What is Malachite?
Malachite is a copper carbonate mineral.
Chakras – Heart, Throat
Zodiac – Libra, Scorpion, Capricorn
Planet – Venus
Element – Earth
Vibration – Number 9
Typical colours – light to dark green banded
Healing with Malachite
♥ Calming ♥ Loyalty ♥ Leadership ♥ Protection ♥ Wisdom ♥ Comfort ♥ Balance ♥ Peace ♥ Self-understanding ♥ Positive transformation ♥ Healing
Malachite is an important protection stone. Malachite absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. Guards against radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution. Malachite clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance. It opens the heart to unconditional love. Encourages risk-taking and change, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts and feelings. Malachite releases inhibitions and develops empathy with others. It alleviates mental disturbances and combats dyslexia. Enables you to absorb and process information. Releases negative experiences and old traumas. Stimulates dreams.
Malachite balances mood swings and heals cramps. It facilitates labour, alleviates menstrual disorders such as PMT and period pains, as well as menopause. Boosts the immune and nervous systems. Malachite lowers blood pressure, treats asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, growths, travel sickness, vertigo, tumours, the optic nerve, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid. It pinpoints tumours, realigning and repairing the DNA and cellular structure that causes cancers. It can be used on all forms of cancer and enhances and stimulates the immune system. Malachite stimulates the liver to release toxins.
Malachite comes in shades of green, It is extensively used in jewellery making due to its enchanting colour and its ability to withstand the sun. It fade when in contact with the sun. Moreover, malachite can be powdered easily; hence, it is also used for adding colour to various materials. The stone was named after the Greek word ‘mallows’ that translates as ‘green of leaves’.
The striking green colour of malachite is not the same everywhere. It has banding all over the surface, resembling every shade of nature. It is found extensively in Egypt, Russia, Congo and Israel. A limited amount of malachite is also located in Australia, France and Arizona.