The Throat Chakra

The Throat chakra is called Vishuddha, it is the fifth Center in the energy system. HAM is the sound for the throat Center. The Parts of the body that are associated with the center desotoare are the thyroid and parathyroid glands, vocal cords, throat, esophagus, ears, neck, and shoulders. The color for the center is blue. It is connected with the element of ether and sound.  The sense associated with the center is hearing and clairaudience. This Center is about self-expression and listening. It is related to truth, honesty and is about communication. Speech also can be referred to as the cross between the heart and the subconscious. The center is related to creative expression and sharing it with the world, it can be channeled through dancing, singing, writing, and other artistic forms of expression.

Balanced Throat Chakra

Through this center we can detect whether or not people are being honest with us. People that are good speakers and teachers often have a well-developed 5th Center. A well-developed throat Center can allow a person to be incredibly connected to the world and to those around them. They often are telepathic and have a lot of gratitude for people and situations in their lives. People with a healthy Throat Center are able to communicate in a healthy way and are connected to both their hearts and their minds. They often exhibit a large vocabulary when speaking and articulate their ideas to others in a creative and interesting way.

Out of Balance Throat Chakra

When the throat Center is out of balance that can lead to shyness,inability to express oneself, and feeling powerless.  Another aspect is gossiping a great deal or being very negative with your words. Physical ailments that can appear can include a sore throat, eating disorder, ear infections, jaw clenching, and speech problems. Other issues that can manifest in this  area are related to people who are very poor listeners, arrogant, or those who always have to have the last word. Other ways a person can be affected is having a fear of public speaking, being extremely shy and timid, complaining, manipulative, and tone deaf.

Foods: blueberries, blackberries, grapes, and purple cabbage.

Herbs:  sea vegetables, thyme, sage, marshmallow, and rosemary.

Essential oils:  grapefruit, geranium, chamomile, rosemary, thyme, and coriander.

Yoga poses: boat pose, fish pose, bridge pose, and camel pose

Affirmations: I speak the truth. I hear all the sounds of the universe. I listen to guidance from the unseen world.