Malachite is a powerful stone but one that needs to be handled with caution. It is best used under the supervision of a qualified crystal therapist. It is toxic and should be used only in its polished form. Avoid breathing its dust. If used as a gem elixir, apply externally only or make by the indirect method of placing the stone in a glass container and standing this within spring water so that the stone does not touch the water.
Malachite amplifies both positive and negative energies. It ground spiritual energies onto the planet. It is believed by some people that Malachite is still evolving and will be one of the most important healing stones of the new millennium.
Malachite is already and important protection stone. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants easily, picking them up from the atmosphere and the body. It should be cleansed before and after use by placing it on a quartz cluster in the sun (do not use salt, which will damage the surface). Malachite soaks up plutonian pollution, and guards against radiation of all kinds. It should be placed in the homes of anyone who live near a nuclear or natural radiation source. It also clears electromagnetic pollution and heals earth energies. It has a strong affinity with nature and devic* forces.
This stone clears and activates the chakras and attunes to spiritual guidance. Placed on the third eye*, it activates visualization and psychic vision. On the heart, it brings balance and harmony. It opens the heart to unconditional love.
Malachite can be used for scrying* or to access other worlds, inner or outer*. Journeying through its convoluted patterns release the mind and stimulates pictures. It can assist in receiving insight from the subconscious or messages from the future.
Psychologically, Malachite is a stone of transformation. Live is lived more intensely under the influence of this adventurous stone, which encourages risk taking and change. It mercilessly shows what is blocking your spiritual growth. Malachite draws out deep feelings and psychosomatic causes, breaks unwanted ties and outworn patterns, and teaches how to take responsibility for one’s actions, thoughts, and feelings. Its release inhibitions and encourages expressing feeling. This stone develops empathy with other people, showing how it would feel to be in there place. It alleviates shyness, and supports friendships. It assists the rebirthing process.
Mentally, Malachite goes to the core of a problem, enhancing intuition and insight. It helps to alleviate mental disturbances, including psychiatric illness, and combats dyslexia. It strengthens the ability to absorb and process information, makes you more observant, and helps in understanding difficult concepts.
Placed on the solar plexus, Malachite facilitates deep emotional healing. It releases negative experiences and old traumas, bringing suppressed feelings to the surface and restoring the ability to breathe deeply. At this point, it balances the heart and naval chakras*, revealing insights. At an emotional level, it may make moods more intense but quick to change. Malachite can be used for inner exploration. It stimulates dreams and brings memories vividly to life. However, Malachite may need to be supportive in the healing and transformation process by others.