Malachite, unlike stones of the quartz family, does not
radiate, but absorbs energy.
Because of this it's very useful for drawing out emotional
This is most commonly done by placing it on the solar plexus
(where many emotions are held).
Like Rhodochrosite, Malachite helps to release repressed
emotions and to restore deep breathing.
When you work with it in this way, it can be helpful to
visualize with each inhalation that a deep green energy
is filling you with healing and balance.
(A note: if you use malachite for the purpose of drawing
out negativity, it's important to clear it after each healing
Malachite is also a very valuable stone to use for stimulating
Simply to look at one can be a creative experience; the
beautiful swirling patterns of light and dark, the circles
and other designs, serve to remind us that creativity is
a natural and spontaneous experience.
If you work with Malachite for the purpose of creative expression,
you may want to place it either on your throat area or on
the third eye (between and slightly above the eyebrows).
As you meditate you may wish to contemplate the great and
infinite creativity of nature.