It is a place of basic needs such as food, shelter, sex and safety. It is where we find smell, sexual desire, animal instinct, emotions, etc. The root chakra is a very physical chakra “your energy body” – a place where we connect to our physcial bodies and to the earth body…. a place that is powerfully effected by smell.
It is important to stabilize this chakra.
It is located at the base of the spine, and is related to the perineum, near the anus. Being associated with the sense of smell, it is associated with the nose.
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Red colored foods (apples and beets)
Hot spices (Red cayenne peppers and Tabasco sauce)
Vegetables from the ground (potatoes and carrots)
Every chakra comes with a character and emotion. If you feel those emotions and feelings are getting stronger, it signifies that that the chakra is now in balance. You should always move from lower to upper chakras.