Colors, Crystals and Chakras

Within the body of a human, there are vortex points which leads to the name chakras, each vortex points are a frame works of accumulating effects of all organs and tissues of the body. Each of the points has its own distinct character and relates to a unique aspect of our being. You can read more of this here from my earlier post explaining how this works.

 

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There are many early studies in the Tantra Yoga and details, we are just gonna keep it simple and explain how it works without introducing to many names for this moment.

The chakras correlate to levels of consciousness, body functions, colors, elements, sounds and much more. The blockage or energetic dysfunction in the chakras is believed to give rise to physiological, psychological, emotional and spiritual disorders. Staying focus and grounded with proper diets, physical exercises, sleep patterns, and good balanced time management portraying healthy lifestyle keep our chakras clear and energized.

We are truly blessed that we could also use crystals and essential oils as very simple healing methods, as tools, whenever we need to assists in the balancing and energizing these chakras. We will talk about these methods next time in more details. Providing a better understanding of your chakras systems for now is more important.

Let’s us just focus on the physical chakras for now…

ROOT CHAKRA

(support)

Element: earth

Colors: red

Sense: smell

Location: base of the spine between anus and genitals

Deals With: physical identity, survival, stability, instinctual nature, ambition, and self-sufficiency

Governs: bones, teeth, nails, anus, prostate, adrenals, kidneys, lower digestive functions, excretory functions and sexual activity

Physical Dysfunctions: tiredness, poor sleep, lower back pain, sciatica, waste elimination problems like constipation, depression, immune related disorders, obesity and eating disorders

Psychological and Emotional Issues: ungrounded, afraid, rage and anger, self esteem, survival, security, obsessed with comfort, alienated, possessive

Balanced Chakra: feeling grounded, centered, committed and independent, having energy and vitality, strength and stillness, able to digest foods well

Related Gemstones: Black Tourmaline, Bloodstone, Garnet, Obsidian, Ruby, Smoky Quartz, Aegerine, Hematite, Auralite23

Related Essential Oils: Cedar, Clove, Myrrh, Patchouli, Rosewood, Frankincense, Agarwood

SACRAL CHAKRA

(seat)

Element: water

Colors: orange

Sense: taste

Location: situated at the base of the pubis between the genitals and the sacral nerve plexus

Deals With: emotional identity, creativity, desire, pleasure and self-gratification, procreation, and personal relationships

Governs: sexual organs, stomach, upper intestines, liver, gallbladder, kidney, pancreas, adrenal glands, spleen, middle spine, auto immune system

Physical Dysfunctions: lower back pain, sciatica, decreased libido, pelvic pain, urinary problems, poor digestion, low resistance to infection and viruses, tiredness, hormonal imbalances, menstrual problems

Psychological and Emotional Issues: irritability, shyness, guilt, blame, sexual obsession, power, money, control, lack of creativity, morality

Balanced Chakra: feeling compassionate, friendly, intuitive, vital, sexual, satisfied, prosperous, having a sense of belonging and humor

Related Gemstones: Amber, Carnelian, Coral, Garnet, Peach Moonstone, Orange Tourmaline

Related Essential Oils: Ylang-Ylang, Sandalwood, Clary Sage, Cardamon, Fennel, Ginger

SOLAR PLEXUS

(brilliant)

Element: fire

Colors: yellow


Sense: sight

Location: situated at the level of the umbilicus corresponding to the gastric or solar plexus

Deals With: sense of belonging, mental understanding of emotions, defines self-esteem, personal power, stamina, thought, will, success, ego

Governs: upper abdomen, gallbladder, liver, middle spine, kidney, adrenals, small intestines, stomach

Physical Dysfunctions: diabetes, pancreatitis, adrenal imbalances, arthritis, colon diseases, stomach ulcers, intestinal tumors, anorexia/bulimia, low blood pressure

Psychological and Emotional Issues: lack of self-esteem, timid, depression, issues with self image and fear of rejection, inability to make decisions, judgmental, perfectionism, anger, rage, hostility

Balanced Chakra: energetic, confident, intelligent, decisive, productive, good digestion, mental focus

Related Gemstones: Amber, Citrine, Jasper, Golden Topaz, Yellow Tourmaline

Related Essential Oils: Bergamot, Lavender , Golden Yarrow, Peppermint, Rosemary, Cinnamon, Lemon

