What is the influence of the waning Moon?

Quelle est l’influence de la Lune décroissante ?

Working with the energies dispensed by the Waning Moon can greatly improve our daily lives. In astrology, this lunar phase is a key moment of influence for many people, especially women. But how does the Waning Moon affect us? And what actions can we take to make the most of its power? Here's how.

Definition: what is the Disseminating Moon?

The Disseminating Moon is the waning stage of the lunar cycle. It begins the day after the full Moon and ends on the day of the new Moon. This is the second part of the lunation. During this period, which lasts around two weeks, three phases can be observed in the sky:

  • the waning Gibbous Moon ;
  • the Last Quarter Moon ;
  • the last crescent Moon.

Thelunar star is less and less illuminated by the Sun. Its visible face thus diminishes until it disappears completely.

What is the significance of the waning Moon?

After the full Moon, charged with powerful energies, the waning Moon seems less significant at first glance. In lunologyhowever, it corresponds to an essential phase of letting go. The waning Moon symbolizes the decline of energy, which goes hand in hand with the weakening of its radiance.

This is a time forintrospection, relaxation and contemplation, but also forfreeing yourself from situations that weigh on your daily life. To help you make the most of these lunar energies, you can practice yoga or meditation. Both of these activities will allow you to collect yourself while accepting the events of your past and present life.

Before you can regenerate and set in motion new actions, it's essential to slow down and regain a sense of balance. At the end of this lunar phase, you'll be able to start thinking about your projects and the steps you'd like to take in the weeks or months ahead.

Disseminating Moon: what are its effects?

Although the Disseminating Moon 's energies are more subtle, it nonetheless has certain effects on health. In particular, it is said to influence blood circulation. Some people may find their blood flow slows down during this waning phase, and suffer from joint and muscle pain. Is this your case? Consider massaging with arnica- or camphor-based balms.

The waning Moon is also a good time to detoxify your body and drain your liver. You can therefore carry out purifying beauty treatments while consuming green tea and avocado, for example.

Finally, this lunar phase is said to have an effect on hair growth. If you want to slow down hair growth, visit your hairdresser when the Moon is waning.

When is the next waning Moon?

To find out when the next waning Moon will occur, we advise you to refer to the lunar calendar for the current year. You can find one directly online, or in paper format at your favorite bookshop.

Theyear 2023 features thirteen Waning Moons:

  • January 8 to 20 ;
  • February 6 to 19 ;
  • March 8 to 20 ;
  • April 7 to 19 ;
  • May 6 to 18 ;
  • June 5 to 17 ;
  • July 4 to 16 ;
  • August 2 to 15 ;
  • September 1 to 14 ;
  • September 30 to October 13 ;
  • October 29 to November 12 ;
  • November 28 to December 12 ;
  • December 28 to January 10, 2024.

What to do during a spreading Moon?

In her book Discovering the Healing Powers of the Moon,astrologer Theresa Cheung gives a number of tips on how to make the most of the energies of the Disseminating Moon. We've seen that this lunar phase is ideal for taking stock, reflecting and letting go. In this way, you can free yourself from hindrances that prevent you from moving forward, from toxic relationships or even from certain behaviors that are harmful to your health.

Here are seven rituals to put in place at this time of the lunar cycle:

  1. Meditate on your past experiences and take the time to share your feelings with those around you;
  2. Tidy up your workspace and home, and let go of bad habits;
  3. Pursue your projects and set yourself new goals;
  4. Recharge your batteries by getting out into nature more often;
  5. Offer your help to a family member, friend or association;
  6. Use the power of stones to relax by wearingamethyst or jade, renowned for their soothing properties;

Project yourself into the future by making a commitment to change your life and move forward until the next lunation begins.

Disseminating Moon FAQ

How can I tell if the Moon is waxing or waning?

To find out whether the Moon is waxing or waning in the Northern Hemisphere, a simple glance is all it takes! When you observe our satellite, imagine you're placing a virtual bar to close the quarter or crescent Moon. If you get a "P" for "first quarter", the Moon is waxing. If you get a "D" for "last quarter", the Moon is waning.

Learn more about Moon phases

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