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Moonstone Gem Therapy

Updated on July 7, 2015

What is Moonstone and How Can I Use it Best

The moonstone is a popular gem worn by people from various cultures to protect themselves from calamities, misfortune and certain illnesses.

It is also a gem associated with love and romance.


How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Romance

The moonstone is believed to help couples stay faithful to each other, prevent unfaithfulness and infidelity in a marriage and help those single to find their true love.

Some people keep a moonstone beside their bedside table at night for they believe it will help them dream of their true love while they sleep.

A couple who has fallen out of love is advised to each wear a moonstone on a full moon night so they may renew their love.

Some couples who want their love to last till eternity will each keep a moonstone under their tongue on a full moon day.

Couples who want to reconcile after a nasty and vicious argument are advised to place a moonstone over their heart and allow it to be overpowered with their love. They must then exchange the moonstone with each other. This helps to get rid of the disharmony and pain caused from the argument and bring the couple closer together.

If you’re single carry a moonstone gemstone as it’s believed to help you find your true love.

How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Traveling

Carry a moonstone when traveling as the gem is said to keep you safe during your journey.


How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Fertility

The moonstone is believed to have ‘strong hormonal balancing properties’ which is why the gemstone is believed to be effective in the treatment of fertility problems. Some women will wear a bracelet made of moonstones known as a ‘moonstone fertility bracelet’ in the hope it will help them get pregnant.

Some Arabian women with fertility problems will keep a moonstone gem sewn to their clothing but hidden from sight in the hope it will help them conceive.

It is also worn by some pregnant women to help them have a pregnancy void of any problems and a safe and painless delivery.

Women also wear the moonstone gemstone to help ease menstrual pain and ‘relieve PMS and menopausal symptoms.’


How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Diseases

The moonstone is said to help protect a person from the following diseases:

  • Epilepsy
  • Kidney Problems
  • Insomnia
  • Calms the Mind and helps fight stress.
  • Is effective in the treatment of stomach disorders

Wearing a moonstone set in silver is said to help treat nervous diseases, tuberculosis and dropsy.

Keeping a moonstone under the pillow while sleeping is said to help one get a good night sleep.

The moonstone is referred to as a ‘cooling gem’ since it has a cooling effect on the body. If a wearer is suffering from the cough and cold or diseases related to it, the condition can get worse because of the cooling effect given out by the stone to the body.

How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Gardening

The moonstone is used by some to improve the harvest of fruit crops and the growth of plants and flowers. To increase the amount of fruits growing on a tree the gem is hung upon the tree. To have healthy plants and flowers growing a wind chime can be made with some moonstones and hung in the garden or a few of the gems can be buried under the soil.


How To Use The Moonstone Gemstone For Careers

Since the moonstone is said to protect those who travel it’s recommended for swimmers, coast guards and sailors to carry one with them.

Doctors, nurses and health care workers are advised to carry the stone with them as they work since the gem is believed to help them gain the patience, compassion and understanding needed when dealing with patients.


Interesting Facts About the Moonstone Gemstone

In India the moonstone gemstone is considered sacred and always laid on a yellow cloth. Yellow is believed to be a sacred color.

Sri Lanka is regarded as the country having the finest moonstones in the world.

An ancient temple found in Anuradhapura Sri lanka had steps which were once designed with a medley of stunning moonstones.

Some say it was the Greeks who gave the gemstone its name ‘moonstone.’

The moonstone is also known by the following names - Wolf's-Eye, Fish-Eye, Water Opal and Ceylonese Opal.


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      Suranee Perera 5 years ago from Kandy, Sri Lanka

      We are blessed to live in world Riviera Rose which give us gemstones and crystals from the earth which when used correctly releases energy which can help us in a variety of ways in our life. Thank you for your kind words about the hub, the vote up and pleased to know you found the information useful.

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      Riviera Rose 5 years ago from South of France

      I love working with crystals and gemstones and have even hung a moonstone up in my garden - I read about that only quite recently. A lovely, informative hub, voted up and beautiful!