Activating and Energizing the Root Chakra with the Senses

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ROOT CHAKRA (Muladhara)


Sense of Smell; Scent

Sensory Organ: Nose

Gland: Adrenals / reproductive glands

Color: Red

Activate and energize the Root Chakra with its associated sense of Smell.

* The color red is associated with the root chakra, and you can engage the sense of smell by inhaling aromas such as apple or cinnamon; use aromatherapy or scented candles with these associated scents and colors.

When eating Red colored fruits and vegetables (or food or beverage that is red or associated with the Root Chakra) be sure to fully engage the sense of smell. Take time to smell the food or drink and visulize the root chakra being energized and activated at the same time.

Inhale the aromas of red grapes or red wine; straweberries, apples, plums, cranberries, tomatos, radishes; red-colored spices and herbs

Inhale the sweet aromas of various flowers, especially ones colored-red. Display flowers

SACRAL CHAKRA (Swadhisthana)


Sense of Taste; Appetite (savor)

Sensory Organ: Toungue

Gland: Gonads (testes in men, ovaries in women)

Color: Orange

SOLAR/NAVEL CHAKRA (Manipura)


Sense of Sight; Vision (focus)

Sensory Organ: Eyes

Gland: Pancreas

Color: Yellow

HEART CHAKRA (Anahata)


Sense of Touch; Feeling

Sensory Organ: Skin (Hands)

Gland: Thymus Gland

Color: Green

THROAT CHAKRA (Vishuddha)


Sense of Hearing; Listening (also, speaking)

Sensory Organs: Ears / Mouth (vocal chords)

Gland: Thyroid & Parathyroid Gland

Color: Blue

BROW/THIRD EYE CHAKRA (Ajna)


Sense of Intuition/Inner Sight; Insight (the 6th Sense/extra-sensory-perception)

Sensory Organ: Left Eye; Lower Brain

Gland: Pituitary Gland

Color: Indigo

CROWN CHAKRA (Sahasrara)


Sense of Empathy; Unity

Sensory Organ: Right Eye; Cerebral Cortex

Gland: Pineal Gland

Color: Violet



Each plant carries a vibrational frequency that corresponds to one of the seven chakras. The vibrational qualities of each plant will assist in clearing, balancing and energizing your aura and your chakras. {more}

You can receive the gifts of plants by drinking herbal teas or elixers or by using plants or flowers for aromatherapy; consuming certain edible varieties of plants or eating more raw fruits and vegetables; and by simply acknowledging the blessing that nature brings. Taking the time to sit or walk in nature to admire the beauty and absorb the tranqulity it brings will benefit your mind, body and spirit.