1st Chakra, The Root/Base
The color for the root chakra is red or
Location: Base of the
Musical Keynote: Middle C (vocalized as an "ooh" sound)
Associated Gland: Adrenal
*Controls body solids, such as the spinal column, bones, teeth, and nails. Also the blood, building
process of cells, the colon, and rectal area
Gemstones:: Agate, Bloodstone,
Hematite, Red Coral, Red Garnet, Ruby, Black Obsidian, Black Tourmaline and Black Tourmaline in
Herbs: Cedar, Clove, Pepper, Vetiver
Essential Oils: Balsam de Peru,
Myrrh, Patchouli, Rosewood, Thyme, Vetiver
Qualities and/or Functions: Survival, power to achieve goals, vitality, grounding,
material security, stability, stillness, courage
In A Word: Root Chakra-Evolution
Verb: I have
Ideally this chakra
brings us health, prosperity, security, and dynamic presence. and it is grounded with your power.
When this chakra is open, you feel in good health and connected with your physical body. It is used
to ground your essence into your physical body. This chakra gives you determination, grounds you
and aids in survival in the physical realms.
The Root Chakra, 1st chakra: red or
black: lodestone, ruby, garnet, smoky
quartz, obsidian, onyx, hematite.
Red Stones: protection, courage, energy. Help with
blood, relieve anemia, stop bleeding, heal rashes and wounds.
Black Stones: self control, grounding, resilience,
quiet power, grounding, invisibility, peace, anxiety.
2nd Chakra, The Sacral/Spleen
The color for this chakra is
Location: Below the
Musical Keynote: D above middle C (vocalized as the "o" in "home")
Associated Organs/Systems: Reproductive organs, kidneys,
Gemstones: Carnelian, Coral,
Gold Calcite, Moonstone, Blood Citrine and Orange Jasper
Herbs: Damiana, Gardenia, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang
Essential Oils: Benzoin, Cardamon,
Clary Sage, Elemi, Fennel, Sandalwood
Qualities and/or Functions: Primal feelings, awe, enthusiasm, opens to others, personal
In A Word: Sacral Chakra-Fertility
Verb: I feel
Ideally this chakra
brings us fluidity and grace, depth of feeling, sexual fulfillment, and the ability to accept
change. It is used for creativity, vitality and sexual expression and creates the balance
between connectedness with other people and time spent alone. The spleen chakra is located in the
sexual organs-- ovaries in women and testes in men.
The Spleen Chakra, 2nd chakra:
orange: carnelian, coral, orange jasper, orange jade
Orange Stones: for personal power, self esteem. They
are connected to the Sun, attract luck and success, assists in positive outcomes.
3rd Chakra, The Solar Plexus
The color for this chakra is
Location: Above the navel,
but below the chest
Musical Keynote: E (vocalized as the "o" sound in "top")
Associated Organs/Systems: Pancreas, liver, stomach, spleen, gall bladder, autonomic
nervous system, lower back, muscles
Gemstones:: Amber, Citrine,
Tiger's Eye, Topaz, Yellow Sapphire, Sulphur, Yellow Jasper
Herbs: Bergamot, Carnation, Lavender, Rosemary
Essential Oils: Bergamot, Black
Pepper, Cardamon, Cedarwood, Coriander, Hyssop, Juniper, Lime, Lavender, Rosemary
Qualities and/or Functions: Personal power, social identity, influence, authority,
self-control, energy, will, peace, radiance, joy, inner harmony, vitality and inner strength
In A Word: Solar Plexus Chakra-Empowerment
Verb: I can
This chakra deals with
the human ego, emotions and self-love.
When healthy, this chakra brings us energy, effectiveness, spontaneity, and
non-dominating power. Yellow is very good for getting in touch with your power and to build
confidence. It is your center of will. The primary energy of this Chakra is free will. Love
essentially comes from the Heart Chakra, but the spark is often ignited in the Solar Plexus Charka.
