Peridot Meaning and Spiritual Properties

Peridot Meaning and Spiritual Properties

Also known as chrysolite or olivine, Peridot is a prismatic crystal that is most commonly green but can also be brown, yellow or red.

Physical Energy Properties: Peridot assists a lot of organs in the body including the splee...

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Also known as chrysolite or olivine, Peridot is a prismatic crystal that is most commonly green but can also be brown, yellow or red.

Physical Energy Properties: Peridot assists a lot of organs in the body including the spleen, heart, lungs, thymus, gallbladder, pancreas, liver, intestines, and the stomach. It can help with ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome as well as Crohn's disease and detoxification. Can also assist in childbirth and detoxing.

Emotional Energy Properties: Helps lessen sadness, depression, jealousy, anger, and laziness. Also helps reduce feelings of guilt and burdens. Assists in learning how to be your primary source of validation instead of seeking validation externally. Helps move forward and releases negative self-sabotaging behaviours. Shows you how to take responsibility for your life and learn from your mistakes.

Chakras: Like many green crystals and gemstones Peridot is associated with the Heart chakra. It’s also helpful to the Solar Plexus chakra and letting go of the past.

Astrological signs: Connected with Virgo, Leo, Sagittarius and Scorpio.

History: Peridot is actually one of the oldest known gemstones going back as far as 1500 BC. It has roots in Ancient Egypt, and it’s even believed by some that what were thought to be emeralds belonging to Cleopatra were actually peridot gemstones. Found on Topazos Island, it was also first called Topaz before Topaz gemstones were even discovered. Peridot has been mined there for over 3,500 years.

Where it's found: First found on Topazos Island which is now known as Zabargad or St. John's Island, which is located in the Egyptian Red Sea. Now peridot is mined in Russia, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Brazil, Pakistan and the United States.

Variations, Rarity and Value: While many gemstones are formed within the Earth’s crust, peridot is formed more buried within the Earth in the mantle. The only other gem that is created this deep is the Diamond, in fact, Diamonds are formed even deeper. Peridot is made in magma that is 20 to 55 miles deep and then it’s brought up to the surface of the Earth because of active volcanoes or tectonic shifts.

How to use it: Place Peridot on the area of your body over the organ or area that needs balancing energy. Wear it in jewelry especially over the throat and the heart or on the fingers.



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