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Healing Color Combinations by Ayurvedic Type

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Healing Color Combinations by Ayurvedic Type

Does the color of some rooms make you squeamish? Itchy? Antsy? Does the color of other rooms make you soft? Calm? Wonderfully wobbly and weak in the knees? It is no secret that we all respond to color, and each of us responds differently to different shades. Color has a profound effect on us that can influence our moods and energy with the simple flick of a hue.

AFM Safecoat paints has a system for Healing Paint Colors for Your Ayurveda Type that shows you how to find emotional balance through the use of color. The company does business on a “health first premise”–their paints meet the highest standards of environmental responsibility, and also contain no toxic ingredients such as solvents, heavy metals, chemical residuals, formaldehyde and other harmful preservatives.

The Ayurveda Essence color system takes the health premise a step further by offering interactive tools to help you manipulate subtle aspects of your environment to promote optimum wellness. There are 108 colors in three groups of 36. (I like how the number 108 surfaces frequently in sacred numerology; but I just like numbers.) To keep it simple, they created three micro palettes that correspond to the three major constitutional types of East Indian medicine: vata, pitta, and kapha. Once you know which type you are (see next page), you can select colors accordingly: whether the colors are hot or cold, warm or cool, calming or stimulating, uplifting or grounding, moist or dry, etc. Eastern healing has generated many practices that promote harmony, created to relieve stress by helping us understand how to create balance in the day-to-day.

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9:30AM PST on Dec 28, 2014

Thanks so much for the article. I have just begun to a journey with Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy. This article gives me more options to consider.

10:51AM PDT on Sep 7, 2014

very interesting article, thank you

3:32AM PDT on Apr 22, 2014

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12:43AM PST on Jan 12, 2014

interesting article. thanks for posting.

1:15PM PST on Dec 15, 2013

Thank you for sharing.

5:20AM PST on Jan 2, 2013

interesting. most of it went over my head, but i think i fall into 'pitta'. looking on the link to the website with the colors, more of those colors i liked, although there were some from the other two i liked also

12:24AM PDT on Aug 20, 2012

Thank you so much. I say once again SPOT ON.

6:03PM PST on Feb 23, 2011

Yep spot on!

6:57AM PST on Feb 4, 2011

Thank-you, interesting article. The colors suggested for my type are nearly all colors I naturally gravitate to. But my love of green was not included.

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