Metaphysical Properties and Spiritual Healing Powers

Peridot has been mined in Egypt for over 3,000 years. It was made into beads and rings about 2,500 years ago. Greece and Rome used Peridot in jewelry around the fourth century. The name comes from the Arabic word Zagbargad which is the name of the island where peridot is found in Egypt. Zagbargad in Arabic means peridot or olivine, which is another name for the stone. It is thought that this crystal is found on the sun and made its way to Earth during the Big Bang.

Location: Egypt, Afghanistan, Brazil, Canary Islands, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, USA

Chakras: Heart, Solar Plexus

Element: Earth, Fire

Planet: Sun

Deities: Pele, Brigid

Zodiac: Leo, Sagittarius, Scorpio, Virgo

Celebrations: Lughnasadh

Placement: Place on the abdomen during birth to strengthen muscle contractions.

Peridot brings protection to the aura and removes unwanted spirits. Known to bring wealth, it makes a fantastic stone to bring in abundance and helps open one up for receiving. It brings positivity and the feeling of love and personal power. Using this stone can bring success into your work. It can increase health, joy, and well-being.  Helping the ego, this stone can make you feel better mentally and breaks unwanted patterns. It is known to be an Elven stone, meaning that it connects with inter-dimensional Earth beings and the fairy realm. Use it to contact the fax and nature spirits. Peridot helps relieve guilt and regret, worries about karma, and allows one to make good on suffering placed on others.

Physically, it is good for the colon, heart, lungs, spleen, pancreas, intestines, liver, gallbladder, digestion, detoxing, addiction, alcoholism, cancer, IBS, Crohn's, ulcers, and weight gain.