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Root Chakra - Muladhara

CHAKRA: Root

LOCATION: Base of the spine

SANSKRIT NAME: Muladhara

COLOUR: Red

VISUALISE: Red earth, imagine a bright red energy from the base of your spine extending down your legs and feet into the earth.

BENEFICIAL FREQUENCY: 396Hz

NUMBER: 1

POLARITY: Masculine

ELEMENT: Earth

MUSICAL NOTE: C

SOUND: Lam, pronounced ‘lahhhm”

VERB: I am

CRYSTALS/STONES: Garnet, Red Jasper, Bloodstone, Red Quartz, Red Agate, Obsidian.

ASSOCIATED WITH THESE PARTS OF THE BODY:

Base of the spine, pelvic floor, first 3 vertebrae, rectum, large intestine, feet, legs, kidneys, immune system, reproductive glands.

 

MAKE TIME FOR:

Walking barefoot in nature! Exercise, breath work, chant mantras, dance, take a shower, meditate or practice yoga.

 

RECOMMENDED ESSENTIAL OILS (For use in a diffuser or atomiser):

Frankincense, Myrrh, Turmeric, Patchouli, Palo Santo, Vetiver, Cedarwood.

 

FOODS & HERBS TO BENEFIT THIS CHAKRA:

Natural red foods, plums, red cabbage, red pepper, beetroot, strawberries, pomegranate, cherries, radishes, tomatoes, root vegetables, onion, garlic, eggs, organic meat, pulses, chives, paprika, pepper. You may want to consider reducing any intake of artificially coloured foods but please take advice from a nutritionist before changing your diet.

 

RECOMMENDED TEAS  (Take with natural raw honey to sweeten rather than sugar):

Dandelion, Ginger, Sage, Elderflower.

 

KEY WORDS:

Safety, stability, strength, grounded, centered, connected, being present, trust, belonging, security, survival, courage, self-nuture, reality, abundance, home, money, health, nature.

 

AFFIRMATIONS/AUTO CORRECT SUGGESTIONS:

"I am present, I am safe"

"With every breath I release all fear and negativity"

"I am grounded, strong and open to all possibilities"

" I am self mastery, deep inner peace is my natural state"

"I nurture my body and mind with every cell in my body"

 

WHEN UNBALANCED:

If blocked one could be anxious over their safety or financial security. Feelings of instability and stress over making ends meet. Unhappiness or a feeling of being out of control about one’s physical fitness/appearance. Feelings of stagnation, fear, anxiety and fatigue. Greediness, a lust for power, or being aggressive, materialistic and cynical could present as issues if this chakra is overactive.

WHEN BALANCED:

A balanced root chakra allows us to feel safe, grounded, connected and at peace. One whose root chakra is balanced cares for themselves physically and emotionally, and listens carefully to their body. You ARE safe, loved and present to fully embrace the abundance that Mother Earth offers.

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