Once called the travelers stone, moonstone was used for protection against the dangers of travel. It was also a talisman of good fortune. Useful for success in business matters, promotes inspiration and enhances intuition. It is a "feeling" stone, enhancing understanding via intuition and emotion rather than via intellectual reasoning. It helps to alleviate sexual anxiety and brings energy that is calming, gentle, and receptive. It encourages harmony and understanding to relationships and helps you to be rid of toxic relationships.
The legend behind the stone states that its brightness increases as the new body completes and becomes full. The Indians consider it sacred and they think that one can see into the future if the moon is held when the moon turns full.