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Throat Chakra

Fifth Chakra - Throat Chakra

The Chakra of Sound

Name: Visshuda

Colour: Blue/Turquoise

Location: Neck

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:

ajwan eyebright magnolia
basil Forget-me-not marshmallow root
bayberry hemlock mullein
Blue Salvia horehound myrrh
borage indian pipe peppermint
cedar juniper pine
cinquefoil Larkspur/Delphinium red clover blossoms
cloves lavender rosemary
coltsfoot lemongrass slippery elm
comfrey licorice. Thyme
dogwood bark lovage white sage
elecampane lyred leaf sage yellow root
eucalyptus Ma Huang

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
Blue potatoes Hyssop
Blueberry Juniper Berries
Borage Flowers Kelp (seaweed)
Catnip Pansy Flowers


Garden/Meditation Feature:

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.