Malachite is a powerful stone. Stimulates and supports the heart chakra. It absorbs negative energies and releases negative experiences and traumas. Helps develop empathy. Enhances intuition. Brings compassion. Useful for menstrual cramps and child birth. Helps lower blood pressure, reduce travel sickness, swollen joints, and vertigo. Stimulates the liver. Metaphysical properties are provided for your information and are not meant to replace the advice of a qualified physician or medical practitioner. Quarter is used for size reference. Note: malachite is a toxic stone and should be used with care and should not be used to make elixirs of any kind.