Peridot is a powerful cleansing stone. Its clear, fresh energy rejuvenates the whole body and gives the encouragement of renewal and a fresh start. It is said to help release burdens, guilt and obsessions and it is thought to enhance confidence and assertiveness.
In ancient times Peridot was believed to keep away evil spirits and today it is used as a protective stone for the aura.
Peridot can be placed on the Heart Chakra to cleanse and heal it.
Peridot is the birthstone for August and for Libra.