Blue jeans, blue eyes, blue skies, blueberries, blue whales, blue velvet, blue ribbons, bluebells, bluebonnets and of course, the Blues.
Blue is a color of communication, pure mind, spirituality and philosophy.
The fifth chakra, the throat area, speech, listening, hearing, knowing. truth, serenity peace, tranquility, honesty, harmony, deep feeling, love, affection, soothing, will power, self control, solitude, sadness, depression, wisdom, trust, loyalty (true blue) peace, calm, stability, harmony, unity, confidence, conservatism, security, cleanliness, order, technology, appetite suppressant.
Blue is neutral and supports female and male energy equally. Blue corresponds to the Sephiroth at Chesed (or Mercy) Relates to the Setting Sun and the Waning Moon, the "Divine Plan", Archangel Michael, West, Element Water, 5th (throat) chakra. Goddess in the Mother aspect, Autumn, Middle age, sky, Cool to cold. Emotions. Love, Healing, Tranquility. Understanding. Truth. Sincerity, Humanity , global synchronicity. The traditional color of the European Great Goddess and Divine Wisdom, yin, energy on the decline, Northeast. Because the planet Earth is a water planet blue is a color associated with the planet as a whole and with Earth healing, written and oral skills, guidance and freedom.
Blue is a natural appetite suppressant and is one of the least appetizing colors for food. Many people report being actually repulsed by blue food. This may be an evolved instinct because many toxic plants and fruits have a blue color. Sometimes blue food is embraced as a token of the avant-garde and truly adventurous as in the case of the recent fad for blue potatoes.
Blue has something for almost everyone, from the sky blue of a warm summer day, to the intense passionate royal and peacock blues through deep mysterious indigos. Blue is the most soothing shade of the spectrum and is probably the most common favorite color.
In magical use blue can be used for harmony in the home and meditation, achieving freedom, tranquilly , peace, patience, communications, honor, health, friendships, dreams, sleep, and creative inspiration.
Light blue rooms are said to increase productivity and to assist with study and focus. There are reports that people retain more information when reading blue text. Students may score higher on tests taken in blue surroundings. Some sport performance such as weightlifting, may be enhanced in blue surroundings. This is possibly because blue has the effect of calming people and of enhancing mental clarity. Blue is also a good color for bedrooms because of its calming and relaxing qualities it helps people be receptive to sleep. Darker shades of blue can be cold and depressing.
Blue in the aura often indicates a natural healer and can be seen in people in nurturing and or protective careers such as herbalists, doctors even police. People who are concerned for the welfare of others often have blue in the emotional body.
Pale blue shades can indicate deeply spiritual people or the musically or creatively gifted.
Clear rich shades are seen in intuitive individuals, and those gifted in psychic perceptions. Auras in which blue is dominant belong to people with strong personalities, they may not easily express deep emotions but have patience and deal well with life's problems. Blue in the aura signifies one who is actively engaged in the search for their personal place in the world.
Transient in the aura blue shafts of light may be rising from the heads people in the act of creating or inventing, and when actively working on intuitive awakening and expression.
Lighter blues belong to those who are learning something. Darker blues tones are found in the auras of people who are detaching themselves from drama and are seeking peace in their daily life.
The etheric level of the aura which is the one nearest the physical body, is often seen as a blue or blue gray layer or as a grid like duplicate of the body and its organs and energy pathways in blue lines of light .
In healing, blue is an all purpose healing color and a great antiseptic and astringent, it discourages disease and disharmony, calms the mind and nerves. It is used for throat conditions, stings, itches and bites, for insomnia, tooth problems and sore eyes. Blue is good for soothing body, mind and spirit, highly recommended in case of shock. Blue is excellent for emotional healing of stress and anxiety in moderation as too much can increase depression and apathy in those so inclined, helps reduce and manage "hot" emotions like anger, impatience, greed or jealousy. It can help with self control and in chaotic situations. Blue can increase depression, tiredness and sorrow, so its use should be observed carefully and darker shades be used only moderately.
Light and sky blues are those most often used in healing work often as light or shakti energy or whatever other means is practical. A focused visualization of either an intense electric blue beam of light energy or a softer shade has been used to repair the etheric body and the etheric template by dissolving negative energy forms and reconstructing damaged and missing parts and for sealing tears in the aura. The exact shade will vary according toned and will usually be guided from spirit.
Throat Chakra, communication of all kinds using sight ,voice ,color taste ,smell all senses, your thoughts, our ability to express and understand emotions .
here are a few lighter blue stones that are used in healing work.
Aquamarine: stimulates healing improves confidence and the ability to stand fast, helps the flow of communication, stimulates the intellect and stabilizes the emotions , helps to onnect with the higher self and Spirit, aligns chakras and the energetic system, for self understanding, compassion, understanding and tolerance, communication, glands throat teeth , and vision, throat chakra.
Blue lace agate: soothes and calms, speeds thought processes, helps one to reach high spiritual awareness and has an inspirational effect.
Celestite dream work lifts mood helps throat problems and with spiritual communication.
Sapphire: relaxes and improves the mind balances all aspects of self
We will have a separate article on Indigo and hope to expand on the properties and uses of these and other blue stones soon .