Stones and the Sacral Chakra (Swadhisthana)
This chakra’s natural element is water. It is influenced by the moon and allows us the appreciation of our feelings in our inner and outer worlds. It perfectly captures the emotional and serves as a filter to eliminate anything that would be harmful to our proper functioning, offering us infinite rebirth through its self-purification.
Main colours: Orange
Location: between the navel and genitals (opens to the front)
Glands: Gonads (ovaries, prostate, testicles)
Body areas: lower parts of the abdomen (pelvis, genitals, kidney, bladder), vital fluids (cerebrospinal fluids, lymph, blood, gastric juices, semen, urine)
Principles: Energy awareness, creative reproduction of essence
Function: The Sacral Chakra is linked to fertility, control and childbirth (children, ideas, projects, businesses). It fosters the creative energies that nourish the being.
Positive/Balance: vitality, fulfilled sexuality, creativity, inspiration, kindness, spontaneity, joy, self-confidence, expression of feelings, independence, balanced relationships with others (female/male)
Negative/Imbalance: frustration, guilt, anger, doubt, self-containment, insecurity, shyness, sexual dysfunction, gynaecological problems, chronic lower back pain, menstrual disorders, appendicitis, colitis, emotional imbalance, passive aggression
In brief: The chakra of sexual, physical and artistic potency, it brings creativity in all these areas. It is directly related to the intestines, kidneys, bladder and ovaries.
The Sacral Chakra and its matching stones and minerals
Orange stones and minerals, for anchoring, creativity and project realisation:
Iridescent white stones and minerals for balancing the yin and yang (female and male energies):