Six Beliefs Built Around Full Moon – Are They Just Myth?

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There was a time when we were clueless about why the moon changes every night! Then, we associated the changes with something devilish and beliefs came out that gave a completely different meaning to a beautiful full moon night. Well, these myths are still there. Perhaps, you too believe in some of them. However, evidence shows that you can’t reject all of them as mere myth. Check out the beliefs which are related to the full moon.

  1. Higher Activity of the Lunatics:

Actually, you can’t just throw it off as a mere myth. There has been evidence which shows that people with mental problems become more agitated during the full moon. The word “lunatic” has been derived from “Lunar” which means the moon. And cases of suicide and homicide have also taken place on a full moon. So, we can’t discard this belief as a simple myth, although there’s no science as such behind it.

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  1. Man Can Turn Into Werewolf On A Full Moon Night:

You might have seen films or read stories based on this myth that man can turn into a werewolf with the power of the full moon. Well, the thought is pretty scary. But calm down! It is not real at all.

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  1. Full Moon Can Whiten Clothes:

Yes, this one’s funny but many people believe that keeping the clothes in moonlight throughout the night can have a bleaching effect on them. As the myth goes, moonlight can vanish all the stains on white clothes.

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  1. Full Moon and Hair Growth:

It is said that if you cut your hair on a full moon night, it will grow faster and longer. However, there is no proof and how many of us remember when it is full moon when we are going to get a trendy haircut at the salon?

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  1. Effect Of Full Moon On Childbirth:

People believe that the moon has an effect on our childbirth. Well, perhaps it indicates the power of the moon to pull water. Usually, there is a chance of the woman to give birth on the full moon night that is close to her delivery date.

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  1. It Makes Men More Aggressive:

Well, studies have shown that the moon has an effect on our behavior. In astrology too, the moon is believed to be the lord of the mind. It is said that the number of accidents or murders are higher on full moon nights. You can experience mood swings and insomnia too.

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So, now if you are being too angry and it is a full moon night, just put the blame on the moon!

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