According to Feng Shui and Vastu-sastram (Vedic knowledge), different colors have different energies, therefore they affect the human psyche differently mood, well-being and health, on his activities and life in general. Moreover, everyone can track this effect on their own, and then use the knowledge about the influence of color to make their life better.
Each color is associated with a specific chakra in the body. And the chakras, in turn, are associated with the corresponding endocrine glands and the seven notes of the scale.
Different colors are an integral part of our everyday life, and adjusting the surrounding colors (for example, in the interior or clothes), we thereby, consciously or unconsciously, make adjustments to our mood, well-being, health and future. Therefore, the color that surrounds us should not be ignored. It makes sense to study the characteristics of each color and use this knowledge for the benefit of oneself and others.
White color is universal and quite suitable for use by almost all people, since it does not cause a rejection reaction. For many nations, it is the white color that is a symbol of goodness, justice, integrity, perfection and peace.
Red is a color that affects the psyche excitingly. This is the color of the lower chakra; the color of fire, the color of life, the color of love and passion, it carries a strong energy, enthusiasm, encouraging a person and forcing him to act actively. The red energy has a high penetrating power, making even a lazy person move. Red color is a symbol of choleric temperament. Red energy stimulates the activity of the heart, muscles, lungs, and makes a person active, cheerful and talkative. This color is good for people who are sluggish, lazy, suffering from bleeding or similar diseases – it will be useful for them to health and feel better to wear clothes with a lot of red, or have more bright red around, and also eat more berries, vegetables and red fruits colors. But if there is too much red
Red color is a symbol of passion, the personification of courage, power, beauty and brightness. In feng shui, red is also a symbol of joy, fun and happiness, the color of active action. Red color has a fairly strong effect on the human body – both on the spiritual and on the physical sphere. It has the ability to enhance blood circulation, increase blood pressure.
Influence of orange color
Orange color – has a positive effect on the human psyche, causing joy and fun. Orange energy is quite positive, it dampens discontent, softens pessimism, eliminates depression, eases fears, and increases appetite. In addition, the orange color can be used to treat diseases, for example, used for atherosclerosis of the vessels of the brain, heart and other internal organs.
Orange color – according to the interpretation of heraldry, orange color is considered a symbol of hypocrisy. But in life, the orange color means, rather, openness, sociability, positive emotions. Orange can be called the color of fun and joy. This color has the ability to activate a person, make him more energetic, improve mood, heal from depression and pessimism. Like red, this color activates the appetite, so it should be handled carefully for those people who are prone to excessive fullness.
Gold color as such does not exist in nature. Golden color can be considered as one of the shades of yellow or brown, but its effect on humans, according to the Feng Shui system, is very large, which allows us to highlight the golden color as an independent element of the color scheme. Gold color has the property of strengthening the physical and mental strength of a person.
Yellow – this color has a very positive effect on the human nervous system (strengthens it), stimulates the functions of the stomach (improves digestion), helps well with diseases of the kidneys, bladder and liver, and also normalizes the activity of the neuroendocrine system. Yellow color corresponds to the sanguine temperament and is a symbol of the sun at its zenith, quick wit is good.
Yellow is the color of the sun; it corresponds to the concepts of a positive beginning and good mood. Yellow is also a symbol of calm. In the Feng Shui system, yellow is a symbol of joy, fun and inner harmony of a person with himself. Yellow color is associated with human mental activity and is essential for the implementation of the thought process and success in the intellectual fields of activity. In addition, he has the ability to instill optimism and pep in a person. In some cases, yellow color can help with physical ailments, since it has the ability to activate the activity of the endocrine glands.
Lemon color is associated in consciousness with freshness and purity. Among the useful properties of lemon color include, first of all, its ability to strengthen the body’s resistance, its protective properties, as well as activate the lymphatic system and circulatory system. Lemon color relieves psychological stress and contributes to the ease of communication between people.
Green – the color most often found in nature – corresponds to the heart chakra and is considered neutral, corresponds to phlegmatic temperament. Green color has a positive effect on human health, helping with bronchitis, eye diseases, metabolic disorders, diabetes, joint inflammation and catarrhal processes. Green energy relieves stress, calms the psyche, balances and brings satisfaction.
