The Location of the Solar plexus Chakra is the Solar Plexus which is right below the chest in the area by the stomach.
The Element & energy of the Solar Plexus Chakra is Fire & plasma energy state
The Color is Yellow
The Body parts & Organs are the Digestive system, liver, gall bladder, skin, muscles, pancreas, and adrenals
The Sense of the Solar Plexus Chakra is the sense of Sight
The activation Sounds are the Bija mantra Ram and the vowel sound ‘ah’ as in father
The Challenge of this Chakra is Shame
The Identity and rights of the Solar Plexus Chakra is the Ego identity and the right ‘to act’.
The Physical malfunctions that can occur from an unbalanced Solar Plexus Chakra is Eating disorders; digestive disorders, ulcers; hypoglycemia, diabetes; muscle spasms and disorders; chronic fatigue; hypertension; disorders of stomach, pancreas, gall bladder, liver
The Yoga Poses that can help to balance the Solar Plexus Chakra are Boat, locust, bow, sleeping tiger
The hand Mudra for supporting the fire element in the 3rd chakra is Matangi Mudra – strengthen the breath in the solar plexus and balances the energies of 3rd chakra. Interlace fingers in front of solar plexus and point both middle fingers with the tips touching. Breath into the solar plexus area
The Essential Oils for the Solar Plexus Chakra that support our positive self-image and help us identify with a sense of self-empowerment are frankincense, rose, myrrh, melissa, neroli, elemi, rosewood, sandalwood, chamomile, and rosemary. Essential oils that support the digestive tract are peppermint, black pepper, lavender, chamomile, lemon, ginger, cardamom, fennel, bergamot, and rosemary. Oils that lessen nervous tension which stresses the adrenal glands are basil, chamomile, lavender, cypress, hemp, bergamot, geranium, jasmine, marjoram, melissa, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, and ylang ylang
Other healing practices: Reiki bio-field clearing to release energy patterns of old trauma; Risk taking, grounding, and deep relaxation for excesses; vigorous exercise, martial arts, sit-ups, psychotherapy to build ego strength for deficiencies.
Affirmations can be used to support changes in thought patterns of self esteem. See affirmation section
Balanced Characteristics for Third Chakra:
Positive sense of self
Confident warm energetic
Able to take risks
Use of sedatives
Lack of energy
Tendency to be cold
Tendency toward submission
Lack of confidence
Use of stimulants
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