This Chakra is the "center" of the system. The balance between the spiritual and the physical. It is about the ability to love freely and unconditionally and controls the creative process. The fourth chakra is the heart chakra and its color is Green. Physically it influences the immune system the thymus gland, heart and circulation, tissue regeneration, lungs, shoulders and arms, ribs, chest/breast and the diaphragm. Emotionally it is connected with love and hatred, resentment and bitterness, grief and anger, self-centeredness, loneliness and commitment, forgiveness and compassion, hope and trust. problems and breast cancer.
Positive: Generous, Vital, Powerful, Secure, Openhearted, Nurturing, Self-assertive, Compassionate, Expansive,
Negative: Miserly, Depleted, Self-doubting, Insecure, Possessive/jealous, Selfish, Attached, Envious, Mistrustful,
Time: Moves between past, present and future seeking confirmation and security.
Needs: To feel secure. To feel assertive and powerful. To love and be loved.
Challenges: To love without attachment. To conquer possessiveness. To master doubt, fear, mistrust, and insecurity
Other Names: Heart, anahata (Sanskrit)
Stones: Quartz, Moldavite, Malachite, Peridot, Moss Agate, Moonstone, Aventurine, Emerald, Rose Quartz, Jade, Peridot, Aventurine
Area of Consciousness: astral body
Governs: love, compassion, and unconditional acceptance for others
Essential oils: attar of rose, jasmine, and amber.
Musical note is F.
Planet - Sun
Metal - Gold
Incense: Lavender or Jasmine.
Flower Essence: Holly, Poppy, and Wild Rose, Heather.
Sacred Truth - Love is Divine Power
Affirmation: I freely and easily give and receive love. I totally forgive myself and others for all past errors and judgments.
Underactive: When underactive, it shows a person who is unemotional or feels unloved. The person with an underactive heart chakra may have a weak will as well.
Balanced: When balanced, the heart chakra may open one up to the ability to heal. It also helps balance the other chakras. It brings pure love as well.
Overactive: When overactive, it may cause a person to be overly confidant, jealous, and angry.