What is the Heart Chakra?

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Heart Chakra

The heart chakra connects you to your emotions. This chakra allows you to love and give unconditionally. The energy from this area integrates the physical reality with your spiritual connection.

The following is a list of questions to ask yourself so you can determine if this is an area that needs clearing.

  • Are you having problems with relationships?
  • Do you have problems keeping friends?
  • Do you feel isolated?
  • Are you unable to love yourself and others?
  • Do you have difficulty letting others into your life?

Symptoms of an Unbalanced Heart Chakra

If you are suffering from some or all of the following symptoms then there is a high probability that your Heart Chakra needs to be balanced:

  • Withholding Love
  • Controlling and demanding
  • Critical
  • Judgmental
  • Lack of Empathy
  • Jealousy

Issues resulting from an Unbalanced Heart Chakra

  • Heart Disorders
  • Lung Disorders
  • Circulatory Dysfunction
  • Weak Immune System
  • Shoulders carry a lot of tension

Mediatation to Balance your Heart Chakra

Psychological Benefits of Meditation

Increasing your intelligence

Enhancing your creativity

Drastically improving your ability to think clearly

Physical Benefits of Meditation

Reduced muscular tension

Decreased high blood pressure

Ability to sleep more deeply and restfully

Emotional Benefits of Meditation

Improved sense of positivity

Increased confidence

Spiritual Benefits of Meditation

A greater sense of purpose and meaning in their lives

A feeling of connectedness to others

 Healing Foods to Balance your Heart Chakra

  • Green Colored Foods such as broccoli, kale, cabbage and leafy greens. These are rich in chlorophyll.
  • Green Tea

Aromatherapy for the Heart Chakra

There are a number of scents that can stimulate the heart chakra such as:

  • Rose – Provides emotional balance
  • Jasmine– Provides emotional balance
  • Eucalyptus – Good for balancing the repertory system
  • Peppermint– Good for balancing the repertory system
  • Sandalwood– Provides emotional balance

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Gemstones Therapy for the Heart Chakra

  • Rose Quartz
  • Emerald
  • Green Aventurine
  • Malachite
  • Jade

These will stimulate the energy of the heart. As always use your intuition to use the best gemstone for you. The Rose Quartz has the best overall healing qualities.

Bach Flowers Remedies for the Heart Chakra

  • Chicory – Use this if you are using possessive love over others to the point of driving them away. This kind of love will make the other person dependant on you.
  • Beech – If you cannot tolerate difference and are lacking compassion towards others this can help.
  • Red Chestnut – Use this if you are excessively worried about your loved ones and are constantly fearful for them.