Body is an outward expression of that which is taking place within the mind, the soul (subconscious) , and the spirit (superconscious) of the individual. Any healing technique which deals only with the physical body and the energy field of the individual tends to accomplish one thing: it jump starts the individual. Color does affect one’s feelings, moods, and emotions. Colors are certain wavelengths of electromagnetic energy seen through our eyes.
Color healing, known as Chromotherapy. Energy (spiritual) healers often supplement their healing work with color healing.
RED: – Healing properties: Brings warmth, energy and stimulation, therefore good for energy, fatigue, colds, chilly and passive people. Red energizes heart and blood circulation, it builds up the blood and heightens a low blood pressure. Energizes all organs and the senses hearing, smell, taste, vision and touch.
Red links with and stimulates the root chakra, at the base of the spine, causing the adrenal glands to release adrenalin. This results in greater strength. Red causes hemoglobin to multiply. It is excellent for anemia and blood-related conditions..
Great energy, courage, will-power, determination, speed, aggression, masculinity, independence, physical strength, sports, competition, conflicts, health, sexual attraction and potency, love and passion, fertility.
Preference for red: Red is associated with passionate love, great energy, impulse, action and stimulation, assertiveness and aggression, courage, strength and power, adventure, danger, warnings, revolt and revolution. Temperamental and ambitious people with a need for personal freedom.
Aversion to red: A person who is over-active, too impulsive, hot-tempered, aggressive and egocentric, or has difficulties with people. It can also symbolize deeply hidden fears and rejection.
ORANGE: – Healing properties: Orange is warm, cheering, non-constricting. Orange has a freeing action upon the body and mind, relieving repressions. Orange shows new possibilities and other options in life. Stimulates creative thinking and enthusiasm, and helps bring new ideas.
Orange stimulates the lungs, the respiration and the digestion. Increases the activity of the thyroid. Reliefs muscle cramps and spasms. Orange links very strongly with the sacral chakra.
Deities of good luck and fortune. Attraction, charm, kindness, encouragement, stimulation, optimism, success, abundance, prosperity, feast and celebration, energy, investments, success in legal matters.
Preference for orange: Orange represents the warmth of the fire. It brings even more energy than yellow, celebration and great abundance, comfort, enjoyment of the senses. Warm, sociable, dynamic and independent people.
Aversion to orange: A person who has an aversion to orange may have suppressed sexual feelings or other difficulties with sensual enjoyment of life. The attitude can also be over-sensual, indulgent, or too materialistic.
YELLOW: – Healing properties: Yellow helps strengthen the nerves and the mind. It helps awaken mental inspiration and stimulates higher mentality. Thus, it is an excellent color for nervous or nerve-related conditions or ailments. It also energizes the muscles. Dark yellow soothes pains in the nerves (shooting pains)
Yellow can be used for conditions of the stomach, liver, and intestines. Speeds up the digestion. It helps the pores of the skin and aids scarred tissue in healing itself.
Yellow links with and stimulates the solar plexus, or psychic center. It can be used for psychic-related conditions or ailments. Activates and cheers up depressed and melancholic people. Gives lust for life.
Deities for trade, travel, knowledge and magic. Life-force, vitality, change, progress, contact, communication, trade, commerce, to persuade with confidence, joy, cheerfulness, learning, knowledge, mental clarity, concentration, memorizing, speaking and writing, traveling, visualization.
Preference for yellow: The color of the sun, life-force, vitality and energy. The color of cheerfulness, curiosity, flexibility, progress, amusement, contact through traveling and communication, learning and practical knowledge. A feeling for writing and speaking.
Aversion to yellow: A person who may be emotionally disappointed and bitter. May have tendency to rationalize feelings, or to avoid the depth of life by often changing relationships, constant changing activities.
GREEN: – Healing properties: Green is the color of Nature and the earth. It is balance and harmony and gives a soothing influence upon both mind and body. Green rings psychological and emotional harmony and balance.
Green links with and stimulates the heart chakra. Green affects blood pressure and all conditions of the heart. It has both an energizing effect and soothing effect.
Stimulates growth hormone and rejuvenation. Cleans and purifies from germs, bacteria and rotting material. Harmonizes the digestion, stomach, liver, gall. Has a healing effect on kidneys. Increases immunity. Builds up muscles, bones and tissues. Stimulates inner peace. Strengthens the nervous system.
Nature, fertility, growth, rejuvenation, recovering, healing, harvest and abundance, prosperity, harmony, balance, peace, hope, mother earth, home, herbal magic, plants and animals, counteract greed and jealousy.
Preference for green: Green brings peace, rest, hope, comfort and nurturing, calmness and harmony. Interest in nature, plants, health and healing, natural and life.
Aversion to green: A person who has an aversion to green may be more interested in independence and self-development than in a warm family-life.
BLUE: – Healing properties: Blue is cooling, electric. Cools down inflammations, fever, high blood pressure, reliefs the bursting headaches, and calms strong emotions like anger, aggression or hysteria. Brings tranquility. Anti-itching. Anti-irritation (for instance redness of the skin), anti-stress.
Blue can be used for any type of ailments associated with speech, communication, or the throat.
Blue links with and stimulates the throat chakra. The throat chakra is often known as the “power center” and “the greatest center in the body” because it is the primary center of expression and communication, through speech.
