August Birthstone: Peridot Metaphysical Properties
Posted on July 30 2019
Peridot is native to volcanic regions making this gemstone the perfect accompaniment to the Fire Sign Leo. Like a volcano that washes away the old and encourages new growth Peridot clears old life patterns and encourages undertaking new experiences.
Leos are ruled by the Sun and as such, they tend to believe they are the center of the universe.
This is only reinforced when they elicit their unwavering devotion to friends, lovers, and family through their magnetic personalities. This may be why Leos are known to be natural leaders and as such the Zodiac is synonymous with the lion.
Like that of the lion Leos hold themselves with an air of authority and radiance that can come off as pride in daily life, but in the workplace is coveted integrity. Once a Leo has chosen to allow you into their trusted circle they are known to be overly generous for nothing more than wanting to spread joy and love.
With their warm-hearted disposition, generous Leos mastery of desire assists them in shocking those around them with their fierce determination and flair for theatrics.
Peridot Metaphysical Properties
Peridot’s color sways between green and a yellow-green. For this reason, a Peridot crystal can be of assistance with the Heart and Solar Plex Chakras. If attracting love into your life is what you search for wear a Peridot over the Heart Chakra. By placing the Peridot on the Solar Plex Chakra an individual can override mental blocks.
The placement of Peridot on the right and left sides of the body can cleanse one's aura. Peridot is even known in assisting with the healing of the physical body by encouraging tissue regeneration, assisting the digestive process, as well as cleansing and detoxifying the liver and gallbladder.
Peridot Benefits to Leo
When a Leo, for which Peridot is the birthstone, adorns themselves in Peridot it encourages mental clarity and clear decision making. Which can be helpful in meditation as it will assist in the cleansing of the heart chakra of negative emotions. As Leo’s are tasked with being the heart of the Zodiacs it only makes sense that the gemstone known for balancing emotions and the mind would be the lucky stone.