This chakra gives you strength and provides the ability to hold energy for personal power and
The Solar Plexus
chakra: yellow: amber, topaz, citrine, yellow calcite, yellow jasper
Yellow Stones: communication, inspiration, protection,
visualization, travel, digestion, nervous system, skin problems, breathing
4th Chakra, The
Heart Chakra, Anahata
The color for this chakra is green or
Location: The center of the
Musical Keynote: F (vocalized "ah")
Associated Gland: Thymus
*Controls the heart, blood circulation, immune system, lower lungs, rib cage, skin, upper
Gemstones:: Emerald, Green
Jade, Rhodonite, Rhodochrosite, Rose Quartz, Ruby, Kunzite, and Watermelon Tourmaline.
Herbs: Marjoram, Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Orris root, Rose oil,
Essential Oils: Marjoram,
Geranium, Jasmine, Lavender, Mandarin, Melissa, Rose, Maroc, Tangerine, Ylang Ylang
Qualities and/or Functions: Unconditional love, harmony, forgiveness, healing,
compassion, understanding, personal transformation, warmth, sharing, devotion, selflessness
In A Word: Heart Chakra-Compassion
Verb: I love
Air, Social identity,
oriented to self-acceptance This chakra is called the heart chakra and is the middle chakra in a
system of seven. It is related to love and is the integrator of opposites in the psyche: mind and
body, male and female, persona and shadow, ego and unity. A healthy fourth chakra allows us to love
deeply, feel compassion, have a deep sense of peace and centeredness. This chakra deals with
physical healing, balance, harmony, compassion and love. The heart chakra is located near the
This chakra is most
important in all
facets of love, when it is balanced, you trust in others, take risks, love and feel loved.
Physically, it governs the thymus gland, heart, blood, circulatory system and the immune and
endocrine systems. To help activate this chakra, eat lots of green vegetables, surround yourself in
nature, especially trees and plants. The symbol of this chakra is the Crescent.
The Heart Chakra, 4th chakra: green or
pink: emerald, tourmaline, aventurine, malachite, rose
quartz, rhodonite, rhodochrosite
sooth, stop distress, help with love. They smooth difficulties in relationships, help with
self-love and are good for group rituals.
are for healing. Eyes, kidneys, stomach, migraines, esp. Help with money, luck, prosperity,
grounding and balance.
Chakra, The Throat Chakra, Visuddha
The color for this chakra is
Location: the throat
Musical Keynote: G (vocalized "eh")
Associated Glands: Thyroid
*Controls the jaw, neck, throat, voice, airways, upper lungs, arms
Gemstones:: Aquamarine, Blue
Sapphire, Chalcedony, Turquoise, Blue Quartz, Blue Kyanite, Angelite, Blue Obsidian, Apatite, Blue
Tourmaline, Azurite, Calcite, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite
Herbs: Benzoin, Basil, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense,
Essential Oils:Benzoin, Basil,
Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Hyssop, Linden Blossom, Peppermint, Petitgrain,
Qualities and/or Functions: Creative self-expression, communication, inspiration,
wisdom, confidence, integrity, truth, freedom, independence. This chakra deals with communication
and expression. The throat chakra is located near the thyroid gland. Opening this chakra allows you
to speak the truth and to express your true feelings with love.
In A Word: Throat Chakra-Communication
Verb: I speak
From here, you begin to know divine
love and your
personal power is strengthened with divine knowledge and wisdom. Physically, it governs the thyroid
gland, lungs, vocal cords, bronchial apparatus and metabolism. To help activate this chakra, have
water near you, and use blue candles. The symbol of this chakra is the Star.
The Throat Chakra, 5th chakra:
blue: turquoise, aquamarine, Lapis
Blue Stones: calm emotions, sleep, healing, ulcers
and inflammation. Use them in the bath for purification.
