The 7 Chakras and Their Gemstones

There are 7 chakras connected to different parts of your body. Chakras are considered to centers of spiritual powers in your body where energy flows through. Sometimes your chakras can become blocked and energy can’t flow through freely.

Here is a list of the 7 chakras, what they represent, what organs they’re associated with, what physical and emotional issues could come from a blocked chakra, and what gemstones help to open them.

  1. The Root Chakra – represents our foundation and feeling of being grounded.
    •  Located at the base of your spine in the tailbone area.
    • Associated with kidneys and bladder, the vertebral column, and hips and legs. Associated with the color Red.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include constipation, diarrhea, Crohn’s disease, frequent urination, hypertension (high blood pressure), and problems with hips, legs, and feet.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include survival issues such as financial independence, money, and food.
    • Gemstones connected to the Root chakra are garnet, black tourmaline, onyx, and smokey quartz.
  2. The Sacral Chakra – represents our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences.
    • Located in lower abdomen about two inches above the belly button and two inches in.
    • Associated with uterus, prostate, and ovaries and testes.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include pre-menstrual syndrome, problems with menstrual flow, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and testicular and prostate disease.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include sense of abundance, well-being, pleasure, and sexuality.
    • Gemstones connected to the Sacral chakra are carnelian and orange fire agate.
  3. The Solar Plexus Chakra – represents our ability to be confident and in control of our lives.
    • Located in upper abdomen, the stomach area.
    • Associated with liver, spleen, stomach, and small intestine.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include diabetes, liver disease, peptic ulcer, and gall stones.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include issues with self-worth, self-confidence, and self-esteem.
    • Gemstone connected to the Solar Plexus chakra is citrine.
  4. The Heart Chakra – represents our ability to love
    • Located in the center of the chest, just above the heart.
    • Associated with heart and breasts.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include heart diseases, AIDS, and diseases of the immune system.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include love, joy, and inner peace.
    • Gemstones connected to the Heart chakra are green tourmaline, peridot, aventurine, green garnet, and rose quartz.
  5. The Throat Chakra – represents our ability to communicate.
    • Located in the throat.
    • Associated with throat and lungs.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include thyroid problems, asthma, bronchitis, hearing problems, sore throat, and tonsillitis.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include communication issues and self-expression of feelings and the truth.
    • Gemstones connected to the Throat chakra are aquamarine, turquoise, lapis lazuli, sodalite, and angelite.
  6. The Third Eye Chakra – represents our ability to focus on and see the big picture.
    • Located in the forehead between the eyes.
    • Associated with eyes, lower head, and sinuses.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include tension headache, migraine, visual defects, short/long-sightedness, glaucoma, cataracts, and sinus and ear problems.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include intuition, wisdom, imagination, and the ability to think and make decisions.
    • Gemstone connected to the Third Eye chakra is amethyst.
  7. The Crown Chakra – represents our ability to be fully connected spiritually.
    • Located at the very top of the head.
    • Associated with the brain.
    • Physical issues resulting from a blocked chakra include depression, Parkinson’s disease, schizophrenia, epilepsy, and many mental disorders.
    • Emotional issues that can be affected due to a blocked chakra include inner and outer beauty, our connection to spirituality and pure bliss.
    • Gemstone connected to the Crown chakra is quartz.

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