What is Color Therapy?

color therapyUsing color as a therapy is holistic in its application. Color therapy is non-invasive and very powerful. This modality of improving health dates back thousands of years. There is evidence of its use in ancient texts from India, China and Egypt.
Color is basically light of differing wavelengths. It is a form of energy. And an energy that is used in Color Therapy.

Light energy affects all living cells. Utilized in the right way, the varying frequencies of light, differing colors, can have a huge healing effect. It is a solid know scientific truth that that everything has a vibration. All things have their own vibration and frequency signatures.

It has been known for thousands of years that color plays a key role in triggering a particular mood or state of mind. Color does affect a person’s feelings, moods, and emotions


Facts About Color and Color Therapy

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Color is a language of the “soul” Evidence of this is found in inspired and meditative paintings and art.
Color influence our emotions and moods.
Color can trigger a sense of well-being or anxiousness.
Utilizing or steering clear of particular colors is a form of self-expression. It reveals aspects the personality.
Color influence perception. Light and soft colors can make a space look large and dark colors can shrink a space.
Color denotes symbolic meaning. These meaning are immediately sensed by the subconsciousness. Not all colors mean the same to all people and cultures.
Color influence the subtle energy flow of the body.
Color plays a key role in evolution via attraction and sexual availability.


Color Therapy Chart

ColorHealing PropertiesEsoteric AspectsAttracts Repels
ColorHealing PropertiesEsoteric AspectsAttracts Repels
RedEnergizes heart and blood circulation, it builds up the blood and heightens a low blood pressure. Energizes all organs and the senses hearing, smell, taste, vision and touch. Increases sexual desire and activity. Stimulates ovulation and menstruationAttracts love, passion, sexuality and warPassionate love, sex, great energy, impulse, action and stimulation, assertiveness and aggression, courage, strength and power, adventure, danger, warnings, revolt and revolutionOver-active, too impulsive, hot-tempered, aggressive and egocentric, or have difficulties with people
OrangeWarm, cheering, non-constrictingAttracts good luck and fortuneCelebration and great abundance, comfort, enjoyment of the sensesSuppressed sexual feelings or other difficulties with sensual enjoyment of life
YellowStrengthens the nerves and the mindActivates life-force, vitality, change, progress, contact, communicationCheerfulness, curiosity, alternation, flexibility, progress, amusementEmotionally disappointed and bitter
GreenBalance and harmony in essence and possesses a soothing influence upon both mind and bodyNature, fertility, growth, rejuvenation, recovering, healing, harvest and abundancePeace, rest, hope, comfort and nurturing, calmness and harmonyInterested in independence and self-development
BlueCools down inflammations, fever, high blood pressure, stops bleeding, reliefs the bursting headaches, calms strong emotions like anger, aggressionGuidance, understanding, patience, loyalty and honorCool and soothing, dreamy and magicalDisciplined, strong career worker
Indigo Purifies of the bloodstream and also benefits mental problemsPsychic healing, psychic power, inspiration, meditation, spirituality, spiritual powerMeditation, contemplation, mysticism, spirituality and religion powerVery serious attitude towards life
VioletCan be very helpful for meditation and any spiritual mattersUnion with your higher self, with spirituality, and your higher consciousnessGreat mental powersFeelings of superiority



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Lets explore several ways we you incorporate color therapy easily into our lives and reap real benefits.

•   Colored Lighting
The easiest way to utilize light and color therapy is to put in a lighting system that allows you to turn on any color you want. This way you can bring light into the room, that of your chosen color and be soaked in a color treatment for health and wellness specific goals.
You can get the same results with a free standing spotlight.
Choose a colored slide or gel appropriate to your therapy goals. Place the gel over the spotlight, taking care that the gel does not come into contact with the hot bulb. Turn off all other lights in the room and turn on the spotlight. Sit with the spotlight shining on you and bath in the colored light for quick available color therapy and stress relief.

•  Color Therapy Room
The ideal healing get away for color therapy will be a pure white room. However, an all white room in an everyday average situation will create an overload of white.
If you are surrounded and immersed by too much white for too long of a period of time it can create and cause agitation and frustration.
Try placing one red object in the room, or put and arrange flowers of the same color too soften the purity of the cascade of white.
You can easily help out friend and family that are staying in all white hospital room by taking some colored flowers. Blue can calm down fear and sooth strained nerves. Peach and pink, on the other hand can bring some needed stimulation when the patient is recuperating and recovering from an illness.

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