Chakras are energy centers within the body that help regulate all itís transactions. There are many chakras in the body, however, there are seven main common ones that run from the base of the spine, to the top the head (crown). Each chakra has itís own unique purpose and vibrational frequency, that helps keep you healthy and balanced. This is just the basic understanding of what a chakra is, you can research and find a lot more detail on the subject. Below, is a list of each chakra with some information for each one, starting from the first chakra (root), following up the spine to the seventh chakra (crown).
The root chakra (first chakra) is located at the base of the spine. It represents safety, security, and stability. Imbalanced attributes would be scattered energies, anxiety, and fears. Physical issues tend to happen around the legs and feet when this chakra is imbalanced. The color of the root chakra is red, because it is known as the most dense chakra, and the color resembling that density. Each chakra actually has a musical note, and the root chakraís note is the ďCĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the root chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Hematite
Essential Oil Therapy: Patchoul
Nature Therapy: Gardening, Hiking, Earth Sitting
The sacral chakra (second chakra) is located below the navel. It represents creative and sexual energies. Imbalanced attributes would be lack of or repressed creativity, sexual dysfunction, withheld intimacy, and emotional isolation. Physical issues tend to be in the reproductive organs when this chakra is imbalanced. The color of the sacral chakra is orange, which is composed of red and yellow, expressing vitality and strength. The musical note of this chakra is ďDĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the sacral chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Garnet, Ruby
Essential Oil Therapy: Yiang Yiang
Nature Therapy: Connect with others, Earth Sitting
Solar Plexus Chakra:
The solar plexus chakra (third chakra) is located below the chest. It represents self-esteem, pleasure, will power, and personal responsibility. Imbalanced attributes would be low self-esteem, control issues, manipulative, and misusing of power. The color of the solar plexus chakra is yellow, composed from a single ray of light. The energy of yellow is vibrant, full of energy, and optimistic. The musical note of the solar plexus is ďEĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the solar plexus chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Tigerís Eye, Yellow, Calcite
Essential Oil Therapy: Neroli
Nature Therapy: Sunshine, Sunbathing, Setting healthy boundaries
The heart chakra (fourth chakra) is located in the center of the chest. It represents love, self-love, and governs our relationships. Imbalanced attributes would be depression, difficulty in relationships, and lack of self-discipline. The color of the heart chakra is green, composed of yellow and blue in equal parts. Green is the heart center and the color of love. It helps you transform the ego, and the needs of the lower chakras to open up to love. The musical note of the heart chakra is ďFĒ.
Therapies the clear and heal the heart chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Rose Quartz
Essential Oil Therapy: Chamomile
Nature Therapy: Self-time, Pamper Yourself
The throat chakra (fifth chakra) is located within your throat. It represents the ability to speak and communicate clearly and effectively. Imbalanced attributes would be shyness, withdrawn, arrogance, and increased anxiety. The color of the throat chakra is blue, which is the first of the three primary colors, and the color we associate with heaven. Blue energy is healing, pure, and relaxing. The musical note of the throat chakra is ďGĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the throat chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Sodalite
Essential Oil Therapy: Peppermint
Nature Therapy: Singing, Chanting, Toning, Meaningful Discussions
Third Eye Chakra:
The third eye chakra (sixth chakra) is located in the center of the forehead, between the eyebrows. It represents intuition and foresight, and driven by openness and imagination. Imbalanced attributes would be lack of direction and clarity. The color the third eye chakra is indigo, or royal blue, and represents wisdom and deep inner knowing. The musical note of the third eye chakra is ďAĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the third eye chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Indigo Kynite
Essential Oil Therapy: Sandalwood
Nature Therapy: Release preconceived notions
The crown chakra (seventh chakra) is located at the top the head. It represents states of higher consciousness and divine connection. Imbalanced attributes would be cynicism, disregarding what is sacred, closed mindedness, and disconnection with spirit. The color of the crown chakra is violet, also known as the color of spirituality. Violet is the highest vibration of colors of the spectrum of light, and is very cleansing and purifying in nature. The musical note of the crown chakra is ďBĒ.
Therapies that clear and heal the crown chakra:
Crystal Therapy: Amethyst
Essential Oil Therapy: Frankincense
Nature Therapy: Meditation, Star Gazing, Connecting with the heavens
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