7 Chakra Subtle Energy Centers

by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP – Living in Natures Love Lifestyles @insideawareness.com

The Sanskrit translation for Chakra is “wheel” and refers to an energy center that interacts with our various physiological and neurological body systems. These energy centers are believed to govern aspects of our mental, emotional, physical, spiritual and universal functions.

There are 7 main energy centers that have have their  own vibrational frequency and colour.  Their specific frequency rate restore and balance our seven chakras or energy centers.


Below are some of the  functioning areas each of the seven energy centers govern .

The Violet Crown Chakra – Top of the Head (Thought)

The Crown Chakra, also known as the 7th chakra, governs the eyes, sinuses and pituitary gland and is associated spirituality, loyalty, the divine and love.  It is located on ones crown.  It increases insight and supports heightened intuitiveness.  It influences calm and personal peace.

Functional Effects when Crown Chakra is out of balance


  • Emotional:
    • loneliness, depression, dizziness, apathy, anxiety lack of vision, confusion,  alienation, inner calm, oneness, bliss, sense of wholeness
  • Spiritual:
    • dark night of the soul, higher self, spirituality
  • Mental:
    • confusion, lack of empathy, judgmental moralistically (superiority), dementia
      • Strategy – agression
  • Physical:
    • seizures, sleep disorders

7th Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Indigo Brow Chakra  – Center Forehead above eyebrows  (Light)

The Brow Chakra, also known as the 6th chakra, governs the eyes, sinuses and pituitary gland and is associated with ones consciousness, perception and everyday awareness.   It increases insight and supports heightened intuitiveness.


Functional Effects when Brow Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • anxiety, nervous breakdowns, depression, confusion, fear, lack of concentration, conflict, doubts
  • Mental:
    • learning disabilities, poor insight, indecisiveness
  • Physical:
    • nightmares, headaches, brain tumors, blindness, deafness

6th Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Blue Throat Chakra – Voice Box area of Neck (Sound)

The Throat Chakra, also known as the 5th chakra,  governs the voice, endocrine gland, thyroid, and communication.  It relates to truth, nobility, serenity, spiritualism, thoughtfulness and kindness.  It is associated with faith, caring, peace and fidelity.


Functional Effects when Throat Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • Anger, Frustration, suppression, weak willpower, lack of trust
  • Mental:
    • Evaluative thoughts of isolation, communication, creative expression, integrity, truth, knowledge, wisdom, gentleness, kindness, unable to express oneself
      • Strategy – to isolate oneself from others, addictions
  •  Physical:
    •  TMJ, sore throats, scoliosis, tonsillitis, teeth, gum problems, earaches, vertigo, tinnitus, thyroid issues, speech and sound, weight problems  sluggish metabolism

5th Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Green Heart Chakra  – Heart Center  (Air Element)

The Heart chakra, also known as the 4th chakra, governs the heart, thymus, circulatory and immune system.  The chakra connects and balances the upper chakras of spirit and the lower chakras of matter – meeting of spirit and body.  It reflects growth, healing, selfless love,  tranquility, harmony and hope.  It represents balance, serenity and calms nerves.

Functional Effects when Heart Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • fear, jealousy, anger, bitterness/resentfulness, love, unconditional love, forgiveness, compassion, understanding, balance, acceptance, peace, openness, harmony,  emotional instability, out of balance, guilt, self-pity
  • Mental:
    • Evaluative thoughts that project loss or not having enough love or affection, lack of self-love and acceptance,
      • Strategy – smothering others with touch, affection & connection
  • Physical:
    • asthma, heart disease, lung disease, breast issues, lymphatic systems, upper back problems, shoulder problems, arm pain, wrist pain

 4th Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Yellow Solar Plexus Chakra –  (Fire Element – Intelligence & Concentration)

The Solar Plexus Chakra, also known as the 3rd chakra,  governs the liver, spleen, stomach and small intestine.  It represents patience, tolerance, contentment, happiness, wisdom and mental energy.  It is associated with new horizons, intellect, will-power, self-confidence and  fulfillment.

Effects when Solar Plexus Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • fear, shame/guilt, disappointment, anger, hate, insecurity, warmth, humour, laughter
  • Mental:
    • Evaluative thoughts of rejection, criticism and self -image moral judgements, self-control, overblown ego, authority, negative thinking, power and control, introvert, taking on too much
  • Physical:
    • arthritis, digestive problems, liver dysfunction, chronic fatigue, high blood pressure, appetite, diabetes, stomach ulcers, pancreas and gallbladder issues, colon, spleen, kidney, bulimia or anorexia, middle spine, energy

 3rd Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Orange Sacral Chakra  – Belly Area (Water Element – Creativity)

Located:  between pubic bone and belly button

Colour:  Orange

Element:  Water

The Sacral Chakra, also known as the 2nd chakra and it governs the uterus, large bowel, prostate, ovaries, and testes. It is an energizing color and associated with self-respect, creativity, purity, togetherness, feminine sensuality, sexuality and manifestation.

Effects when Sacral Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • Depression, mood swings, confusion, jealousy, envy, anger, blame, resentment, materialism
  • Mental:
    • Evaluative thoughts of betrayal, lack of  impotency or loss, self-rejection, low esteem, addictive behaviour (overindulgence in food, money or sex), giving and receiving, desires
  • Physical:
    • prostate difficulties, bladder problems, infertility, ovarian cysts, kidney issues, lower back pain, hip pain, pelvic pain, life force, procreation, assimilation of food, sexuality

 2nd Chakra Flower Essence suggestions for restoring balance

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The Root Chakra – Earth Element (Courage) 

Located:  base of the spine, the pelvic floor &  first three vertebrae

Colour:  Energizing & Emotional

Sense: smell

The Base Chakra, also known as the 1st chakra, governs one’s  personal survival and basic needs for shelter, food, water and safety.  It represents one’s origins, roots, family tree.  This chakra can be used to remove toxins.

Physically it is associated with circulation, blood pressure, and vitality.  Mentally and emotionally is governs motivation, groundedness, power, creativity, will power, aliveness, courage, and feelings towards ones own  physical body.

Effects when  Chakra is out of balance

  • Emotional:
    • anxiety disorders, primal fear/terror of letting go, anger and insecurity, loss of trust
  • Mental:
    • nightmares, eating disorders, basic thoughts of survival (basic necessities:  food, shelter, water), self-centered, greed, loss or failure, violence
  • Physical:
    • lack of support, immune system, rectum, elimination, constipation, prostate, colon, lower back pain, sciatica, varicose veins, legs, knee pain, feet pain, bladder, skin disorders, degenerative arthritis, anemia, low vitality, tensions in spine, constipation, violence

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Copyright 2014 – 2018  Living in Nature’s Love by Renee Lindstrom, GCFP,
Feldenkrais® Practitioner since 2007, Communication & Empathy Coach since 2004, Art of Placement  since 2000