Malachite Crystal Meanings

Malachite Pattern
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Malachite is a stone of deep green and lighter green. It is a stone of transformation, of purification, of peace, and serenity. In the same vein, it is even called the “Stone of Transformation.”

Ancient Egyptians carved malachite jewelry, scarabs, and amulets, and used it in grave goods. Ancient Greeks and Romans used the stone similarly. The Russian tsars used it in everything from cathedral columns to finger bowls. The ancients to early modern times used Malachite pigment for thousands of years. Malachite has been a vital stone throughout its history.

Malachite cut to show rings of color
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What would you use this stone for in crystal healing treatments, rituals, or grids?

Sacred, Spiritual, Energy and Historical Healing Crystal Meanings of Malachite

This stone has many crystal healing uses including

  • Insight: This crystal can help gain insight into the cause of any condition. Thus, it aids healing in general.
  • Vertigo: This stone protects you from vertigo.
  • Radiation Illness: This gemstone also can help decrease radiation-related illnesses.
  • Asthma: Malachite decreases asthma symptoms. Additionally, it reduces allergies that cause asthma.
  • Adrenals: This crystal boosts the proper functioning of the adrenal glands.
  • DNA/RNA: Crystal healers use this stone to repair DNA/RNA. Likewise, this creates wellness.
  • Immune System: This stone gives the immune system a healthy boost.
  • Resistance: Thus, it builds resistance to disease.
  • EMF: This gemstone works against EMF for improved health.
  • Bones: This crystal can heal broken bones.
  • Arthritis: Seeing that this stone helps bones, it also helps arthritis symptoms.
  • Muscles: Additionally it helps knit torn muscles
  • Tumors: This crystal can prevent or reduce tumors and growths.
  • Anxiety: This stone decreases anxiety and stress-related illness.
  • Acid Reflux: Also, this gemstone decreases acid reflux (GERD). GERD is often associated with anxiety and stress.
  • Purification: This crystal creates purification to draw out negative energy which is causing illness in a person.
  • Negative Energy: In the same vein, this gemstone releases the energy of negative experiences to bring in positive, healing energy. Then this can occur whether the experiences can be recalled or not.

Please remember that healing crystal meanings are not medical advice. Crystal healing is support for healing and wellness. See a doctor or other licensed healthcare practitioner about any illness or injury in addition to crystal healing.

Polished Malachite
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How can you improve your life with this crystal?

Ritual, Sacred, Metaphysical, and Traditional Uses In Ancient and Modern Life

  • Change: This crystal helps in changing situations. Therefore it makes you more resilient.
  • Information: This crystal brings in sacred information. In turn, this fosters spiritual evolution.
  • Intuition: This stone increases intuition. It also improves instinctive reasoning.
  • Passion: Malachite boosts your passion for life.
  • Serenity: Also, it brings serenity to your life.
  • Transformation: This crystal brings positive transformation.
  • Prosperity: Likewise, this crystal builds prosperity.
  • Purification: Purification is also a hallmark of this gemstone.
  • Personal Power: This stone boosts personal power.
  • Self-confidence: Thus it fosters self-confidence.
  • Flying Protection: This gemstone protects you when flying.
  • Personal Protection: In addition, this crystal brings personal protection, especially from energy “leeches” or “vampires”.
  • A Caution: If put in water, Malachite may break. Also, it is inappropriate for gem elixirs made by the direct method due to its copper content.

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Malachite is primarily associated with the Heart Chakra. And as such, Malachite can be used in balancing, activating, or healing this chakra. See the Chakras pages  to learn more about the chakras.

You can find mineralogical data on Malachite at Additionally, you can see gemological information on Malachite at
You can find additional references and resources on crystals including Malachite here for sacred, spiritual healing, metaphysical and/or mineral information.

You might also enjoy learning about Turquoise and Smoky Quartz. Discover more stones at The Sacred Crystal Meanings. And learn how to clear and charge your crystals here.

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