Peridot is the traditional birthstone of the people born in the month of August and those belonging to the sun sign of Leo i.e. born between July 23 and August 23. The color associated with this birth stone is lime green, although it can range from light to medium to dark green. Peridot is associated with qualities like faith, loyalty, truth and love. It is known to bring fame to the wearer, protecting him from all evils. Peridot cures a person of diseases related to breasts, sinuses, lungs and lymphs.