The Throat Chakra is located at the base of the throat. The color of this chakra is sky blue. The parts of the body affected by this chakra are the throat and neck, the arms and hands, the brachial or cervical plexus, the Thyroid Gland, the Parathyroid Gland, mouth and teeth.
This chakra relates to our sense of hearing. It channels mental energy to our minds and hearts to give voice to our feelings, thoughts and experiences. This is the center for self-expression, creativity and will power. The Throat Chakra is strengthened and enhanced each time we express ourselves in truth and with integrity.
Illnesses associated with this chakra are communication and/or speech problems, thyroid and immune system problems. Other problems associated with the Throat Chakra are knowledge used unwisely, ignorance, and lack of discernment.
The dysfunctional archetype of the Throat Chakra is the Silent Child. This archetype holds onto its feelings and does not reveal its hurt, pain or anger openly. The Silent Child stays closed in order not to reveal its intense pain and sorrow, or its abuse. It learns to feel safe in silence or jokingly hiding its true feelings. This archetype may dampen its feelings with drugs, tobacco, alcohol or food. The Silent Child will have to struggle to make itself heard and to feel that what it says counts.
The functional archetype of the Throat Chakra is the Communicator. This archetype includes anyone whose job or personal well-being is dependant on clear and direct communication, including artists, musicians, and dancers. It takes responsibility for what is says and how it says it. It speaks both its mind and its heart.
Crystals to balance the Throat Chakra are Turquoise, Chrysocolla, Blue Topaz, and Aquamarine. These stones can be carried in a pocket, placed in the area of the Throat Chakra or made into an essence.
Imagine your Throat Chakra. The color of this chakra should be a beautiful, clear sky blue. If you see any other color, remove it and imagine the chakra being filled with sky blue energy. Once you are able to imagine the proper color filling this chakra, imagine it spinning in a clockwise direction. Spin it faster and faster as you fill it with sky blue energy.
Use the ‘Energetic Clearing Technique‘ to work on healing your Silent Child -the fear speaking your true feelings and any other emotions connected with this chakra.
Use these techniques to balance and heal your Throat Chakra. Do the exercises daily. You may be surprised at the changes you experience.