Peridot, also known as Chrysolite, is a variety of Olivine. Peridot is a 16th Anniversary gemstone.

Peridot is a powerful cleanser. It releases and neutralises toxins on all levels. It alleviates jealousy, resentment, spite, bitterness, irritation, hatred and greed. It reduces stress, anger and guilt. Peridot opens our hearts to joy and new relationships. It enhances confidence and assertion, motivating growth and change. It sharpens and opens the mind to new levels of awareness. It banishes lethargy, apathy and exhaustion. Peridot enables you to take responsibility for your own life.

Peridot strengthens the immune system, metabolism and benefits the skin. It aids disorders of the heart, thymus, lungs, gallbladder, spleen and intestinal tract. It treats ulcer and strengthens eyes. It balances bipolar disorders and overcomes hypochondria.

Often called the study stone, Peridot crystal healing properties are also known to increase mental focus by making the mind more receptive to learning new things. Keep Peridot in your workspace or office and always have constant access to its powerful properties that give you the strength to persevere, especially during times of challenging academic pursuits. It was also believed by the Romans to be a wonderful medicine for depression. Keep a Peridot stone in your pocket or wear it as jewelry and use it as your daily antidepressant that protects you from negative energy while bolstering a sense of self-worth and motivation. Always stay in the direction of the light with Peridot, the feel good stone in the world of crystal healing. 

Chakras - Solar Plexus, Heart
Birthstone - August
Zodiac - Gemini, Leo, Virgo, Scorpio, Sagittarius
Planet - Mercury
Element - Earth
Typical colors - Olive green, bottle green, yellowish-green