Peridot has also been identified as Olivine or Chrysolite. Most Peridot contains magnesium-
rich Forsterite. Its color is caused by the presence of iron ions.
A high-vibrational Heart chakra crystal, Peridot carries a positive energy that is helpful for those
undergoing traumatic emotional situations. The strong Heart chakra energies are what give
Peridot its ability to bring out unconditional Love and help those who are working to lessen the
effects of the ego in their lives.
Peridot can work with both the Heart and Solar-Plexus chakras to affect an understanding of
the role relationships play in one’s life, whether romantic, friendly, or otherwise. As such,
Peridot is a good crystal to wear or carry during interactions with others. Peridot is also a
protective crystal, offering a supportive energy to keep chakras in balance and alignment,
especially after any type of energy healing work has been done on the body. These
"maintenance" type energies make Peridot exceptional in group situations, offering its upbeat
and comforting vibe to all nearby. It is a wonderful crystal to use in increasing Reiki energy.
Peridot is often used to attract money and abundance, especially when placed in the home or a
charm bag. Put Peridot in a purse or near a computer to keep from overspending as well as
getting the best ‘deal’ on e-commerce sites.
Physically, gemmy Peridot offers deep healing vibrations to the whole body, and can be
especially helpful to those recovering from illness or accidents. Specifically, Peridot can relieve
allergic reactions, ease problems of the lungs, heart, and stomach, and is believed to assist in
Petrified Wood, which is also known as Fossilized Wood or Agatized Wood, forms when a tree
has died and silicon dioxide forms in place of the wood that degrades until there is no wood left,
only Quartz. It works with the Root and Sacral Chakras to bring wonderful healing energies to
both physical and emotional issues. Many people like Petrified Wood for its ancient energies,
lending to enhanced past-life work. Petrified Wood teaches us patience and helps us to
understand how to allow life to evolve in perfection. Working with its grounding energies can
encourage one to live life as a spiritual being within this physical realm.
Many people like to use Petrified Wood to help connect with the energies of the Earth. Petrified
Wood is a great way for city dwellers to keep the vibrations of nature near in the concrete
jungle. Meditation with Petrified Wood may take you back to connect with a time when your
Spirit was cradled by Nature. Petrified Wood encourages people to respect and look after their
environment, ever finding ways to live simply, in harmony with the Spirit of the planet. Carry
Petrified Wood with you when you feel disconnected from Nature.
Physically, tumbled Petrified Wood is said to help all types of healing, and especially any issues
associated with age, such as Alzheimer's, osteoporosis, and arthritis.