THROAT CHAKRA - FIFTH CHAKRA
Located at the throat, this chakra is associated with creativity, self-expression and the search for truth. The Throat chakra is associated with thyroid gland, upper lungs and respiratory system.
The throat chakra brings out your inner truth.
The throat chakra allows us to communicate our thoughts and feelings. It is directly connected to the ability to express inner creativity. Both teaching and learning are affected by the balance of the throat chakra.
Some signs that the Throat Chakra is out of balance are:
- Difficulty expressing oneself
- Poor learning ability
- Habitual lying
- Fear, doubt, uncertainty
THROAT CHAKRA - Color
The color associated with the throat chakra is Blue. Blue is the symbol of inspiration, devotion, infinity and religious goals. It produces calm and peace. The throat chakra is the focusing point of the spoken word, and the expression of feelings via communication.
All the blue stones - sapphire, lapis lazuli, blue topaz, aquamarine, turquoise, chrysocolla and sodalite - are used with the throat chakra. (see throat chakra gemstones)
Healing and the throat chakra
For healing, these stones are said to aid the treatment of any blockage or disease of the throat. It is also helpful when inflammation occurs, since blue is a cooling color. It is also said to aid with internal bleeding and nervous conditions.
Deep blue indicates intense power, and light blue (or azures) symbolize high ethical inspiration.