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throat chakra

The Throat Chakra - Vishuddha (purification)

Element: Sound or ether | Symbol: Cup / Chalice

Colours: Blue

Sense: Hearing

Location: Situated on the level of the throat, the nerve plexus of the pharynx region. Third cervical vertebrae.

Function: Communication, creativity, learning to take responsibility for one's own needs, confession, faith, truthfulness, self-knowledge, intuition, synthesis, expression.

Physical areas & Glands: Throat, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, respiratory system, trachea, cervical vertebrae, vocal cords, neck, ears, shoulder, arms, hands, esophagus, mouth, teeth, gums.

Physical Dysfunctions: Thyroid dysfunctions: Hypo-and hyperthyroidism, thyroiditis, thyroid cancer, Hashimoto's, Grave's disease, sore throat, sinus allergies, disorder in the jaw, neck problems, chronic childhood tonsillitis, problems with voice, mouth, teeth, or gums, teeth grinding, scoliosis, laryngitis, hearing problems.

Excessive: Excessive talking, over-defensive, inability to listen, gossiping, interruptions, over-extended, stuttering.

Deficient: Fear of speaking, small, weak voice, difficulty putting feelings into words-personal expression, shyness, tone deaf, poor rhythm, difficulty with decision making.

Balanced: Creative and expressive, constructive communication, contentment, centered, conscious listening, positive self expression, good sense of timing and rhythm.

Traumas and Abuses: Lies and mixed messages, verbal abuse, constant yelling, excessive criticism, secrets, authoritarian parents, lack of speaking up for oneself, feeling that others do not value or care about your opinions, bottling up emotions, alcoholic or chemical dependent family.

Gemstones for Activation:
Blue Topaz: Is used to activate the Throat Chakra for deeper spiritual work, for example channeling. . Its main purpose is to direct energy, thus aligning the body's meridians.
Yellow Topaz: Is used to activate the Throat Chakra at a physical level. The energy imbalance that cause hypothyroidism can be "kick-started" into balance. It is said to strengthen our nervous system and, through working intensely with the Throat Chakra, will aid our entire metabolism.

Gemstones for Calming:
Sapphire and Emerald as a semi-precious gemstones give a high quality healing vibration that is concentrated and more powerful than that of less precious stones.
Clear Quartz: The light is constantly passing through the crystal at 90 degress as it exits the crystals. This allows full spectrum light to be transmitted to the body area on which it is placed, enabling the body to draw from it the specific frequencies and harmonics that it requires. For this reason healers use only Clear Quartz. Quartz also displays rainbows of colored light within it.

Gemstones for Balancing:
Turquoise: "Stone of the Sky" It offers the wearer protection from radiation, particulary when worn around the throat.
Chrysocolla: It aligns and balances the chakra and helps to dispel fears.
Gem silica: makes an excellent calming and balancing stone.

Other Related Gemstones: Angelite, Aquamarine, Azurite, Blue Opal, Blue Quartz, Lapis Lazuri, Sodalite, Blue Lace Agate, Blue Tourmaline.

Related Essential Oils: Chamomile, Lavender, Rosemary|Thyme|Sage.

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