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The Magic Of Moonstone

Written by Dragana Ivanovska

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Posted on July 11 2020

Connect to Your Feminine Energy

Moonstone is well known for its ability to connect us to our inner selves and also to help us receive the beautiful energy that the Universe sends us.

Many practices use Moonstone in meditation to access deeper layers of oneself, and also to connect and harmonize the feminine energy within.

Moonstone is a Feldspar mineral, which gives Moonstone the whitish, silvery reflection that usually captures the eyes of crystal healers. Moonstone’s name derives from that very shine that reminded people of how the Moon changes its shine though the various phases – much like Moonstone shimmers differently from every angle.

Moonstone is a deeply nourishing stone, and it’s especially helpful for crystal healing rituals through the phases of the moon, especially during the night while the moon is high in the sky and shines. It was often thought of as a protective stone for travelers, since many people were forced to travel during the night or often sleep in the wilderness during their travels.

Keywords for Moonstone:

Some keywords for Moonstone include clarity, feminine energy, intuition, connection and spirit. If you are seeking more clarity in life, and gaining a better perspective in life, then connecting with Moonstone regularly or wearing it can help you gain more clarity. If you are seeking to harmonize and stimulate the feminine energy within, then meditating with Moonstone will help you to do so.

Moonstone is also known as a crystal that boosts spiritual growth and intuition which is why using a moonstone pendulum is an amazing way to connect with your intuition and get some answers. Keeping a bit of moonstone in your bedroom can also help you boost inner passion.

Origin of Moonstone:

Moonstone is a fairly common crystal and is available the most on Sri Lanka and India.  It can also be found all over the world in places such as Brazil, Norway and USA.

Are There Different Types of Moonstone?

Yes! Moonstone varies by where it was formed and mined. Rainbow Moonstone, Blue Moonstone, Grey Moonstone, and White Moonstone are only some of the varieties of Moonstone. Each of these types of moonstone is good for specific purposes. For example regular Moonstone is soothing and nourishing when you wear it, however Rainbow moonstone distributes and enhances that energy. So for example if you want to keep yourself soothed, regular moonstone is better, but if you want to create nourishing, soothing atmosphere in your home, then keeping Rainbow Moonstone in your home will do a better job at that.

How To Tell If Your Moonstone Is Real?

A couple quick tips to check if your Moonstone is real are:

Color will not be consistent all around, it should vary.

Moonstone is normally eye-clean. This means it is free of inclusions, where no materials or particles are visible with the naked eye. An authentic moonstone is usually mostly clear in appearance where bubbles and discolorations are unlikely.

Look for imperfections, natural stones have imperfections even if they are cut.

Moonstone Mohs Hardness:

The Mohs Hardness for Moonstone is 6.0-6.5 making it a durable stone. 

How To Cleanse Your Moonstone:

Moonstone can be cleansed in a variety of ways.  Smudging with sage, lavender or Palo Santo is a great way to cleanse your moonstone.  Using a tuning fork will also do the trick.  A tap or two will knock off any yucky energy. Finally, leaving your Moonstone under a Full Moon on your windowsill will cleanse it fully and thoroughly.  No matter what way you chose to cleanse your moonstone, just be sure to set an intention that your crystal be cleansed with all that does not belong to you.

Chakras Moonstone Connects Best With:

Moonstone is the best crystal to use when trying to connect with the Crown Chakra. Although there are many crystals that connect with the Crown Chakra, the connection Moonstone has with it is very special, because of the gentle, nourishing energy vibes Moonstone radiates with. The Crown Chakra is the path towards spiritual awakening, higher planes of existence and accessing ancient knowledge. Because of the pure, gentle energy that Moonstone produces, the Crown Chakra can be easily balanced, and higher planes of existence can be explored.

Birthstone Month for Moonstone:

Moonstone is the birthstone for people born in the month of June. 

Zodiac Sign for Moonstone:

The sign of Cancer is connected with Moonstone, so if you were born under this Sun sign this is one of the best stones for you to use to get in tune with your sun sign.

Planet Connected with Moonstone:

If you are wishing to connect with the Moon, Moonstone is highly connected to this planet.  The Moon rules our ability to receive energy from the Universe, how we connect with ourselves, and how we energize the feminine energy.

Element Moonstone Connect With:

Moonstone is connected to the element of Wind. Wind is believed to activate the mind, and encourage clairvoyance and intuition.

Affirmations Associated With Moonstone:

Some key affirmations to use with Moonstone are:

  • I am Intuitive

  • I am fully connected with the feminine energy within me.

  • I wholeheartedly accept and love myself.

  • I am in sync with my intuition and inner calling.

  • I trust my inner knowing

  • I am completely connected with my inner self.

The Best Ways to Use Moonstone

There are soo many ways to use Moonstone in your crystal healing work.  The best ways are in a crown chakra meditation and in a crystal grid. 

For Crown Chakra Meditation:

  1. Lay down in a comfortable position

  2. Take 5 calming breaths, relaxing deeper with each breath

  3. Place your Moonstone about two inches above your head.

  4. Lay with the Moonstone in place for as long as you feel comfortable, pushing away any thoughts and focusing on your breath.

  5. When you are ready, share your gratitude with the universe.

  6. Repeat whenever you need clarity and connection to the Universe.

You can use Moonstone for a Crystal Grid to focus on developing your intuition and connection to your higher self. Check out this post on how to create a crystal grid here.

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