The fifth chakra is the Throat Chakra. The Throat is associated with the color blue and corresponds to the astrological signs of Gemini and Virgo. The Throat Chakra is represented by the ether; meaning that it encompasses all elements and beyond. The Throat Chakra represents the area of the throat, the neck, our voice, our ability to openly express ourselves, the vocal cords, the tonsils, and our creative expression through utilization of the voice whether that be spoken or written. When the Throat Chakra is in alignment, you will feel that you can voice yourself openly and freely, you find it easy to express yourself and your opinions, you don’t hold back in vocalizing emotions and feelings, and allow your creative voice to flow freely whether that be singing or creative writing. Signs of a blocked or out-of-balanced Throat Chakra are sore throat, throat swelling, hoarse voice, issues swallowing, TMJ, lock jaw, you find it difficult to express your emotions, you struggle to speak up, you avoid speaking your truth, you feel overly nervous or timid when sharing opinions, you have anxiety about speaking your truth or being heard, you struggle to find your own voice and opinions, ear infections, ear ringing, ear aches, sinus issues, dishonesty, talker’s remorse, and overopinated.
So how do we align and liberate our voice? Incorporating blue foods, blueberries, currants, grapes, blackberries, kelp, barley, wheatgrass, and herbs such as rosemary, thyme, raw organic honey, marshmallow, and lemon balm can help restore the physical body into equilibrium. Integrating crystals into your routine such as lapis lazuli, turquoise, aquamarine, blue topaz, and sapphire can allow you to become aware of any blocks and conditioning you need to release in this area. Working with the mantra, “I speak”, can allow your subconscious to feel comfortable expressing the voice inside more freely. Incorporating essential oils can help you blend all elements of earth into a space that connects the body to the source, the ether. Essential oils of rosemary, lime, sage, cedarwood, chamomile, peppermint, and eucalyptus. Blend all elements by lighting some candles and jumping in the bath with our Helping Hand Hemp Throat Chakra Bath Bomb containing CBD plus essential oils of eucalyptus, peppermint, and chamomile to help you tap back into that inner voice and project this out into the world.