The Root Chakra is associated with the colour red, focusing on this Chakra and hence the colour red, allows us to ‘ground’ our energy. It is concerned with survival i.e. fight or flight and also ambition.
First Chakra or Root Chakra
Sanskrit name Muladhara meaning root
Colour Red
Location Base of spine
Gem stones Ruby, Black Onyx, Bloodstone
Essential oils Rosemary, Cedar Wood
Sense Smell
Shape Square
Physical elements Coccyx
Balanced energy  Trust in onself and others, grounded, focused
Unbalanced energy  Insecure, low confidence levels, frustrated
Use red if: Low in energy levels, depressed, lower back pain

For more information, click Root Chakra

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