Green color symbolizes nature and life itself. It is usually preferred by people who are not inclined to be influenced by others, ambitious and ambitious. Green color can act as a symbol of recovery. According to Feng Shui theory, green is a symbol of peace, cooperation and numerous offspring. Green color has a calming effect on a person, helps to restore mental and physical balance, increase confidence in one’s own strengths and capabilities.
Blue is a cool color of infinity and peace, like a blue sky. Blue color corresponds to melancholic temperament and has a positive effect on the throat – tonsils and tonsils.
Blue is a cooling, soothing color that has a positive effect on health, helping to solve problems such as hemorrhoids and warts, helps stop bleeding, and heals inflammatory processes. The blue color brings man restraint and peace, calming the psyche.
Blue color symbolizes purity and spiritual elevation. This color is the color of the sky and personifies it. Blue color has a wide range of calming effects on humans. He is able to eliminate insomnia, suppress aggressive thoughts and desires. Its radiation eliminates various manifestations of nervous excitement, negative emotions. The blue color brings tranquility and pacification, contributes to the concentration of man on his inner world. This color is an excellent stimulator of creative energy, and also has a painkiller effect.
Blue color – has the ability to balance, calm the raging emotions. This color acts like a cold shower, sobering and makes you concentrate. Blue shades can not be called playful. They set up for work, allow you to collect your thoughts. That is why in blue tones it is preferable to design those rooms that are intended for official meetings or serious work.
The turquoise color, embodying the color of the gemstone, can be considered as a symbol of wealth, a symbol of beauty and sophistication. According to the Feng Shui theory, turquoise color is able to increase the resistance of the human body to electromagnetic radiation. Turquoise color strengthens the immune system, activates the brain, relieves fatigue and irritability, and soothes.
The influence of the violet color
Violet is the color of the highest chakra, it is considered the highest spiritual color. Violet color positively affects a person engaged in spiritual practice, self-knowledge. This is the color of the spirit, it gives spiritual strength, promotes meditation, brings inspiration and the joy of knowledge. Violet has a positive effect on health – it stimulates the circulation of lymph and acts well on the spleen.
Violet is the color of the holiday, secrets. Often, purple is a symbol of intuition and deep knowledge. The main “mission” of the violet color is to create harmony in the environment, therefore, from the point of view of Feng Shui, this color is extremely important. It has a calming effect on the human nervous system, heals from insomnia, awakens the energy of the subconscious.
Pink is the color of sensitivity, renewal, rebirth, spring. In the perception of some people, the pink color takes on a negative, sugary-sweet color. In feng shui, pink is considered the color of little girls, symbolizing their future tenderness and femininity, the ability to love. Pink color has the ability to neutralize or completely suppress aggression.
Purple color since ancient times was considered a symbol of strength, power and power. Although magenta has much in common with red, their effects are different. Purple color has the ability to lower body temperature and blood pressure, helps in the fight against insomnia. But you need to know that the purple shades prevailing in the room act depressingly on the human psyche.
Brown color – has a diverse effect on a person, depending on its shade. Light brown tones are much preferable to dark brown, they form a feeling of warmth and calm. It is especially recommended to use light brown tones for furniture. A dark shade of brown affects a person negatively, suppresses positive emotions and positively directed thoughts and desires.
Gray is the color of discretion, practicality, distrust. In principle, it is a neutral color and does not carry a large symbolic load. This is the color of people who prefer not to stand out from the crowd, not to declare themselves too loudly, always remaining in the shadows.
Apricot blossom – has the ability to have a calming effect on the psyche, create a positive attitude. This color “warms the soul”, sets up in a friendly manner and helps to establish harmony in relationships with loved ones. It is the color of heat and warm light. It is perfect for “diluting” dark tones and can be used as the main one in almost any room.
Thus, understanding how this or that color affects our psyche, we can improve our mood, well-being and health in general. You need to learn how to use different colors to bring more harmony, joy and happiness to your life.
~ An excerpt from the abstract of the lecture by Tushkin on the Vastu Shastra