A chakra is an area in the body connected with life energy. There are seven chakras in the body - each is an interface for the flow of life energy. A chakra vitalizes a physical body and is associated with interactions of a physical or mental nature.
Starting from the top down, here is a list of your each chakra, it's associated color, and other qualities related to it. It's a wonderful tool for learning which stones may resonate with you and help to bring your chakras into alignment.
Crown: (Top of the head)
Spirituality | Knowing Who You Are | Letting Go | Enlightenment | Awareness
- Healing Word: "Live in the Present Moment"
- Stones: Selenite, Clear Quartz, Amethyst, Lepidolite, Opalite
Third Eye: (Center of the forehead, between the eyebrows)
Intellect | Brain | Open Mindedness | Divine Reason | Bigger Picture | Trust
- Healing Word: "Seek Only Divine Truth"
- Stones: Amethyst, Black Obsidian, Opalite
Throat: (Center of the neck)
Self-Expression | Choice | Will | Follow Your Dreams | Faith | Trusting Life
- Healing Word: “Surrender to Divine Will”
- Stones: Lapis Lazuli, Aquamarine, Sodalite, Blue Calcite, Blue Kyanite
Heart (Center of the Chest)
Love | Forgiveness | Compassion
- Healing Word: "Love is Divine Power"
- Stones: Rose Quartz, Malachite, Aventurine, Amazonite, Rhodochrosite, Jade
Solar Plexus (Below the Chest)
Personality | Self-Esteem | Gut Instinct
- Healing Word: "Primal Knowing"
Stones: Pyrite, Citrine, Tigers Eye
Sacral (Below the Navel)
Creativity & Sexuality | Power | Control | Money | Relationships
- Healing Word: “Honor One Another"
- Stones - Orange Calcite, Citrine, Carnelian
Root (Base of the Spine)
Family | Social Belonging | Safety & Security
- Healing Word: “All is One”
- Stones: Red Jasper, Bloodstone, Black Tourmaline, Shungite, Hematite, Smoky Quartz