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Color Spectrum

color-meanings

Color use and therapy

Colors have been used for healing for a very long time. You can use colors to enhance your environment, change your mood, and just make life more vibrant!

Color can also be used to give you hints on someone's personality and energy. And knowing more about color can help you create a space that is welcoming and won't affect the moods of guests, pets, or children.

Red

Associated with the root, tail, 1st chakra

  • Passion
  • Warmth
  • Anger, rage
  • Intensity
  • Love
  • Malice, gossip
  • Hunger, speeds metabolism, raises blood pressure
  • Power
  • War
  • Danger
  • Red is active, athletic

Orange

Associated with the sacral, 2nd chakra

  • Creativity
  • Sexuality
  • Fertility
  • Sexual expression
  • Spirituality
  • Enthusiasm
  • Attraction
  • Stimulation
  • Joy
  • Endurance

Yellow

Associated with the solar plexus, 3rd chakra

  • Intelligence
  • abundance
  • A new opportunity, new beginnings
  • Higher thought, enlightenment
  • Happiness
  • Optimism
  • Life purpose and career
  • holiness
  • Palor or sickness
  • Cowardness
  • egoism
  • madness

Green

Associated with the heart, 4th chakra

  • Nature
  • Organic and natural
  • Growth
  • Harmony
  • Freshness
  • Safety
  • Serenity, calmness, peace
  • Finances
  • Envy, greed, guilt

Blue

Associated with the throat, 5th chakra

  • Wisdom
  • Communication
  • Peace, calm, tranquility
  • Protection
  • Trust
  • Loyalty
  • Confidence
  • Faith
  • Slows metabolism

Purple

Associated with the third eye, 6th Chakra

  • Royalty
  • Nobility
  • Luxury
  • Mystery
  • Magic
  • Independence
  • Wealth
  • Extravagance
  • Spirituality

Pink

  • Sweet
  • Playful
  • Cute
  • Nice
  • Romance
  • Charm
  • Feminine
  • Tenderness

White

  • Purity
  • innocence
  • virginity
  • sickness

Silver

  • Elegance
  • Glamour
  • Sophistication
  • Protection
  • Strength
  • Destruction
  • Shame
  • Maturity
  • Age
  • Wisdom

Gray

  • Refined
  • Dignified
  • Moody
  • Conservative
  • formal
  • Practical
  • void
  • emotionless
  • Depressed
  • Loss

Gold

  • illumination
  • love
  • courage
  • compassion
  • Magic
  • Wisdom
  • Wealth
  • Prosperity

Brown

  • Reliable
  • Strong
  • Grounding
  • Stable
  • Security
  • Lonely
  • Isolation
  • Sadness

Black

Black is the only color required for all others to have depth and variation of hue. Yet black is the absence of color. Pure black can exist in nature without any light at all. Black is the absence of light.

  • Strength
  • seriousness
  • Fear
  • power
  • authority
  • sophistication
  • Death, magic, mystery
  • Occult

This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2021 Rebecca

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