The word "Chakra" is Sanskrit word for wheel or disk and
signifies one of seven basic energy centers in the body.
The Chakras are the seven power points in the human body
that circulate energy or the life force also known as
prana. Each of these centers correlates to major nerve
ganglia branching forth from the spinal column. In
addition, the Chakras also correlate to levels of
consciousness, archetypal elements, developmental stages
of life, colors, sounds, body functions, and much much
Diseases tend to point to the region of the body that is
governed by that Chakra. This allows us to see where the
energy is "stagnant". This energy is connected with our
physical body through seven centers. These centers
represent our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual
growth. When these centers are healthy and in balance,
then we are the equivalent. If the Chakra are unbalanced
- not properly aligned or blocked - it can affect
physical and mental health.
To know more about the chakras please read “Chakras –
The wheels Of Energy”
Accessing Your Needs
In order to balance your energy points with color you
first must access if your energy center points are
balanced or unbalanced. Based on the
Physical/Mental/Emotional attitudes causing the
unbalance, you can access the most prominent color
needed. This is why Holistic Healing seeks the
metaphysical cause behind the physical problem.
underactive chakra is usually one in which the
energy is blocked or congested. The energy does not
flow freely through the physical system. If it is
congested , blocked, underactive, we lack the energy
to perform our daily functions. An application of
color can help to stimulate the chakra into a
overactive chakra is one in which over stimulation
occurs. There is too much energy being drawn in and
out of the center, aggravating a specific condition.
An application of the complementary or opposite
color is used.
The general rule for the chakra: If the chakra is
underactive, an application of its basic color is
used. If the chakra is overactive, then the
application of the complementary or opposite color
One effective method used to balance or unblock the
energy flows of the 7 chakras is gemstones and crystals.
By using colored gemstones that relate to the color of
each chakra, one can combine thought with the energy of
the gemstone to balance energies in the area that is
blocked. This can be done by use of colored gemstones
and specialised healing tools like tumbled stones,
seven chakra healing wand,
Obelisks and Massagers to direct the
stone's energy to the desired chakra.