Second Chakra

This chakra center is the center for sexual energy and pure emotion. It relates to sexuality, creativity, emotions such as anger, fear, and our feeling concerning food and sex. The second chakra is also known as the sex chakra. It is located about an inch below the navel. It's the center that is used to help detoxify the body. Its color is orange.
Physically it deals with the functions of the adrenal glands, and influences the reproductive system, the large intestine, pelvis, bladder, lower vertebra, appendix and the muscular system. Emotional issues connected to the navel chakra include blame and guilt, money and sex, power and control, creativity and ethics and honor in a relationship.
Positive: Humanitarian, Hospitable, Expansive, Optimistic, Warm, and Altruistic
Negative: Selfish/Proud, Mistrustful, Power-seeking, Ostentatious, Manipulative, lustfulness
Time: Do Now for Future
Needs: Social Contact, Acceptance in group/family, Respect, Good reputation
Challenges: To belong to the family of man through love and service.
Other Names: Sacral, sexual, svadhisthana (Sanskrit)
Element: Water
Stones: Quartz, Carnelian, Amber, Jasper, Bloodstone, Garnet, Orange Tourmaline, Peach Moonstone, Hematite, Coral
Area of consciousness: emotional
Governs: feelings of sexuality, and creativity
Essential oils; musk, hyacinth, bergamot, coriander, honeysuckle, patchouli, Sandalwood, Jasmine, Rose
Musical note is D
Planet - Mars
Metal - Iron
Incense: Gardenia, Sandalwood.
Flower Essence: Hibiscus, Willow, Oak, and Elm.
Sacred Truth - Honor One Another
Affirmation: I accept and acknowledge my sexuality. My physical health is strong and pure.
Under active: When underactive, it may cause restlessness, confusion, mistrust, and person anti-social behavior. A person with an underachieving chakra may have trouble opening up to others.
Balanced: When balanced, a person will be gratified emotionally. It brings courage, and attraction to others. It also helps creativity.
Overactive: When overactive, it may result in a person who is arrogant, selfish, lustful, conceited and power-hungry.

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