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What Is a Tincture, and How Do I Use It?

Disclaimer: This blog information is general in nature and for informational purposes. It is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professional. If you suspect you have a disease or health-related condition of any kind, you should contact your health care professional immediately. Please read all product packaging carefully and consult with a healthcare professional before starting any diet, exercise, supplementation or medication program.


Dietary herbal supplements can be taken in the form of a liquid, called a tincture. Herbal tinctures are concentrated, convenient, easy to use, rapidly absorbed by the body and easy on the stomach. Like many herbal supplements, continual use on a daily bases for several weeks is needed before you notice results.

What Is a Tincture?

When herbs are steeped into a concentrated liquid, the result is called a tincture. Tinctures can be made using alcohol, vegetable glycerin and apple cider vinegar or through a process called super critical fluid extraction.

Brown glass bottles with droppersAll tinctures should be stored in a cool, dark place and be contained in dark glass bottles to help prevent the liquids from degrading in light. Glass bottles are used because the base and/or herbs may cause plastic bottles to leach into the liquid. Therefore, always keep your tincture in a dark glass bottle.

The shelf life of tinctures depends on how the herbs are extracted and how they are stored. Alcohol based tinctures have an almost unlimited shelf life. Apple cider based tinctures shelf lives are short – about a year – and are recommended to be stored in the refrigerator. Three to five years are the shelf life for vegetable glycerin based tinctures.

If you carry a tincture in your purse or briefcase, be sure not to leave these items in a hot location for a long time, like in your car, near a heater, etc. because heat may weaken the benefits of the tincture.

How Do I Use Tinctures?

Most tinctures can be taken with or without food and work best when taken daily.

Before using a tincture, shake the bottle to make sure all the ingredients are thoroughly mixed.

DropperThe dosage depends on the tincture. However, many tinctures recommend a dropperful for adults – the amount of liquid suctioned into the pipette when you squeeze and release the rubber top once. The pipette becomes 1/3 to 1/2 full depending on how hard you squeezed the dropper. One dropperful contains approximately 25-30 drops (1 ml).

One way to take a tincture is to squeeze the liquid out of the dropper directly under the tongue (sublingual) as a direct means into the bloodstream. By taking tinctures sublingually, the response is quicker than when the same herbs are digested.

You can also add the tincture to a small amount of water or juice (2-4 ounces). If you add it to a warm or hot liquid, it is best if the liquid is heated before you add the tincture drops. Heat may kill or weaken some tincture’s benefits.

The pipette section of the dropper should not touch anything to prevent contamination. This means the pipette shouldn’t touch the inside of the mouth, be laid on the counter top, touched by hands, etc. If you do accidentally contaminate the pipette, DO NOT put the dropper back in the bottle. Clean the outside of the pipette with an alcohol pad or a cotton ball dampened with alcohol, and allow the pipette to air dry on an alcohol cleaned surface.

If you are interested in CBD tinctures, Seeds of Wellness now carries TruBlu CBD by Blue Moon Hemp. This tincture contains no THC or alcohol. The CBD is extracted from Industrial Hemp using the process called super critical fluid extraction making their tinctures 100% pure CBD oil. We currently sell 30 ml bottles of 250 mg of CBD. Higher levels of CBD are available and can be specially ordered for you. Please contact us to learn more.



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Cannabidiol (CBD) Hemp Oil – What Are the Benefits?

Cannabidiol (CBD) hemp oil is extracted from industrial hemp plant, a relative of marijuana, which contains only trace amounts (- 0.3%) of THC (Tetrahydrocannabinol), a psychotropic compound that causes a high. CBD offers many medical benefits with minimal side effects by interacting with the Endocannabinoid System (also called the Endogenouse Cannabinoid System) in our body.


The Endogenouse Cannabinoid System (ECS)

Discovered in the 1980’s, “the ECS regulates a variety of biological processes, like relaxation, eating, sleeping, certain inflammation responses and even cognitive function. In a nutshell, your ECS is responsible for making sure your entire body is working optimally—no small task!

