what are 7 chakras and how to heal them

What Are The 7 Chakras & How To Heal Them

Healing with 7 Chakras

If you're interested in energy healing, you may have heard about "Chakra Healing" or "Chakra Healing Meditation." Chakras are places where energy flows. You may have heard about them in yoga or meditation.

If your Chakras are blocked or open, it can greatly affect your life. So, a healthy energy balance is very important.

Each of the seven main chakras is there for a different reason, like making you feel calm and stable or helping you take a more holistic view of your health. They start at the bottom of your spine and end at the top of your head.

To be clear, what is chakra healing, and how does it work? In this article, we'll talk about how unblocking Chakras can help bring back that lovely balance.

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What are the seven major chakras?

The chakra system is the name for the energy centers in our bodies. The main energy centers, or chakras, are at specific points along the spine. Let's look at each one in more depth.


Root Chakra

Location: Base of Spine

Color: Red

Element: Earth

Stone: Hematite

The root chakra, also called Muladhara, is at the base of the spine. It gives you a solid base in life and makes you feel stable and ready to deal with problems. Working with your root chakra will make you feel safe and stable.

An imbalance in the chakras can cause constipation, depression, immune-related illnesses, obesity, and eating disorders. Our Zen Hematite Band For Strength can help to balance the root chakra.


Sacral Chakra

Location: 2 inches below the navel

Color: Orange

Element: Water

Stone: Tiger's eye

The sacral chakra, also called Swadhisthana, is right below the navel. The sacral chakra is where the energy for your sexuality and your ability to make things comes from. It has to do with how you handle your feelings and other people's feelings.

A misaligned Swadishthana Chakra can cause lower back pain, sciatica, low libido, pelvic pain, urinary problems, poor digestion, low resistance to infections and viruses, fatigue, hormonal imbalances, and problems with menstruation. You can balance this chakra with our  Zen Tiger Eye Band For Focus.

tiger's eye

Solar plexus chakra

Location: Upper abdomen

Color: Yellow

Element: Fire

Stone: Amber

The solar plexus chakra, also called the Manipura chakra, is in the upper abdomen. Confidence, self-respect, and a sense of mastery over one's life all stem from this factor.

Diabetes, pancreatitis, adrenal imbalances, arthritis, colon diseases, stomach ulcers, intestinal tumors, anorexia/bulimia, and low blood pressure can all be caused by an unbalanced Manipura Chakra. Zen Citrine & Amethyst Bracelet for Greater Success can help to balance this chakra.

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Heart Chakra

Location: Centre of the chest

Color: Green 

Element: Air

Stone: Rose Quartz

The heart chakra, or Anahata chakra, is in the middle of the chest, right next to the heart. It shouldn't be surprising that the heart chakra has much to do with our ability to love and be kind.

Asthma, heart disease, shallow breathing, and lung disease are some health problems that can worsen by a lack of balance. Problems with the thoracic spine, upper back, and shoulders can also be made worse by a lack of balance. Zen Rose Quartz Band For Love is the best way to balance this chakra.

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Throat Chakra

Location: Throat

Color: Light Blue/Turquoise

Element: Sound

Stone: Sodalite, Lapis Lazuli

The throat chakra, called Vishuddhi, is near the base of the tongue. The fifth chakra has to do with words and how we say things.

A skewed Vishuddhi Chakra can cause thyroid problems, neck pain, sore throats, mouth ulcers, dental and gum problems, laryngitis, and hearing loss. You can balance throat chakra with Zen Sodalite or Lapis Lazuli Bracelet.


Third eye chakra

Location: Forehead 

Color: Darkblue or Purple

Element: Light

Stone: Amethyst

The Ajna chakra sometimes called the "third eye," is between your eyes. This chakra is where your intuitive sense comes from. This is because our sixth sense, intuition, comes from our third eye. It's like the way ideas come to life.

A system that isn't balanced can cause headaches, bad dreams, eye strain, trouble learning, panic attacks, depression, blindness, deafness, seizures, and spinal problems. The Zen Amethyst Band For Wisdom is the best way to balance the Third eye chakra.

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The crown chakra

Location: Top of the head

Color: Violet/White

Element: Divine Consciousness 

Stone: Clear Quartz

The Sahasrara, also called the crown chakra, is at the top of your head. The Sahasrara chakra is where your spiritual connection to everything comes together. There's a link between it and how you find meaning in your life.

When the Sahasrara Chakra is out of balance, you will always feel tired and too sensitive to light and sound. You can balance this chakra with Zen Clear Quartz/ Sphatik Bracelet.

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Do Chakras have any effect on health?

Chakras affect different body parts depending on where they are in the body. Because of this, they have such a big effect on our physical and emotional health and our relationships with other people. Whether our chakras are in harmony or not depends on several different things. When one or more chakras are out of balance, the energy they control either stops moving or moves too fast. When a chakra isn't working well or is blocked, it doesn't get enough energy. Just as a chakra that isn't working well means that energy isn't flowing evenly through the body, a chakra that is working too well means that too much energy is flowing into one area.

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Why are chakras essential, and how do they function?

Chakras are places where energy flows outward. Then, the five pranas are sent to the right places. For example, the "Apana prana" sent to your pelvic organs through the root chakra will give them energy and nourishment. If a chakra isn't working right or is blocked, this flow is messed up, which can cause health problems on the physical, mental, and emotional levels.


Chakra Balancing

Each chakra has a different frequency and rate at which it spins. Diet, way of life, mental habits, and other things can all affect how often and quickly this happens. When the flow of prana gets out of whack, all kinds of problems can happen. Think about what would happen if you suddenly plugged a 50-watt bulb into a 500-watt or 10-watt power source. We balance the chakras or wake them up by getting them to vibrate at their natural rate.

Final Words

Getting a blocked chakra unblocked can be done in several ways. Unblocking your chakras is a personal process, so you'll need to try different things to see what works best for you. 

Even though each chakra is different, it is thought that they all work together as a whole. This means that if this one is off, it also affects the others. If your throat chakra is blocked and it's hard for you to talk about how you feel, you may also have trouble with your heart chakra.

But if you notice signs of blocked energy in more than one chakra, remember that this is normal. A good yoga class or healer can help you fix your chakras at once, letting prana flow freely from your crown to your toes.

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