Moonstone is a form of Feldspar and the most important deposits are found in Sri Lanka and India. It's hardness is 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale. It was
in the past called the traveller’s stone and was used for protection against
the dangers of travel. It is also said to be a talisman of good fortune;
success in business matters; promotes inspiration and enhances intuition.
It is said to be a “feeling stone” and can be helpful in alleviating emotional tension and enhancing creativity and self-expression. This is the stone of love.
Moonstone is said to unite the astral and physical worlds, emotional healing and balance.
In crystal healing it is said to promote ease in pregnancy and childbirth, useful to balance hormones, relieve the symptoms of PMT and menopause and to eliminate insomnia.
Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June and is associated with the 3rd Eye and Crown Chakras.