5th Chakra - Vishuddha - Throat
Communication and self expression. Stimulates ability to communicate
one's deepest truths.
Element - Water Sound, Creative identity, oriented to self-expression
Aligned with the planets Mercury and Neptune
A balance of the color blue brings intuition, inspiration,
sincerity, peace, joy, tranquility, faith in oneself and trust in
Light blue crystals
like aquamarine, blue quartz, and blue lace agate relate to our creativity
and communication with others.
Dark-blue stones like
lapis lazuli and Sodalite represent our communication with ourselves.
Blue increases career opportunities, business,
finances, and leadership qualities. Blue is good for long distance
travel or house moves. Blue is the color of healers, it is a
natural antiseptic. The color blue awakens intuition and eases loneliness.
When combined with colors in the red-orange spectrum, blue can awaken
artistic expression and inspiration.
Blue Spiritually Effects
- Tranquility, trust, intuition, communication, truthfulness,
the expression of will power and creativity.
Blue Physically Effects:
The mouth, throat, thyroid and parathyroid glands. Relieves headaches
and migraines, earaches, fevers, high blood pressure, eye strain and
sore throats, laryngitis.
Throat Chakra Stones
- Amethyst, Amazonite, Amber, Aquamarine, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate,
Blue Obsidian, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline, Blue Turquoise, Celestite,
Chrysocolla, Indicolite, Iolite, Kunzite, Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli, Larimar,
Lepidolite, Sapphire, Sodalite, Zircon.
Too much blue in your
life can result in becoming melancholy, dogmatic, negative, arrogant,
self-righteous, and self centered. You may talk too much, speak negatively/harshly,
and gossip about others. Can be domineering, fanatical, prone to over-reacting,
Too little blue in your
life can result in becoming withdrawn and depressed, timid, manipulative,
unreliable, stubborn, devious, suspicious and resistant to change,
clinging to tradition. You may feel scared, weak, cannot express thoughts,
inconsistent, dependent, lack creative expression, and have suppressed
or swallowed feelings
Blue Stones - Aquamarine, Blue Aventurine, Blue
Fluorite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Quartz, Blue Topaz, Blue Tourmaline,
Celestite, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite
Essential Oils & Flowers - cinnamon, vanilla, cypress,
Some signs that the Throat Chakra is out of balance
are difficulty expressing oneself, poor learning ability, habitual
lying, ungrounded fear, doubt, and a sense of uncertainty about the
Blocked: When the throat
Chakra is blocked we experience difficulty in communicating our thoughts,
and manipulative in our speech. Physically expressed as headaches
and tension within the neck and shoulder muscles, colds, thyroid or
Add BLUE color gemstones
when you want calm and relaxation in the face of crisis or chaos,
to open the flow of communication between loved ones, to feel genuinely
inspired by a new venture (like a new job or goal), and the courage
to speak from the heart even in difficult situations.
Blue Chakra Keywords:
Communication, spirituality, contemplation, mystery, patience, holiness,
peace, soothing, stable, classic, protective, trust, loyalty, truthfulness,
healing, meditation, forgiveness, patience.
The most effective way to add the power of blue
or correct a balance in the 5th Chakra is thru adding natural blue
crystals and gemstones to your everyday wardrobe so they are close
to you for several hours at a time and touching your skin, and thus
affecting your aura and Throat Chakra.