Fifth Chakra, Vishuddha Chakra

Location: Base of the throat

Color: Sky blue

Parts of the body: This chakra controls the throat and the neck, and the arms and the hands. It is associated with the brachial or cervical plexus.

Endocrine Gland: Thyroid Gland

Consciousness: This includes aspects of expressing and receiving. Expression can be in the form of communicating what one wants and what one feels, or it can be an artistic expression, as an artist, dancer or musician,  using a form for expressing and bringing to the outside what was within.

Metaphysically, this chakra is related to creativity, creating, manifesting in the physical world the fulfillment of one’s goals.

Effects of malfunction:  When this chakra is over-active, the person has a loud coarse voice and tries to impose his views on others.  When the chakra is blocked, the person neglects his own needs, puts others before self, is dishonest, feels guilty or victimized.

Physical disease:  Insomnia, thyroid dysfunction, skin problems and allergies, throat infection, stiff neck, tension headaches from base of neck


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