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root chakra

The Root Chakra: Muladhara (Mula=root adhara=support)

Element: Earth | Symbol: Square

Colours: Red

Sense: smell | External visual + movement

Location: Base of the spine between anus and genitals, at the seat of kundalini. Fourth sacral vertebrae.

Function: Channeling the Earth energy, balancing the endocrine system (the gonads: ovaries and testes) through the release of hormons: estrogen and progesterone (women) and testosterone (men), Grounding, connection to earth, physical identity, survival, stability, instinctual nature, ambition, and self-sufficiency, regulates primal needs and physical existence.

Physical areas & Glands: Sexual and adrenal, Immune system, base of spine, legs, bones and bone marrow, feet, rectum, physical body support.

Physical Dysfunctions: Frequent illness, adrenal insufficiency, problems with feet, legs, or coccyx, rectal or colon cancer, spinal problems (chronic lower back pain, sciatica), immune-related disorders, osteoporosis or other bone disorders, teeth, disorders of the bowel, large intestine, eating disorders, depression, immune-related disorders, skin problems, lack of energy.

Excessive: Sluggish, lazy, tired, monotony, obesity, overeating, hoarding, materialism, greed, fear of change, addiction to security.

Fearful, anxious, restless, ungrounded, rage and anger, low self esteem, lack of discipline, underweight, financial difficulty, fear of change, chronic disorganization.

Balanced Chakra: Good health, vitality, well grounded, sense of trust in the world, feeling safe and secure, stability, prosperity, ability to relax, able to digest foods well.

Traumas and Abuses: Birth trauma, abandonment, physical neglect, poor physical bonding with the mother, malnourishment, feeding difficulty, major illnes or surgery, physical abuse, inherited traumas (eg. war, poverty, etc.)

will calm the base chakra by bringing you into a deeper resonance with Mother Earth, helps to ground us, so that we feel much more at peace with our live on Earth.

Blue Sapphire will help clarify about spiritual matters: to enable a connection with your spiritual origins, ancestral roots and cosmic origins.

Carnelian will balance out the energies and bring harmony.

Other Gemstones: Onyx, Pyrite, Bloodstone, Garnet, Obsidian, Hematite, Ruby, Smoky Quartz, Red Jasper

Essential Oils: Patchouli, Cedarwood, Myrrh

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