Throat Chakra (5th)

Sanskrit: Vishuddhi / Vishuddha
Location: Throat area
Color: Blue
Element: Ether
Verb: I speak

Located in the throat area is the fifth chakra is the THROAT CHAKRA. It is associated with communication, creativity, and expression. When balanced, one is able to freely speak truth (in love) and express true feelings (love). However, when unbalanced, it could manifest through the inability to express one's self, a sense of fear and anxiety, lying or doubt.


In a Nutshell:
  • Experience the world through the vibration of sound, which represents language, deals with lessons of speaking truth, faith and willpower
  • Begin to know divine love and your personal power is strengthened with divine knowledge and wisdom.


Extended Details:
  • Sense: Sound
  • Symbol: Star
  • Musical Keynote: G (vocalized "eh" as in eye) but its sacred sound is HAM
  • Sound: Crickets
  • Sound Frequency: 384 Hz
  • Associated Gland: Thyroid - controls the jaw, neck, throat, voice, airways, upper lungs, arms
  • Associated Organs/Systems: Governs the thyroid gland, lungs, vocal cords, bronchial apparatus and metabolism
  • Qualities and/or Functions: Creative self-expression, communication, inspiration, wisdom, confidence, integrity, truth, freedom, independene
  • In A Word: Communication


Healing & Awakening Meditation via Meditative Mind:

Tools for Working with the THROAT CHAKRA:

To help activate this chakra, wear blue clothing, be near, in or around water in the form of streams, ponds, or lake, along with using blue candles responsibly and the following tools:

  • Gemstones: Aquamarine, Blue Sapphire, Chalcedony, Turquoise, Blue Quartz, Blue Kyanite, Angelite, Blue Obsidian, Apatite, Blue Tourmaline, Azurite, Calcite, Lapis Lazuli, Sodalite
  • Herbs: Benzoin, Basil, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Sage
  • Essential Oils: Benzoin, Basil, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Frankincense, Hyssop, Linden Blossom, Peppermint, Petitgrain, Rosewood, Sage
  • Yoga Poses: Cat & Cow, Shoulderstand, Plow Pose, Fish Pose, Legs-Up-the-Wall Pose
  • Health Tips: "Substitute healthy snacks for unhealthy ones; listen to music when emotional; get an exercise buddy and talk when exercising. Use verbal affirmations to create change." (Dale, 2009, 63).



(Book) The Complete Book of Chakra Healing by Cindi Dale (2009)

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