Moonstone promotes intuition and empathy. It encourages lucid dreaming, especially at the time of the full moon. This gemstone has traditionally been used to enhance psychic abilities and to develop clairvoyance.
Psychologically, Moonstone calms overreactions to situations and to emotional triggers. It is filled with receptive, gentle, energy. This gemstone balances male/female energies and aids men who want to get in touch with their feminine side. It is the perfect antidote for the excessively macho man or the overly aggressive female.
Mentally, this gemstone opens the mind to sudden and irrational impulses, serendipity and sychronicity. Emotionally, it soothes stress and instability, calming and stabilizing the emotions. Moonstone improves emotional intelligence, as it can draw out old emotional patterning so that it can be understood and then dissolved. This stone provides deep emotional healing, and ameliorates disorders of the upper digestive tract that are related to emotional stress.
Physically, Moonstone powerfully affects the female reproductive system, and alleviates menstrual-related dis-ease & tension. It is linked to the pineal gland and balances the hormonal system, stabilized fluid imbalances, and attunes to the biorhythmic clock. It is helpful in cases of shock, and can be used to calm hyperactive children.
Moonstone helps the digestive tract and reproductive system, assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention, and aids in reversing degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, and fleshy organs such as the liver or pancreas. It is excellent for premenstrual symdrome, conception, pregnancy, childbirth and breast-feeding.
Aquamarine is a member of the beryl family. This stone is known for its blue to blue-green color. The name comes from the Latin for “sea water,” and aquamarine folklore is usually tied to sailors and the sea. Aquamarine is the birthstone for March and it’s a popular gem that wears well, is readily available, and moderately priced.
Being known as a stone of courage and fortitude that can bring great power, Aquamarine assists with quick intellectual response. It brings inner peace, hope and self-love, gives shielding for the aura, and is said to bring angels for their guidance and protection. As such, it is an excellent crystal for meditation. Aquamarine is used metaphysically to dispel anger and fear.
In crystal healing lore Aquamarine is helpful for healing GERD, chronic fatigue, the endocrine system, eyes and eyesight, fluid retention, headaches, intestinal disorders, the nervous system, phobias, teeth and gums.
Note that healing crystal meanings are spiritual supports to healing and are not prescriptions or healthcare information.