The moonstone is associated with the moon and was the stone of the goddess Diana. The most powerful time to use the moonstone is in a full moon.
Moonstone has countless purported metaphysical benefits. While moonstone is strongly representative of the goddess or the divine feminine, it is also typically used for balancing male and female energies for people of both sexes. It stimulates intuition as well as dreaming and the psychic mind. It promotes courage in the face of change. Moonstone may reunite lovers who have fallen out and can increase self-confidence and sensuality. In general, it is a stone to promote a calm, peaceful mind, and to encourage faith in one's higher knowledge.
The Romans and Greeks associated Moonstone with the Moon gods/goddesses and Diana, who was the goddess associated with love, wealth, romance, and fertility. It has been regarded throughout history as holy, magical and the stone of love. There is an ancient legend that says if a male and female both wear Moonstone in the night of full moon, they will fall in everlasting true love. Moonstone is the stone that uses feelings and the heart when reasoning and making decisions. Sometimes using the logic mind to solve problems in most cases futile without using “gut feeling.” It is said that the heart doesn’t lie, using Moonstone allows people to tap into their intuitive insight, and use the power of their heart and feelings to make important decisions.