Written By Liz Oakes
Malachite has a strong energy with a power to protect you from negative entities. It also aids creativity and enhances the development of your intuition.
Perhaps its most powerful attribute is its highly effective action to protect you from negative energies, by creating a strong barrier around you energetically.
It has a great number of attributes that make it a wonderful stone to be used for metaphysical purposes. This green stone has an impressive energy that is very effective for psychic protection.
It is known to embody a powerful attribute that conceals your energy field from negative entities. It also has a strong vibration within the heart chakra which aids the health of the heart.
It aids both the physical heart and may help you with healing emotionally. These green crystals have an excellent action to aid you to take action, and to make changes in your life where required.
Its vibration attracts people even though they are often not sure why, and it is one of the most popular stones sold for metaphysical purposes.
The Malachite mineral is attractive to look at, with its swirling patterns and varying colors of green. It was used to make jewelry and ornaments as far back as 3000 BC.
It was used in ancient Egypt., and its name dates back to ancient times and it is said that it originated from the Greek word for mallow 'malache', because of its color.
Many of the ancient people also used it to make talismans as they believed it to be highly protective, which it is!
It is often found inter-growing with other minerals, in particular the Azurite Malachite mixture is quite common. It may also be found with a number of other copper based minerals, including Eilat Stone, Turquoise and Chrysocolla.
This is the most common form you will find it in, but it may also be found as prismatic crystals, as well as needle-like crystals and fibrous raw stone which I do not recommend you buy.
There are quite a few places that this green stone is found throughout the world, and it could be said to be quite common.
It is found in a number of countries including in Zaire where some of the best specimens come from. This stone is also found in South Africa, Romania, the Congo, Russia, Australia, Chile and the USA.
Important reasons why you might choose to use these crystals:
They are also highly beneficial healing crystals for you to use to help to clear the obstructions from your path that may have been holding you back.
Malachite has an excellent vibration within the heart chakra and the other chakras surrounding it. This lovely green crystal encourages loyalty and practicality in partnerships.
It stimulates faithfulness in all types of relationships, whether love, business or friendship, and helps you to open your heart to others and it brings peaceful harmonious energy to all types of relationships.
It also embodies the power of coincidence or synchronicity, and this can be used to help you to take the right path to change your life.
So you may, just coincidentally, avoid the things that may cause you difficulties or that may harm you.
If you have made a conscious decision to break through limitations you find are blocking your progress, and you have still found that it hasn't worked, you may need extra help.
Although you may consciously decide that you would like to accomplish specific things in your life, in your subconscious are the negative beliefs and ideas that you used to create your current life.
So despite your struggles working towards your goals, it may not have been effective, because your subconscious may still hold onto fear, anxiety and negative ways of thinking.
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It is known as an excellent healing stone which is known to help to lower high blood pressure, and brings strength and vitality to the physical body after illness.
This crystal helps the health of the organs in the general area of the heart, and it is said to be helpful to assist asthma and the health of the respiratory system.
It works particularly well within both the heart chakra and higher heart chakra also known as the thymus chakra, to aid the health of the physical heart.
This crystal aids the health of the joints, helping to heal fractured or broken bones, swollen joints, torn muscles and arthritis.
It is an excellent stone for new mothers to keep on them, as it is known to aid lactation.
It helps mothers to produce more milk if breast feeding, and it supports the blood system, assisting the formation of hemoglobin and red blood cells.
Overall it is an excellent aid in the body generally, and may heal various types of growths. It has an excellent healing action within the liver to help it to release toxins.
This green stone enhances the health of the immune system, thyroid, pancreas and spleen, and its action in the bowel stimulates your digestion to work better.
Malachite aids you to heal on a number of levels, including aiding problems with co-ordination, epilepsy and dyslexia and it has been known to help visual problems.
This is an excellent stone to open up your imagination, and help you to create the life of your dreams.
This crystal also stimulates the solar plexus or power chakra, and this can be a strong energy to aid transformation. The solar plexus chakra is the seat of the will and it may also be called the power chakra.
It is helpful to enhance your creativity and its vibration may aid you to find solutions creatively to issues that stand in your way.
It may be beneficial to wear it close to this area either as a pendant or just keeping a stone on you.
