An example of the effects of color:Scientists have studied that taking tests in rooms painted red caused more anxiety and in blue rooms, students felt more depression. Color can also affect performance. Notice that in most schools, especially in preschools and elementary schools the walls are painted bright and cheery colors and the students are happier and functioning better.
Gemstones play an important role in healing too, not just because of their natural healing frequencies but their color.
Here is a list of colors and their treatment in both physical and psychological:RED-vitalizes the the physical body and powerful stimulant. It should be used for people who are nervous and irritable. Too much red results in feelings of anger, frustration, lust, violence, destruction,etc. The positive understanding of the color results in strength, power, initiative and honor
ORANGE-provides energy to deal with life’s situations. Negative aspects result in aggressiveness, uncooperative behavior, inferiority and superiority complexes and procrastination. Positive use of orange results in illumination, confidence, intellect, inventiveness and self-motivation.
YELLOW-activates the motor nerves and generates energy in the muscles, eliminates depression and helpful for the intellect. Negative use of the color results in criticism, over-indulgence, stubbornness, cowardice and being judgmental. Positive use can result in joy, mental clarity, organization, attention to detail and discipline
BLUE-very peaceful and relaxing and has the capability to draw one out of the physical world and up into the spiritual world. The negative qualities of blue are shown in depression, self-pity, fear, coldness, detachment and indifference, while the positive aspects include wisdom, gentleness, trust, understanding and forgiveness
INDIGO-works on the parathyroid glands, but depresses the thyroid. Indigo helps the inflamed eyes and ears,, and has been used to treat pneumonia. Misuse of the energy from indigo can result in pride, separateness, conceit, gossip, deceit and irritability. The positive aspect helps bring about qualities like unity, calm, balance, humanitarian and world service. Can also act as a catalyst.
VIOLET-controls the pituitary gland and helps insomnia. Used to treat sciatica, meningitis and epilepsy. Misuse of the violet color can result in obsession, martyrdom, injustice, intolerance and restriction. Wise use of the qualities of violet reveals mercy, devotion, loyalty, idealism, wisdom and grace. Violet represents the highest element in human nature.
Use of these colors can enhance all forms of healing.
Source:Crystal Healing The Next Step by Phyllis Galde
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