What is Moonstone?
Moonstone is composed of Orthoclase and Albite, two species from the Feldspar group. Rainbow Moonstone is a name often given to Labradorite in a white matrix. Moonstone is a 3rd Anniversary gemstone.
Chakras – Third Eye Chakra, Solar Plexus Chakra
Birthstone – June
Zodiac – Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Planet – Moon
Element – Water
Vibration – Number 4
Typical colours – cream, yellow, blue, grey, peach/pink
Healing with Moonstone
Happiness | Good fortune | Nurturing | Mothering | Unselfishness | Humanitarian | Love | Hope | Spiritual insight | Easy childbirth | Safe travel | New beginnings | Abundance | Ancient wisdom
A stone for “new beginnings”, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.
Moonstone aids the digestive system, assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention, and alleviates degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, and fleshy organs such as the liver and pancreas. It stimulates the pineal gland and balances hormonal cycles, being excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy, childbirth, and breast-feeding. Moonstone is also beneficial to men in opening the emotional self.
What is Turquoise?
Turquoise is a mineral that is a hydrous phosphate of copper and aluminium. Turquoise is an 11th Anniversary gemstone.
Chakras – Heart Chakra, Throat Chakra, Third Eye Chakra
Birthstone – December (Blue Turquoise)
Zodiac – Scorpio, Sagittarius, Aquarius, Pisces
Planet – Venus & Neptune
Element – Earth/Air/Fire
Vibration – Number 1
Typical colours – turquoise, blue, green, yellow-green
Healing with Turquoise
Purification | Serenity | Protection | Wisdom | Balance | Strength | Friendship | Love | Positive thinking | Sensitivity
Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love.
Turquoise aids in the absorption of nutrients, enhances the immune system, stimulates the regeneration of tissue, and heals the whole body. It contains anti-inflammatory and detoxifying effects, and alleviates cramps and pain. Turquoise purifies lungs, soothes and clears sore throats, and heals the eyes, including cataracts. It neutralises overacidity, benefits rheumatism, gout, stomach problems, and viral infections.
Colour Healing with Turquoise
In addition to the generic healing properties of Turquoise, specific colours have additional attributes:
Yellow Turquoise is formed by the inclusion of iron.
Yellow Turquoise helps to connect with spirit and brings the energy of the sky down to earth.