Named for its moon-like sheen, Moonstone is a Feldspar mineral exhibiting a soft, watery opaqueness and a silvery-white reflection called chatoyancy that moves as a line across the surface as light varies. Moonstone occurs in delicate shades of peach, blue, grey, white and a prismatic variety is known as Rainbow Moonstone.
White Moonstone carries the energy of the new moon at the height of its power, stimulating psychic perception, vision and dream work. It can magnify one’s emotions, activating the kundalini energy in women and emotional balance in men, and is supportive in children to drive away nightmares or insomnia. Helps to stay calm in difficult situations, Believed to improve digestion, hormones and menstrual problems. Many people find Moonstone to be very soothing and use it to help relieve stress. Moonstone is used to protect those who travel on or by water and a stone of intuition and insight.