Also known as Fish Eye or Adularia, the Moonstone is a stone of new beginnings. As its name implies, this stone is very connected with the moon and with intuition. It also serves for reflection and reminds us that just as the moon grows and wanes, everything is part of a cycle of changes.
It belongs to the family of feldspars, which conforms a group of minerals called aluminosilicates. These minerals make up 60% of the earth’s crust. The Moonstone is considered a semiprecious stone. Its color varies between silvery and milky white, but the favorites have bluish tones.
Its name comes from its white glow resembling the moon light, known as “Schiller” or adularity, and the best quality stones are extracted from Australia, Sri Lanka, Brazil, India, Burma, Madagascar and the United States.
The stones extracted from Sri Lanka are considered the most beautiful because they have blue tones and transparencies, while those from India have a variety of shades such as green, orange, gray, black and gold.
In previous centuries, the Romans really believed that these stones were composed of authentic rays of moonlight and were faithful believers that the amulets with this gem placed on fruit trees gave greater harvests. In India, this semiprecious stone is considered sacred and dedicated to the Goddess of the Moon.
It was very venerated at the time of “Art Nouveau” and in the nineteenth century men wore tie pins with these gems on top.
Subscribe to our newsletter and download the ebook with the Top 25 Healing Crystals
It’s considered that this stone gives good luck, so it was common for the grooms to give their brides a jewel with this stone, and assembled with silver is one of the most attractive jewelry you’ll ever see.
Its most powerful effect is to calm emotions and makes the unconscious conscious, activates intuition and empathy. It also encourages lucid dreaming in the full moon. It’s used to enhance psychic abilities and develop clairvoyance. For people who have psychic gifts, this stone can be carried in pendants to accept them.
Psychologically, the Moonstone calms excessive reactions to situations and emotional triggers.
It is full of receptive, passive and feminine energy. It’s recommended for menstrual irregularities and endocrine problems, and is very appropriate for changes in women’s cycles, such as from childhood to puberty, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and menopause. It is said that women should avoid carrying it during menstruation and the full moon.
It balances the energies of both sexes and helps men who wants to connect with their feminine side. It also opens the mind to sudden and irrational impulses, relieves emotional stability, controls stress and improves emotional intelligence.
It’s useful to combat asthma and respiratory problems, as well as relieves headaches of any kind so it’s recommended to apply at the temples. It favors the liver, the pancreas and the digestive functioning. It also improves the disorders of the upper part of the digestive tract related to emotional stress.
It is said to relieve impurities and degenerative diseases of the skin, hair and eyes.
For people who are excessively active and have a hard time resting, as well as hyperactive children, this stone is perfect as it relieves emotional instability and stress, and helps to appease emotions. It avoids being carried away by dark emotions such as sadness, depression, anger, discouragement, etc., allowing the person who carries it to see the situation from a more positive perspective and turning it into something harmonious and easy to carry.The Moonstone provides balance and emotional harmony. Click To Tweet
People who repress their feelings or find it difficult to express what they feel, the moonstone allows them to open an internal path of communication to drain any emotion and thought. It is also said that people labeled “cold” or insensitive can make them more empathetic.
It’s great for people who perform astral travels because of its qualities of connection with the spirit and body, and also helps with internal growth.
Among other properties that we can add that activates the energy of the second, sixth and seventh chakra.
The moonstone is a spiritual stone, balancing and harmonizing, so you can use it as a decorative piece in your home to maintain an energetic harmony
This is a cyclic stone, so you can’t spend much time with it. The effect that this stone has, with respect to emotions, is very strong so you have to take breaks.You need to move away from moonstone's strength for a while so you can feel the moon's energy again when you recover. Click To Tweet
The Moonstone is wonderful and its beauty captivates anyone, and if you combine it with some stone, object or blue background, it will boost its energy. Linked to the sapphire helps control anxiety, over sensitivity in people and mental problems, and if you put it on the heart chakra combined with rose quartz works with parents who have problems in the acceptance of their children and works with the emotions.
Human beings are beings of light, and the moonstone has great properties that go perfectly with us on this earthly plane.