Healing Properties of Moonstone
Spiritual: Moonstone evokes the Goddess and the energy of the crescent and full moon. It invites us to dance in sensual celebration and to be comfortable exploring the many mysteries of the world. It can be used in tantric and other sexual rituals to sanctify the rites of love and pleasure. Moonstone ignites our most vibrant psychic powers, awakening and strengthening our intuition and encouraging all aspects of empowered femininity. Moonstone washes away the toxic stigmas and labels that have slandered women for centuries. It illuminates our true beauty, bestowing upon us a feeling of pride, joy and understanding. As a stone of new beginnings, Moonstone shines a bright and kind light on our all our dreams and helps us to chart a clear path forward. It provides protection and good fortune to travelers and anyone starting off on a new chapter in life. Moonstone invites us to know the Goddess in all her many faces and ages, and to see the goddess in every woman. Moonstone is attuned to the Sacral, Third Eye, and Crown Chakras and linked to the astrological signs of Cancer, Libra, Scorpio. It is connected to the element of Wind; and vibrates to the number 4.
Emotional: Moonstone encourages us to connect with others heart-to-heart and to speak openly of the yearnings of our mind, body and soul. Moonstone helps us to sort through our emotions and understand them better, both at the surface level, as well as the hidden undercurrents. It calms overreactions and helps us to safely explore our emotional triggers and patterns. Moonstone encourages us to release negative energies if they serve no purpose and to always be receptive to blessings and goodness. Moonstone reminds us that life is a series of cycles and that to all times there is a season, and if we are wise, we honor and enjoy each passing moment. It also teaches us the value of patience, and to wait for the “right time” rather than trying to force something to come to pass. Moonstone celebrates female connections and feminine energy, making it a powerful tool for explore the maternal line as well as for strengthen female friendships and family ties. Moonstone asks us to trust that we will be supported by the people who love us. But if we can’t find the support we need in our original family and friends, Moonstone encourages us to look elsewhere until we find our tribe and our soulmates.
Mental: Moonstone is a stone of sudden inspiration and intuitive knowing. It encourages us to wild levels of creativity and flexibility and helps us to be more spontaneous and open to serendipity. But, if our creative musing veer too far into the fantastical, Moonstone helps us to enjoy the ideas, but wait until the hard light of day before we take action. If someone wants to talk to us, Moonstone helps us to be emotionally supportive and give helpful advice. It makes us more conscious of power dynamics between people and encourages us to treat everyone with a healthy level of respect. If we find ourselves in a toxic situation, Moonstone strongly reminds us to prioritize our own mental health, even if that means leaving the relationship. If we do need to leave, Moonstone helps us stay calm and do what needs to be done. It reminds us that this difficult choice, is only a brief moment in our lives, and that better times will be ours again. Moonstone is a phenomenal talisman for astronomers, astrologers, and anyone who is always looking up!
Physical: Moonstone is fantastic stone for reproductive health and wellbeing. It is highly recommended for women who hope to get pregnant, are currently pregnant, are heading into labor & delivery and for post-partum as well. Moonstone connects women with Mother Goddess energy to create and nurture new life. It also connects women with all the mothers that came before them, and will come after, tapping into a sisterhood of support and understanding. Moonstone doesn’t idealize pregnancy or motherhood, but neither does it exaggerate the problems. Instead it helps women take a sensible approach and feel supported for the real pain and pleasure of this journey, both its ordinary and extraordinary moments. Moonstone is a also great talisman for women struggling with issues related to hormones and the pineal gland, menstruation, menopause or endometriosis. It helps us to assess what is normal and tolerable in hormonal fluctuations vs what is concerning and requires additional healthcare support. It firmly encourages us to be our own healthcare advocate and to not allow other people, including healthcare professionals, downplay our physical symptoms.
Always use wisdom when considering crystal therapies for healing.