Musical note: C (doh)
Location: Base of spine
Primary function: basic survival, grounding, sexuality, stability, connection to earth, vitality, energetic, full of life, passion, willpower and self preservation.
This chakra contains the primary 8 cells that have all of the knowledge of creation and remain the only cells in your body that do not change in your lifetime. It grounds us in the physical world.
Physical function: Healthy and vibrating root chakra would be expressed in an individual that is full of life and energetic.
Parts of Body affected: Adrenal system, the spine, the kidneys.
Positive: This is expressed as warmth and friendship and passion without hang-ups.
Negative: Explosive passion, resentment, domineering and aggression.
Congested: Can lead to feelings of being ungrounded and weakness.
Over-stimulated: If this energy becomes over-stimulated you may feel overwhelmed with life and situations.
Unbalanced: Unbalanced energy in this area can indicate obsessed by material security or over sensitivity to personal and physical safely. Inability to absorb basic life-force energy leads to tiredness and lethargy.
Gemstones: Gems: ruby, garnet, smoky quartz, obsidian, onyx, jet, hematite, bloodstone, red jasper.
Essential Oils – Clary Sage, Rosemary, Cedar wood, Clove, Frankincense, Rosewood, Cypress, Marjoram, Myhrr