Fifth Chakra - Throat Chakra
The Chakra of Sound
Systems of the body: Thyroid, hormones, neck, shoulders, arms hands, softness or loudness of voice, sore throat, stiff neck, colds, thyroid problems, hearing problems.
|Aura: Soul||Role: Sound/Speech/Learning||Mental Correlative: Seeking Inspiration|
|Gland: Thyroid||Sacrament: Confession||Health Care: Expressing energy|
|Element: Sound||Deals with: Truth||Physical Function: Respiration|
|Sound: Ham||Blocked by: Deception||Planet: Mercury|
|Archangel: Zadkiel||Virtue: Charity||Deity: Saraswati|
|Purpose: I Express||Vice: Gluttony||Energy: Active, creative intelligence.|
|Expression: I Speak||Grace: Counsel|
Plants associated with the throat chakra:
|cinquefoil||Larkspur/Delphinium||red clover blossoms|
|dogwood bark||lovage||white sage|
|elecampane||lyred leaf sage||yellow root|
Herbs that deal with the throat including coating or drying are appropriate.
Blue is cool (yin), crisp, clean, and refreshing. Blue is associated with spirituality, serenity, truth, communication, revelation, trust, and faith. Its effect is calming and instils gentleness and composure. Blue can be used to counteract violence, restlessness, agitation, hyperactivity, violence, and insomnia.
Being a counter-irritant, blue is the colour of choice to soothe pain and suffering. It causes the brain to secrete tranquilising chemicals. Blue can be used to lower blood pressure, pulse rate, and brain wave activity, and to quiet menstrual cramps. Use blue for a fever, sore throat, ear infection, toothaches, bee stings, hyperthyroid, colic, burns, itches, and rashes. It is also used in hospital neonatal wards to facilitate the breakdown of biliruben in jaundiced babies. Blue foods are often rich in flavonoids. Blue is not always a good colour for decorating a social area due to its quieting, cooling effect May reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease, and complications from diabetes. May help control high blood pressure and slow some effects of aging.
Blue is the colour of enthusiasms, expression and loyalty. Blue fruits and vegetables are believed to have many anti-aging benefits and contain vast amounts of health promoting phytochemicals such as anthocyanins and phoenolics which are beneficial to the muscular and skeletal systems.
|Blue Corn||Cauliflower||Dianella Caerulea|
|Blue grapes||Chicory Flowers||Dianella Revoluta|
|Borage Flowers||Kelp (seaweed)|
Something light and airy, piece of lace, photo of solar system, musical instrument, gong, music playing, bell
Crystals or Stones:
Aquamarine, turquoise, lapis lazuli, chrysocolla, green adventurine, angelite.
Themes: Related to communication, creative expression, speaking ones truth, self expression, unlocking deep emotions, ether, sound, vibration, mantra, honesty.
How to Balance this Chakra in other ways: Sing, chant, hum, listen to music you really like, take a walk and look at the beautiful blue sky and breathe consciously.