The Root Chakra is also considered as the First Chakra. It is our connection to the earth and is considered as our foundation to this physical existence. Our feelings of safety and security are related to this chakra. This chakra is the most instinctual of all chakras and is our survival center. Our fight or flight response is initiated from it. The Root Chakra also serves to draw energy from natural sources, then helps transform it into life energy. This life energy is then supplied to our body, soul, and spirit.
The Root Chakra is located at the base of our spine
Instinct, survival, safety, grounding, and relationships
The immune system, legs, feet, kidneys, colon, and perineum
Other Associated Colors:
Black, Brown, Gray
Red lotus with four petals
Chakra Healing Crystals:
Red Tigers Eye*
Red Jasper *
Clear Quartz Crystal
Chakra Essential Oils:
Lying on Stomach
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