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Malachite is a crystal of transformation and can assist in deep energy cleaning. It is said to clear, activate and protect the chakras. This gem absorbs negative energies and pollutants from our bodies and the atmosphere around us. Malachite is also used for psychic protection, increasing one's ability to recover from past traumas.
The stone can additionally be used and utilised for its metaphysical purposes. Malachite is said to help with emotional healing and physical healing, making it appropriate to use for protection and psychic development.
What is Malachite ?
Malachite is a green crystal with concentric light and dark bands and rosette patterns that can be sold in raw and polished forms. The crystal is known to cleanse and protect the wearer from negative energies. If you are looking for a crystal to help with your spiritual journey, consider Malachite.
Malachite was also used as a protective talisman and was believed to ward off evil spirits including the evil eye.
Where is Malachite From?
Malachite is found in many places worldwide, including Australia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chile, Germany, Mexico, the Middle East, Romania, Russia, South Africa, and Zambia. We source Our Malachite slices from a very nice miner who we met at the Tucson Gem Show and he mined these in South Africa.
Malachite is a secondary mineral of copper, meaning it is formed when other chemicals alter copper minerals. The crystal is created either when carbonated water interacts with the copper minerals or when a solution of copper interacts with limestone.
It is important to note that Malachite is toxic and should be handled carefully. Please wash your hands afterwards when you hold Malachite; while it is not a high risk to handle it, we strongly recommend it, especially in raw form.
What are the healing properties of Malachite ?
Malachite is a stone of transformation. This crystal will encourage you to be more adventurous and become more prone to taking risks and making changes. Malachite will show you what is blocking your spiritual growth. In doing so, the stone will bring light to ties and patterns that need to be changed or broken. This crystal will also show you how to take responsibility for your actions, thoughts and feelings. These properties demonstrate how Malachite will guide you to transform your life by being exposed to the positive and negative energies around you.
Other healing properties of Malachite include:
If you are struggling with processing information at work or school consider using this crystal. Malachite will go to the root of the problem and enhance intuition and insight to allow you to overcome the situation. In doing so, Malachite strengthens the ability to absorb and process information, making you more observant and understanding of certain situations.
Malachite also facilitates deep emotional healing, making it a suitable crystal for someone who has lost a loved one or has trauma from which they have still not fully healed. Malachite releases our past traumas and negative experiences by bringing up our feelings that we have previously pushed down, and we learn how to take a deep breath and begin to restore ourselves. If you are in need of emotional healing as a result of losing a loved one consider carrying around Malachite to help restore yourself, alternatively if you know someone who has recently lost a loved one consider gifting them Malachite to aid in their healing.
If you have felt you have struggled to take the plunge and do something you deem as risky then consider using Malachite to help evoke change in your life. Malachite is a stone of transformation which encourages risk-taking and change. As a result, life is lived more intensely under the influence of this adventurous gem. The stone helps to show what is blocking your spiritual growth by drawing out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, breaking unwanted ties and outworn patterns.
If you feel you have been unable to support your friendships appropriately consider using this crystal to aid you to do this. This is because Malachite can teach us to take responsibility for our actions, thoughts, and emotions. The stone releases inhibitions and encourages expressing feelings, which helps develop empathy with others by showing us how it would feel to be in their place. Malachite helps psychologically by transforming us to alleviate shyness and support friendships.
Malachite has sometimes been referred to and called the midwife stone. This is because the stone can be helpful for cramps and facilitate childbirth. This makes Malachite an excellent crystal to give as a gift to someone due to give birth or someone who works as a midwife.
If you feel you are often exposed to negative energies and need help with drawing them away from you, consider carrying around this crystal as Malachite protects us by absorbing negative energies and pollutants by picking them up from the atmosphere and body. Therefore, you should cleanse the gem before and after use to ensure you get rid of all the negativity it has picked up. You can cleanse Malachite using various methods, such as placing it on a quartz cluster in the sun.
Malachite can soak up plutonium pollution and guard against radiation of all kinds. If you live near a nuclear or natural radiation source, Malachite should be placed in the home. The stone also clears electromagnetic pollution and heals earth energies.
The stone is also said to activate and clear the chakras and attune spiritual guidance.
When Malachite is placed on the third eye, it activates visualisation and psychic vision.
When the stone is placed on the heart, it brings balance and harmony, opening the heart to unconditional love.
Placing Malachite on the solar plexus facilitates deep emotional healing. The gem releases negative experiences and old traumas, beginning suppressed feelings to the surface and restoring the ability to breathe deeply-this aids in balancing the heart and naval chakras, revealing insights.
Scrying or accessing other worlds
Malachites` intricate pattern releases the mind and stimulates pictures. The gem can assist in receiving insights from the subconscious or messages from the future. If you have been curious about scrying, consider using Malachite as it quiets an active mind while opening clairvoyant pathways, which can magnify visionary intuition.
Malachite is believed to; lower blood pressure, treat asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, growths, travel sickness, vertigo, tumours, the optic nerves, pancreas, spleen and the parathyroid.
Malachite is also said to align DNA and cellular structure and enhance the immune system. The stone stimulates the liver to release toxins, reducing the acidification of tissues.
How to cleanse Malachite
Malachite needs to be cleansed regularly due to the negative energies it absorbs from our bodies and the atmosphere.
To cleanse your Malachite consider placing it on clear quartz in the sunlight. Malachite can be left in the sunlight for a few hours while being cleansed but should not be left in the sun for long periods, as this can damage the crystal.
Malachite should not be cleansed with salt as the salt will damage the surface.
Is Malachite Water safe?
No, Malachite particles will start to break down when exposed to water. Water exposed to this mineral is also highly toxic and unfit for use.
What Zodiac is Malachite ?
Malachite is associated with the zodiac sign of Taurus due to it being suitable for people born between April 19th and May 20th. The stone can help Taurus as it will bring this sign lots of success, increased energy and physical healing.
Additionally, this crystal can be successfully used by people born under Cancer, Scorpio, and all other signs.
Which Birthstone is Malachite ?
Malachite is the birthstone for April and May. If someone you love has a birthday in these months, consider gifting them a Malachite to aid their psychic development.
Fun Fact About Malachite
The meaning of the name Malachite comes from the Greek word for “mallow”, a green herb that has similar leaves to the gemstone.