The center of physical energy and vitality, the energy to succeed in business or material possessions. Center of manifestations.

Throughout the ancient world in historical and mythological stories, the root chakra has been associated with dragons and snakes. Dragons is a symbol for the kundalini fire energy .

Root Chakra

Location: At the tailbone

Color: Red / Black

Tone: E

Note: C

Element: Earth

Sense: Smell

Balanced energy:

Centered, grounded, healthy, fully alive, unlimited physical energy, can manifest abundance. Takes good care of the body. People who have open root chakras love their lives - love their physical incarnation in their present bodies. 

Excessive energy:

Egoistic, domineering, greedy, sadistic, sexual energy entirely genital. Judgment and biased opinions.

Deficient energy:

Lack of confidence weak, can’t achieve goals, suicidal, sexual energy, feel unlovable, little interest in sex, masochistic.Fear and insecurity. Blockage in this energy center of the body can result in a core sense of unworthiness and self-doubt and shame.Thought forms such as “I don’t deserve love,” “I’m ashamed of who I am,” and “I’m always misunderstood,” are common in people with a blocked Root Chakra. They try to compensate for these feelings by acquiring, keeping and controlling material possessions, by becoming addicted to material things.

The ultimate root chakra failure is suicide 


Glands/organs:

  • Adrenals
  • kidneys spinal column
  • colon
  • legs
  • bones.

Gems/Minerals:

  • Ruby
  • garnet
  • bloodstone
  • red jasper
  • black tourmaline
  • obsidian
  • smoky quartz.

Scents:

  • Patchouli
  • cedar wood
  • lavender
  • musk
  • hyacinth
  • cinnamon
  • sandalwood.

How can you balance this chakra?

Dancing is very good for grounding. In the summer, go barefoot. House cleaning and cooking is also grounding. Hug a tree, take care of your plants. 

Focusing on the color red can help bring your energetic body “down to earth” and in alignment with your physical body. Opening this Chakra by using colors, scents and crystals . 


Model: Jt, Image: Christowitch.tumblr.com