more rapidly. This visionary crystal helps you to understand your destiny and your spiritual purpose. It is particularly helpful to healers.
Psychologically, Peridot alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite, and anger, and reduces stress. It enhances confidence and assertion without aggression. Motivating growth, Peridot helps to bring out necessary change. It assist in looking back to the past to find the gift in your experiences, and shows how to forgive yourself. This stone promotes psychological clarity and well-being. It is attuned to the attainment of spiritual truth, and regulates the cycle of life.
Mentally, Peridot sharpens the mind and opens it to new levels of awareness. It banishes lethargy, bringinr to attention all things you have neglected consciously or unconsciously. With Peridot’s aid, you can admit mistakes and move on. It helps you to take responsibility for your own life, especially when you believe it is all “someone else’s fault.” The influence of Peridot can greatly improve relationships.