October's Full Moon - Blood Moon  

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October's Full Moon is called the Blood Moon as this was around the time that surplus livestock would be slaughtered before the onset of Winter in times of old. However, this Moon is also known as the Shedding Moon or the Falling Leaf Moon and more commonly, the Hunters Moon.


* 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

Source: About.com

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