The Sanskrit name of the Throat Chakra, the fifth chaka, is Visshuda. This energy center is related to communication, expression and truth, as well as other things. It is also said to be the center of transformation and change.
Associated with: assimilate information, communication, eloquence, expression of creativity, humor, self-expression, speech, truthfulness
Color: blue or aqua/turquoise
Location: lower center of throat near adam’s apple
Related Stones: Throat Chakra Crystals
The Visshuda Throat Chakra says,
“I express my truth clearly.”
Visshuda in Sanskrit means “purity” or “purification.” This chakra, the fifth chakra, is considered a “higher” chakra because it is in the top three of the seven major chakras.
Dieties: Bride, Hermes (Mercury), Sarasvati, The Muses, Thoth
Beneficial Foods, Exerices, and More
Body Parts/Organs/Glands: arms, brachial cervix, ears, gums, hands, hyperthalamus, jaw, mouth, mouth, neck, parathyroid, sinuses, teeth, throat, thyroid, tonsils, tongue
Planets: Mercury, Neptune
Signs of Balanced or Imbalanced Throat Chakra Energy and Related Dis-ease States