For those who were born in the month of August the Peridot is the traditional birthstone. The August birthstone is associated with - love, truth, faithfulness and loyalty. The Traditional Metaphysical Properties are fame, dignity, and protection.
The healing properties of the birthstone are reputed to be effective for health problems relating to the lungs, lymph, breast and sinuses. The Peridot is also used to enhance prosperity, growth and openness.
The Color of Peridot
The traditional color associated with the Peridot is the lime green color and is a popular gem used in jewelry. The meaning of colors through the ages represented many aspects of life. The best Peridot is a stone with a sparkling lime green color, without a brownish or olive cast. The color of the peridot can range from lime, yellowish green, olive green or medium dark green.