What is the meaning of colors in chromotherapy?

  • 2011
Table of contents hide 1 WHITE 2 BLACK 3 RED 4 GREEN 5 BLUE 6 VIOLET 7 YELLOW 8 ORANGE


(yang) It is a color that is associated with light and luminosity; to cleanliness and clarity, purity and positive causes. Therefore it is recommended for meditations. It has all the colors in itself and represents the masculine, the essence of the divine life. It is active, positive, dynamic and stimulating and symbolizes the Cosmic Day, the Supreme Being. Its light penetrates the pineal gland (the top of the skull). White stones: moonstone, opal and pearl.

People who prefer this color, really like the freshness, openness and nobility of feelings. It is almost always a demanding person, who pays attention to the smallest details. It is characteristic of people with a neutral temperament, lovers of justice and balance. White suggests peace, calm, harmony, calm. It is an optimistic and spiritual color.

In general for purification and clarity.


(yin). It is a color that we associate with the night, which is unknown and dark. It reflects negative emotions, depression, enclosing oneself. However, this negativity is circumstantial and depends a lot on the type of culture of the individual. It symbolizes the feminine and the form that the divine essence must take to manifest and become visible on the physical plane. It is passive, negative, creative, it is the terrestrial root of the infinite, the unmanifested, the unexplored. It represents the cosmic night, the mystery of the incarnation, the abstract. Black stones: onyx, jet, obsidian.

Black is a prestigious color that confers elegance. People who prefer the color black, are dynamic, proud and always demand respect.


It is the lowest energy frequency, it resonates with chakra 1, or root chakra, located in the genitals and the anus, which regulates the vitality of the physical body; When stimulated by the red color, it can be used in cases of any state of severe fatigue, decay, anemia. Stimulates sexuality and tones the nervous and circulatory systems. The red color promotes objectivity, which will allow correct discernment, avoiding wandering in the superfluous, to go directly to the important. It is the perfect antidote against fear and shyness. It is used to counteract melancholy, anemia and retardation of blood circulation.

It is a characteristic color of individuals who have an extremely intense personality, determined, loyal and firm people in their opinions, of courage to test everything. Red is associated with blood, violence, sensuality, vitality, intense feelings of love, anger or anger. It is a symbol of war and also of vitality.

People who prefer this color, tend to be vigorous, dynamic, can be choleric and irritable. If red is detested, there may be severe internal contradictions, underlying emotional conflicts and feelings of frank frustration (probably in the sexual area).

In general to start new projects or when we want to activate new energies.

Among the physical disorders treated with the color red are blood problems, such as anemia, low vitality, poor circulation. Red revitalizes the physical body and is a powerful stimulant. They should not be used by nervous or irritable people. Abusing red produces anguish, frustration, lascibia, violence, destruction etc. The positive knowledge of red gives strength, power, initiative and honesty.


It resonates in chakra 4, or card aco. Green light is a vibration of harmony and balance, which radiates the foliage of nature, is used to balance the heart in heart disease, circulatory problems, hypertension It has to do with the heart and thymus plexus, it is sedative and beneficial for hysteria and neuralgia. The green color promotes ingenuity, which will make it easier to find effective solutions to problems.

It is a calming color, associated with nature, it is the color of life. However it symbolizes jealousy, envy. From the psychological point of view, green is a color of peace and balance, much more than white, and is therefore the preferred color in hospitals. Neutralizes the red of the blood.

People who prefer the color green have a nature-loving temperament; They seek balance, serene and peaceful things, an individual who wants to live in peace and comfort, although he is conformist.

In general for spiritual and material health and well-being.

This color is used to treat problems related to the heart. It has been used to control blood pressure, ulcers and headaches. Green is a very important color, as it is in the center of the spectrum. Its function is to balance, producing harmony, peace and serenity. Green inclines us to the decision of efficiency and conscious attention to detail. Their abuse produces jealousy, envy, stinginess, and greed. Its prudent use gives enthusiasm, hope, generosity, growth and expansion.


It is cold, astringent and antiseptic, reduces tension and eliminates obsessive ideas, while its varieties do connect with different glands.

Light blue energizes chakra 5, or largenesis, the center of communication and expression, of religious devotion and mystical instinct, is used to treat the ailments that revolve around the throat, upper respiratory problems and thyroid gland. Thyroid and parathyroid related. The light blue color will stimulate tolerance, to accept others as they are.

Indigo or navy blue, resonates with chakra 6, or the Third Eye, center of the faculty of clairvoyance, governs the higher spiritual phenomena of the soul, is used to treat visual ailments, hearing and olfactory difficulties. Related to the epiphysis. Indigo blue color promotes dedication, to put all our effort into what we do.

