Affirmation: I awaken my consciousness and become aware of what thoughts, people, or situations need to be shifted or realigned in my life.
Color: milky white, transparent reflective white, or rainbow
Did you know? Moonstones have an optical phenomenon known as adularescence.
Adularescence. An optical phenomenon, similar to labradorescence and aventurescence, produced most notably by moonstones.
Chakra(s): crown, third eye, solar plexus, and navel
Astrological sign(s): Cancer
Planet(s): the Moon
Mohs scale: 6–6.5
Spiritual uses: Rainbow Moonstone is a perfect tool for increasing your intuition and trusting the process of becoming an intuitive. Moonstone, also known as hecatolite, is associated with the ancient Greek moon goddess, Hecate. This is also a good stone to connect with the 13 moons and the women and teachings of the International Council of the Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers, goodwill ambassadors from Alaska, North, South, and Central America; Africa; and Asia with a mission of world peace.
Mental uses: Moonstone promotes dreaming. With moonstone under your pillow, use the messages of the dreamtime to restore mental balance.
Emotional uses: Moonstone helps restore emotional balance. This is a good stone for cleansing negative energy from your energy centers, or chakras. This is also a stone of reflection, helping you to look within using the powerful tool of self-observation for self-improvement and spiritual growth.
Physical uses: Rainbow Moonstone is the stone most associated with female fertility, and the associated menses, premenstrual syndrome, and menopause.
Excerpted from The Essential Guide to Crystals, Minerals, and Stones. (Llewellyn. 2013) by Margaret Ann Lembo