Its name originates from its pearly and opalescent luster, it appears to glow like the moon. On the physical level Moonstone can promote conception by aiding all aspects of the reproductive system. Moonstone is also known to help with digestive system, including the liver, and can aid in the absorption of essential vitamins and minerals. On the psychological level Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. It is a stone of calm and relief from emotional stress. It is also associated with love of all kinds.