Malachite is believed to be a very useful gemstone in removing negative energies around us and often used as a remedy against evil eyes
Malachite gemstone is a copper carbonate hydroxide mineral found naturally. It is opaque in appearance and is characterised with green-banded mineral crystal formation and commonly forms fibrous masses with appearance of a bunch of grapes found in fractures and deep underground spaces. They very rarely are found as Individual crystals and mostly appear as acicular prisms. It derives its name from the Greek name ‘Mallow-green stone’ as it resembles the leaves of mallow plant. Malachite has been found beneficial in treating kidney related problems and hence it is also popularly known as ‘Kidney Stone’.
Malachite is naturally found across the world in Zambia, Gabon, Congo, Namibia, Mexico, New South Wales, France, Russia, Israel and Arizona in the Southwest US. The gemstone has very old usage history and archaeological traces have shown that it was mined about 3800 years at the Great Orme mines in Britain.
Who should wear Malachite ?
Malachite is considered as a Sub stone for Venus and Jupiter and hence it is found to be beneficial for people who are under the ill effects of these planets. It is also considered as the birthstone for people born in the month of April associated with Taurus sun sign. It is also supposed to bring benefic results for the people with Gemini, Virgo, Libra, Capricorn and Aries ascendant.
Benefits of Malachite
Malachite is believed to be a very useful gemstone in removing negative energies around us and often used as a remedy against evil eyes. It also helps people to come out of a state of stress and strain. It is a very powerful tool for improving the relations between husband and wife by removing misunderstandings and differences. It has immense medical healing properties and has been found to heal kidney disorders, skin diseases, asthma, cold and flu, heart diseases, malaria, arthritis, ovary related diseases and nervous system related issues.
How to wear Malachite ?
Malachite stone is worn as a ring in the small finger. It is to be worn on any Wednesday or Friday morning. A night before wearing, the ring has to be purified by dipping in holy ‘ganga jal’ with raw milk or ‘panchamrit’. In the morning after taking a bath do pooja and light ‘dhoop’ and then wear the gemstone to get maximum benefits. One must remember to wear malachite of at least 4.7 carats to 7.2 carat or 5.25 ratti to 8 ratti.
Day and time to wear : Any Wednesday or friday of Shuklapaksh, after two hours of sunrise
Finger : Little finger of right hand
Malachite is not a very costly gemstone and price range starts from Rs 400/- per carat. Depending on the quality, colour, clarity and carat, the Malachite per carat rate may go upto 2500 per carat.
1.What healing property does Malachite have?
It has immense medical healing properties and mostly it is used to treat kidney related issues. It is also popularly known as kidney stone.
2.What Astrological benefits does Malachite have?
Malachite is believed to be beneficial for people under malefic effects of Venus and Jupiter. Astrologically, this gemstone should only be used with prior advice of a good Astrologer.
Malachite is available in many varieties. Its quality is assessed from its Cut, Clarity and Color. Malachite has a characteristic intense deep blue color with golden or brownish internal flecks which adds to its beauty and is the most important aspect that needs to be seen while choosing the gemstone. As far as the Astrological quality of the gemstone is considered, its color play quality is the most critical aspect that must be seen. For ornamental significance, cuts or facets of Malachite are often taken into consideration.