THROAT CHAKRA Element: Akasha Color: Blue Endocrine gland: Thyroid and Parathyroid gland Psychological function: Communication Rights: To Speak Affirm: I SPEAK Identity: Self Expression Creative identity Challenge: Lies Plane: Holistic Thoughts Planets: Mercury Zodiac: Gemini, Aquarius Crystal colors: all shades of blue Crystals: Turquoise, Aquamarine, Blue Lace Agate, Kyanite, Lapis Lazuli Amazonite, Aquamarine, Lapis Lazuli Affirmations: I LISTEN TO MY BODY AND MY FEELINGS TO KNOW WHAT MY TRUTH IS! I AM UNAFRAID TO COMMUNICATE, AND SELF-EXPRESS MY TRUE FEELINGS, SO I AM OPEN AND EXPANDING, THE EVOLUTIONARY PROCESSES OF MY LIFE! My throat is clear and open, my voice utters truthful words. I express my deepest truth gracefully, respectfully, and confidently. Throat Chakra (Vishuddhi Chakra) Encircles the front and back of the throat. It is connected to the throat and lungs, and it is responsible for the functioning of the voice and self expression. * Associated with the thyroid gland. * Its color is LIGHT BLUE. * It is related to the Sky Elements. At each stage in life, we feel our truth and steadfastly hold on and honor it to ensure one is living in integrity of personal and spiritual beliefs. The gift of this chakra is accepting your originality, expressing your authentic voice and speaking your truth. The energy of this chakra allows you to seek knowledge that is true, beyond limitations of time and space, beyond cultural and family conditioning. The main challenge for the fifth chakra is doubt and negative thinking. When you gain and verify your knowledge through meditation and direct experience, then doubt and negativity are removed. The "way of the Throat Chakra" is the way of inspired creativity, seeking and sharing of the truth. It is the way of standing up for what you believe, saying no when you need to, and being open and honest in what you say. Crystals Descriptions: Amazonite — Green and turquoise-green — Dispels and guards against negativity while restoring emotional balance. Lapis lazuli — Blue— Used to open, stimulate, and balance. This “stone of truth” restores your ability to communicate effectively. Turquoise — Blue, green-blue — Used to stimulate and balance. Dispels negativity and restores confidence to speak and express one’s thoughts effectively. Aquamarine — Light green-blue to blue — Used to cleanse and stimulate. Offers courage and promotes tolerance and compassion while dispelling fear. Blue Calcite Blue Calcite is more helpful with spiritual communication than others. It slowly opens you up to your higher self so that you can receive insights and inspiration from the higher realms. Blue Chalcedony A very soft crystal energetically speaking, Blue Chalcedony is wonderful for communicating emotions. It works on the subconscious levels to help you release pent up emotions and find inner peace. Blue Fluorite As with other Fluorite crystals, Blue Fluorite is excellent for mental clarity and organization which in turn translates into clear communication. For some people this crystal also helps with spiritual communication. Blue Lace Agate Quite possibly the best known crystal for the Throat Chakra, Blue Lace Agate improves communication on all levels (physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual). Its gentle energy balances the Throat Chakra so you communicate to your best ability when you need it. Blue Quartz As with all Quartz crystals, Blue Quartz is a strong all-around Throat Chakra crystal. Particularly noted for its use in spiritual communication, it also helps your inner truth and wisdom shine through all of your communications. Celestite Celestite is a wonderful stone for spiritual communication. Its connection to the upper chakras allows you to give, receive, and understand complex spiritual information more easily. Blue Kyanite The striations on Kyanite crystals represent how Kyanite works really well. It acts as a roadway connecting the Heart, Throat, and Third Eye Chakras so that energy can flow easily between them. An energy conductor, it aligns the chakras and bolsters inner peace and perseverance within the user. Sapphire. Also considered a crystal for the Third Eye Chakra, Sapphire is wonderful for opening the three upper chakras (Throat, Third Eye, and Crown). In doing so it paves the way for clear and honest communications. Sacred Stone Collections has several Throat Chakra Crystals in stock. Crystals come in various shapes and sizes. Sacred Stone Collections is not an independent therapy, but one that is part of a holistic healing approach. By using this site and associated materials, you acknowledge and agree that you personally assume responsibility for your use or misuse of this information.