Seven Chakras

Holistic Health / Seven Chakras

7 Chakras

Chakra 1 – Root Chakra
Colour – red
Location – base of the spine
Its Purpose – kinaesthetic feelings, movement
To Teach – materialism is unimportant
When blocked it causes – lower back pain, varicose veins,sciatica, depression, rectal tumours, immune disorders
Thoughts & Emotions – self esteem, social order, survival, security, family
The stored Information – familial beliefs, loyalty, instincts, superstitions, physical pleasure/pain
It Governs – spinal column, kidneys, legs, feet, rectum, immune system
Gemstones – Hematite, Black Tourmaline, Onyx
Flower Essence – Corn, Rosemary, Clematis
Root vegetables to eat – onions, garlic, potatoes, radishes, carrots, parsnips, beets,
Protein-rich foods to eat – beans, tofu, soy products, eggs, meats
Spices to eat – horseradish, chives, hot paprika, cayenne, pepper

Chakra 2 – Sacral Chakra
Colour – orange
Location – lower abdomen to the navel
Its Purpose – emotional connection
To Teach – creativity, manifestation. honouring relationships, learning to “let go”
When blocked it causes – low back pain, sciatica, ob/gyn problems, pelvic pain, libido, urinary problems
Thoughts & Emotions – blame, guilt, money, sex, power, control, creativity, morality
The stored Information – duality, magnetism, controlling patterns, emotional feelings (joy, anger, fear)
It Governs – sexual organs, stomach, upper intestines, liver, gallbladder, kidney, pancreas, adrenal glands, spleen, middle spine
Gemstones – Garnet, Moonstone, Orange Tourmaline
Flower Essence – Lady’s Slipper, Hibiscus
Fruits to eat – melons, strawberries, mangos, passion fruit, oranges
Nuts to eat – all
Spices to eat – vanilla, cinnamon, carob, caraway seeds, sesame seeds, sweet paprika

Chakra 3 – Solar Plexus
Colour – yellow
Location – solar plexus
Its Purpose – mental understanding of emotional life
To Teach – acceptance of your place in the life stream (self-love).
When blocked it causes – intestinal tumours, diabetes, indigestion, hepatitis, cirrhosis, arthritis, pancreatitis, stomach ulcers, colon diseases, anorexia/bulimia, adrenal imbalances
Thoughts & Emotions – self esteem, fear of rejection, fears of our secrets being found out, indecisiveness, oversensitivity to criticism, self-image fears
The stored Information -personal power, consciousness of self within the universe (sense of belonging), personality
It Governs – upper abdomen,liver, umbilicus to rib cage, gallbladder, spleen, kidney, adrenals, small intestines, stomach, middle spine
Gemstones – Golden Topaz, Jasper , Yellow Tourmaline
Flower Essence – Golden Yarrow, Chamomile, Peppermint
Grains & Granola to eat – pastas, breads, cereal, rice’s, flax seed, sunflower seeds, etc.
Dairy to eat – cheeses, milk, yogurt
Spices to eat – ginger, turmeric, melissa, chamomile, mints (peppermint, spearmint, etc.), cumin and fennel

Chakra 4 – Heart Chakra
Colour – green (and pink)
Location – chest centre
Its Purpose – emotional empowerment
To Teach – compassion, unconditional love,forgiveness, letting go, trust,
When blocked it causes – heart conditions, asthma, thoracic spine, pneumonia, lung & breast cancers, shoulder problems, upper back pain
Thoughts & Emotions – love, inspiration, hope, compassion, confidence, despair, hate, jealousy, envy, fear, anger, generosity
The stored Information – connections or “heart strings” to those whom we love
It Governs – heart, circulatory system, blood, rib cage, diaphragm, breasts, lungs, oesophagus, thymus, shoulders, arms, hands
Gemstones – Malachite, Rose Quartz and Emerald
Flower Essence – California Wild Rose, Poppy and Holly
Leafy vegetables to eat – kale, spinach, dandelion greens, etc.
Aerial vegetables – cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli, celery, squash, etc.
To drink – green teas
Spices to eat – basil, sage, thyme, parsley

Chakra 5 – Throat Chakra
Colour – blue
Location – throat & neck
Its Purpose – taking responsibility for your own needs
To Teach – surrender ones desires to divine will, confession, faith, truthfulness and honesty
When blocked it causes – mouth ulcers, sore throat, scoliosis, thyroid dysfunctions, swollen glands, laryngitis, voice problems, gum or tooth problems,
Thoughts & Emotions – creativity, , personal expression, criticism, faith, choices (decision making), will, lack of authority, addiction
The stored Information – truth, self-knowledge, attitudes, hearing, taste, smell
It Governs – throat, thyroid, trachea, mouth, teeth, gums, oesophagus, neck vertebrae, parathyroid, hyperchalemus
Gemstones – Lapis, Chrysocola, Blue Opal
Flower Essence – Trumpet Vine, Larch and Cosmos
To Drink – water, herbal teas, fruit juices,
Tangy fruits to eat – limes, lemons, grapefruit, kiwi
Tree Fruits to eat – pears, apples, plums, apricots, peaches
Spices to eat – lemon grass & salt

Chakra 6 – Brow Chakra (3rd Eye)
Colour – indigo
Location – centre of forehead
Its Purpose – giving birth to ideas, insight, mind development
To Teach– open mind, understanding, being realistic, detachment
When blocked it causes– strokes, brain tumours, seizures, blindness, deafness, learning disabilities, spinal dysfunctions, panic, depression
Thoughts & Emotions – discipline, judgement, evaluation, emotional intelligence, concept of reality, confusion, fear of truth,
The stored Information – getting the clear objective picture, wisdom, mental facilities, intuition, intellect
It Governs – brain, neurological system, ears, nose, eyes, pituitary & pineal glands
Gemstones – Sugalite, Lapis, Purple Flourite
Flower Essence – Wild Oat, Madia and Queen Anne’s Lace
Fruits to eat – blueberries, red grapes, black berries, raspberries, etc.
To Drink – red wines & grape juice
Spices to eat – poppy seed, lavender, mugwort

Chakra 7 – Crown Chakra
Colour – violet, white
Location – top of head
Its Purpose – intuition, spiritual connection, integration of the whole
To Teach – spirituality, being in the moment and living today
When blocked it causes – diseases of the muscular system, skeletal system and the skin, chronic exhaustion not associated with physical ailments, mystical depression, sensitivity to light, sound, environment
Thoughts & Emotions – discovery of the divine, lack of purpose/meaning/identity, trust, devotion, selfless humanitarianism, ability to see the bigger picture of Life, inspiration, values, ethics
The stored Information – duality, magnetism, controlling patterns, emotional feelings (joy, anger, fear)
It Governs – top centre of the head, midline above the ears
Gemstones – Diamond, Modavite, Amber
Flower Essence – Lotus, Star Tulip and Angelica
Diet – fasting / detoxing
Incense / Smudging Herbs (for inhalation only) – copal, myrrh, sage, frankincense, and juniper.