Color Therapy Brings Energetic Changes
When I was introduced to color therapy in 1994, I read everything I could find on color.
Intuitively, I knew there was some great significance to this information. What meant most to me was what I experienced when working with the color energy centers found in the body and energy field called chakras (wheels of light). As I moved my hand out beyond my body, I could feel where the energy was stuck. It felt like putting my hand into a light socket–a tingling sensation. As I breathed color into this field of stuck energy, it changed. The tingling disappeared.
As you can see, my introduction to color therapy was more experiential than scientific. Over the years more and more information has come forward that shows us what happens to energy. Color is a form of energy so what I have learned has helped me put concepts to what I experienced.
I find the following to be an interesting (more scientific) explanation of how color therapy works. It’s an excerpt from http://www.biopulse.org/color.html
Color is a living energy. It is a property of light. Light is energy produced by the sun in different wavelengths. As the light is absorbed and reflected we end up with different colors. Everything in nature is full of color. Vibration forms everything in life. The universe is only energy in vibration. Our body has energy fields (called chakras). All of our organs are comprised of vibrating atoms. All of us have our own unique energy system and our organs have different vibrational patterns. We all emit color.
Light has different particles called photons and microwaves. Light penetrates everything, even our bodies. Light also emits wavelengths that we cannot see (ultraviolet). These wavelengths contain radiation, which is energy. Energy is Qi and life. Now it is revealed that the length of a wave defines its color. In our environment there is an enormous quantity of waves with different frequency characteristics.
Moreover, concrete frequency and color corresponds to each organ. Having the electromagnetic nature the color cooperates with the energetic structures of a human body, strengthening or suppressing their vibrations. Significant changes in the energy structure of the person invariably entail changes at a physical level.
How Does Color Therapy Work?
The method of color therapy is based on the law of resonant colors interacting, conterminous to frequency characteristics of body.
There is a resonant interaction within zones of hands and feet (chakras energy points, acupuncture points of meridians and waves surrounding them) to a similar frequency of a color source (artificial or natural). The set of frequencies related to musical notes is an example of how colors works. If you place two properly tuned guitars in the same room and pluck the A string on one guitar, the A string on the second guitar will also ring. This is because the sound frequency of the A note traveled across the room causing the resonant frequency of the A string on the second guitar to sound. Likewise, the body’s organs have their own resonant frequencies related to the chakras and meridians. Hence, we can “tune ” our bodies for optimal wellness through color therapy by exposing our chakras and meridians to the specific color needed. The light beam is a language of the organism’s cells which communicate with each other, and they do so via photons and microwaves. The color scale promotes restoration of the energy balance broken by illness. Different colors give off different wavelength frequencies and these different frequencies have different effects on physical and psychological functions and consequently different disorders.
Now let’s look at color therapy as it is practiced around the world.
Color therapy comes in many forms . . .
- Colored light
- Color acupuncture
- Breathing color
- Creating art
- Visualizing colors
- Drinking water energized by certain colors
- Wearing colors
- Creating an environment with certain colors
- Eating foods of different colors
Each form can affect you, although some will work with you better than others. And sometimes you need a combination of color therapy techniques.