The Fourth Chakra Energy Center – The Heart Chakra

fourth chakra energy center

The Fourth Chakra energy center, also known as the heart chakra is found right in the middle of your chest.

It governs love, forgiveness, and is the essence of integration of the spiritual and the physical. The heart chakra is also known as the anahata chakra and represented by the color green.

This is the fourth in a series of posts regarding the energy centers of the body. You can also read my other posts about the FirstSecond, Third, Fifth, and Sixth chakras.

Imagine a beautiful emerald stone, about the size of a baseball, glowing and radiating warmth and love to everyone that came in contact with it. That is what a balanced fourth chakra radiates and outwardly beams; love and warmth and the giving of unconditional love. It is all about loving and caring emotions and integrating our spiritual bodies with our physical bodies. You are able to give and receive love in equal proportions.

Balancing the Heart Chakra

If your energy center of training for this lifetime is the heart chakra, look to emotional healing playing a big part in releasing some of the old stored gunk.

An overactive heart chakra will show as thinking too much with your heart, and not backing up decisions with logic or reason. You may be a “people pleaser” and go overboard trying to please and do things for others with no regard for recharging your own batteries.

An under-active heart chakra appears as feeling unloved or unworthy of love. Other symptoms include fear of rejection or a fear of letting go. Your wounded “inner child” also resides here. Emotions associated with an unbalanced fourth chakra include envy, rejection, and abandonment.

Green and the Fourth Chakra

The 4th chakra connects to the color green. It can also show for some as a beautiful green orb surrounded by a soft pink color. It is the color of healing, thus how we speak of healing a broken heart.

Healing Foods

Eating and drinking green foods can help balance the heart chakra. Try spinach, kale, leafy greens, and green tea. Also using green herbs such as thyme, rosemary, basil, and cilantro in cooking can lend balance.

Essential Oils for the Fourth Chakra

Essential oils used to balance the heart chakra include eucalyptus, pine, tea tree, spearmint, cedarwood, rose, frankincense, bergmot, lavender, and sandalwood.

4th Chakra Balancing Gemstones and Crystals

Find these gemstones at a local shop and see which one calls to you. Green aventurine, green and pink tourmaline, emerald, jade, malachite, rose quartz, or peridot. Carry them in your pocket or use in a necklace.

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2 thoughts on “The Fourth Chakra Energy Center – The Heart Chakra”

  1. Thanks for this great resouce

    The 4th Chakra in oure chakra energy body is known as Heart and in Sanskrit its named as Anahata Chakra. Some of the more informations of this chkra are

    Sense : Touch

    Day :Sunday

    Stone :diamond

    Symbol : Cross

    Quality Forgiveness

    Organs Controlled : Sight, Optic Thalamus, Hypothalamus

    Mantra : YOM

    Yoga pose : Cobra

    Thanks for this great resouce.


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