is a stone of new beginnings. known to calm overreactions & emotional triggers. stabilizes emotions. brings hope & protection. strongly connected to the moon. like the moon, the stone is reflective & reminds us that, as the moon waxes & wanes, everything is part of a cycle of change. the most powerful effect is that of the calming of the emotions. makes the conscious the unconscious & promotes intuition & empathy. encourages lucid dreaming, especially at the time of the full moon. filled with receptive, passive, feminine energy. it balances male-female energiesaids men who want to get in touch with their feminine side. perfect antidote for the excessively macho man or overly aggressive female. opens the mind to sudden & irrational impulses, serendipity, & synchronicity. care has to be taken to make sure that it does not induce illusions in response to wishful thinking. soothes stress & emotional instability. improves emotional intelligence. placed on the solar plexus, it draws out old emotional pattering so that it can be understood then dissolved. provides deep emotional healing & heals the disorders of the upper digestive tract that are related with emotional stress. powerfully effects the female reproductive cycle. assimilates nutrients, eliminates toxins & fluid retention, & alleviates degenerative conditions of the skin, hair, eyes & fleshy organs such as the liver & pancreas. it is excellent for PMS, conception, pregnancy, childbirth & breast-feeding. women may need to remove moonstone at full moon. recharge moonstone by the moon.