Moonstone – Metal Element -月長石
Origin: India, Sri Lanka and Australia.
History: It is believed that it magically formed through moonlight by the Romans and Ancient Greeks.
Attributes: According to the Chinese Feng Shui, this stone is from the Yin energy. Considered the "Stone of New Begginings" it is strongly connected to the moon. Just like the moon, this stone is reflective and reminds us that everything is part of a cycle of change. Its most powerful effect is to calm emotions. This stone calms overreactions to situations and emotional triggers. Balances male and female energies and aids man who want to get in touch with their feminine side. It is a perfect antidote for the excess of "macho" man or overly aggressive female.
Mentally, it opens the mind to sudden impulses, serendipity, and synchronicity.
Emotionally, soothes instability and stress and improves emotional intelligence.
Physically helps the digestive and reproductive systems. Assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins and fluid retention. Alleviates degenerative conditions of skin, hair, eyes, and fleshy organs such as the liver and pancreas. It is excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy, childbirth and breast-feeding.
This stone also helps prevent sleepwalking and treats insomnia.