1st Chakra, Base/ Root Chakra
Purpose/Qualities: Basic needs for Survival. Security. Safety. Stability. Will Power. Grounding. Motivation and Intent.
Locations: at the base of the spine and the groin area.
Physical: Lower back/Sciatica pains. Constipation/ Diarrhea/ IBS. Rectal/anal issues. Leg vein/varicose issues hips, groin, ankles and knee issues. Adrenal glandes.
Sound: C/ Oohm
Balanced Energy: Abundant energy and good health. Feeling grounded and settled, comfortable with own body, a healthy desire for basic requirements, such as warmth, food and shelter, feeling a sense of security, stability.
Unbalanced Energy: Neglecting self, over/under weight. Eating disorders. Poor boundaries and lack discipline. Not feeling like one belongs, disorganizing, addicted to adrenaline activities. One might start feeling afraid of life, withdraw from physical reality, feel victimized, operate in a highly selfish mode or be prone to violence.
Color therapy: Shades of Red clothes. Coloring/drawing with red. Red colored glasses. Red sand or clay play.
Verbs: I Have. I Am.
7 Affirmations: I am WORTHY! I feel deeply rooted. I am a divine being of love and light. I am peaceful. I am protected and secure. I am open to possibilities. I am connected to my body.
Crystals/ Stones: Red Jasper(most common). Blood Stone, Garnet, Ruby, Aventurine Red/Pink. Botswana Agate, Hematite, Ruby Fuchite, Petrified Wood, Emerald, Coral, Tourmaline. Meditate holding Carnelian for a calming effect on the Chakra. If you want ideas on how to use the Crystals/Stones, send me a message or keep watching this blog.
Essential Oil: Basil, Cedarwood, Myrrh, Patchouli, Grounding Blend
Flower Essence: Clematis, Rosemary
Food: Root Vegetables: Carrots, potatoes, parsnips, beets, radishes, garlic, other ground growing veggies. Protein rich foods: Eggs, meats, beans, tofu, peanut butter.
Beneficial Healing Modalities: Yoga, meditations, walking, hand mudras and massages.
*COMING SOON, Chakra Meditation video, keep a look out.
*note* this information has been gathered through my personal experience and knowledge gathered through the many diploma courses, and certificates that I have earned along the years. This information is by no means an end all list, do your research!!! Don’t do anything without consulting your physician first.