Throat Chakra Healing

Do you feel you are not able to express your feelings, thoughts, ideas even if they are very clear in your mind?

 

Do you feel you are not able to handle situations because you are not able to speak or express yourself at that time?

 

Are you able to sleep peacefully at night or your sleep is full of nightmares and mind chatter? 

 

Do you always doubt that if you speak, others are gonna make fun of you?

 

Do you feel frustrated? Often choked? Not able to control thoughts? Lack of concentration?

 

These are all signs of the blocked throat chakra.

 

Throat Chakra is the chakra of Expression, Purity. It gives you the ability to express your thoughts, creativity, and feelings. Throat chakra provides you the ultimate power of communication and clarity. 

 

When throat chakra blocked, you feel frustrated, lack focus, isolated, shy, unable to express thoughts, feelings, or ideas, lack creativity, social anxiety, drowning, choking, etc.

 

Let’s get familiar with what is the throat chakra, why does it get blocked/unbalanced, how to open throat chakra, and what are the ways for throat chakra healing.

 

(read here about the seven chakras here)

throat chakra

What is the throat chakra? 

 

Throat Chakra is the fourth chakra located at the base of the throat between the center of the collar bone.

 

Throat Chakras is known as “Vishudhha” in Sanskrit meaning “especially pure” as this chakra is related to Purity and Self-Expression.

 

Throat Chakra radiates the Blue color. Blue color indicates purity, soothing, calmness, and connection to divinity. Throat chakra color gives you the ability to listen to yourself and express what needs to be expressed. 

 

The element of the throat chakra is the Ether. The throat chakra element represents the truth. It helps you to enlighten yourself toward the truth.

 

Throat Chakra mantra is “HAM”. When you chant throat chakra mantra loudly, the vibrations generated through it help in throat chakra opening, healing, and balancing as its frequency and vibration stimulates the throat chakra.

 

Throat Chakra governs the Throat, Pituitary thyroid, Parathyroid, Ears, Nose, Jaw, Neck, Cervical Spine, Mouth, Calm, and Shoulders of the body on a physical level. The throat chakra is primarily the work of purification in the body.

 

Throat chakra gives you the ability to connect with your own truth and purity. Once you discover it, it provides all the clarity toward your thoughts and the ability to express them confidently. It relies on inspiration.

 

The throat chakra also governs the listening, expressing, communication, personal integrity, and personal honor, etc on a mental level. Poor listening skill is also a symptom of throat chakra blockage.

 

Aquamarine, Amazonite, Sodalite, Angelite, Blue Apatite, Blue Kyanite, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate, and Lapis Lazuli are the best throat chakra stones and widely used as throat chakra crystals to stimulate and balance chakra. Blue color stones are mostly referred to as throat chakra healing stones. These throat chakra stones are very effective in the chakra opening process.

 

Essential Oils of the herbs such as Frankincense, Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Coriander, Bergamot, Fenugreek, Clove, etc are very effective in the process of throat chakra opening, These Throat chakra essential oils provides you send of calmness, strength, and sense of truth to be spoken. Using these essential oils for throat chakra meditation is highly recommended. 

 

Blue Foods such as Blueberry and Blackberries are a good source of throat chakra healing foods. Foods that heal and purify the body such as raw honey, coconut water, herbal tea, and lemons are widely popular as throat chakra foods.

 

What Causes The Throat Chakra To Be Blocked:- 

 

Throat Chakra is all about truth and purity. When you are not thinking, speaking, and living with the alignment with your personal truth, integrity, resulting in the blocked throat chakra.

 

The moment you start denying the truth and create a fake persona, the throat chakra starts to get unbalanced. The more you lie, fake yourself the more you block throat chakra.

 

The Fear of Speaking also results in the blocked throat chakra. This fear could be due to various reasons such as lack of clarity, shame, lack of confidence, lack of knowledge, etc.

 

If people are not hearing you, acknowledging you, or dominating the feeling of not seeing causes the throat chakra blockage.

Complaining also causes throat chakra blockage because, in the act of complaining, you acknowledge yourself from the inside that there’s something you’re really unhappy about. This leads to a lack of confidence in yourself.

 

Any Kind of Toxicity, Negativity, and Negative thinking, thought to make you go out of alignment with your body and mind. That makes a huge impact as a blocked throat chakra.

 

When you don’t listen to others and expect only they should listen to you, doing as you say and not honouring others’ opinions creates blocked throat chakra. When you listen to others you need to understand and once you understand you need to go through transformation to apply it. Most of the time people fear that it will change them and tend to not listen to others.

