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The Root Chakra

Updated: Aug 29, 2022

The root Chakra, Muladhara is located at the base of the spine and is concerned with keeping us secure, stable and grounded, its associated colour is red and associated musical note is C. It is connected to the earth element and the associated sound is 'LAM'.

When this Chakra is balanced, we feel our basic needs such as food, love, warmth

and security are met, we feel stable, If it is out of balance we can feel this through a number of physical and emotional symptoms such as insecurity concerning ourselves or our life, a lack of energy or focus, physical problems concerning the lower body or sciatica.

Root Chakra Healing

  • Connect with the earth, take a walk through a forest and inhale the essential oils, walk along the beach listening to the sounds of the waves, or walk barefoot in the grass.

  • Foods, increase your intake of red foods, especially root vegetables and spicy foods.

  • Practice grounding yoga poses such as Mountain pose, Childs pose and Yogic squat.

  • Crystals to keep with you include red jasper, garnet, carnelian and black onyx.

  • Practice gratitude, make a note of everything you have and how far you have come.