Deities of the sea, truth and wisdom. Peace and tranquility, calmness, truth, wisdom, justice, guidance, understanding, patience, loyalty and honor, sincerity, devotion, healing, femininity, prophetic dreams, protection during sleep, astral projection.
Preference for blue: Cool and soothing, dreamy and magical. Peace and rest. They are faithful and loyal, have a sense for order, logic and rational thinking. Flying in day-dreaming, ideals or nostalgia. Blue is also the color of truth.
Aversion to blue: A person, who has an aversion to blue, may be very much disciplined, strong career worker.
INDIGO: – Healing properties: Indigo is a great purifier of the bloodstream and also benefits mental problems. It is a freeing and purifying agent.
Indigo is cool, electric. Indigo links with and stimulates the third eye.
Indigo links with and stimulates the brow chakra (third eye) and controls the pineal gland. It commands both physical and spiritual perception. It can be of great assistance in dealing with ailments of the eyes and ears.
VIOLET / PURPLE: – Healing properties: This is the colors of transformation. They heal melancholy, hysteria, delusions and alcohol addiction and bring spiritual insights and renewal. This color stimulates the spleen and the white blood cells (immunity). Bring sleep. Soothe mental and emotional stress, help in detoxification. Violet/ Purple links with and stimulates the crown chakra.
Relates to Angels. Psychic abilities, divination, removing negativity, psychic healing, psychic power, inspiration, meditation, spirituality, spiritual power, astral projection, third eye, compassion, fighting depression.
Preference for violet/purple: Colors for meditation, mysticism, spirituality and religion power. Mystery and dignity. Soft, sensitive people with often paranormal abilities.
Aversion to violet / purple: A person who has an aversion for violet / purple may have very serious attitude towards life; and may find it difficult to give dreams, fantasies, vague fears or memories a place in it.
WHITE: – Healing properties: White is the perfect color; in perfect balance and harmony. It is the color of the awakened Spirit; the light of perfection, the Divine Light.
White light raises the vibration of one’s consciousness and the body, bringing harmony in all aspects of one’s life.
Purification and cleaning on all levels, contact with higher self and spiritual helpers, (inner) peace, aura-healing, spiritual enlightenment, protection against negativity, meditation, divination, inspiration.
Preference for white: White points at innocence, purity, virginity, cleanliness, freshness, simplicity, nothingness, oneness and completion, truth. In certain cultures white is the color of death and mourning.
Aversion to white: A person who has an aversion to white color is foremost or solely interested in ‘realistic’ and tangible things, not in illusions or things that are beyond seeing or understanding. Knows and accepts the own imperfection.
PINK: – Healing properties: Heals grief and sadness. Restores youthfulness.
Softness and tenderness, romance, caring, nurturing, for children, youth, peace, friendship, femininity, emotional love, emotional healing.
Preference for pink: Regarded as a feminine color. Pink symbolizes softness, sweetness, innocence, youthfulness and tenderness. Soft and kind people.
Aversion to pink: A person who has an aversion to pink is bold, experimental, aggressivel.
BROWN: – Stability, grounding, conservation, to make relationships solid, to increase decisiveness and concentration, attracting help in financial crisis.
Preference for brown: An earthly color for practical people with a preference for natural, tribal and primitive things, solidity and simplicity. Brown can be warm and cosy but also depressing. Family-life persons, stable people, loyal friends.
Aversion to brown: A person who has an aversion to brown may feel an aversion against normal, boring, trivial life; may not feel connected with his roots (home-land, family, etc); may experience instability in health and attitude.
GREY: – Neutralizing negative influences, looks beautiful when matches with other colors like black, blue, pink, maroon, basically goes with all colors.
Preference for grey: Very neutral and indifferent, non-expressive. It can also lifeless, fixed, depressed. Reserved, cool people; unwilling to expose them or to have obligations. Grey can be refined and tactful.
Aversion to grey: A person who has an aversion to grey may prefers to be straight to the point, no time for political and tactical attitudes. Demands clarity.
BLACK: – Deities of the underworld. negativity, powerful color , protection, banishing, binding, breaking free from bad habits/addictions, deep meditation, opens up deep unconscious levels.
Preference for black: Symbolizes seriousness, darkness, depression, death, mourning, mystery, secrecy, occultism, a standing apart from or revolting against triviality, provocation, underground, underworld, things that have to remain hidden, nothingness as the great source of all creation, the need to keep your energy with you. Black is a color for extremes, everything and nothing. People who foremost trust themselves.
Aversion to black: A person who has an aversion to black may have fear for the unknown, or fear for the abuse of power. Desires to become free from all kinds of dependency, blockages, hindrances; to throw off shackles.
GOLD: – Absolute authority, (self) confidence, creativity, perfection, solar energies, male energy, financial riches, investments, luxury, winning, worldly power, magical power.
SILVER: – Female energy, cycles, rebirth, reincarnation, healing of hormonal imbalances, emotional stability, remove or neutralize negativity, intuition, dreams, psychic abilities.
COPPER/BRONZE: – Love and passion, for positive relationships in love, friendship and business, career promotions, negotiations.
The point to remember concerning color therapy -is that complete healing generally comes about through some type of internal transformation. Heal the mind and the body will, surely, follow suit.