Peridot (pronounced PEAR-ih-doh or PEAR-ih-dot) is created under great temperatures and pressures deep within the earth, and is sometimes extruded in basaltic lavas.
It is Augusts' traditional birthstone for it is said to have been Cleopatra's favorite gemstone.
This gemstone is purported to help slow the aging process, both physically and mentally and also facilitate the birthing process. It is often said to help speech, increasing its eloquence and removing impediments and it is sometimes used to find lost or misplaced things. Many believe it to increase patience, confidence and assertiveness. Natural healers use Peridot to heal the heart and lungs.
Peridot guards against illusions, enchantments, and nightmares. If anger is a problem, using this gemstone is known to calm even the most raging anger. Peridot also calms nervousness and banishes negative emotions. Peridot is good for general healing, promotes sleep, and attracts money.
Peridot is found on St. John's Island, Zebirget Island, Red Sea (Egypt), Norway, Eifel, Germany, San Carlos (Arizona), Hawaii, Myanmar (Burma), and Italy.
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