Full moon names, rituals and tips

Full MoonHealth and Wellness Blog 5 March 2023

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.

If you're wondering what to do on this magical night, we've got you covered. Here are some ideas to help you connect with the Full Moon energy:

  1. Meditate: Take some time to sit in silence and connect with your inner self. Focus on your breath and let go of any negative thoughts or emotions.

  2. Set intentions: Write down your goals and desires for the coming weeks or months. The Full Moon is a powerful time for manifestation, so be clear and specific about what you want to achieve.

  3. Release negativity: Use this time to let go of anything that no longer serves you. Write down any negative thoughts or emotions and burn them as a symbol of release.

  4. Connect with nature: Take a walk under the Full Moon and connect with the natural world. Feel the energy of the Moon and the stars around you.

  5. Practice gratitude: Take a moment to appreciate all the blessings in your life. Express gratitude for everything you have and everything that is yet to come.


January – Wolf Moon – Ice 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. It's  now an opportune moment to revisit your future aspirations. Take some time to reflect on shedding any negative emotions and energies from the past year. Consider incorporating the use of Quartz or Tigers Eye into your practices during this time. These crystals are known for their abilities to enhance focus, clarity, and positivity, making them great tools for goal-setting and personal growth.

  • 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 further 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.

October - Hunters Moon

 Get equipped for fire, passion, and intensity. Get ready for this October 9ths Hunter’s full moon. This one is going to be noticble, stirring depth for many zodiac signs. Happening in the fierce signal of Aries, this lunar match stokes the flames of desire, whilst additionally bringing possibilities for deep recuperation to take place.

Endings and new beginnings are on the cards, as this full moon will help to courageously pinpoint new paths and some new perspectives. 


  • January 6: Wolf moon
  • February 5: Snow moon
  • March 7: Worm moon
  • April 6: Pink moon
  • May 5: Flower moon
  • June 3: Strawberry moon
  • July 3: Buck moon
  • August 1: Sturgeon moon
  • August 30: Blue moon
  • September 29: Harvest moon
  • October 28: Hunter’s moon
  • November 27: Beaver moon
  • December 26: Cold moon


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