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chakras
First Chakra
The first chakra is also known as the "root chakra" and is located at the base of the spine. The color red is associated with the first chakra (Muladhara: Root Support). It is a hot color that represents our life energy, our physical strength and vitality. Red is used to increase vitality and to send warmth.

Second Chakra
The second chakra is also known as the "sacral chakra" and is located in the lower abdomen, centered between the navel and the genitals. The color orange is associated with the second chakra (Svadhisthana: Sweetness, Her Special Abode). It is a warm color that energizes, invigorates and nourishes. Orange can bring self-confidence.

Third Chakra
The third chakra is also known as the "solar chakra" and is located at the navel. The color yellow is associated with the third chakra (Manipura: Lustrous Gem, City of the Shining Jewel). It is a warm color that can stimulate the nervous system and effects the mind and emotions. Yellow can help with mood elevation and alleviates exhaustion and burnout.

Fourth Chakra
The fourth chakra is also known as the "heart chakra" and is located in the heart area. The color green is associated with the fourth chakra (Anahata: The Pure Sound of Creation). It is a cool color and a great balancer. Green can help soothe and bring harmony.

Fifth Chakra
The fifth chakra is also known as the "throat chakra" and is located in the throat area. The color blue is associated with the fifth chakra (Vissudha: Purified). It is a cool color and brings lightness, peace and calm and helps with sleep.

Sixth Chakra
The sixth chakra is also known as the "third eye" and is located between the eyebrows. The color indigo is associated with the sixth chakra (Ajna: To Perceive, the Qualified Absolute). It helps build a positive outlook and bring inner strength.

Seventh Chakra
The seventh chakra is also known as the "crown chakra" and is located just above the top of the head. The color violet is associated with the seventh chakra (Sahasrara: Thousandfold, Thousand Petaled). It is a regal color and is the color of inner-power. Violet can bring higher understanding and calm.

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