Crystal Feature — Moonstone


The Divine Feminine Healer:

Back in ancient days, Romans believed moonstone was a shard of pure moonlight. The way the crystal caught the light and seemed to glow like the moon itself caused both ancient Romans and Greeks to associate moonstone with the divine lunar goddesses.

Artemis (Diana in Roman culture) is the Greek goddess of the hunt, wilderness, wild animals, nature, vegetation, childbirth, the moon, and chastity. Pinterest

Just like the moon, moonstone crystal symbolizes light in the dark. It represents inner clarity, new beginnings, cyclical change, hope, and divine femininity.

Moonstone is an opalescent crystal and has a unique shimmer. Ancient Romans thought looking into moonstone would give you a vision of the goddess Diana and bring you love and good fortune. Today, moonstone is widely used in jewelry and celebrated for its pearly, ethereal appearance.

This crystal can be found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Norway, Australia, Brazil, Mexico, and the U.S. Moonstone is popularly found in white and grey, but also comes in shades of blue, green, orange, brown, pink, and rainbow.

Physical Benefits

It’s believed that moonstone helps the digestive system, eliminates toxins and fluid retention, and alleviates degenerative conditions of hair, skin, eyes, and organs like the liver and pancreas. (Charms of Light)

Due to its connection with femininity, moonstone is also known to balance hormonal cycles, help with PMS, and be very helpful with all aspects of fertility such as conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and breastfeeding.

Emotional & Mental Wellness

Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress and helps you find inner serenity. This crystal provides nurturing energy and increases your intuition, passion, and inspiration.

Since moonstone is connected to the moon, this means it also has associations with changing tides and cycles. This crystal is a comfort in times of change and new beginnings. It helps you find the positive aspects to change and feel at ease. Overall, this crystal heals with harmony.

Spiritual Benefits

Moonstone is connected to the higher chakras, including the heart, third eye and crown chakras.

This crystal helps us look deep within our souls, and helps us see beyond the confines of our Earthly selves. It helps us find peace and strengthens our connection to the divine.

How To Cleanse & Charge Moonstone

Like the moon, moonstone has a strong tie to water. To cleanse this crystal, all you need to do is give it a quick rinse under some running water!

You might be able to guess how to charge moonstone. Are you thinking moonlight? Cause you’d be right! Pop your moonstone crystal into your windowsill underneath the moonlight (choose full moonlight for optimum results!) and it will soak up all that delicious lunar energy.

How You Can Use Moonstone

Wearing moonstone close to your body can help it tune in to the healing you need. A moonstone ring, bracelet, or necklace is a great way to get the benefits of this healing crystal.

Moonstone can also help bring harmony to your home. If you put moonstone crystal in areas of your home where tensions can be high, it can help bring a calming presence to you and your family. And if it’s moonstone’s fertility benefits that you need, placing it near your bed will help you out!

If you feel an attachment to the moon or moon phases, are dealing with change or a new cycle, or want a little more goddess energy in your life, then moonstone is a great crystal for you!

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Sources:

Tiny Rituals — Moonstone Meaning: Healing Properties & Everyday Uses

Charms of Light — Moonstone Healing Properties

Truly Experiences — Magical Moonstone: Meaning, Healing Properties & Uses


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