Chromotherapy: Opulence in Orange

Color Therapy, surrounding yourself in shades that stimulate your senses and enlighten your being.

Dynamic, charming, and energetic, shades of Orange create an environment rich with feelings of abundance. Orange has a way of freeing your self expression, awakening wisdom of self, inspiring intuition and creativity, relieving repressions and depression, and boosting your immune system. With wavelengths of warmth, orange increases the activity of the thyroid gland, and stimulates the lungs, digestive and respiratory systems.

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Orange is the essence of our sacral chakra, Svadhisthana, which is translated as “the dwelling place of the self,” and is the energy center of our creativity and sexual empowerment. Governing the emotional and sensual aspects of life, it helps us to find our own voice and pleasure center in life. Svadhisthana is greatly impacted by the element water, and can be balanced by spending plenty of time in or near to it.

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Y O G A

Yoga asanas that benefit the sacral chakra are Ustrasana (Camel Pose, as shown above), Matsyasana (Fish Pose), Baddha konasana (Butterfly Pose), Bhujangasana (Cobra Pose), and Utkata Konasana (Goddess Squats).

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A diet ripe with benefits for your sacral energy center consists of coconut, carrots, walnuts, almonds, orange,, mandarin, melon, mangos, papaya, pumpkin, and pears.

The use of Jasmine, Sandalwood, and Ylang-Ylang, essential oils can greatly benefit your sacral chakra, and their aromas will induce a blissful temperament.

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Deeply delve into your sense of self, embrace the warmth of orange in your life, and notice the flow of creative and sensual growth.

What are your favorite shades of orange, and how do you decorate with them in your home?

 

Check out our articles on the effects of RedYellow, GreenBlue, and Violet!

 

Chromotherapy: Rooted in Red

Color is a language of the soul. Utilizing placement of colors in your home and surroundings is a way of cultivating a balanced environment.

Rich crimsons to sensual scarlets, red tones are bold, energizing, and passionate. Shades of red spark your appetite, increase circulation, stimulate low blood pressure to alleviate lethargy and low spirits, and induces the secretion of adrenaline to boost your energy.

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The Root Chakra

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Our subconscious feelings about our physical existence is centralized at the base of our spine in our root chakra energy center. Nurturing its dynamics is a profound part of our healing and personal growth, and how we begin to understand and relate to the nature in which we are rooted in this physical plane. Emotional currents and patterns ripple through our ancestry,  shaping the trajectory of our own well-being. The adrenal glands, kidneys, and bladder are all affected by our relationship with our root chakra energy center, as is our self-awareness, and our sense of security, strength, stability and survival.

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YOGA

Along with Sun Salutations, Malasana (Garland Pose), Balasana (Child’s Pose), Uttanasana (Forward Fold), Setu Badhanasana (Bridge Pose) is beneficial for your root energy center.

 

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Be especially mindful of your choice of colors based on your knowledge of their impact on your life!

What have you noticed after you began curating the colors of your home?

 

Check out our articles on the effects of Orange, Yellow, GreenBlue, and Violet