Malachite is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral, with the formula Cu₂CO₃ (OH)₂. A leaf green copper carbonate malachite was used as a cosmetics and pigments by the Egyptians as far back as 3000BCE. It was used in amulets for children by the ancient Greeks and later in Italy as a talisman to ward off the “evil eye”. In the past, it was worn to ward off danger and illnesses.
This opaque, green-banded mineral crystallizes in the monoclinic crystal system and individual crystals are rare. This carbonate mineral Hardness is 3.5 – 4 according to the Mohs Hardness scale with 3.9 – 4 Specific Gravity. Malachite can be seen as perfect cleavages and subconchoidal to uneven fractures as physical properties. Malachite is often found as grapelike masses with a radiating, fibrous structure.
Gemstones Healing Properties
We must remember that the most powerful of all is our mind power. The use of gemstones in the chemical, wave and vibration energy of the gemstones can only be of some help to the well being of man. It is like a fence on the stairs. The stair fence is not essential for climbing stairs. But having a stair fence will make it easier to climb the stairs. That is also the case with using a gemstone. Almost every gem has its own vibrational and waves energy. also, the chemical properties of the gemstones are very special. Gemstones are used to cure diseases and to stimulate and balance the energy fields of the human body by the chemical composition and other energies of the gemstones.
Malachite Healing Properties
Malachite is intensely effective by using gem water. Malachite gem water is used for cleaning kidneys and detoxifying by its vibrational and chemical healing. Malachite stimulates the brain, nerves, liver, gall bladder and removes over-acidity.
It had been used for strengthening female reproductive organs and helping with menstrual problems in ancient times. It also removes inhibitions and aids sexual difficulties.
Most of the chemical healings work with its copper content with a combination of vibrational energy. Malachite colour energy stimulates the heart chakra and also it will help to cure heart-related diseases.