Malachite is a soft mineral form of copper. It can calm painful areas and draw out imbalances. Malachite can also aid in concentration and is known as a protective stone in the field of aviation, where it is believed to stimulate awareness and prevent vertigo. Malachite is worn to lower blood pressure, help detoxify the liver, to ease rheumatism and arthritis. Malachite is also said to ease cramps, including menstrual cramps and to facilitate childbirth.
Please note Malachite dust is toxic and should only be used in its polished form.