Epidote is the perfect stone for those who fall easily into victimhood or martyrdom, dispelling self criticism and helping you to look objectively at your strengths and weaknesses and at those of other people. Teaching how to set realistic goals, it moves you away from unattainable expectations and the inevitable disappointments that rise when you plan from your emotions.
Epidote encourages recovery and regeneration after severe illness of in the case of great exhaustion caused by over work, stress, and painful experiences. It lifts the emotions and dissolves sadness, sorrow, self pity and grief. Epidote also helps you overcome frustration caused by failure and teaches you not to devalue yourself because of others. You
It is helpful for those stuck in modes of depression, hopelessness, or other negative thinking patterns. Epidote can inject a sense of hopeful optimism. Crystal healers like to work with Epidote for its ability to clear congestion and energy blockages in the physical and subtle bodies. Epidote will help to balance and stabilise the energy flow in the body.
Epidote improves your capabilities. it helps you to live up to your own demands on yourself in an appropriate manner, with due consideration of your own strength and ability thereby avoiding failure. By gradually increasing these demands your capabilities will then be expanded and developed. Epidote also helps you to accept and admit to your weaknesses.
EPIDOTE AND THE SPIRIT
Epidote increases perception and interaction with spiritual beings, and brings spiritual growth. Epidote is a great stone for releasing negativity and raising vibrational energy.
Epidote is an excellent stone for attunement with nature and her healing qualities. It puts forth a simple, calming, grounding, “back to Earth” vibration, which is particularly good for those living in a high energy, city setting.
Epidote bestows patience. It dissolves false self images, makes you aware of reality and highlights the weaknesses and strengths of your true self image. This results in a desire for change that is realistic that can then be realised and build upon. In this manner, epidote will take you back to your original positive inner image of being a healthy, happy person.