Astrological Sign: Leo, Virgo
Meaning: Love, truth, faithfulness and loyalty. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties for the August Birthstone Peridot are fame, dignity, and protection.
Healing properties of Peridot: Known to be effective with health problems related to the lungs, lymph, breast and sinuses. This stone is also used to enhance prosperity, growth, and openness.
Sources of Peridot: Burma, China and the United States.
Interesting Facts: The colour associated with the Peridot is lime green - a colour with the symbolic meaning of the renewal of life and nature.