Endocannabinoids (and plant-based cannabinoids) link with protein molecule receptors—called cannabinoid receptors—on the surface of cells. CBD has also been shown to strengthen and improve the efficiency of mitochondria, the ‘powerhouses’ of your cells that are responsible for ensuring that your cells work the way they should…

When a person ingests Hemp CBD Oil or other cannabinoids, these cannabinoid receptors are activated (CBD appears to have a greater affinity for CB2 receptors than CB1 receptors). Research indicates that when you supplement your ECS with non-toxic, non-habit-forming cannabinoids, you may create a healthier endocannabinoid system and, almost certainly, a healthier you.” [Source: About ECS (EndoCannabinoid System) – Blue Moon Hemp]


What does this mean? By ingesting CBD, you help balance and maintain the ECS within your body. It also helps improve the body’s control centers ability to communicate with every other system.

“In the past decade, The Endocannabinoid System has been implicated in a growing number of physiological functions, both in the central and peripheral nervous systems and in peripheral organs… modulating the activity of the Endocannabinoid System turned out to hold therapeutic promise in a wide range of disparate diseases and pathological conditions…” [Source: The Endocannabinoid System as an Emerging Target of Pharmacotherapy – National Institutes of Health]


CBD Benefits

The nutritional benefits of CBD include omega fatty acids, amino acids, protein, antioxidants, calcium, potassium and B vitamins. [Source: Hemp As Food – CBD Hemp Warehouse]

The health benefits of CBD that are documented in medical journals and research publications:

  • Epilepsy – some evidence that CBD works as an anticonvulsant
  • Chronic pain – especially nerve pain and pain due to inflammation
  • Anxiety – research show CBD reduces anxiety in humans and animals
  • Depression – small doses have an “active” effect that helps with focus and activity, but large doses result in a “sedative” effect.
  • Arthritis – shown to reduce joint pain both orally and as a topical
  • Diabetes – early findings, show slowing down cell damage related to diabetes
  • Drug Addiction, alcoholism and smoking – found to help curb the desire, especially for nicotine

Source: What Are the Actual Benefits of CBD – Ministry of Hemp

Note: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. Always check with your physician before starting a new dietary supplement program.


Is CBD Legal?

Flan flavored Blue Moon Hemp 100mg CBDSince CBD hemp oil is sold as a health dietary supplement and is not derived from marijuana, CBD is legal anywhere in the USA and over 45 countries. Therefore, you can purchase CBD without a prescription or permit.


Seeds of Wellness now sells 100mg of CBD by Blue Moon Hemp made from organic, non-GMO and “plant only” industrial hemp from Switzerland. This 100mg CBD liquid can be put under your tongue, in other liquids and food and/or vaped in an e-cig alone or added to another e-liquid.  We also have 250mg CBD Tinctures for sublingual use or to be added to a liquid by the end of the year. Stop in to learn more.

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What Is Jasper?

Of all the stones we carry at Seeds of Wellness, there are more varieties of jasper than any other gemstone. However, jasper is actually in the quartz family.

Jasper, meaning ‘spotted stone’ in Greek, can be found in virtually any color and even multicolored. These gemstones can be striped, spotted or flamed in appearance. Scientists classify Jasper in its own category due to the distinctive grainy structure. Twenty percent of jasper’s density can be made of foreign materials causing the stone to be rarely uniform. As an opaque stone, the most common patterns include spots, streaks, rings, marbling, veining, flaming and banding.

Many places in the world contain jasper gemstones, but the most notable deposits are found in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Mexico, Russia, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela. If you want to hunt for jasper in America the best states to find these stones include Arizona, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Oregon, Texas and Washington.

Throughout history, jasper has been worn by priests, kings, warriors and shamans. Egyptians buried Red Jasper with mummified remains to provide safe passage into the after life. Native Americans used jasper to help bring rain. Jasper was also used to carve other gemstones like carnelian and lapis lazuli.

Jasper GemstonesRed is the most common color of jasper due to the iron oxide in the stone. Other common colors are brown and yellow. While unicolored jasper is extremely rare, it has occurred. Jasper is associated with the zodiac signs Aries (Bloodstone), Aquarius (Rainforest Jasper), Capricorn (Ocean Jasper), Leo (Picture Jasper), Libra (Bloodstone) and Pisces (Ocean Jasper) and is the stone for October (jasper) and February (Bloodstone). Jasper names come from the color, similarities to places and animals, from the regions where they were mined or for the name of the person who discovered them.

While the energy of jasper varies from one jasper stone to another, the ‘supreme nurturer’ fits for all jasper stones as well as the ability to balance and stabilize the root chakra’s energy. Jasper also provides protection by absorbing negative energy and banishing harmful thoughts.

