Balancing your root chakra builds a solid foundation for all your other chakra centers. Using crystals for your root chakra is a way to bring balance and harmony to your body.
Emotionally: The root chakra is associated with your feelings of security, grounding, and confidence. This chakra contains the imprints of not only of your early childhood, but of past lives as well.
Physically: The root chakra is the control center of your physical body. Your muscles, bones, and blood are energized and strengthen by the root chakra.
Spiritually: The root chakra it is said to be the seat of the kundalini energy — transcending your physical nature and bringing you to greater levels of consciousness.
The root chakra is typically associated with the color red.[Read more about the healing properties of red crystals: Power of Color]
The root chakra, is also called the basic chakra or first chakra. In Sanskrit it is called the Muladhara.
The root chakra is like the root of a tree. If the tree root is weak, the tree is weak. If your root chakra is weak, the body is weak.
Signs your root chakra may be out of balance:
Stones that are dark or red are generally associated with the root chakra. These include:
Always trust your intuition when selecting a stone! It may be that you need to balance your root chakra with stones associated with other chakras. Do what feels right to you!
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