Malachite is a beautiful green bandedstone of copper carbonate hydroxide mineral. It is used as an ornamental stone.It is a natural birthstone on the colour chart, therefore suitable for people born under the zodiac sign of Taurus.
Ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans believed malachite amulets protects from evil eye. In Feng Shui, Malachite is considered as an excellent stone for health, family and abundance. Malachite is used for physical healing and is also considered as a protective stone.
Helps in Transformation
Malachite has the power to transform people to a new self. It help release negative experiences,old traumas,emotional tension, get rid of unwanted ties andtransform the wearer to have new mind set with positive outlook in life.Also, it makes the wearer realize mistakesand help change attitude and behavior.
As it opens the heart to unconditional love, it softens the heart and develop empathy towards people around them, giving love, understanding and helping hands.
Acts as An Armor of Protection
Known for its protective power, it protects the wearer against evil eye, fear and unwanted situations like accidents and sudden death. It also guards from radiation and clears electromagnetic pollution.
Remedy for Physical Healing
Boost immune and nervous system, it strengthens our body. It also heals asthma, arthritis, vertigo, epilepsy, pancreas, fractures, swollen joints,tumors, balances blood pressureand helps in travel sickness. For women, it helps order menstrual cycle,menopause, heals period cramps, balances mood swings and facilitate child birth.
Malachite has become one of the most popular gemstones that have been used as an ornamental stone as well as a healing gemstone. Because of its extravagant green colour, wonderful patterns and quality, its fame knows no bound and there increases amount of fake malachite.
The colour of malachite ranges from light green to black green i.e. extremely dark green and banded. Genuine malachite is always green, there is no such thing as red malachite. Fake malachite is stabilized with plastic resins treated with oil/wax to enhance its colour.
Clarity and Luster
Translucent to opaque and usually dull-earthly, that polishes to a very bright luster.
Malachite is found in Egypt, Israel, Russia, Australia, Russia, France, South Africa, Germany, Namibia, Zaire and USA.Origin doesn’t have significant effect on the quality and value of Malachite.
One best way to recharge malachite is to dig a small hole in the ground and place the stone in it, covering with soil. By doing this, the minerals and nutrients in the soil will cleanse the negative energy that has absorbed and recharged the stone.
As malachite absorbs negative energy easily, it needs to be cleaned and recharged overtime to eradicate all those negative energy that had absorbed. Unless the stone is cleaned it holds the negative energy within the stone, so you should clean your malachite often.