Full moon names, rituals and tips

Full MoonHealth and Wellness Blog 15 January 2022

Full moon Names

Many names have been given to full moons and depending whether you are following the Farmers Almanac’s or Native Americans you will find that the names given usually make sense for the time of year.

January – Wolf Moon – Ice Moon

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Wolf Full Moon

January –  2022 The New Moon in Capricorn marks the beginning of a new cycle.

It is said that wolves are particularly vocal and sound loud in the first months of the year, which is probably why people referred to this as the Wolf Moon.

  • Good time to Review your future goals
  • Meditate on melting away last years negative emotions and energies
  • Good time to work with Quartz or Tigers eye

February – Snow Moon – hunger moon

Just some of the names that have been given to the full moon in February. Did you know that aprox every 19 years, February does not have a Full Moon.

  • Meditate on bringing warmth, food and love upon all who need it especially the animal kingdom
  • Amethyst is the crystal work with during this full moon

March – Worm Moon – Full Sap Moon

Did you know that it was believed that trimming your hair during a full moon would make it grow faster, however there is currently no scientific evidence to prove this theory.

  • A good time to meditate for manifesting dreams. The March full moon falls in the zodiac sign of Libra. If your life is not balanced, the full moon will shine a light on that imbalance.
  • Some crystals recommended for healing at this time are Honey Calcite – Ametrine – Selenite

April – pink moon

april full moon

Did you know that many Tribes kept track of their seasons by using distinctive names for each of the full moons. It can be a little disappointing to think you are going to view and actual moon that is pink, however  this Full Moon isn’t actually pink, but it still brings plenty of cheer.

  • Great time to manifest your future and dreams
  • The spiritual meaning is all about optimism for the future and the anticipation of goals and dreams coming to fruition.

 

May – full flower moon milk moon corn moon
June – strawberry moon, rose moon
July – full buck moon, thunder moon – full hay moon
Aug. – Sturgeon Moon, Green corn moon
Sep – Harvest moon –
Oct – hunters moon or full harvest moon
Nov – Beaver moon, frosty moon – November’s full Moon is most often called the “Beaver Moon”  the reason for this is said to be that during this month beaver traps were set up in North America.

Good time to get your house in order and time to have a clear out in preparation for next months festivities.

Best crystal to work with and carry with you this month is
Dec – cold moon – long nights moon.

 

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