Moonstone is known to assist in attuning to the normal rhythms of the biological forces of one’s body. It can aid both men and women with hormonal or thyroid problems. It will also help to lessen mood swings and relieve hormonal and stress related headaches, insomnia and nightmares. Because of its strong connection to the moon, it is said to have powerful effects on the female reproductive system such as boosting fertility, alleviating menstrual problems, and balancing the hormonal system.
Astrological Sign: Cancer
Chakra: Sacral-Chakra, Crown-Chakra
History & Lore
Since early times, moonstone has been associated with the magic of the moon. It is believed in Hindu mythology that moonstone is made of solidified moonbeams.Hindu tradition believes this stone connects with the divine feminine principle and considers it a symbol of love. Many designers from the Art Nouveau era featured this beautiful stone in elegant jewelry. The stone later became a favorite among artisans of the Arts and Crafts era in the ending of the nineteenth century. Since, moonstone has stayed a largely popular stone around the world. Romans believed that moonstone held the image of Diana, the Moon Goddess, who could endow love, wealth, power, and wisdom upon the possessor. Another legend states the stone contains the gifts of prophecy and second sight, claiming moonstone could clear the mind and allow the wearer to reach wise decisions