The Solar Plexus Chakra- Manipura
The third chakra is located in your solar plexus which is the area over the adrenal glands. Our physical focus should be directed towards the lower back, abdomen, liver, spleen gall bladder and the digestive system.
Signs of imbalance: All fears related to outward appearance. Fear of rejection, criticism, looking foolish or unreliable. Arthritis, gastric ulcers, colon or intestinal problems, indigestion, eating disorders, liver problems and hepatitis.
Benefits of keeping The Manipura Chakra balanced: Increased feelings of self respect and self esteem. The ability to channel ambition, handle a crisis and take risks. Strength in character, generosity, ethics, and self discipline.
Mudra, Breath & Bandha
BANDHA: Uddiyana Bandha
SOUND: SAM or YAM
Aromatherapy & Stones
Scents: Bergamot, Lavender, Rosemary, Madarin, Patchouli, Clary Sage, Rose
Stones: Kyanite, Citrine, Peridot, Serpentine, Amber, Amblygonite, Aragonite, Golden Topaz, Tigers Eye, Yellow Tourmaline
Bananas, yellow peppers, pineapple, yellow squash, corn, golden potatoes, yellow lentils, granola, flax, sunflowers seeds, rice, oats, cheese, yogurt, ginger
1 cup pineapple
1/2 cup mango
1 tbsp ground flax
1/2 cup coconut milk
top with shredded coconut and a sprig of fresh mint