It is easy to buy Malachite, and it is available as both crystal jewelry and as tumblestones that you can place in your pocket and you will find it in a variety of different forms.
The raw natural stone must be handled with care and should not be used on the body. Any type of sealed stone is powerful used on a day to day basis, and it is helpful to keep a piece on your body.
If you are unsure of why you wish to use this stone, and have simply been drawn to it, possibly
the best place to wear it is at the heart chakra.
Malachite birthstone jewelry should be easy to get. These crystals are on the zodiac birthstone list as it relates to two different zodiac signs.
Lovely Malachite bead necklaces or pendants are quite easy to obtain, and this is an easy way to keep it's energy close to this chakra.
It is both a Capricorn birthstone and a Scorpio birthstone, and it resonates within a number of different chakras.
Wearing Malachite jewelry is highly beneficial, and it can be worn in a number of different ways depending on what you wish to achieve with it.
If you wish to aid it's action at the throat chakra or third eye chakra, wearing Malachite earrings will be most advantageous.
To stimulate your heart chakra you could wear a pendant that hangs close to that area.
Alternatively you could simply tuck a piece in a crystal bag and put in a pocket close to the heart, so that it resonates within that area more strongly.
Malachite will pick up pollutants from the air, and this makes it an excellent stone for cleansing the air if you live in an area where pollution is a problem.
This is a stone that is reputed to soak up plutonium pollution, so it is recommended to be kept in homes that are located close to any type of radiation source whether natural or unnatural.
Malachite helps you to have the willpower to avoid being tempted by those things that aren't good for you, and we all know what they are!
The vibration of this green stone within the power chakra helps to enhance your willpower and assists you to take action to create change in your life.
Malachite is a copper based stone, and resonates strongly with the fire element, which is quite uncommon for green stones.
It is a strong stone for the healing your heart, both physically and emotionally, and also has an excellent healing action in many other areas.
This stone has an affinity with the energy of the earth element and will aid you to make a connection with the devic realm.
Its action to protect you from negative entities is one of its most powerful attributes. It creates a strong barrier around your auric field, protecting you energetically.
This is a stone of insight, that will aid you to develop your intuitive abilities. It will also stimulate instinctive deduction and analysis of situations in your life.
This green crystal will help you to have the confidence to break through perceived limitations that have been holding you back from achieving the things you wish to have happen in your life, and to transform your life to create the life you desire!
The books below are all by authors who have been in the crystal industry for some years, and any one of these books are advantageous to have on hand to refer to.
Go into any book shop and you will see crystal books selling, and some are better than others.
After buying many books over the years, I have found that some books are much better than others, especially if you are looking for in-depth crystal reference books.
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This stones energy blends well with Tiger Eye as it will enhance the energy of this stone.
Combine it with other heart chakra stones to accentuate its specific heart based energy including Pink Tourmaline, Green Tourmaline and Morganite.
To help to strengthen the effect of both stones, you may combine Malachite with any of the other copper based stones, including Dioptase, Cuprite, Turquoise, Chrysocolla, Ajoite, Kinoite, Brochantite, Covellite, Gem Silica, Azurite, Eilat Stone and Shattuckite.
While these are strong stones to improve and strengthen relationships, if you feel you need extra help to enhance the level of peace and harmony in your personal life, use it with other stones that are known to improve relationships.
Specific stones you may choose to use to improve your relationship includes Uvarovite Garnet, Inesite, Kimberlite and Dalmatian Jasper.
This stone is known for its action to help to relieve pain in your muscles and joints. To increase the relief you might want, there are a number of others stones that can help to ease pain.
You may also like to use other stones that help alleviate suffering from muscles issues, such as Creedite, Fuchsite, Amber, Blue Calcite, Emerald, Kammererite, Euclase, Phlogopite, Graphite, Gyrolite, Cookeite, Jet Stone or Pyrrhotite.
Combining this crystal with specific solar plexus stones can be advantageous, especially if you would like to increase your willpower.
It may be particularly helpful to use it with Preseli Bluestone also known as Stonehenge Bluestone, Pietersite, Iron Pyrite, Carnelian, Hematite, Heliodor, Golden Healer Crystals, Kauri Gum or Sardonyx.