New Beginnings, Lunar Cycles,and the Archetypal Mother .Just like the moon waxes and wanes, so everything is a part of a cycle of change. Moonstone is strongly connected to the moon and is a “stone of new beginnings.” It’s most powerful effect is one of calming the emotions. Moonstone promotes intuition and empathy and encourages lucid dreaming (especially at the time of the full moon.) Moonstone is filled with receptive, passive feminine energy and opens the mind to serendipity and synchronicity. Moonstone provides deep emotional healing and heals disorders of the upper digestive track that are related to emotional stress. It powerfully affects the female reproductive cycle and alleviates menstrual related tension. It is profoundly linked to the pineal gland and balances the hormonal system.