Moonstone is considered a stone of new beginnings. It has been traditionally used to enhance psychic abilities and develop clairvoyance. This is a reflective, calming stone that soothes emotional instability and stress. Moonstone is also thought to both improve emotional intelligence.
Moonstone was given its name by the Roman natural historian Pliny, who wrote that moonstone’s appearance altered with the phases of the moon. This belief held until well after the sixteenth century.
The Ancient Greeks believed moonstone was somehow connected to the gods. This belief carried over into Roman times.
Moonstone is considered a sacred stone in India.
Throughout history, moonstone has been a popular token of love and romance.
Moonstone is considered a type of feldspar mineral. It is notable for its white, pearly coloration. This stone has been found in the Southwest United States,
Moonstone resonates with the third eye, solar plexus, causal vortex, and soma chakras.
You can place moonstone in full moon moonlight to energize. It can also be moved through sage smoke or incense, placed in rice, or buried in the earth overnight.
If your sun sign is in Cancer, moonstone is considered to be your astrological birthstone. This crystal helps you to recognize your intuition and use it effectively
If your sun sign is Aquarius, you may benefit from this stone when starting new endeavors or suffering from insomnia.
Moonstone is beneficial for a variety of organs and issues. It can aid the digestive and reproductive systems, nutrient assimilation, the female reproductive cycle, menstrual-related diseases, the pineal gland, hormonal and fluid imbalances, and the skin, hair, and eyes.
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Moonstone at Crystal Life
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