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The Health Benefits Behind Chromotherapy Lighting

Chromotherapy takes many names, depending on who is discussing it. It can be referred to as colour therapy, light therapy or colorology to name a few. The principle itself  however is the same, using coloured lighting for both physical and mental health benefits. Much like acupuncture, it is an alternative medicine method. So, what are the benefits of Chromotherapy, you may ask? There are countless health and spiritual benefits all depending on which colour you use, so here is a helpful guide to show you which colour is best for you. ins0509-chromotherapy-1 Red Red links with and stimulates the root chakra, at the base of the spine, causing the adrenal glands to release adrenalin. This can result in greater strength. Red also causes hemoglobin to multiply, thus increasing energy and raising body temperature. It is excellent for anemia and blood-related conditions. Healing Benefits Red is known to promote warmth, energy and stimulation, therefore making it good for fatigue, colds, chilly and passive people. Red is also known for energizing heart and blood circulation and can heighten low blood pressure. Yellow Yellow links with and stimulates the solar plexus. It can be used for psychic burnout or other psychic-related conditions or ailments. Yellow is also supposed to cheer up depressed and melancholic people by promoting a new lust for life. Healing properties Yellow is said to help strengthen the nerves and the mind. It helps awaken mental inspiration and stimulates higher mentality. This means it is an excellent color for nerve-related conditions or ailments. It also is known for energizing the muscles, which means Yellow can be used for conditions of the stomach, liver, and intestines. Yellow speeds up the digestion and can help the pores of the skin and Yellow can also aid scar tissue in healing itself. Purple Purple links with and stimulates the brow chakra and controls the pineal gland. It governs both physical and spiritual perception. It can be of great assistance in dealing with ailments of the eyes and ears. Leonardo da Vinci proclaimed that you can also increase the power of meditation ten-fold by meditating under the gentle rays of Violet. Healing properties Purple or Violet is said to heal melancholy, hysteria and alcohol addiction. These colors slow down an over-active heart, which in turn stimulates the spleen and white blood cells. It can also help bring on sleep and soothe mental and emotional stress. Lastly, it is known for decreasing sensitivity to pain and can help with detoxification. Green Green is linked with and stimulates the heart chakra. Green affects blood pressure and all conditions of the heart. It has both an energizing effect and a soothing effect. Healing properties Green is the color of nature and the Earth. It is said it helps with balance and harmony, whilst possessing a soothing influence upon both the mind and body. It is neither relaxing nor astringent in its impact. Green can be used for just about any condition in need of healing. Turquoise Turquoise is known to cure hormonal imbalances. It stimulates growth hormones and rejuvenation. It also cleans and purifies from germs, bacteria and rotting material, whilst harmonizing the digestion, stomach and liver. Healing properties Turquoise is known to increases intuition and sensitivity as well as working as a disinfectant and antiseptic. It also tones the general system, helping to build the skin and relax sensations of stress. Blue Blue links with and stimulates the throat chakra. The throat chakra is often referenced as the "power center" and "the greatest center in the body" because it is the primary center of expression and communication, through speech. Healing properties Blue is known to be able cool down inflammations (including rheumatic inflammations), fever, high and blood pressure as well as providing relief from headaches. Blue has also been used to calm strong emotions like anger, aggression or hysteria, whilst promoting tranquility. So now that you know all the benefits to Chromotherapy lighting Click Here and browse through Insignia’s range of steam showers and decide which colour is best for you.