June 3

The Use of Turquoise and Light Blue in Colour Therapy

Turquoise We associate blue-greens with the refreshing and cool ocean. It is therefore invigorating, cooling and calming. Like green, turquoise is good for mental strain and tiredness or feeling washed-out. It is an elevating colour that encourages us to make a sparkling fresh start. Turquoise is also helpful for feelings of loneliness, since it heightens communication, sensitivity and creativity. Turquoise is the colour of the throat chakra and this is where our voice emanates from so if you have to stand up in front of a crowd, you are a teacher, holding a meeting or just need to speak up then wear turquoise around your neck area, either as a stone in a pendant or as a scarf or even a shirt collar. Using turquoise in decoration is an excellent way of making a calming soothing environment which is especially helpful if you are suffering from stress. Like green, turquoise is good to use when you are hot or when mental strain has been endured. We associate blue-greens with the homes of people who live in hot climates, and it reminds us of the refreshing cool colour of the ocean. A great colour for bathrooms.

Light Blue Blue is a cool calming colour and makes us feel calm and relaxed, protected from all the bustle of the day. More people choose blue as their favourite colour than any other, with over 50% choosing it. Blue inspires mental control, clarity and creativity. It is like green a healing colour used widely by colour therapists to heal and soothe wounds and burns, it also relieves pain. Light Blue is the also the colour of the throat chakra but this colour is more prominent in the respiratory system helping us to breath. It also removes poisons from the tissues. Colour breath work is especially good using this colour to calm down panic attacks and to remove poisons which we breathe in. If you wear light blue you are creative, perceptive and sensitive. You have a good imagination and practical approach to life. Your approach can be analytical and you are best advised to use your knowledge for problem solving. You like to do things in your own time and don’t like to be rushed, a tranquil environment suits you best. You will find this colour on nurses as it not only keeps them calm whilst doing their job it instantly calms us down and makes us feel as though someone is taking charge of the situation. The bedroom and the bathroom are good places to use light blue, but make sure it is a warm blue as a cold blue will make you feel cold and isolated. Warm light blues are very relaxing and help you to sleep peacefully and relaxed.

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