Power & Benefits of Moonstone:
Moonstone is a beautiful luminescent stone with a glow that is similar to the moon in the night sky. It is said to protect sailors at sea and travelers on water, it is more potent during a waxing moon and less so during the waning.
Spiritual & Emotional Influence:
Moonstone is great for new beginnings and being connected with your intuition. Keeps you in balance through life’s changes. It encourages lucid dreaming, especially at full moon, and has traditionally been used to enhance metaphysical abilities and to develop clairvoyance.
It soothes your emotions, improves emotional intelligence, and promotes deep empathy. It can also be used to help break negative beliefs and patterns so that the true essence of who you are can shine through.
The Physical Connection:
Moonstone is thought to be connected with the female reproductive system and the menstrual cycle which is often referred to as the moon cycle. It is said to be excellent for conception, pregnancy, birth, and breastfeeding. It is also thought to help in digestion and is great for circulation and skin.
The Chakras Connected to Moonstone:
Sacral Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra, and Third Eye (Brow) Chakra. Placed on the Solar Plexus Chakra it draws out old emotional patterning.
Scorpio, Libra and Cancer.
Locations Found & History:
India, Australia, and Sri Lanka. In ancient Rome, Moonstone was believed to be solidified moonbeams and it was also thought that within the stone Diana, the goddess of the moon, could be seen. Moonstone was a very popular stone for jewelry and it was thought to bestow love on the wearer. It’s also known in India as a lover's stone given as a traditional wedding gift. Moonstone is also the Traveler’s Stone that protects travelers on their journeys. It’s been used throughout history to make an elixir to prevent sleepwalking.
Rarity, Value & Variations:
Moonstone is prized for the appearance of an optical phenomenon known as adularescence which is what creates the moonlit sheen. It is a type of feldspar which is an abundant rock-forming mineral. The more transparent and blue in the stone, the higher in value it will be. Many of these stones are being passed from dealer to dealer which increases the price even more. It has a Mohs hardness of 6.
How to Use Moonstone:
Wear Moonstone on the hands in a ring or place on the body where balance is needed.