Epidote. The name is derived from the Greek word “epidosis” which means “addition” in allusion to one side of the ideal prism being longer than the other. Epidote will enhance the energy of whatever it touches, including other stones. Epidote increases perception and interaction with spiritual beings, and brings spiritual growth. 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. Epidote is a stone that is known to affect different people in different ways. How you are affected by its energy, may to some degree depend on your predominant way of thinking. This stone has been found in a large number of locations, including Mozambique, Pakistan, South Africa, Bulgaria, Norway, Austria, France, Russia, Mexico and the USA. Epidote has within it an energy that aids you to have the courage to let go of the things that are holding you back from living the life of your dreams. This stone is a catalyst for change, and once you have clarified your ideals, it will aid you to manifest your dreams into reality.