Peridot is typically found and sourced in micro sizes and so I like to use it as fairy dust, sprinkling in places I like to attract more money. Peridot chips are kept in my coin purse, on my bedside table in my jewellery tray, by the front door, and of course in the wealth corner of my home. These chips are approx. 2mm in diameter.
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 cleaner. Releasing and neutralising 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 on to people, or the past, is counterproductive. Peridot shows you how to detach yourself from your outside influences and to look to your own higher energies for guidance.
This stone releases 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 rapidly. This visionary crystal helps you to understand your destiny and your spiritual purpose. It is particularly helpful to healer.
Psychologically, Peridot alleviates jealousy, resentment, spit and anger, and reduces stress. It enhances confidence and assertion without aggression. Motivating growth, Peridot helps to bring about 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 cycles of life.
Mentally, Peridot sharpens the mind and opens it to new levels of awareness. It banishes lethargy, bringing to your attention all the 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 difficult relationships.
Peridot has a tonic effect. It heals and regenerates the tissues. It strengthens the metabolic, and benefits the skin. Peridot aids the heart, thymus, lungs, gallbladder, spleen, intestinal tract, and ulcers, and strengthens eyes. Placed on the abdomen, it aids giving birth by strengthening the muscle contractions but lessening pain. Its energy balances bipolar disorders and overcomes hypochondria.
Wear at the throat. Place as appropriate, especially over the liver in contact with the skin.
Taken from The Crystal Bible - A Definitive Guide to Crystals by Judy Hall