Peridot has long been believed to protect against evil and is still today considered to be a protective stone of great strength. It helps us to let go of guilt, unhealthy relationships, obsessions and burdens. It is a powerful aid for healers of all kinds. It helps us to let go of jealousy, resentment, spite and anger. Peridot reduces stress and helps us to forgive ourselves and learn from our past. This crystal helps us take responsibility and move on when we need to and helps us handle difficult relationships. It is a strong crystal with a lot to offer.