Energy, Passion, Action

Chakra: 1st (masculine)
Location: Perineum (base of the tailbone)

Red is warm and positive, and it signified our physical needs and will to survive. It’s strong, powerful, energizing and masculine. It stimulates emotion and motivates us to jump into action. Leaders of all kinds lean toward the color red, because it brings on ambition, promotes determination, provides confidence, and solidifies one’s will power. Red is the color of physical movement, and it awakens your overall physical life force. The root chakra will give you a sense of security and safety on your journey in life.

Element: Earth
Sense: Smell
Food Type: Proteins/Meats
Stones: Garnet, Hematite, Tourmaline
Essential Oils: Vetiver, Patchouli, Sandalwood
Main Focus: Physical Existence, Grounding/Centering
Right: To Have, Joy
Positive Qualities: Stability, Vitality, Loyalty, Prosperity, Patience, Tenacity, Career Success
Malfunction: Bowel, blood/bone disorders, extreme weight issues, anxiety, spaciness, financial woes, chronic fear, materialism, instability, impulsiveness, concerns with change
Affirmations: I am grounded, safe, and secure. I make a good living doing what I love. I am stable, strong, and healthy.
Personality Types: Very active, high tempered, overly nervous or aggressive, self-centered