Moon Water is not just for full moons! Each phase of the moon has its own unique energy and properties, and by creating Moon Water during each phase, you can capture and use those energies for use with rituals or spells related to meditation, self-reflection, and manifestation, aligning yourself with the vibrations of the universe.
How To —
To create Moon Water, fill a glass vessel with pure water, (spring or well water works best, alternatively you can use sea or lake water but don’t ingest those.) Place the vessel in the moonlight, preferably outdoors, but if that isn’t possible place it in a window where the moon will pass by through the night.
Crystals can be used to enhance the energy and properties of each phase of the moon, making them great allies in lunar magic. Place an appropriate crystal next to the vessel as it charges in the moonlight to enhance its properties and vibrational energy. Take the vessel out of the light before the sun shines on it the next day.
If you used potable water, you can drink it or use it for making tea. You can make an elixir by mixing equal amounts of water with 80-90 proof alcohol. Vodka is my preference. Use one to ten drops of elixir in beverages or food. If you used non-potable water, you can make an elixir to use topically or can use the water for bathing, or watering plants.
You can enhance the power of your Moon Water with essential oils and herbs. If you add essential oils to your water, do not ingest the water or elixir.
Here's how each phase of the moon can support your intentions and manifestation practice and what to add to enhance your Moon Water.
New Moon — The new moon is a time for new beginnings, setting intentions, and planting seeds.
Crystals: Clear Quartz, Smokey Quartz, Labradorite
Herbs: Sage, Lavender, Chamomile, Thyme
Oils: Sage, Cedarwood, Frankincense
Use this water for rituals or spells related to new beginnings or manifesting intentions.
Waxing Moon — The waxing moon is a time of growth and manifestation.
Herbs: Rosemary, Basil, Mint, Cinnamon.
Essential oils: Rosemary, Peppermint, Ginger
Crystals: Green Aventurine, Pyrite, Jade
Use this water for rituals or spells related to personal growth, manifesting abundance, or attracting positive energy.
Full Moon — The full moon is a time of power, intuition, and releasing what no longer serves you.
Herbs: Jasmine, Yarrow, Mugwort, Milky Oat.
Crystals: Moonstone, Selenite, Amethyst
Essential Oils: Jasmine, Ylang-ylang, Neroli, Patchouli
Use this water for rituals or spells related to releasing negative energy or emotions, enhancing psychic abilities, or connecting with the spiritual realm.
Waning Moon — The waning moon is a time for letting go, releasing, and banishing.
Herbs: Black pepper, Lemon balm, Nettle, Comfrey
Oils: Clary sage, Juniper, Eucalyptus
Crystals: Black Tourmaline, Obsidian, Smoky Quartz
Use this water for rituals or spells related to letting go of negative energy, ending toxic relationships or releasing bad habits.
Dark Moon — The dark moon is a time for rest, reflection, and introspection.
Herbs: Valerian, Passionflower, Skullcap, Hops.
Oils: Sandalwood, Myrrh, Vetiver
Crystals: Lepidolite, Celestite, Sheen Obsidian
Moon water is a powerful tool that can be used in a variety of spiritual and magical practices. By creating moon water for each phase of the moon and adding in complementary ingredients, you can enhance the energy of your rituals and spells and deepen your connection with the moon's cycles. As with any spiritual practice, it's important to trust your intuition and work with the crystals that feel most aligned with your energy and intentions.
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