Due to jasper’s durability, it can be cleaned with warm soapy water and a soft cloth or brush. Be sure to rinse the gemstones well to remove all the soap. Do not use any harsh chemicals on jasper stones, because they are porous and easily stained and discolored.

Seeds of Wellness sells the following jasper gemstones:

  • Bloodstone
  • Brecciated Jasper (contains Hematite)
  • Leopardskin Jasper
  • Mookaite Jasper (many times Jasper is not added to the name)
  • Ocean Jasper (also called Sea Jasper)
  • Picture Jasper
  • Rainforest Jasper
  • Red Jasper
  • Unakite Jasper (many times Jasper is not added to the name)
  • Zebra Jasper (also called Zebra Stone)

Come into the store to learn more.



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Experience Your Passion with the Sacral Chakra

Each Chakra is directly linked to your mental, physical and spiritual attributes. By understanding each Chakra and how to keep the energy flowing freely, you can achieve harmony within yourself.

Located above the pubic bone and below the navel, the Sacral Chakra, also called the Relationship Chakra and Svadhisthana (Hindu), helps us express yourself through creativity, be in touch with our feelings and emotions, experience the moment and sense changes in your body.

Sacral Chakra Information:

  • Color: orange
  • Element: water
  • Sound: D/Ohm
  • Identity: emotional
  • Sense: taste
  • Body functions: movement and connection
  • Organs: womb, genitals, kidney, bladder, stomach, large intestine, appendix
  • Developmental stage: 6 months – 2 years
  • Incense: sandalwood, cinnamon and gardenia
  • Herb: fennel, coriander, sweet paprika, cinnamon


Why Is a Balanced Sacral Chakra Important?

When the Sacral Chakra is in balance, you feel generous and giving, able to express yourself through creativity and experience pleasure. You feel your connection with the world around you, have energy and a zest for life as well as nurture yourself and have healthy boundaries. Living your authentic self with confidence is your motto!


How Do I Know If My Sacral Chakra Is Out of Balance?

Your Sacral Chakra can be under- or overactive, which causes it to be out of balance. Review the lists below to see if your Sacral Chakra is imbalanced:

Underactive Sacral Chakra:

  • UnemotionalSacral Chakra location
  • Self-deprivation
  • Poor social skills
  • Guarded (trust issues)
  • Low or no libido
  • Lazy, feeling sluggish
  • Denial of pleasure
  • Fearful
  • Depression
  • Lack of creativity

Overactive Sacral Chakra:

  • Compulsive behaviors
  • Frustration
  • Overly emotional
  • Excessive sex drive
  • Muscle tension and abdominal cramps
  • Emotional dependency (needy)
  • Hypersensitive


  • Menstrual difficulties
  • Lack of flexibility
  • Disorders of reproductive organs
  • Problems with urinary system including bladder, kidneys, spleen and gallbladder
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Deadened senses
  • Fertility issues


How Do I Balance (Open) My Sacral Chakra?

The following techniques help open, unblock and balance your Sacral Chakra. You can do one or more of these techniques to bring the Chakra back into balance. Experiment with each to see which techniques work best for you.

Physical Exercises:

  • As you inhale through your left nostril only by using two fingers on your right hand to close the right nostril. Breathe in from your belly and exhale slowly for 8 to 10 breaths.
  • Swimming, wading, being near water and/or listening to water
  • Yoga poses – dancer, child, twisting triangle

Meditation: As you meditate, visualize yourself on a beach listening to the water and enjoying a beautiful red orange sunset. Imagine the fiery rays emanating from within the blazing sun moving in a circular motion towards your sacral chakra. Once the rays reach your pelvic area, imagine them swirling and energizing your sacred area. Allow this cleansing orange energy to radiate throughout your lower abdomen, and into your genitals, lower back and sacrum. Learn more here.

Chanting/Tonal Sounds: The sound vibrations help the cells work together in harmony, and the Sacral Chakra harmonizes with the D note. The mantra sound for the Sacral Chakra is VAM – see this video. These techniques can be incorporated into your meditation.

Gemstones: Lie down and place gemstones on the area of the Sacral Chakra for 15 minutes to help realign the Chakra – Ruby and Carnelian for underactive Sacral Chakra, and Chrysocolla; Jade and Clear Quartz when the Sacral Chakra is overactive. Women can also use Moonstone. You can use one or many types of gemstones during this process.

Aromas, Herbs and Essential Oils: Black pepper, cinnamon, cypress, rose, ylang-ylang, clary sage, tangerine and orange can be sniffed, diffused or applied to your skin (dilute when necessary) daily. You can also burn cedar incense or sage.

