May 13, 2019
Peridot is a green colored, semi-precious gemstone from the Olivine mineral family. As an astrological substitute of emerald, it is worn to promote intelligence, communication skills and good health.
Peridot (meaning Ghritmani in Hindi) is associated with planet Mercury. Astrologers recommend this gemstone to strengthen Mercury in an individual’s horoscope. A weak Mercury can hamper intelligence, communication and psychological health of a person.
Indian astrology prescribes peridot birthstone for Mithun (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo) rashi.
Western astrology recommends August birthstone peridot for Cancer sunsign.
Ascendants of Taurus, Libra, Capricorn and Aquarius can also wear peridot.
Improves Intelligence and Learning Ability – Mercury signifies intelligence. Wearing peridot benefits people by improving their intellect, memory and comprehension abilities. Astrologers strongly recommend this ratna for students suffering with concentration issues like distraction and short attention span.
Boosts Oratory Skills –Astrologers believe that peridot is highly beneficial for people holding roles or positions where high level of human interaction is involved. Professionals working in entertainment, media or public relations industries can benefit hugely by wearing a peridot gemstone.
Heals Skin Ailments & Psychological Disorders – Peridot gemstone benefits people suffering from nervous disorders and skin allergies. Wearing a peridot ring can soothe tensed nerves, restore calmness and cure skin related ailments.