Color Therapy for Better Health

Natural light is made up of a wide spectrum of colors, and the visible spectrum is represented by the colors of the rainbow. The colors of the spectrum are also the colors of the chakras (the bodyís energy centers), with red being the first chakra, the center of the survival instinct at the base of the spine. Violet is the color of the crown chakra, the center of spiritual development at the top of the head.

A full spectrum of colors is healing, and some colors in the spectrum target specific problems. Find out what color heals what disorder, and promotes what important part of your self. For instance, did you know that yellow promotes the intellect? Read more:

* Red heals blood disorders, promotes vitality and creativity

* Orange heals lungs and kidneys, promotes assimilation

* Yellow heals stomach and liver, promotes intellect

* Green heals heart and hypertension, promotes unconditional love

* Blue heals thyroid and larynx, promotes self-expression

* Indigo heals eye diseases and vision, promotes psychic abilities

* Violet heals mental disorders, promotes spirituality

Adapted from Home Enlightenment: Practical, Earth-Friendly Advice for Creating a Nurturing, Healthy, and Toxin-Free Home and Lifestyle, by Annie B. Bond (Rodale Press, 2005). Copyright (c) 2005 by Annie B. Bond. Reprinted by permission of Rodale Press.
By Annie B. Bond


Frances Darcy
Frances D4 years ago

I need indigo

Patricia H.
Patricia H.4 years ago

thanks for sharing

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Aud n4 years ago


Helen Wu
Helen Wu4 years ago

Thanks for Sharing :)

Fiona T.
Past Member 5 years ago

Let's start from something simple

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton5 years ago

Thanks for the info.

Lean Towards Y.
Past Member 5 years ago

Nice. Thanks

Donna Hamilton
Donna Hamilton6 years ago

Interesting article - thanks for posting.

Haley S.
Haley S6 years ago

Thank you!!

Laura F.
Laura Fulmer6 years ago

i think i need VIOLET