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The 5th Chakra, also known as the Throat Chakra, is represented by the spiritual color blue which is soothing and brings harmonic calmness into our lives. Your communication skills improve when you meditate surrounded by blue items such as clothing or candles. In the aura, blue indicates serenity, contentment and spiritual development. So, look to the skies, the lakes, the seas of the earth for the lovely benefits that the color of blue brings into our lives.

Within my spiritual belief system, I believe that our physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being are interwoven. That’s why it’s essential to understand and balance the chakras to achieve overall harmony and balance in our lives.

The chakras are energy centers in our body that are responsible for our physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health. In this article, we learn about the 5th chakra. If this is an intriguing topic for you, you are invited to continue reading!

Introduction to the 5th Chakra

The throat chakra, is located in the throat region. It affects communication, self-expression, and creativity. This chakra also governs our ability to express ourselves honestly, speak our truth, and communicate effectively.

Only when we balance the throat chakra we feel confident in expressing ourselves and our ideas. However, when it’s it is out of balance, we struggle with communication. That results in feeling shy, or having difficulty expressing our thoughts and emotions.

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5th Chakra Human Qualities

This chakras affects a variety of human qualities that are vital for our overall well-being. These qualities include our ability to communicate. For example, when this chakra is balanced, we express ourselves clearly and honestly, and our communication is open and direct.

We freely express express our thoughts, emotions, and creativity when we balance this chakra. We also feel confident in our self-expression and can communicate our ideas effectively.

Linked to creativity and artistic expression, a balanced throat chakra allows us to tap into our creativity when we express ourselves through art, music, painting, or writing.

The 5th chakra is also associated with authenticity. When this chakra is balanced, we can express ourselves authentically, without fear of judgment or rejection.

6th Chakra
Number: 5
Lotus: 16 petals
Purpose: Communication, Authenticity, truth
Location: Throat
Color: Blue
Element: Ether
Dark Side: Lies , Unreliability
Good Side: self-expression, authenticity, Truth
Frequency: 741 Hz
Planet: Mercury
Sense: Hearing
Sound: HAM
Vowel Sound: EYE

5th Chakra Symbols

The throat chakra is associated with various symbols that represent its meaning and significance. Its symbolized by a sixteen-petal lotus flower containing a circle with a downward-pointing triangle and a crescent moon.2

Lotus flower is a symbol of purity, enlightenment, and spiritual growth. It represents the opening of the 5th chakra and the awakening of our spiritual consciousness.

Again, the throat chakra is associated with the color blue. It represents clarity, calmness, and peacefulness. When this chakra in balance, we feel a sense of inner peace and tranquility.

The crescent moon is a symbol of feminine energy and intuition. It also represents the 5th Chakra connection to our inner voice and intuition.

Finally, the throat is a physical symbol of the 5th chakra. It represents our ability to communicate and express ourselves effectively.

Positive Affirmations for the Throat Chakra

The 5th chakra is the fifth of the seven chakras and is located in the throat region. It is associated with the element of ether and is also referred to as the throat chakra.

Our Throat Chakra is naturally our center of communication. It also positively affects or negatively the vocal cords, esophagus, the neck, shoulders, arms, mouth, teeth, and cervical vertebrae of the spine.

Signs of 5th Chakra Imbalance

When the 5th chakra is imbalanced, we may experience various physical, emotional, and spiritual symptoms. Some common signs of 5th chakra imbalance include difficulty speaking. When the throat chakra is imbalanced, we may have difficulty speaking our truth and expressing ourselves effectively.

The throat chakra governs the throat region, and when it is imbalanced, we may experience physical symptoms such as sore throat, hoarseness, or thyroid problems. You may also experience a fear of speaking because when the 5th chakra is out of balance, we may feel afraid or shy to speak our truth and express our ideas.

Additionally, the throat chakra affects creativity, and when it is out of balance, we may feel uninspired and lack creative ideas.