We associate this color with the freshness of the sky and the sea. With heights and depths. Usually everyone likes it, associated with refinement, melancholy and poetry. A person who likes blue a lot, can have a nostalgic and romantic temperament, full of sensitivity and balance, loyalty to friends, awareness of work and life. It is the color of trust.

In general to develop our creative expression.

The blue color is used to treat all throat problems, such as inflammation, hoarseness, goiter, laryngitis, and fevers. It is very calm and relaxing and has the quality of removing the individual from the physical world to elevate him to the spiritual world. Its negative qualities manifest as depression, self-pity, fear, cold, detachment and indifference while the positive use of blue produces wisdom, kindness, confidence and forgiveness.


It is related to chakra 7, or coronal, the sanctuary of the spirit or door of the highest spiritual influences that the human being receives, is used in nervous and mental disorders. It is related to the pituitary gland. As it reduces muscle tension, blood pressure, pulse and breathing, it is recommended in the treatment of obese, manic and those suffering from insomnia. The violet color promotes gratitude, to be able to feel and thank for what we enjoy.

It is a color chosen by people who feel great, important, who have come into the world with a specific purpose that they must fulfill. His constant preference indicates emotional immaturity. Who prefers purple indicates a certain degree of lavishness, greatness and can have a somewhat vain, sarcastic, but creative and friendly temperament. It is a person whose temperament can fluctuate between hysteria and chronic depression.

In general to develop our psychic power and alert the spirit.

This color is used primarily for the treatment of mental and nervous disorders. It helps purify the blood and stops the evolution of tumors. It controls the pituitary gland. Insomnia can be avoided as well as vision problems. It has been used to treat sciatica, meningitis, and epilepsy. Misuse of the violet color can produce obsession, cruelty, injustice, intolerance, and limitations. Its prudent use produces compassion, devotion, loyalty, idealism, and grace.


Stimulates the Chakra 3, or the solar plexus, regulates the digestive process that takes place in the gastrointestinal system, so it can be used in the ailments of the stomach, liver and pancreas. related to the solar plexus and the pancreas and concordant with the intellectual, it stimulates and favors oxygenation. The yellow color stimulates renewal, to focus on the task of perfecting personality.

It is a color that represents intelligence, development and intellectual capacity. It is the color of the sun. It is the color of the saints, of the enlightened ones.

The preference for yellow color reveals a scientific, energetic, creative mind. Psychiatrists believe that a touch of yellow on clothes denotes a cheerful and youthful spirit; the desire to be discreetly noted, that everything in life is resolved according to our wishes. When yellow predominates in clothing, it denotes an unconventional individual and who does not care will risk being the center of attention. The depressed person generally rejects the yellow color.

The yellow ocher suggests selfishness and introspection. The yellow brown, indecision. The light yellow, tenderness and softness of the individual, capable of being sincere in the affection it provides.

In general for joy and happiness.

The stomach area is treated successfully with yellow. Problems such as constipation, indigestion, bile, diabetes, flatulence, and skin problems. Yellow activates the motor nerves and produces muscular energy, in addition to helping to overcome depression. It is useful for intelligence. Negative use can produce critical spirit, excessive indulgence, stubbornness, cowardice and intransigence. Its positive use gives joy, mental discernment organization, meticulousness and discipline.


It stimulates and energizes chakra 2, or splenic, it is capable of affecting the processes of assimilation, circulation and distribution of energy, therefore it can be used in pulmonary, renal and sexual dysfunction processes. It is linked to the adrenal plexus and the spleen. The orange color promotes moderation, thus avoiding going to extremes.

It is a color that psychiatrists associate with an energetic personality, a hue that many consider to be the most dynamic of the spectrum.

Those who prefer orange, usually denotes dynamic individuals, have great aspirations. This color is also associated with youth, denotes a sensual personality, although not as manifest as those who prefer the color red. The person who leans towards orange is basically gregarious and has a high concept of social relations. His goals are generally well defined and his will is so strong that he does not stop in the fight until he reaches what he expects. This color denotes intelligence and broad sense of logic.

In general to help others cross over to the other side. (Orange-Ruby Gold).

This color can be used to treat spleen, lung and pancreas problems. It is very useful for spasms and muscle disorders. Orange has a vitalizing effect and provides energy to face the difficulties of life. This color has been used to treat asthma, bronchitis, gallstones, and menstruation problems. The negative aspects produce aggressiveness, lack of operation, inferiority complexes, and superiority and indecision. The positive use of orange produces lighting, confidence, intelligence, inventiveness, and motivation.

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