6th Chakra, The
Third Eye Chakra, Ajna
The color for this chakra is indigo, a
combination of red and blue
Location: Middle of the
Musical Keynote: A (vocalized "ee")
Associated Glands: Pituitary
*Controls the endocrine system, the left brain hemisphere, the left eye, nose, ears, sinuses, and
parts of the nervous system
Iolite, Strawberry Quartz, Lapis, Azurite, Sodalite
Herbs: Jasmine, Mint, Mugwort, Star Anise
Essential Oils: Anise, Angelica
Seed, Hyacinth, Jasmine, Juniper, Lemon, Pine
Qualities and/or Functions: Inner vision, intuition, clairvoyance, insight, perception,
imagination, concentration, peace of mind, projection of will, manifestation
In A Word: Brow Chakra-Perception
Verb: I see
identity, oriented to self-reflection This chakra is known as the brow chakra or third eye center.
It is related to the act of seeing, both physically and intuitively. As such it opens our psychic
faculties and our understanding of archetypal levels. When healthy it allows us to see clearly, in
effect, letting us "see the big picture." This chakra deals with clairvoyance and mental
activity. The third eye chakra is located in the center of the forehead.
When this chakra is open, you experience
spiritual wisdom and enlightenment. It is the center of physical and
spiritual understanding. Physically, it governs the pituitary gland, lower brain, nervous system,
ears, nose and the left eye - the eye of personality. To help activate this chakra, flowers are
extremely helpful. Clothing and lighting in this color also stimulate this chakra. The symbol of
this chakra is the Pyramid.
The Brow Chakra, 6th chakra:
lazuli, iolite, amethyst
purification, meditation, psychic work, subconscious, health, obedience, headaches, mental
illness, hair problems and sleep.
7th Chakra, The
Crown Christ Consciousness Chakra, Sahasrara
The color for this chakra is a mixture of
Silver, Gold and White and Violet.
Location: the top of the
Color: Violet or white
Musical Keynote: B (vocalized "ohm")
Associated Glands: Pineal
*Controls cerebrum, right brain hemisphere, right eye, central nervous
Amethyst, Clear Quartz, Diamond, Selenite, Herkimer Diamond, Kundalini Quartz, Tiger's Eye,
Amethyst, Citrine, and Smokey Quartz, Tourmalinated Quartz.
Herbs: Frankincense, Lotus, Neroli, Rose, Olibanum, Spruce
Essential Oils: Frankincense,
Neroli, Rose, Pine
Qualities and/or Functions: Perfection, integration, unity with the divine, wisdom and
purpose, universal consciousness, understanding, enlightenment
In A Word: Crown Chakra-Divine Bliss
Verb: I know
identity, oriented to self-knowledge. This is the crown chakra that relates to consciousness as
pure awareness. It is our connection to the greater world beyond, to a timeless, spaceless place of
all-knowing. When developed, this chakra brings us knowledge, wisdom, understanding, spiritual
connection, and bliss. It is the combination of All that Is and the Divine Connection. The
crown chakra is located at the top of the head. The silver is the feminine energy of creation, the
gold is the masculine energy of creation, and the white/violet light is truth and clarity which
give clear vision of the truth and protection
The Crown Chakra, 7th chakra: white or
clear: quartz, diamond, white
White Stones: These are ruled by the Moon. Sleep,
psychism, promote lactation, protection after dark, gets rid of headaches
disease, strengthen conscious, courage, strength, physical energy, luck, and success. Dense,
heavy, and/or opaque. Red, orange, yellow, gold. Ruby, diamond,
lava, topaz and Rhodochrosite are some projecting stones.
soothing, inward or magnetic. Meditation, spirituality, wisdom, mysticism and peace.
Translucent, green, blue, blue-green, purple, grey, silver, black, pink and white. Some good
examples are moonstone, aquamarine, emerald,
stones, rose quartz, pink tourmaline, kunzite, lapis lazuli, sugilite, sodalite and sapphire