Crystal System: Monoclinic
Chakra: Solar Plexus; Third Eye
Energy Vibration: 4
Zodiac Sign: Cancer; Libra; Scorpio
Source: Australia; India, Sri Lanka
Beneficial For: Assimilation of Nutrient, Anxiety, Biorhythmic Clock, Deep Emotional Healing, Detoxification, Digestive and Reproductive Systems, Hormonal Balance, Hyperactive Children, Insomnia, PMS, Pregnancy, Sleepwalking, and Shock
Said to protect sailors at sea and travelers on water, moonstone is more potent during a waxing moon and less so during the waning. This is the stone to use if you seek to embody the goddess. Activating intuition, care should be taken that it does not seek to induce illusion of an overwhelming emotional or psychic feeling. Like the moon, the stone is reflective and reminds you that everything is part of a cycle of change. Lessening a tendency to overreact emotionally, Moonstone can also amplify emotions in sensitive people at full moon, especially those picked
Moonstone is a sodium potassium aluminum silicate of the feldspar group that displays a pearly and opalescent schiller. It is also known as hecatolite. Moonstone has been used in jewelry for millennia, including ancient civilizations. The Romans admired moonstone, and they believed it was born from solidified rays of the Moon. Both the Romans and Greeks associated moonstone with their lunar deities. In more recent history, moonstone became the hallmark of the Art Nouveau period.
up from other people. This stone encourages lucid dreaming, especially full moon, and has traditionally been used to enhance metaphysical abilities, and to develop clairvoyance. A stone of new beginnings, moonstone is filled with receptive, passive, feminine energy. It balances the perfect antidote for the excessively macho man, or aggressive female. Opening the mind to sudden and irrational impulses, serendipity, and synchronicity, placed on the solar plexus it draws out old emotional patterning.