The Best Crystals for the Harvest Moon: What They Are and How To Use Them

The autumnal equinox is quickly approaching!

Dara Laine Murray


The term “harvest moon” refers to the full, bright moon that occurs closest to the start of autumn. The name dates from the time before electricity, when farmers depended on the moon’s light to harvest their crops late into the night. The moon’s light was particularly important during the fall, when harvests are at their largest.

It’s a great time to take advantage of the moon’s energy, recharge your crystals, and manifest.

As we shift into a new season, it’s important to note, “Seasonal mood shifts usually include less energy, feeling less social, losing interest in favorite activities, having cravings for carbs and changes in sleep ― either having trouble sleeping or wanting to sleep more than usual.”

In this blog, we’re going to discuss some of the best crystals to use during the harvest moon and the shifting of the seasons.

Before we get into the crystals, I am a small business owner, so I’m going to link to my crystal shop throughout the article. If you’re considering adding any crystals to your collection or starting a crystal collection, I would be thrilled if you considered supporting my shop.

Now, let’s get into it!

The Best Crystals for the Harvest Moon


Amethyst helps you work toward inner peace and allows you to rest and relax when you need it most. It will help you feel more peaceful and calm, give you the drive to set realistic goals, and keep your mind active.

During the harvest moon, amethyst can help you find your inner peace.


Howlite is the stone of patience and perspective.

It’s perfect for those who feel they need to slow it down and clear the constant stream of chatter from the mind; it’s a crystal that marries you to a more mindful way of life.

During the harvest moon, use howlite to gain clarity on what this season holds, slow down, and be mindful of what’s to come.


Citrine is going to help you eliminate the self-doubt in your life that is holding you…



Dara Laine Murray

Multi-passionate sobriety writer on Medium. Day job: Director of Research at a nonprofit. Stories = sober + stats. Editor: