Malachite is a protection stone, absorbing negative energies and pollutants from the atmosphere and from the body. It believed to enhance great visionary powers, were used to ward off negative happenings and Cleopatra used the bright green malachite paste on her lower eyelids. Malachite gives resistance to emotional blackmail and heals emotional abuse, especially when suffered in childhood. It also encourages healthy relationships based on love and not need. Malachite assists in overcoming fear of confrontation, or fear of being seen or noticed, and helps one find the strength within to assume their rightful place in the Universe.