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Historical Information

Epidote is a rare and usually so dark green . It is fould in many locations  throughout  the world (including  Colorado)  quality crystal are somewhat rare. It is discovered in  1801.

The  name Epidote is derived  from the Greek word "Epidosis" meaning  addition or increase because the base of the crystal’s prism  has one side longer than the other.

Epidote is widespread and common, but few sources yield collectible specimens.  Notable localities include Peru, Mexico, Austria, France, Afghanistan, Namibia, Russia, Pakistan, Australia, and the United States (Colorado, Alaska, New Mexico, California).

Epidote is the astrological sign for Virgo.


Epidote is said to have the ability to increase anything it touches, whether the thing it touches is energy or a material object. Wearing or carrying Epidote with you will increase your spirituality and open you to spiritual growth, lessens closed-mindedness in all areas, especially in spiritual matters; cleanses repressed emotions once and for all; it opens the way for those who have denied spiritual growth.

Those who are drawn to Epidote are spiritually awakening, clears the emotional body aura and stimulates perception, participation and interaction, as well as personal power Epidote is a great stone for releasing negativity and raising one’s vibrational energy.  It is helpful for those stuck in modes of depression, hopelessness, or other negative thinking pattern.

Powdered Epidote was prescribed by medieval physicians as a tonic to improve overall physical well-being.  Modern metaphysical practitioners consider Epidote to be a stone of empowerment and fulfillment that aids personal transformation and evolution.

Epidote leads to understanding and spiritual awareness, its energies can be used to change events in your life and move matters in a new direction.

Epidote can inject a sense of hopeful optimism into one’s emotional body, helping to bring the mind into a higher vibration.


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 stabilize the energy flow in the body.

Epidote is also used to help dissipate tumors by releasing stagnant energies in the area.

Epidote is used for relief Adrenal glands also.