Color Therapy: Focus on a lit orange candle, wear orange cloths and paint your finger and/or toe nails orange to activate your Sacral Chakra energy.

Food: Eat orange food like oranges, tangerines, mandarins, passion fruit, sweet potatoes and carrots. Other foods to eat include melons, mangos, coconuts, strawberries, honey, sunflower seeds and almonds.


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Himalayan Salt – More Beneficial Than Table Salt

The health benefits of salt has been known for centuries and used often to dry and rid sinuses of bacteria. There are many different types of salt, but Himalayan salt is considered the purest salt on earth. Himalayan salt contains over 84 natural minerals and trace elements and found deep within the Himalayan Mountains where minimal air pollutants are found.

Himalayan salt lamp benefits may include the following:

  • Cleanses the air
  • Removes moisture from the air
  • Improve respiratory ailments
  • Releases negative ions into the air
  • Neutralize positive ions


Why are negative ions beneficial?

High concentrations of negative ions are found in the air when you are at sea, in high mountain elevations, and near swiftly moving water.  When negative ions enter the human body, a sense of calm and well-being may result.  This is the reason many people feel better after being near the ocean, waterfalls and after thunderstorms.

Himalayan Salt Lamps offer many benefitsNegative ions also reduce allergens, smoke and irritants by making them heavier than the air.  Ionic cleaners use this same principle.  The amount of negative ions release depends on the size of the lamp and the amount of heat given off by the candle or light bulb inside the crystal.

The negative ions released by the Himalayan salt lamp helps to balance the positive ions in the air.  Positively charge ions are put out by our electronic devices like the television, microwave, computer, etc.

If you have large concentrations of positive ions in the air, you may be feeling the following effects in that environment:

  • Increase nervousness
  • Added bodily stress
  • Increase sleeplessness
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Increased feeling of depression


Where should a Himalayan salt lamp be place in the home?

Put into places where you spend the most time, especially in rooms with more than one electronic device.  The negative ions dissipate within a few feet of the lamp, so it is best to place it near electronic devices or close to your sitting area.  Because they draw moisture to them, the lamp should be kept out of high humidity areas like bathrooms and basements.

Interested in seeing and learning more about Himalayan salt lamps, stop into Seeds of Wellness.

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Purpose of Animal Guides

Native Americans and many other cultures honor and respect the earth, nature and animals. Through their connection with Mother Earth, they recognized the power of spirit guides and their teachings because they believe the spirit of the Great Spirit (God) is in all things. These teachings can be seen in the Native American medicine wheel in the way they incorporate colors, animals and nature lessons for each direction.

For centuries, Native Americans looked at animals as teachers, guides and guardians of the land. Each animal has unique gifts given to them by the Great Spirit. These gifts help Animal Guides (also called animal totems and power animals) offer protection and teachings to help guide us as we walk our spiritual path. Animal Guides also offer insights into our subconscious mind by bringing attention to qualities in our current spiritual path that need to be explored and developed.

Animal Guide walking ahead on our path
Each of us has one main Animal Guide that represents our inner self. However, each direction of the medicine wheel is represented by a personal Animal Guide to help teach us the direction’s lessons. These Animal Guides can be used as spiritual tools to help us become aware of our personal path. As we go through our lives and our spiritual paths change, our Animal Guides may also change to offer guidance for our new life path challenges.

Learn about your Animal Guides and their lessons for you at Seeds of Wellness. Brenda Mayo teaches you about your Animal Guides and their guidance for each direction of the Seneca medicine wheel. You can choose to learn about five or all seven of your Animal Guides. After the reading, you will receive your Animal Guide teachings, so you can explore them further. Call Seeds of Wellness to make an appointment for an Animal Guide Reading.

Note: An Animal Guide Reading is for entertainment purposes only, and you must be 18 or older.

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Healing with Calendula and Comfrey Salves

The use of herbs for medicinal purposes can be traced back to the Egyptians around 1500 BC. Many people still rely on herbal remedies because their safety and effectiveness have not changed over time. A common external form for herbal remedies is salves, “an ointment used to promote healing of the skin or as protection” (Oxford Dictionary). Salves are usually a combination of herbs, beeswax (for vegans Carnauba Wax) and oil. Two herbs used in salves are Calendula and Comfrey.