 

Effect Of Blocked Throat Chakra

 

On Mental Level – 

 

Poor Speaking Skills

Poor Listening Skills

Lack of  Creativity

Lack of Self confidence

Lack of Understanding

Anxiety

Shyness

Isolation from People

Poor Sleep

Poor Concentration

Lack of Expression of Feelings,Thoughts or Ideas

Feeling of Getting Choked

Continuous Mind Chattering

Misunderstanding

Feeling of not appreciated

 

On Physical Level – 

 

Thyroid problem

Gums and Teeth Problem

Stiffness in Neck

Shoulder Problem

Cold, Cough, Lung Issue

Insomnia

ENT Problems

 

How To Open Throat Chakra ?

Throat Chakra is the powerhouse of your Communication Skills. That includes the way you listen to others, understanding it, analyzing it, taking action and expressing your ideas, creativity, goals, feelings, thoughts, etc. Purification is also the primary function of Throat Chakra, the more you accept yourself and truth the more you connect with this chakra.

 

In order to open throat chakra you need to understand why it is blocked in the first place. If you can analyze why your chakra is blocked, it will be easy to accept and work on to unblock throat chakra.

 

You need to understand why you are not able to communicate or why you are faking your persona.

 

Close your eyes. Sit quietly. Try to find what is the problem behind your poor communication and ask these questions to yourself. 

 

Why can’t I speak? 

 

What is the feeling that is preventing me from talking ? Is it a shame or lack of confidence or lack of knowledge?

 

Who isn’t hearing me? Why is he not hearing? What are the differences between you and that person?

 

What am I not hearing? Is it due to you feeling you are superior to that person? Is it because you feel insecure to follow people?

 

What would be so scary about knowing or hearing or admitting to the truth? Why are you lying ?

 

What would be so scary about being original? What is preventing me from communicating?

 

How am I not speaking and acting in accordance with my personal integrity and conscience?

 

Why am I not feeling inspired to create? Why don’t I feel organized and creative ?

 

Once you ask these questions and realize the root problem, you just need to come out of that zone and start pushing yourself to be more authentic and creative. 

 

Being Creative, Authentic and taking action to communicate confidently will help you to open throat chakra effectively.

 

Apart from this, there are certain regular practices which help you to heal throat chakra more efficiently. 

 

Throat Chakra Meditations –

Sit with your shoulders back and spine straight. Relax your muscles and body. Close your eyes and take a deep breath. Inhale through your nose and exhale through the mouth.

 

Focus your attention on the throat chakra location, at the center of your collarbone .

 

Imagine a Blue color glowing in your neck. With each deep breath, starts visualizing the green color slowly expanding to all over the neck and shoulder,Jaw and making the whole area warm and relaxed. 

 

Rest in this sensation for a couple of minutes.

 

Keep Visualizing the Blue glow and breathing for 5 minutes.

 

Throat Chakra Affirmations –

 

Close your eyes and place both of your palms on your collarbone and repeat these affirmations to yourself. 

 

I live an honest, authentic life.

I express myself clearly.

I speak with confidence.

I am clear & effective communicator.

I Hear and Speak Truth.

When I speak, others listen.

When others speak, I listen and respect their opinion/advice.

Creativity flows through me.

My voice is clear and powerful.

I have a sharp mind.

 

Throat Chakra Stones

 

Blue stones are widely used as throat chakra healing stones. 

 

Aquamarine, Amazonite, Sodalite, Angelite, Blue Apatite, Blue Kyanite, Azurite, Blue Lace Agate, and Lapis Lazuli are the best healing throat chakra crystals used while meditation.

 

Hold any of these throat chakra stones touching to your neck while meditating, chanting or visualizing.

 

These stones have the same vibrational frequency as the throat chakra. These throat chakra stones are very effective to open throat chakra.

 

Throat Chakra Essential Oils

 

Essential Oils of the herbs such as Frankincense, Peppermint, Lavender, Eucalyptus, Coriander, Bergamot, Fenugreek, Clove, etc are very effective in the process of throat chakra opening, These Throat chakra essential oils provides you send of calmness, strength, and sense of truth to be spoken. Using these essential oils for throat chakra meditation is highly recommended.

 

Throat Chakra Healing Exercises

 

Stretching and opening neck exercises also help in balancing throat chakra. 

 

Try these yoga poses and exercise to open throat chakra.

 

Head Rolls and Neck Stretches

Lion’s Breath

FISH POSE

SHOULDERSTAND

 

Throat Chakra Mantra

 

Close your eyes, sit quietly and focus your attention on throat chakra location.

 

Chant “HAM” slowly and keep your attention on the neck while chanting mantras.

 

Vibration created during the chanting helps in balancing throat chakra.

 

Throat Chakra Healing Foods –

 

Foods that heal and purify the body such as raw honey, coconut water, herbal tea, and lemons are widely popular as throat chakra foods.Blue Foods such as Blueberry and Blackberries are a good source of throat chakra healing foods.

 

Journaling

 

Journaling allows you to articulate your thoughts and clear your mind. Habit of journaling

Is the best practise to balance throat chakra.

 

Purity and Truth are the lessons of Throat chakra. More authentic you become, the more you gain confidence. 

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