Fifth Chakra

This chakra governs our speech, hearing, and communication of self-expression. It is the beginning seat of our intuition. It is about the expression of the truth that we know in our heart. The fifth chakra is located in the throat area and its color is blue. Physically it ties in with the functions of the esophagus, thyroid, parathyroid, trachea, mouth, teeth and gums. Emotionally it is connected to choice and strength of will, personal expression, following your dream, using personal power to create, addiction, judgment and criticism, faith and knowledge and the capacity to make decisions.
Positive: Content, Idealistic, Patient, Creative, Peaceful, Truthful,
Negative: Smug, Dogmatic, Fanatic, Rigid, Negative, And Critical
Time: Past
Needs: To attain inner peace. To find mental security. To live an ideal.
Challenges: To find confirmation within rather than from others. To let go of memories. To live in the present.
Other Names: Throat, visuddha (Sanskrit)
Element: Sound
Stones: Turquoise, Amazonite, Chrysocolla, Azurite, Quartz, Boji stone, Lapis, Blue Opal, Aquamarine, Blue Topaz, Aquamarine
Area of consciousness: etheric body
Governs: communication, expression of thoughts and feelings
Essential oils: lilac, patchouli, and frankincense. Myrrh
Musical note is G.
Planet - Venus
Metal - Copper
Incense: Frankincense.
Flower Essence: Cosmos and Trumpet Vine.
Sacred Truth - Surrender of Personal Will to Divine Will (I think the truth here is more of accepting things that I can't change and stop struggling against them.)
Affirmation: I easily and gracefully express my deepest feelings and emotions.
Underactive: When underactive, one may resist change, be depressed, and be stubborn.
Balanced: When balanced, a person will have foresight into laws of natural phenomena, calmness, serenity, and have a good command of speech.
Overactive: When overactive, a person may be domineering, hyperactive, and may speak harshly to others.

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