HEART CHAKRA

(unbeaten)

Element: air


Colors: green or pink

Sense: touch

Location: situated on the cardiac plexus in the region of the heart

Deals With: social identity, trust, forgiveness, unconditional love, wisdom, stability, mental patience, compassion, emotional empowerment, issues of the soul

Governs: heart, rib cage, blood, circulatory system, lungs and diaphragm, thymus gland, breasts, esophagus, shoulders, arms, hands

Physical Dysfunctions: thoracic spine, upper back and shoulder problems, asthma, heart conditions, shallow breathing, lung disease like pneumonia

Psychological and Emotional Issues: difficulty with love, lack of hope, compassion, confidence, despair, moody, envy, fear, jealousy, anger, anxiety

Balanced Chakra: feeling of completeness and wholeness, compassionate, empathic, friendly, optimistic, motivated, nurturing, outgoing

Related Gemstones: Emerald, Green Jade, Green Tourmaline, Malachite, Rose Quartz, Mtorolite, Kunzite

Related Essential Oils: Lavender, Jasmine, Marjoram, Geranium, Melissa, Helichrysum, Hinoki, Cypress

THROAT CHAKRA

(purification)

Element: sound or ether

Colors: blue

Sense: hearing

Location: situated on the level of the throat, the nerve plexus of the pharynx region

Deals With: Communication, creativity, learning to take responsibility for one’s own needs, confession, faith, truthfulness, self-knowledge, intuition, synthesis, expression

Governs: throat, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, trachea, cervical vertebrae, vocal cords, neck, shoulder, arms, hands, esophagus, mouth, teeth, gums

Physical Dysfunctions: thyroid dysfunctions, sore throat, stiff neck, mouth ulcers, swollen glands, gum or tooth problems, teeth grinding, scoliosis, laryngitis, hearing problems

Psychological and Emotional Issues: faith, decision making, will, personal expression, creativity, criticism, addiction

Balanced Chakra: Creative and expressive, constructive communication, contentment, centered, conscious listening, positive self expression

Related Gemstones: Angelite, Aquamarine, Azurite, Blue Opal, Blue Quartz, Chryoscolla, Lapis, Turquoise, Larimar, Chalcedony, Blue Lace Agate, Celestite

Related Essential Oils: Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Sage, Myrtle, Blue Cypress

THIRD EYE

(center of command)

Element: light

Colors: indigo

Sense: extra sensory perception

Location: situated Between The Eyebrows (Third Eye)

Deals With: self-knowledge, wisdom, intellect, clairvoyance, action of ideas, detachment, insight, understanding, intuitive reasoning, visualization

Governs: brain, eyes, ears, nose, pituitary gland, pineal glands, neurological system

Physical Dysfunctions: headaches, nightmares, eyestrain, learning disabilities, panic, depression, blindness, deafness, seizures, spinal dysfunctions

Psychological and Emotional Issues: judgment, evaluation, concept of reality, confusion, fear of truth, discipline, lack of concentration

Balanced Chakra: ability to think reality into existence, imagination, intuition, concentration and focus

Related Gemstones: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Purple Fluorite, Sugilite,  Charoite, Moldavite, Auralite23

Related Essential Oils: Galbanum, Carrot Seed, Palo Santo, Roman Chamomile

CROWN

(Thousand Petaled Lotus)

Element: thought

Colors: violet/white


Sense: empathy, unity

Mantra: silence

Location: crown of the head

Deals with: intuitive knowing, connection to spirituality, duality, emotional feelings, integration of the whole, conscious awareness

Governs: top center of the head and midline above the ears, brain, nervous system, pineal gland

Physical Dysfunctions: chronic exhaustion, sensitivity to light and sound

Psychological and Emotional Issues: lack of purpose, loss of identity, disbelief in any spiritual realities, trust, selflessness, apathy, devotion, inspiration, values, ethics, sense of fear, materialism

Balanced Chakra: feeling at one with the universe, open-minded, intelligent, thoughtful, understand and learn information more easily

Related Gemstones: Herkimers Diamond, Moldavite, Clear Quartz, Danburite, Selenite

Related Essential Oils: Rose, Lotus, Frankincense, Lavender, Sandalwood, Jasmine

Please take note: Some of the crystals/essential oils may overlap and can be use for more than one chakra for different and specific reasons.

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