Vibrant close-up of aromatic French lavender flowers, showcasing their calming essence amidst the Full Flower Moon in Scorpio, Lunar Eclipse, and Mercury Retrograde events; navigating the complex astrological energies.

What to Know About the Full Flower Moon in Scorpio + Lunar Eclipse + Mercury Retrograde

The Details:

🌺 Full Flower Moon in Scorpio:

Blossoming growth meets deep, passionate introspection.

🌘 Lunar Eclipse:

Shadowed moon brings transformative change and heightened emotions.

🌪️  Mercury Retrograde:

Reflective pause amid communication chaos and delays thru May 14th.

In Norse mythology, lunar eclipses were believed to be the result of two giant wolves, Hati and Sköll, chasing the moon across the sky. During an eclipse, the wolves were thought to have caught up with the moon, causing it to darken as they devoured it. The people would make loud noises to scare the wolves away and save the moon.

Viewing the Full Flower Moon:

  • Peak at 1:36 P.M. (EDT) on May 5th
  • Best viewing on the evenings of May 4th and 5th

Other Full Flower Moon Names:

Budding Moon, Leaf Budding Moon, Planting Moon, Egg Laying Moon, Frog Moon, Moon of the Shedding Ponies

Frog Moon: Frogs are known to become more active during spring, as they emerge from hibernation and begin their mating rituals. The Frog Moon pays homage to their nighttime serenades, which are a distinct sound of spring.

Three lively frogs playfully stacked, capturing the essence of the springtime Frog Moon alongside the Full Flower Moon in Scorpio's transformative energy

Please Remember:

- Stay grounded during the intense lunar eclipse energy:

Engage in practices like breath-work, meditation, and nature walks to stay centered and connected to your inner self.

- Nurture yourself with self-care and balanced spiritual practices:

Take a relaxed approach to navigate the chaotic energy during this time.

- Listen to your intuition:

Trust your gut and only explore new paths that feel right for you on your unique spiritual journey.

- Be cautious when making decisions:

The atmosphere can be highly unpredictable, so take your time and avoid impulsive decisions during this period.

- Practice patience with heightened emotions:

Expect increased irritability or sensitivity. Navigate emotional situations with empathy and patience for yourself and others.

- Double-check messages and anticipate communication issues:

Ask for clarification and refrain from assuming or reacting to avoid misunderstandings during this time.

Moonlit Practices:

1. Moonwater Magic:

Collect water under the lunar eclipse and infuse it with the eclipse's energy. Use this potent moonwater for rituals, spells, or spiritual cleansing.

2. Dreamwork Insights:

Set a dreamwork intention, seeking guidance or insights from the lunar eclipse energy. Record any significant symbols or messages in a dream journal.

3. Sip on Moon-Inspired Tea:

Brew a celestial-inspired tea blend with moon-associated ingredients , perfect for sipping under the enchanting night sky. Create your own or use the recipe provided at the bottom of post.

4. Planting Moon Seeds:

Sow seeds resonating with transformation or growth during the lunar eclipse, symbolizing your intention to evolve alongside the plants.

5. Shadow Work Exploration:

Unveil your shadow self with lunar eclipses as opportunities for deep introspection. Engage in self-reflection, meditation, or journaling to uncover hidden aspects and integrate them into your spiritual practice.

Alright, witch friends, that's a wrap on this cosmic adventure! Wishing you all the best as you navigate the Full Flower Moon, Lunar Eclipse, and Mercury Retrograde. Remember to take care of yourself, stay grounded, and always trust your gut.

Full Flower Moon in Scorpio Lunar Eclipse Tea Blend:

A calming cup of Full Flower Moon in Scorpio Lunar Eclipse Tea Blend being held, with a whimsical lily and mushroom rug in the background, reflecting the transformative energy of May's celestial events: Full Flower Moon, Lunar Eclipse, and Mercury Retrograde.

This tea blend combines the transformative energy of the Full Flower Moon in Scorpio with the intense vibes of the lunar eclipse. The ingredients in this blend promote relaxation, introspection, and emotional balance.


  • 1 part dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 part dried rose petals
  • 1 part dried chamomile flowers
  • 1 part dried lemon balm
  • 1 part dried lavender flowers


  1. Combine all the dried herbs in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Use 1 heaping teaspoon of the blend per cup of boiling water.
  3. Steep the tea for 5-7 minutes, depending on your taste preference.
  4. Strain the tea and pour it into your favorite cup or mug.
  5. Optionally, sweeten the tea with honey or your preferred sweetener.
  6. Sip this tea during the Full Flower Moon in Scorpio Lunar Eclipse as you meditate, journal, or engage in other introspective activities. Enjoy the soothing and transformative energy of this celestial-inspired blend.
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