Almost everyone went through lazy, unconfident, unsuccessful, fatigued, depressed, anxious, frustrated, emotional and burnt out moments from time to time. Due to the irregular consumption of food, you can also suffer from various health ailments, bloaty mood and mind. You obviously think that there is nothing that can put a stop to all these things but what if there is a way to overcome these feelings and get a bit of free advice from every chakra so that you can get back to your splendid, enthused and rocking selves?
You all have heard about the advantages of consuming the rainbow, right? Well, this Ayurveda philosophy is much more than just this. Your body will get stronger by focussing on the right colour of the food according to the chakra. So, here we are brought you the very first chakra i.e. Muladhara, and we will definitely going to tell you about every detailing of it and how its colour encourages healing within your body.
Meaning and significance of the Chakra
Muladhara Chakra is positioned at the root of the spine. This chakra is majorly responsible for your sense of safety and security. If we go into the literal meaning of the word then it means root and basis of existence -Mula meaning “root” and Adhara, which means “support” or “base.”
The first chakra is root chakra, the energy centre which aids in movement, survival and self-esteem. It helps in keeping the energy of the body connected with earthly energies. It is the most common chakra to experience blockage or weakness. It is responsible for controlling our survival instincts, security, fight-or-flight, and fear. Physically, it supports our legs, feet, and foundation. Various issues with the legs, feet, digestive system and emotional imbalances are associated with the unevenness of this chakra which can also become an origin for insecurity, loneliness, or fear.
Foods to feed it with: Root vegetables and fruits, especially red in colour like carrots, apples, beets, tomatoes, pomegranate, strawberries and raspberries, potatoes, onion, and garlic. Protein-rich foods like eggs, beans, nuts, tofu, lean meats and spices that suit it are paprika, chives and cayenne.