1st Root Chakra ~ I Am ~ ruby roots reach way down, deep in Mother Earth safe inside Great Gaia, She who gave us birth receiving Her abundant strength, in reverence we stand with our feet firmly planted upon Her sacred land ~ poem & painting ©2002 Mara Berendt Friedman
Crystal Aromatherapy by Moon Mantra: This essential oil blend is designed to ignite your Root Chakra and allow for energy movement upward through the body. Infused with garnet.
ROOT CHAKRA CRYSTALS (listed clockwise starting with the upper right hand corner): Bloodstone, Red Calcite, Chiastolite, Garnet, Hematite, Mookaite Jasper, Red Jasper, Jet, Lodestone (Magnetite), Black Obsidian, Snowflake Obsidian, Black Onyx, Petrified Wood, Ruby, Smoky Quartz, Shungite, Red Tiger's Eye, Black Tourmaline.
These are the characteristics of your Root Chakra depending on your energy state: Excessive: Sluggish, lazy, tired, monotony, obesity, overeating, hoarding, materialism, greed, Fear of change, addiction to security Deficient: Fearful, anxious, restless, lack of discipline, underweight, financial difficulty Chronic disorganization Balanced: Good health, vitality, well grounded, sense of trust in the world, feeling safe and secure, stability, prosperity, ability to relax
Kitchen Witchery: RED ~ The phytochemicals in red foods are carotenoids and anthocyanins. One of the most abundant carotenoids is lycopene. Lycopene helps reduce damage from free radicals in your body, and it also prevents heart disease, cancer, prostrate problems, and reduces the skin damage from the sun. These red foods help memory function, urinary tract health, and make your heart healthy.
Bloodbath ~ Christian Drake "It came in like the barking of dogs in your belly, The clock in you unwound, The little room collapsed, And the blood trickled out in a thin red ribbon, Licking the white sheets. They call it a period. But it’s really more of a run-on sentence, isn’t it? Babbling on all week. The day-long math test of cramps shooting through you Like swimmers’ stitches when you’re in the middle of a river. And I watch you fight to swim to the other side of the bed..."