How to Heal Your Chakras

September 27, 2015
Chakras are channels of energy that run through your body. Life and health flow through them. Learn how to heal your chakras in this article.

Chakras are channels of energy that run through your body. Life and health flow through them. If one or several of them are sick, the entire system will feel it. Find out more about how to heal your chakras in this article.

Basic Facts About Chakras

In order to fully address this subject, we would need hours and hours. So today we’ll just cover the most important points. The word “chakra” comes from Sanskrit and means “wheel of energy” or “wheel of light”. These centers are connected by energy flows. They also regulate your contact with the universe. When your chakras are blocked, it’s good to try and heal your chakras.

Basis or Root

It is dark red and located in the perineum, between the anus and the genitals. It’s blocked by fear. When this happens, it causes sciatic pain and ovarian, uterine, or rectal cancer. It can also lead to constipation, prostate problems, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, and immune diseases. This chakra also causes frustration, emotional instability, depression, and low self-esteem. When you want to heal your chakras, this is a good place to start.

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Sexual or Spleen

This chakra is orange and located in the internal female organs, the bladder, pelvis, intestines, and gluteus. Blocking of this causes lumbar and pelvic tension, sciatica, chronic fatigue, impotence, diabetes, cancer, irritable bowel, and kidney and bladder infections. As for emotional problems, it causes anxiety, fear, jealousy, distrust, and worrying.

Solar Plexus

The solar plexus is yellow and lies underneath the belly button. It also includes the liver, pancreas, bladder, spleen, kidney, stomach, small intension, and thoracic cavity. Imbalances from it being blocked cause respiratory and immune problems, bulimia, anorexia, diabetes, stomach acidity, ulcers, gallbladder stones, hepatitis, cirrhosis, and arthritis. In regards to the emotional side, it causes victimization, stress, anger, frustration, guilt, doubt, and the need for constant approval.

A peaceful pool.

It is green and becomes blocked from pain and sorrow. It also includes the lungs, spine, temples, esophagus, and nervous system. The problems that cause it to be blocked are cardiac and respiratory diseases, breast cancer, chest angina, pneumonia, hypertension, and spinal pain. In regards to the emotional side, it can cause apathy, depression, insensitivity, and pain.

Throat

This chakra is sapphire blue and includes the mouth, larynx, gums, trachea, thyroid glands, spine, teeth, and shoulders. Its imbalance causes throat pain, bleeding gums, voice loss, allergies, flu, and chronic infections. In regards to the emotional side, it causes obsession, depression, fear, phobias, indecision, and stagnation.

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Third Eye or Front

It is indigo and includes the nose, ears, eyes, pineal and pituitary glands, nervous system, and brain. Problems from this being blocked are headaches, brain tumors, blindness, deafness, convulsions, cerebrovascular issues, and spine problems. The emotional effects are fear, phobias, confusion, nightmares, schizophrenia, panic, and depression.

Crown

It is violet and includes the upper part of the head. The effects of it being blocked on the body are chronic fatigue, hypersensitivity to light and sound, skin problems, and muscle-skeletal problems. In regards to feeling, it causes loss of purpose, loss of connection to the divine, worry, depression, closed mindedness, and unhappiness.

Learn how to heal your chakras in this article.

How to Know if Your Chakras Are Blocked

You should do some tests to find out if any one of your chakras are blocking the passage of energy to the rest and if there is more than one blockage. You simply have to respond to questions for each chakra. If most of your answers are negative, this chakra may be the one that has to be unblocked. When you discover which ones are ailing, you can start to heal your chakras.

First Chakra (Root)

Do you feel vibrant, healthy? How about comfortable in your own home? Do you have a strong desire to live? Do you love your body and think you are an amazing treasure? Are you a person full of energy and movement? Are you daring?

Second Chakra (Sacral)

Do you have a healthy sexual desire? Do you feel fulfilled sexually? Can you express yourself sexually? Can you give and receive pleasure?

Third Chakra (Solar Plexus)

Do you know what you want and are confident in yourself? Can you make decisions on your own? Are you aware of your emotions? Can you control how you feel? Do you feel balanced in regards to emotions?

Woman doing yoga.

Fourth Chakra (Heart)

Do you have healthy relationships? Do you love yourself? How about the people around you? Do you feel compassion for human beings? Do you accept others how they are? Are you good at cooperating? Are you capable of dedicating yourself?

Fifth Chakra (Throat)

Can you express yourself easily? Do you have a happy life? Are you taking responsibility for your life? Do you solve your problems on your own? Do you feel you deserve a reward for your efforts? How about your level of faith? Do you have enough faith to take on risks? Do you like challenges?

Sixth Chakra (Third Eye)

Are you mentally strong? Can you solve problems? Do you have creative ideas? Do you do whatever possible to make your dreams a reality? How about visualization? Do you visualize your goals?

Seventh Chakra (Crown)

Do you feel something big and amazing? Is there a connection you feel to God or the universe? Do you feel like your life has a purpose?

Affirmations to heal your chakras

During a meditation session, you can use phrases or mantras or a few one-syllable words that you repeat a few times (the most well-known one is “OM”). There is a specific affirmation and mantra for each chakra. These can help you heal your chakras.

  • First chakra: “I am one with everything I am, I am sure that I am loved.” The mantra is LAM.
  • Second chakra: “I love myself, I honer myself and all life.” The mantra is MAM.
  • Third chakra: “I am a great creator in my reality and this inspires me.” The mantra is RAM.
  • Fourth chakra: “I am love and unconditional acceptance.” The mantra is IAM.
  • Fifth chakra: “I am the driver of my life. The power of choice is mine.” The mantra is JAM.
  • Sixth chakra: “I am sure I can see the truth.” The mantra es OM (or AUM).
  • Seventh chakra: “I am one with the current moment.” This does not use any mantra, because you will meditate in silence.