Malachite is a strong and protective stone but needs to be used with great care.  It should only be used in polished form as it is toxic, it is therefore best used under the supervision of a qualified crystal therapist.  It is believed to protect its wearer from accidents and is also said to be protective of children.  It is a diverse healing stone carrying many healing qualities and has strong protective abilities, guarding particularly against pollutants, radiation and negative energy.

Physically Malachite is a great stone for healing.  It is said to assist with childbirth, treats menstrual cramps and aids the female sexual organs.  It is believed to lower blood pressure, boost the immune system, alleviate travel sickness and help in cases of asthma, arthritis, epilepsy, fractures, swollen joints, tumours and vertigo.  Malachite also aids the pancreas, optic nerve spleen and parathyroid.

Mentally and Emotionally Malachite can assist in preventing nightmares.  It can encourage taking risks and helps to embrace change.  Malachite can release inhibitions and shyness and also promotes compassion and empathy.  It can help to ease mental difficulties such as psychiatric disorders and helps those with dyslexia.  Malachite is a great stone for friendships and strengthens the ability to take in and understand, particularly complex, information.  It can also enhance observation.

Spiritually Malachite is a powerful, protective stone.  It absorbs negative energy and toxins and can cleanse and stimulate all chakras.  It is a great spiritual stone and has different effects on different chakras.  For example, on the heart chakra it will open the heart to unconditional love and placed on the 3rd eye chakra will give spiritual direction.  Malachite can be used for astral travel and scrying.  It can also be used to aid spiritual growth and will help to remove blockages prohibiting it.

Zodiac: Scorpio

Chakra: Heart