Malachite is a powerful and protective stone that needs to be handled with caution. It absorbs negative energies and pollutants, picking them up from the atmosphere and from the body. It brings balance and harmony and opens the heart to unconditional love. This crystal encourages risk taking and change. Malachite facilitates deep emotional healing. It releases negative experiences and old traumas, bringing suppressed feelings to the surface and restoring the ability to breathe deeply.