5TH CHAKRA – VISHUDDHA – THROAT
COMMUNICATION | SELF-EXPRESSION | INSPIRATION | TRUST | RELAXATION
ELEMENT – Water Sound, Creative identity, oriented to self-expression
PLANET: Aligned with the planets Mercury and Neptune
A balance of BLUE brings intuition, inspiration, sincerity, peace, joy, tranquility, faith in oneself and trust in others.
LIGHT BLUE crystals like aquamarine, blue quartz, and blue lace agate relate to our creativity and communication with others.
DARK-BLUE stones like lapis lazuli and Sodalite represent our communication with ourselves.
Blue increases career opportunities, business, finances, and leadership qualities. Blue is good for long distance travel or house moves. Blue is the color of healers, it is a natural antiseptic. .Stimulates ability to communicate one’s deepest truths.
WHEN THE THROAT CHAKRA IS BLOCKED
We experience – Difficulty in communication our thoughts, and manipulative in our speech. This can result in h headaches and tension within the neck and shoulder muscles, colds, thyroid or hearing problems
BLUE SPIRITUALLY EFFECTS – Tranquility, Trust, Intuition, your communication, truthfulness, the expression of will power and creativity.
BLUE PHYSICALLY EFFECTS: The mouth, throat, thyroid and parathyroid glands. Relieves headaches and migraines, earaches, fevers, high blood pressure, eye strain and sore throats, laryngitis.
Blue awakens intuition and eases loneliness.
When combined with colors in the red-orange spectrum, blue can awaken artistic expression and inspiration.
TOO MUCH BLUE
Too much blue in your life can result in becoming melancholy, dogmatic, negative, arrogant, self-righteous, and self-centered. You may talk too much, speak negatively/harshly, and gossip about others. Can be domineering, fanatical, prone to over-reacting, hyperactive.
NOT ENOUGH BLUE
Too little blue in your life can result in becoming withdrawn and depressed, timid, manipulative, unreliable, stubborn, devious, suspicious and resistant to change, clinging to tradition. You may feel scared, weak, cannot express thoughts, inconsistent, dependent, lack creative expression, and have suppressed or swallowed feelings
KEYWORDS FOR BLUE – Communication, spirituality, contemplation, mystery, patience, holiness, peace, soothing, stable, classic, protective, trust, loyalty, truthfulness, healing, meditation, forgiveness, patience.
ESSENTIAL OILS & FLOWERS – cinnamon, vanilla, cypress, sandalwood, rosemary
Aquamarine, Blue Aventurine, Blue Fluorite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Quartz, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline, Celestite, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite
THROAT CHAKRA STONES
Amazonite, Amber, Aquamarine, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Obsidian, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline, Blue Turquoise, Celestite, Chrysocolla, Indicolite, Iolite, Kunzite, Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli, Larimar, Lepidolite, Sapphire, Sodalite, Zircon.
The most effective way to add the power of blue or correct a balance in the 5th Chakra is thru adding natural blue crystals and gemstones to your everyday wardrobe, so they are close to you for several hours at a time and touching your skin, (the pulse points: ears, wrists, ankles, and neckline) and thus effecting your aura and Throat Chakra.
For direct healing, the jewelry can be placed on the Throat Chakra itself.