Malachite: Meaning and Properties

Change + Abundance + Love

Malachite is the promise of positive change that increases determination and brings prosperity. The very presence of Malachite attracts many good things to every aspect of life. Not only does Malachite attract positivity but it clarifies inner desires and opens up the heart for unconditional love. Many believe that Malachite is the stone of transformation and keeping it close is how humans turn over a new leaf. Individuals that are drawn to Malachite are definitely candidates for major changes in life. The Malachite crystal brings energy and focus to new aspects of life while hacking away at the structures that bind someone in place.

This stone is extremely powerful and its transformational affects can bring deep changes to the wearer by bringing new energy and positive transformations. 

Malachite is the key to acknowledging the need for expansion and the herald for fresh beginnings, new growth and even different aspects of prosperity and good health.

Malachite Meaning

The name ‘Malachite’ might have Greek origins arising from the word ‘malakee’, or ‘malache’, as they apparently resemble Mallow leaves, or from the Greek word ‘malakos’, which means soft.

The ancient Egyptians were enthralled by the stone and it was mined between the Suez and the Sinai from as early as 4000 B.C. The stone was equally popular with Ancient Greeks and Romans and they used it in jewelry, ornaments and even make up in powdered form such as eye shadow. The Czars of Russia demanded the use of this Malachite stones in intricate inlay work and paneling in their castles and they also decorated these palaces with Malachite ornaments. 

Lighter green shaped bands and forms turn up on the surface of Malachite and this natural formation has fascinated people for millennia. These marks are called ‘eye stones’ and they are believed to have power of their own such warding off negativity and enhancing the ability to envision and manifest the future. Remarkably, these stones are said to warn about impending danger by breaking into pieces and that’s why are they are known for their roles as security stones especially for protecting children. 


Malachite Properties and Benefits: What is Malachite used for?

Malachite is a constantly pulsing crystal of energy that moves from dark to light and opens the heart and mind up for new loves and new ideas.  Break the pattern with Malachite as it encourages risk-taking and change, moving on from unwanted bonds and cycles while helping people take responsibility for their actions. Malachite crystals are also known for strengthening new relationships.

Crystal healers call Malachite the “warrior stone”, as it guards the heart and areas of the body that take a brutal beating. Malachite takes guard for people who want to remain closed off from emotional strife or remain open to new relationships. Malachite goes through the heart chakra and brings the balance that people seek in their relationships.

As a powerful stone that removes any kind of blockage in the mind and body, Malachite takes aim at health issues that are stopping the proper functioning of the body.  It uses its energy to heal the user in many ways by drawing and discharging negative energy, disruptive patterns and traumas as well as suppressed feelings. 

Malachite is a guide that gives people the opportunity the chance to see the right path in among many wrong choices. It has a barrier-like effect that is highly protective against pollution and radioactivity. 

Malachite is an energy amplifier and does this for positive and negative energy. As a healing stone, Malachite’s energy amplification property can help detect and even draw out energy blocks and patterns.

Malachite Physical Healing Properties

When it comes to physical health, Malachite’s ability to detect negative patterns helps identify physical diseases.

Malachite has been known to help with regulating the menstrual cycle and easing cramps and labor pains. Some even call it the ‘Midwife Stone’ because of its ability to resonate well with female sexual organs and it can also be used to treat sexual disease especially when caused by traumatic experiences. 

Malachite provides relief for a number of maladies including Malaria, Parkinson’s Disease, Asthma and even symptoms such as rheumatic pain, intestinal problems cold sweats and trembling. It can help cure kidney diseases and gallstones and is also a diuretic stone. People who have trouble with short-term memories will gain memory-related benefits from Malachite and it even helps those suffering from osteoarthritis, most notably in the spine. 

Malachite can also help lower blood pressure and it helps in the treatment of fractures, swollen joints, growths, muscle tears, broken bones and even tumors. Conditions such as vertigo, epilepsy and travel sickness are alleviated by Malachite.  It can even stimulate the liver to get rid toxins.

How to use Malachite?

Malachite is used best as protection stone and kept on the body. It works well to rid the body of radiation, pollution and electromagnetic interference. Its ability to deal with electromagnetic excess means it should be kept near appliances such as the microwave and televisions. In workplaces, Malachite works well when placed near heavy machinery, bright fluorescent lighting or any machines that emit powerful rays. Malachite balances these out with its own energy signature.

Malachite is also a great stone for travelers as it helps overcoming fears of flight and the feeling of jetlag. It is for these reasons that Malachite known as a support stone for transportation workers and it even protects industrial workers from inexplicable accidents.

Use only polished Malachite and place it on the body with a small cloth under it but accept no substitutes as polished malachite is the only form that can really help with these situations. There is no need to ingest Malachite orally as it is powerful enough to provide energy in this form.

By wearing Malachite jewelry, the highs and lows of daily life are balanced out without any issue. It stabilizes the mood and even promotes positive energy. 

Malachite needs to be cleansed often because it holds negative energy so easily. Clear the Malachite often but refrain from using salt as it will damage the stone.  


Genuine Malachite comes from DPR Congo, Romania, South Africa, Russia, Australia, Chile and the United States.