How might the spectrum of colors impact us? Below is a summary of some of the common uses of each color as traditionally practiced in Chromotherapy.

Warm Colors
Those colors with a warm hue, such as red, orange and yellow are typically regarded as more stimulating:

RED
A color of vigor and fire, red has been thought to increase circulation and improve anemia while also stimulating both mind and body.

ORANGE
Thought to improve one’s mood, stimulate energy levels and assist in digestion; orange is also associated with the lungs.

YELLOW
Thought to strengthen the nervous system and stimulate the glandular and lymphatic systems, while also helping to purify the body.

 

Cool Colors

Those colors with a cooler hue, such a green, blue, indigo and violet are typically regarded as soothing and relaxing:

GREEN
Thought to improve bronchitis, joint inflammation and other respiratory ailments, while also improving concentration.

BLUE
Is correlated with having a positive influence on pain. Blue is regarded as a very

calming color and is often used with the intention to soothe migraine headaches and stomach pain.

INDIGO 
Another soothing hue, indigo is thought to improve eye and ear conditions,
while also having a positive psychological effect.

PURPLE
Is believed to assist the body’s muscles, organs and nervous system in relaxing. It is also thought to have a healthy impact on the spleen and the lymphatic system.

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