hat are the 7 major chakras and their associated colors:
1st chakra – The ROOT
Primary colour is red; other colours associated with the Root Chakra are black brown, and grey.
Gemstones like Garnet or Onyx, Red Jasper
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced root chakra: loneliness, insecurities, feeling ungrounded, unconfident, abandoned, indecisive, depressed, anxious, addictions, phobias, obsessions.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced root chakra: lower-back pain, sciatica, varicose veins, constipation, diarrhoea, rectal/anal problems, impotence, water retention, and problems with groin, hips, legs, knees, calves, ankles, and feet.
Healing the Root Chakra:
Balancing and opening the root/base chakra allows negative emotions to be released, regenerating confidence and your will to move forward in life. A healthy root/base chakra promotes feelings of security and encourages exploration to find your life’s purpose and achieve success. A balanced root chakra also generates the flow of energy to all other chakras.
2nd chakra – The Naval
Primary colour is orange; others are all various shades of orange.
Gemstones like Carnelian, orange Zincite
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced sacral chakra: eating disorders, addictions, low self-confidence, dependency issues, low libido, and unbalanced emotions.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced sacral chakra: kidney problems and urinary tract infections, chronic lower back pain, sexual disorders, infertility, gynaecological problems, dysfunctional menstrual cycles, and problems with the intestines, spleen, and gallbladder.
Healing the Sacral Chakra:
Balancing and opening the sacral chakra allows you to feel energized and confident in all aspects of your life. You feel inspired and life seems to flow. People are attracted to your positive energy and opportunities open for you. With a healthy sacral chakra, you are able to live in the moment and experience life to the fullest. Physical tasks become easier while stamina increases.
3rd chakra – The Solar Plexus
Primary colour is yellow; others are various shades of yellow.
Gemstones like Citrine, Yellow Sapphire, yellow topaz
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced solar plexus chakra: lack of memory and concentration, frequent fearing, feeling uncentered, sugar addictions, insomnia, and eating disorders.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced solar plexus chakra: digestive and intestinal disorders, indigestion, food allergies, eating disorders, poor metabolism, diabetes, obesity, eczema, acne, and other stress-related skin conditions.
Healing the Solar Plexus Chakra:
Balancing and opening the solar plexus chakra allows you to feel centered in your mind, body, and spirit. Relaxed and comfortable in your own skin. The energy of this chakra permeates to the other chakras relieving many physical and psychological dis-eases or disorders. It allows you to be more aware of your own energy and being, comfortable in your decisions, and psychically connected to your “gut” feelings so that you may act accordingly with confidence.
4th chakra – The Heart
Primary colour is green and shades of green, the secondary colour is pink.
Gemstones like Rose Quartz or Green Tourmaline or aventurine
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced heart chakra: apathetic, faithlessness, unforgiving, hopelessness, distrustful, uncommitted, and detached.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced heart chakra: pneumonia, asthma, breast problems, respiratory problems, upper-back pain, shoulder and upper-arm pain, and premature aging,
Healing the Heart Chakra:
Balancing and opening the heart chakra enhances the love for self and others. It allows you to feel compassion, empathy, and forgiveness for others, and reconnects you to the loving world around you. You are able to connect with the child-like world vision of beauty you were born with, generating adventure and zest for life. Peace and harmony flourish in relationships with others and self.
5th chakra – The Throat
Primary colour is light blue like aqua or turquoise, secondary colours are various shades of lighter blues.
Gemstones like Turquoise or Blue Lace Agate
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced throat chakra: nervousness, anxiety, fear, attention deficit disorders, poor coping skills, feeling isolated.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced throat chakra: problems with the nasal area, irritated sinuses, sore throat, jaw pain and TMJ, voice loss, thyroid problems, teeth and gum problems, and ailments of the esophagus and tonsils.
Healing the Throat Chakra:
Balancing and opening the throat chakra allows you to express your feelings and communicate freely, without worry of criticism or judgment from self or others. It promotes honesty and harmony with our feelings and actions, and helps us to live more authentically and free. A balanced throat chakra helps us with successful communication in relationships and at work, and is especially helpful to those with careers relying on communication and self-expression.
6th chakra – The Third eye (or brow)
Primary colour is dark blue or various shades of dark blue.
Gemstones like Lapis Lazuli or Sodalite
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced third-eye chakra: headaches and migraines, nightmares, seizures, neurological disorders, personality disorders and neuroses, learning difficulties, and hallucinations.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced third-eye chakra: eye problems, glaucoma, ear problems and hearing difficulties, spinal conditions, and scalp/hair issues.
Healing the Third-Eye Chakra:
Balancing and opening the third-eye chakra promotes clarity, inspiration, and innovation. It allows us to follow our dreams and enhances our innate psychic abilities and spiritual connections. A balanced third-eye chakra helps us process the timeline of our own lives, enabling us to learn from our past, be present in the now, and see and achieve our future. Dream interpretation becomes easier, intuitions are stronger and clearer, and we feel a deeper connection to the universal plan of our lives. This sense of being “guided” opens up doors of possibilities to reaching our goals.
7th chakra – The Crown
Primary colour is purple, the secondary colours are shades of purple and colourless (clear) or white.
Gemstones like Amethyst or Clear Quartz
Common psychological symptoms of an unbalanced crown chakra: depression, confusion, loss of faith, mentally disconnected, dementia, epilepsy, schizophrenia.
Common physical symptoms of an unbalanced crown chakra: light sensitivity, headaches, dementia, autoimmune disorders, neurological disorders, (the crown chakra affects the health of our brains and therefore our entire mental, physical, and spiritual health).
Healing the Crown Chakra:
Balancing and opening the crown chakra is essential for a deep, spiritual connection within ourselves and the universe. Energy entering and leaving the Crown facilitates our flow of positive energy with the other six chakras, and creates the outlook we hold on life.