How to Balance the 5th Chakra

Balancing the 5th chakra is essential for our overall well-being. Here are some ways to balance the 5th chakra:

Yoga poses such as the shoulder stand, fish pose, and plow pose can help stimulate the 5th chakra and promote its healing. Essential oils such as lavender, peppermint, and eucalyptus can help balance the 5th chakra and promote emotional and physical healing. Meditation can help balance the 5th chakra by promoting inner peace, calmness, and clarity.

Visualization to Balance the Throat Chakra

Visualization is a powerful tool for balancing the 5th chakra. Close your eyes and visualize a bright blue light in the throat region. Imagine the blue light expanding and filling the entire throat region, promoting healing and balance.

Affirmations to Balance the Throat Chakra

Affirmations are positive statements that can help reprogram our subconscious mind and promote healing.

As I focus on the radiant blue light that radiates from my throat, I realize the power of the voice, the power my words emanate, and I choose to always speak my truth. In so doing I allow prosperity to enter my life, my finances, my spiritual growth, physical and emotional body are all taken care of by the divine energies that embrace my life.

(A deep breath in) I lovingly acknowledge, accept and appreciate.

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Meditative Music for the Throat Chakra

Music can have a powerful effect on our emotions and can help promote healing and balance in the throat chakra. For instance, when we chant, we stimulate the throat chakra and promotes healing. In fact, chanting the mantra “Ham” is particularly effective for balancing the throat chakra. The video below is a great audio chant to follow.

Instrumental music such as flute music, harp music, or piano music can help promote relaxation, calmness, and balance in the throat chakra. In addition, this beautiful and relaxing guided meditation will help balance your 5th chakra is a very pleasant way. Kindly enjoy this healing video from the Meditative Mind.

Minerals and Crystals for the Throat Chakra

Minerals and crystals have been used for centuries for their healing properties. Some minerals and crystals that help balance the throat chakra are Blue Lace Agate and Lapis Lazuli. Blue Lace Agate is a calming stone that helps promote communication, self-expression, and creativity. The Lapis Lazuli is a powerful stone that opens and balances the throat chakra. It promotes self-expression, creativity, and spiritual growth.

Tip: Mix blues with just a dash of red for a balanced outlook if you find yourself gossiping or talking too much. You might have too much blue energy going for you so carry a red stone in your pocket or add a brooch with red gemstones to your favorite blue jean jacket.

6th Chakra crystal and mineral chart.

Essential Oils for the Throat Chakra

Essential oils can be used to promote healing and balance in the throat chakra. Lavender is a calming essential oil that can help promote relaxation, calmness, and peace in the throat chakra. Peppermint is a stimulating essential oil that can help promote clarity, focus, and creativity in the 5th chakra. Others include Cypress, Geranium, Frankincense, Spearmint, and Juniper Berry.

Additional Healing Accessories to Consider

Here are some additional healing accessories to consider for balancing the throat chakra:

Incense such as frankincense, myrrh, or sandalwood can help promote relaxation, calmness, and balance in the 5th chakra.

Candles are a ancient path to promoting relaxation, calmness, and balance in the throat chakra. Blue candles are particularly effective for balancing the 5th chakra.

Here are some beautiful examples of crystals and gemstones for you to use in your ceremonies and rituals or simply to have on hand for their powerful help. Of course, the wide variety of blue gemstones and crystals are also very impressive when used in your home or office decor.


The throat chakra is an essential energy center that governs our ability to communicate, express ourselves, and tap into our creativity. Balancing the 5th chakra is essential for our overall well-being through various techniques such as yoga, meditation, visualization, affirmations, music, minerals, and essential oils. By using these techniques into our daily lives, we promote healing, balance, and harmony and achieve overall well-being and fulfillment.

“They took the blue of the skies and a pretty girl’s eyes and a touch of old glory too …”

This is an excerpt from the US Air Force anthem which is appropriate because they wear blue uniforms. This indicates that the color blue is seen as an element that unifies and protects.

It is believed that the energy of blue is very healing and you know you need more blue in your life when you get illnesses popping up such as laryngitis, sore throats, swollen glands, hearing problems, jaw and neck issues, thyroid imbalances and ear infections. Bring on the power of blue to help heal these dis-eases!

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