THIRD-EYE CHAKRA or BROW CHAKRA (Ajna)
COLOUR: ROYAL BLUE (VERY DARK SOMETIMES WITH REDDISH TINGE), VIOLET
LOCATION: The energy center is located at the pineal gland between the two eyebrows on the forehead
DESCRIPTION: When the third-eye chakra is active (balanced) you can experience premonitions, a strong imagination, and fearlessness. It links to your imagination, your ability to understand things, your memory, and your intuition.
CRYSTALS: to help balance/activate it include quartz, amethyst, labradorite. Any crystal used on the third-eye chakra will also improve the function of the mind.
BODY LINK: Ears, nose, throat and brain. If this chakra is blocked or closed you may experience anxiety, headaches – including migraines, vision problems, and insomnia.
FOODS: purple colored foods often help balance the third-eye chakra. Eggplant, goji berries, red grapes, and dark raspberries are all great options.
HERBS: for help in balancing the brow chakra include: dill, thyme, and valerian and mugwart.
YOGA EXERCISES: poses where your head is below your heart (also known as an inversion) will help the third-eye. The bridge pose, headstand, or downward-facing dog.
DANCE can also help with balancing and is a fun way to get moving. Body movements help balance the chakras. Moving your upper body is important with upper body chakras.
(Always remember to check with your doctor before changing your exercise routines)