The fifth chakra, the throat chakra (Visuddha), is associated with mantra and speech. This chakra relates to our creative self-expression, ability to communicate, and speak honestly. A balanced fifth chakra gives us the ability to express ourselves. A balanced fifth chakra brings:

  • the ability to communicate, both verbally and through writing
  • confidence in our beliefs and ideas and the ability to express and manifest them
  • the capacity to listen and truly hear

Associated body parts: throat, neck, ears, jaw, mouth, teeth, gums, tongue, thyroid

Emotional Issues: low self-esteem, shyness, frustration, dishonesty, criticism of self and others

Physical Issues: sore throat, upper respiratory illnesses, dental problems, ear infections, stiff neck, thyroid problems

Location: Throat and neck
Sanskrit: Visuddha
Spirit Animal: Wolf
Color: Azure
Mantra: Ham
Element: Ether
Sense: Hearing
Food: Fruits (eg. blueberries, blackberries)
Gemstones and crystals: Azurite, Turquoise, Aquamarine, Blue Opal
Essential oils: basil, spearmint,
Flower essences: morning glory, dogwood, silversword, snapdragon 
Yoga asana: Matsyasana (fish)
Beneficial activities: Singing, Chanting, Painting, Dancing, Drumming

Yam Chakra Mantra Hoodie

Yam Chakra Mantra Hoodie