The name is derived from greek word ‘moloche’ that means ‘mallow’ as the stone color is same as mallow leaves, though its found in light to dark shades of green, with banded patterns around it.
Malachite a green copper carbonite was amongst the first ores used to produce copper metal, apart from being valued as a gemstone for carved ornaments. Today due to its scarcity, its only utilized for purposes which make best use of its rich properties. Especially as its considered to be an important ‘protection stone’, its an ideal choice for amulets.
This mineral is amongst the most potent and protection gemstones as it is known for absorbing negative energies and pollutants around the wearer. It also helps in activating and stimulating heart & throat chakras.
Malachite is highly recommended to women because it helps in easing the menstrual process by healing cramps / balancing mood swings. It also helps during menopause.