Calendula Salve

Calendula Salve helps heal your skinThis flowering plant native to Mediterranean countries provides many healing benefits to the skin when applied as a salve or ointment:

  • Promotes healing of wounds, bruises, sunburns and mild rashes
  • Reduces pain and swelling
  • Relieves athlete’s foot
  • Nourishes dry and damaged skin
  • Reduces itching of insect bites

For more information about Calendula, visit

Note: If you are allergic to marigold or pot marigold, you should not use Calendula salves or any product containing Calendula.


Comfrey Salve

Comfrey Salve helps heal muscles and jointsNative to Ireland and Britain, the Comfrey plant has been used for centuries because of the following healing benefits:

  • Relieves muscle and joint pain and inflammation
  • Speeds healing of wounds, muscle strains and bone fractures
  • Reduces skin irritations like insect bites

For more information about Comfrey, visit

Note: Do not use on open sores and wounds or when nursing.


Natural healing slaves and powders by The Garden Variety
Seeds of Wellness now carries Calendula and Comfrey Salve as well as other 100% natural and organic herbal remedies by The Garden Variety. Stop in to see which salves and powders will help you.

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Are There Benefits to Group Meditation?

Meditation helps you relax, regenerate your energy and balances. It also helps you connect with your inner peace, improves your self-awareness and deepens your spiritual connection.

Group meditation elevates each individual’s intent and great shifts can occur. A real connection happens by tapping into the same peace and silence together. This provides stronger healing powers than meditating alone.


  • Strengthens your connectionsGroup of people meditating
  • Support of others
  • Learn new meditation techniques
  • Inspires and motivates to commit to regular practice
  • Meditate longer than when you meditate alone
  • Sense of acceptance and belonging
  • Unifies and strengthens intention
  • Enhances spiritual growth
  • Learn from each other

Seeds of Wellness offers a monthly group meditation that explores different types of meditation. Please join us on the second Sunday of each month at 12:30 pm. During the meeting, we discuss the meditation technique we are doing and then meditate together using this technique. The group is free – donations are welcome.

Go to our Events webpage to learn more about our Exploring Meditation Group.

Source:6 Reasons Why Group Meditation Is Awesome” by Kathryn Remati

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Getting Grounded with Your Root Chakra

Each Chakra is directly linked to your mental, physical and spiritual attributes. By understanding each Chakra and how to keep the energy flowing freely, you can achieve harmony within yourself.

Located at the base of the spine, the Root Chakra, also called the Base Chakra and Muladhara (Hindu), grounds you, influences your survival instincts, gives you a strong foundation and connects you to the physical world.

Root Chakra Information:Root Chakra location 

  • Color: main – red, other colors – brown, black and gray
  • Element: earth
  • Sound: C/Oohm
  • Identity: physical
  • Sense: smell
  • Body functions: elimination and sex drive
  • Organs: large intestines, immune system and all reproductive organs
  • Developmental stage: womb to 12 months
  • Incense: cedar
  • Herb: sage


Why Is a Balanced Root Chakra Important?

When the Root Chakra is in balance, you feel secure, safe and stable in your life. You let go of fear easily and worry less. Your connection with your physical body, environment and the Earth is strong, which allows you to harness courage and be resourceful. You know your place in the world and work with the world, not against it.


How Do I Know If My Root Chakra Is Out of Balance?

Your Root Chakra can be under- or overactive, which causes it to be out of balance. Review the lists below to see if your Root Chakra is imbalanced:
Underactive Root Chakra:

  • Neglecting yourself
  • Poor discipline, setting of boundaries
  • Depressed
  • Underweight, not hungry or able to eat
  • Disorganized
  • Insecure, anxious and nervous
  • Lack of energy and lethargic
  • Disconnected/not feeling you belong
  • Lack of sex drive


Overactive Root Chakra:
Like a tree you need a strong foundation for stability - Root Chakra

  • Overeating and unhealthy food cravings
  • Fear and/or paranoia
  • Addition to adrenaline activities
  • Hoarding and material fixation
  • Aggression and anger
  • Need to be in control, dominate
  • Over active sex drive



  • Constipation
  • Lower back, hip, leg, knee and/or feet pain
  • Rectal/anal problems
  • Frequent illness
  • Prostate problems for men
  • Bladder and/or kidney issues
  • Frequent illness


How Do I Balance (Open) My Root Chakra?

