The Stone of Transformation - Malachite

Malachite is known as the “Stone of Transformation.” An ally during times of change, Malachite is protective, clarifies emotions, and helps one to find strength within. It helps one create and honour boundaries. Malachite is helpful with arthritis, rebuilding tissues, and reducing inflammation.

Malachite personifies the deep healing green of nature and represents the innate beauty of flowers, trees, roots and plants. It manifests a deep Devic green which rules the material plane. The name Malachite may come from the Greek word malakee, or malache, signifying the resemblance of Mallow leaves, or from the Greek word malakos, meaning soft.

Well known to ancient Egyptians, Malachite mines were in use between the Suez and Sinai as early as 4000 B.C.It was also popular with the ancient Greeks and Romans, for jewelry, ornaments, and in powdered form, for eye shadow. In the Middle Ages, Malachite was believed to protect against the "Evil Eye" and to cure various stomach ailments. Russian czars used Malachite for ornaments and paneling for their castles, and intricate inlay work.

Malachite is a protection stone, absorbing negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body. It guards against radiation of all kinds, clears electromagnetic pollution and heals earth energies. Keep near microwaves in the kitchen and televisions in living areas. In the workplace Malachite protects against noise, over-bright fluorescent lighting, and harmful rays from technological equipment, negative phone calls and emails.

Metaphysical Properties: Transformation, spiritual development. Clears the way to attain goals. Fidelity, loyalty, reasoning ability.

Chakras: Base, Heart, Solar Plexus, Soul Star, Third Eye, Thymus

Astrological sign: Scorpio, Capricorn