PROPERTIES: Attuning to cycles, balancing male/female energies, enhancing intuition, calming emotions, enhancing psychic abilities
Moonstone attunes us to the feminine, receptive, passive and reflective energies of the Moon, its nature, cycles, flow, emotions, the unconscious and intuition. It balances male-female energies, helping aggressive females, macho men or men who want to get in touch with their feminine side. It works strongly on the emotions, drawing out old emotional patterning, calming over-reactions and emotional triggers. bringing deep emotional healing, and aiding emotional intelligence.
This stone opens the mind to sudden and irrational impulses, serendipity and synchronicity. Traditionally used to enhance psychic abilities and to develop clairvoyance, Moonstone is perfect for new moon rituals but can be too strong at the full moon. It aids empathy and dreaming, but may induce illusions in sensitive people.
Caution: This stone/crystal contains toxic material and is best used tumbled. Wash hands after use and make essence by the indirect method only.
COLOURS: White, cream, yellow, blue, green
SOURCE: Sri Lanka, Australia and India.
METHOD OF CLEANING: Return to the Earth, Rice, Smudging, Visualising light, Essences, Sound, Crystal Recharging
METHOD OF RECHARGING: Moonlight, Earth, Essences, Sound, Crystal cluster
CHAKRAS: Solar Plexus, Sacral, Heart
HEALING: Moonstone is excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy childbirth and breast feeding. It is linked to the pineal gland and balances the hormonal system, stabilises fluid imbalances and attunes to the biorhythmic clock. It is helpful for shock and calming hyperactive children. A Moonstone elixir was traditionally used for insomnia and the stone can prevent sleepwalking, aids the digestive and reproductive systems, assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention; and alleviates degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, fleshy organs.
BLACK MOONSTONE – is particularly good for metaphysical work in general and protection while working.
Content very kindly written by Judy Hall, Judy Hall is a successful Mind Body Spirit author with over 40 books to her credit including the million selling Crystal Bible (volumes 1, 2 and 3).