Physical Exercises:

  • As you inhale, contract the muscles between your anus and genitals inward, and relax these muscles as you exhale. Do this a few minutes daily. This exercise can be done while sitting, standing or walking.
  • Walking – as you walk concentrate on your feet connecting with the earth and feel your connection with your surroundings. Walk barefoot when possible.
  • Dance – turn up your favorite tunes and let your body move with the music as you feel the vibrations within your body.
  • Yoga poses – mountain, warrior, bridge

Meditation: Helps to ground you, gives feeling of safety, connects you to your higher self and provides a sense of peace and stability. As you meditate focus on the tip of your nose to help align the Root Chakra. It is also best if you sit on the floor to feel your connection with the earth.

Chanting/Tonal Sounds: The sound vibrations help the cells work together in harmony, and the Root Chakra harmonizes with the C note. The mantra sound for the Root Chakra is LAM – see the video below. These techniques can be incorporated into your meditation.

Gemstones: Lie down and place gemstones on the area of the Root Chakra for 15 minutes to help realign the Chakra. Garnet, Red Jasper, Ruby, Bloodstone, Hematite or Agate for underactive Root Chakra, and Black Tourmaline, Smoky Quartz, Onyx, Obsidian and Emerald when the Root Chakra is overactive. You can use one or many types of gemstones during this process.

Aromas, Herbs and Essencial Oils: Basil, cedarwood, cilantro, ginger, myrrh, patchouli, rosemary, sandalwood and/or white fir can be sniffed, diffused or applied to your skin (dilute when necessary) daily. You can also burn cedar incense or sage.

Color Therapy: Focus on a lit red candle, wear red cloths and paint your finger and/or toe nails red to activate your Root Chakra energy.

Food: Eat red food like red apples, strawberries, red cabbage, beets and tomatoes. Other foods to eat include ginger, root vegetables like potatoes and carrots and high protein foods such as eggs, meat, nuts, tofu and beans.


Need help balancing your Root Chakra? Call Seeds of Wellness to schedule a Reiki session with Lynne or Brenda. Also go to our Events webpage to see when Greg Kendzior can balance your Root Chakra and other Chakras using massage therapy and/or tuning forks.

Learn more about meditation, by attending our Monthly Meditation Group. Call to learn more.


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What Are Chakras?

The ancient tradition of Chakras originated in India, and the word translates to “wheel” or “circle”. What we know about Chakras today comes from the practice of yoga. Chakras refer to the universal life force (energy) that circulates through us. Each Chakra transmits and stores the universal energy as it spins.

There are seven Chakras, which correspond to different areas of your spine, major organs, emotions and spiritual being. The list below includes the name, color and location of each Chakra:
The seven Chakra locations in the body

  • Root Chakra (red) – The base of the spine, tailbone (legs, buttocks, colon)
  • Sacral Chakra (orange) – Lower abdomen, slightly below the navel (bladder, genitals, adrenal glands, large intestine)
  • Solar Plexus Chakra (yellow) – Upper abdomen, navel to breastbone (pancreas, small intestine, liver, gallbladder, spleen)
  • Heart Chakra (green) – Center of the chest (heart, lungs, lymphatic system, arms) unites lower and upper chakras
  • Throat Chakra (blue) – Just below the larynx (throat, mouth, neck and thyroid)
  • Third Eye Chakra (indigo) – Between the eyes at the bridge of the nose (brain, ears, eyes, pituitary gland, neurological system)
  • Crown Chakra (white/violet) – located at the top of the skull, or outside the body directly above the head (Central nervous system, skin, muscular system, pineal gland)

Many believe that blocked Chakra energy leads to illness and imbalance because the energy cannot flow freely. How the blockage affects you depends on which Chakra(s) are not in balance.

Imbalance can be noticed by paying attention to frequent issues in an area of the body. For example, reoccurring headaches shows imbalance and blockage in the Third Eye Chakra and constant constipation relates to the Root Chakra needing opened.

There are several ways you can bring your Chakras back into balance. Yoga, meditation and chanting (to name a few) help bring balance to specific Chakras or all seven Chakras without needing help from another person. Alternative healing practitioners of Reiki, tuning forks, acupressure and other healing practices help clear blockages from all seven Chakras and alleviate stress within the body through non-invasive healing techniques and remedies.

Seeds of Wellness provides Reiki, massage and tuning fork treatments. See our Services and Event web pages to learn more. We are also starting a monthly meditation group to explore different types of meditation techniques. Call us to learn more about the group and our services.


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