Power of Color
It has been known since ancient times that colors directly affect us both scientifically and metaphysically. Color therapy, which is also known as Chromopathy utilizes the infinite range of colors found in the full spectrum. It can affect or change the balance of our physical organs our moods and our emotions. Through color we are able to stimulate balance and harmony within ourselves on all levels; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. This is due to the fact that each individual color has it's own unique frequency of electromagnetic energy that passes through us like a wave. Color therapy has also been directly linked to the harmony of the Seven Chakras (the energy centers of our very beings). Following is a list of individual colors and their known affects.
Relates to the Root Chakra. It has physical affects on the lower portion of our body and the internal organs of the lower abdominal area. It ignites and stimulates Life Force Energy. It triggers characteristics of ambition, change, anger, war, power, sex, alertness, liberation and survival. It helps for better circulation and has been recognized by the medical profession for use in Cancer treatment.
Relates to the Spleen Chakra. It has physical affects on the area around the naval and upper abdomen organs such as ovaries, spleen, prostate, kidneys, bladder and sacrum. It's characteristic affects are joy, happiness, warmth, creativity, pleasure, sensuality, sexuality and generosity. It awakens one to wisdom. Moves energy gently. It eases cramping anywhere in the body and can lift depression. Acts as a relaxant and is said to boost the immune system. It cleans and purifies the hormonal system.
Relates to the Solar Plexus Chakra. It physically affects the solar plexus, digestive system, liver, gall bladder, pancreas and adrenals. Yellow is great for mental activity, learning, intellect, concentration and focus. Cheerful, sunny, warm and cleansing. It aids in empowerment, self-esteem and confidence. Eases fear and emotional instability.
Relates to the Heart Chakra. It physically affects the heart, lungs, breasts, shoulders, arms and hands. The color green acts as a relaxant. It is cooling, calming and soothing. It balances the body on a whole. It is good for eye problems, bronchitis, gout, diabetes, cysts, tumors, bones and anti inflammatory, helping with painful joints and allergies. It's characteristics are money and prosperity, birth, new beginnings, nature, health, healing, trust, precision work, feelings, harmony, integrity and truth.
Relates to the Throat Chakra. It physically affects the throat, hypothalamus, thyroid, ears, jaw and neck. It can cool a fever, promote restful sleep and ease the pain of arthritis. Blue is cooling, soothing and brings deep inner peace. It helps with communication to allow one to be clearly understood. A good color for general overall healing. It's characteristics are expression and creativity.
Relates to the Brow Chakra. It physically affects the pineal, eyes and temples. Good for menopause, as a sedative, relaxant and helps to neutralize mercury from fillings. Purple and Amethyst work well to combat addictions. It's characteristics stimulate emotions, meditation, inspiration, intuition, inner emotional release and helps to open the inner doors. Connects higher mind to all that is.
Relates to the Crown Chakra. It physically affects the pituitary, brain and head. White contains all colors, so it does everything on all levels; physically, spiritually, emotionally and mentally. It's characteristics are purity, truth, brilliance, radiance, innocence and illumination. White resonates with all our Chakras and every part of our being. Helps to merge universe, nature, soul and spirit.
Color could very well be one of the most magnificent experiences we take for granted. Look around; it's everywhere, surrounding and embracing us. Stimulating our emotions and feelings. We interpret life as much through color as we do shape, texture, sound and smell.
Add some color to your life or to the life of someone special today.