In October, we see the Blood Moon travel through the sky. This moon is also called the Shedding Moon or the Falling Leaf Moon. Coming right before Samhain, it's a time when the nights are crisp and clear, and you can sense a change in the energy around you.
- Colors: Dark blue, black, purples
- Gemstones: Obsidian, amethyst, tourmaline
- Trees: Apples and yew
- Gods: Herne, Apollo, Cernunnos, Mercury
- Herbs: Apple blossom, pennyroyal, mint family, catnip, Sweet Annie
- Element: Air
This is the time when the veil between our world and the spirit world are at its thinnest. Use this time for spiritual growth -- if there's a deceased ancestor you wish to contact, this is a great month to do it. Hold a séance, work on your divination, and pay attention to messages you get in your dreams.