August: Peridot

Peridot helps to relieve stress and anxiety, and can be used in workings focused on attracting positive energy into your life. In addition, it’s associated with good luck, balanced emotions, and creating a bit of a magical shield around your. Tuck a peridot under your pillow if you’ve been suffering from nightmares or restless sleep.

Carry peridot with you if you’re feeling agitated, or if you find yourself surrounded by angry, hostile people – it will help you maintain a sense of balance even during times of emotional or spiritual struggles.

In particular, if you’re someone who does a lot of work with healing magic for others, peridot can come in really handy. Known as the healer’s stone, the crystal experts at CrystalWind say, “Peridot helps people who work in the healing field by cleansing their auras and releasing and neutralizing toxins on all levels. Peridot purifies the subtle bodies and mind. It opens, cleanses and activates the heart and solar plexus chakra. A Visionary stone, it brings understanding of destiny and purpose. It releases negative vibrations, and promotes clarity and well-being.”