The Basics of The Throat Chakra

If you are feeling creatively stifled or find that you are unable to communicate as clearly as you would like, you need to look at your throat chakra. Throat chakra can become imbalanced which will lead to problems. This is why you need to know more about throat chakra and how to identify a blockage in this.

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What Is Throat Chakra?

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra of the human body and is also known as the sacral chakra. The energy center will be located at the base of the throat. The energy from the throat chakra is associated with creativity, communication, and self-expression. There are some traditions which state that the throat chakra is the home or seat of human emotion.

In Hindu tradition, the throat chakra is known as Vishuddha and will control the endocrine systems as well as the thyroid gland. This means that the regulation and flow of hormones will be impacted by the throat chakra. The function of all matters of the throat and head will be impacted by the throat chakra and this is why you need to be able to determine if there is a blockage.

Signs Of A Blockage

There are several signs that you can look out for that tell you there is a blockage in your throat chakra. These signs will be both physical and mental. It is important that you know what all of the signs are to ensure that your issues are related to your throat chakra.

The physical signs of a blockage will include headaches, consistent fatigue, speech impairments and tinnitus. In more severe cases, the physical signs may also include hypothyroidism and autoimmune dysfunctions. These severe cases will take a long time to manifest and the other symptoms will generally occur first.

The mental and other less physical signs will include the manifesting of certain behaviors. These behaviors will include diminished self-esteem, arrogance, lying, anxiety and excessive or compulsive eating. Anxiety and lack of control are the hallmarks of blockages in your throat chakra.

How To Balance Your Throat Chakra

If you find that your throat chakra is blocked or imbalanced, you need to know how to remedy this. There are a number of tools that you can use to help you restore your chakra to its natural balance. These tools will include essential oils, healing food, chakra healing stones, and meditation. It is important to remember that the idea behind the balance of the chakra is to remove the negativity which caused the imbalance.

The most common tool for balancing the throat chakra is chakra stones. These stones will work through energy vibration which is able to bring balance. All chakra healing stones will have their own vibration frequency and when you place them on or above the area of imbalance, the stone’s vibrations will cleanse the negativity. The throat chakra stones will generally be blue in color because this is the color associated with this chakra. Stones of other colors will not work on the same vibration frequency and this will not help the imbalance in the throat chakra.