Moonstone is one of the most mystical and ethereal gems.
It belongs to the orthoclase, a type of minerals that can be found in the Earth’s crust.
While its look captured the attention of millions of people throughout history, it has a deeper meaning and important origin a wearer should be familiar with. Plus, there are various benefits one can receive from this stone.
So, let’s learn a little bit more about this gorgeous stone.
There’s a lot you can understand about this stone by looking at it’s visual aspects. A tumbled piece of moonstone looks like a big moon in the night sky. Color and light shifts with the iridescence and there is a fluid and watery movement to the stone. The appearance is also soft and milky, like mother’s milk.
The moon, in feng shui and many other spiritual traditions, represents the divine feminine. Women’s fertility cycles connect with the waxing and waning of the moon. The moonstone is known for balancing hormonal and reproductive issues as well as emotions.
The Moonstone also reminds us of how our lives ebb and flow. Moonstone cultivates compassion and empathy. It helps us to tap into our intuition and enhances psychic abilities and clairvoyance.
The creative and intuitive power of feminine energy is activated by the moonstone. It can help us balance and cool down emotions and stress. It can also put us in tune with our feminine and feeling side. Moonstone energy is yin, introspective, receptive, and connected to our subconscious.
The serene and tranquil energy of the moonstone also invites creativity, healing and motherly protection. It also acts like a mirror so we can see clearly our reflection.
Many cultures and civilizations since prehistoric times knew about the healing properties of moonstones.
So what can you use this stone for?
No matter in what phase of your life you are, you can get physical and mental benefits from your moonstone.
Historically, people used moonstones to correct various ailments and issues in their lives.
For instance, moonstone is known to be a healer of various diseases and disorders connected to the liver, pancreas, stomach, and spleen.
It can also be used to assist one’s lymphatic system and help it during the blood cleaning processes.
Since the moonstone is known as a “woman’s stone” its powers can often help women and their emotional state.
It can be used for enhancing one’s emotional balance, keep anger at bay and reduce negative energy. According to some women, it also helps them regulate their menstrual cycle and keep menstrual disorders at bay, as well as reduce pain during childbirth.
Feng Shui Applications
Here are some ways to use moonstone in your home’s feng shui. You can also carry the stone around with you as a tumbled stone in your pocket or as jewelry.
Place moonstone near the bed, or under the abdomen (underneath the mattress) to improve difficult reproductive, hormonal and fertility issues.
A piece of moonstone near the bed, or under the heart (underneath the mattress) to balance or increase feminine emotions, and invite receptivity.
Find the Bagua position for Relationships (Kun) in the bedroom. Locate a piece of moonstone here for balance, insight, healing and self-care.
Using the bagua, place moonstone in the Health area (center, Tai Qi) or Kun area of your entire home to enhance balance, healing and reduce stress.
Moonstone in the office or workspace activates creativity in our careers.
Hope you enjoyed learning about the MOONSTONE this week.
Love and Light