Root Chakra, represented by the color red. Corresponds to the kidney area in the body and is responsible for grounding us physically. When balanced, we feel stable and rooted to the earth. When imbalanced, we feel afraid of life.
To balance the Root Chakra:
Eat: Red Root vegetables: red beets, beans, potatoes, lentils. Red fruits: Berries, cherries, pomegranates. Drink Rooibos and hibiscus teas.
Use the Crystals: onyx, ruby, and smoky quartz.
Essential Oils: Patchouli. Patchouli aids in grounding and supports relaxation and peace.
Recite Mantra: “I AM SAFE.”
Sacral Chakra, represented by the color orange. Corresponds to the reproductive system and bladder. When balanced, we feel creative and sexual. When imbalanced, we may overuse food, sex, or alcohol, or have self-esteem issues.
To balance the Sacral Chakra:
Eat: Orange foods: carrots, peppers, oranges, tangerines. Foods high in vitamins C, B, and Vitamin A. Add ginger, turmeric, and cumin to meals.
Use the Crystals: Tiger’s eye, turquoise, and amber.
Essential Oils: Neroli. Ylang Ylang. Neroli stimulates the energy of pure love. It helps heal sadness and fear, and opens us up to self love.
Recite Mantra: “I AM HAPPY!”
Solar Plexus Chakra, represented by the color yellow. Corresponds to the stomach and nervous system. When balanced, we feel powerful. When imbalanced, we may feel insecure and have digestive disorders.
To balance the Solar Plexus Chakra:
Eat: Foods that help with digestion like yogurt, kefir, probiotics, and cinnamon. Eat yellow fruits and vegetables: Lemons, bananas, yellow peppers.
Use the Crystals: Citrine, Ametrine, and calcite.
Essential oils: Pine. Pine helps heal old wounds so you can move forward in love.
Recite Mantra: “I AM POWERFUL!”
Heart Chakra, represented by the color green. Corresponds to the heart, circulatory system, and skin. When balanced, we feel loved and calm. When imbalanced, we may feel sad, angry, and suffer from heart disease.
To balance the Heart Chakra:
Eat: Green nutrient rich vegetables like: zucchini, celery, broccoli, spinach, and avocados. Drink a lot of water. Drink it all day, all day!
Use the crystals: Jade, malachite, and rose quartz.
Essential oils: Rose. Rose facilitates love, healing emotions, and peace.
Recite Mantra: “I AM LOVED.”
Throat Chakra, represented by the color blue. Corresponds to the throat and jaw. When balanced, we communicate clearly. When imbalanced, we may not speak our truth, or have respiratory and dental diseases.
To balance the Throat Chakra:
Eat: Blue foods like blueberries, plums, blackberries and acai. Also apples and pears.
Drink: lots of coconut water and have warm teas with lemon and raw honey.
Use the Crystals: Blue Topaz, Blue Calcite, and Blue Lace Agate.
Essential oils: Lavender.
Lavender facilitates spiritual growth, awareness, and communication. It also aids in relaxation and sleep.
Recite Mantra: “I AM BEAUTIFUL”
Third-Eye Chakra, represented by the color indigo. Corresponds to the pituitary gland and central nervous system. When balanced, we have good intuition and ability to visualize and manifest. When imbalanced, we may have headaches, anxiety, or depression.
To balance the Third-Eye Chakra:
Eat: Foods rich in purple hues like blueberries, cabbage, kale, grapes. Add cacao to boost serotonin, to relieve inflammation and help with focus.
Use the Crystals: Lapiz Lazuli, Azurite, and Amethyst.
Essential oils: Sandalwood. Sandalwood facilitates grounding and meditation. It helps to open your third eye and connect you to higher states of consciousness. It allows for insights and alignment.
Recite Mantra: “I AM FREE!”
Crown Chakra, represented by the color violet. Corresponds to the pineal gland. When balanced, we have direct communication with spirit. When imbalanced, we may feel loneliness and fear of death.
Crown Chakra – I am blessed
To balance the Crown Chakra:
Eat: Try to detox from time to time, to flush out toxins and clear your mind. Yoga and meditation are also wonderful tools to balance the Crown Chakra.
Use crystals: Clear Quartz, Diamond, Amethyst.
Essential oils: Lime, sage, lavender, frankincense. Lime facilitates in seeing the truth and reality clearly. It removes illusions and helps cut cords with negativity.
Recite Mantra: “I AM BLESSED”