Chakras - Third Eye and Crown
Element - Wind
Keywords - Mystery, self-discovery, intuition, insight, dreams, the goddess
Moonstone was used in jewelry almost two-thousand years ago by the Romans who believed that the stone was formed from the light of the moon. Moonstone is considered a sacred stone in India. It was named after it’s blue-white sheen, which is caused by its lamellar structure.
Moonstone is found in Brazil, Germany, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and the United States.
Folklore, Legend, and Natural Properties:
It is believed to bring good fortune, to enhance passion, and balance the yin and yang and is said to protect women and children. In early times, it was believed that one could see the future if the stone was held in the mouth during a full moon. According to legend, moonstone will ensure abundant crops.
Moonstone's healing properties are said to promote digestion, to protect against epilepsy, to calm emotions, cure headaches and nose bleeds, and protect against sun stroke.
Moonstone is the gem of the High Priestess, keeper of the feminine mysteries. It has often been associated with the feminine because of its ability to enhance the intuitive side of the mind. When Moonstone is employed by females, it initiates the kundalini energy and promotes the psychic ability of clairvoyance.