The 3rd Chakra: YELLOW

The 3rd Chakra: YELLOW

The third chakra is called the Solar Plexus or yellow chakra and is the seat of our personal power. The third chakra stores our judgments, opinions and beliefs that we have gathered throughout our lives; about ourselves and the world we live in.

When your third chakra is open and balanced, you exercise the choices in your life and become in charge of your own destiny. You are also able to choose your own beliefs rather than conforming to the external beliefs imposed upon you.

The reasons for third chakra dysfunction are beliefs or judgements that result in a lack of expression of strong emotions, such as love, hate, fear, anger, Suppressing, Denying or holding in feelings, Beliefs resulting in sense of disempowerment, Low self esteem and control issues, Not taking what is rightfully yours, Not supporting others in their personal empowerment, Feeling conflicted between who you are and who you are supposed to be, Lack of self confidence.

The symptoms of a dysfunctional third chakra are:

Physical : Food Allergies, Bulimia, Diabetes, Digestive problems, Gall stones, Hepatitis, Liver Disease, Hyper Acidity, Pancreatitis, Peptic Ulcer, Stomach problems, Jaundice, Shingles, Gall bladder problems, Anemia, Heartburn, Gastritis, Lowered resistance to diseases, Chronic tiredness, Gas, Spastic colon, Abdominal cramps.

Emotional : Fear, A feeling of ‘what’s the use’, Felt lack of love as a child, Defeated, Anger, Bitterness, Condemning, Prideful, Prolonged uncertainty, Feeling of doom, Dread, Anxiety, Denying your own power, Powerlessness, Criticism, Disappointment, Failure, Shame, Child-like reactions, Unresolved anger, Chronic complaining, Justifying, Fault-finding to deceive self, Wallowing in the past, Rejection, Lack of self-belief.

Addictions such as caffeine, beer and soda are related to the third chakra.

Essential oils to help balance the Solar Plexus chakra:
Sacred Mountain

Apply between the navel and the rib cage.


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