Check out the foods under each of the seven primary chakras below to help you determine how your current diet might be deficient or over-indulgent. We can do our part in helping bring balance to our chakras by eating a balanced diet.
|Feeding Your Root Chakra|
|Root vegetables: carrots, potatoes, parsnips, radishes, beets, onions, garlic, etc.
Protein-rich foods: eggs, meats, beans, tofu, soy products, peanut butter
Spices: horseradish, hot paprika, chives, cayenne, pepper
|Feeding Your Sacral Chakra|
|Nourishing the Sexual/Creativity Center|
|Sweet fruits: melons, mangos, strawberries, passion fruit, oranges, coconut, etc.
Honey & Nuts: almonds, walnuts, etc.
Spices: cinnamon, vanilla, carob, sweet paprika, sesame seeds, caraway seeds
|Feeding Your Solar Plexus|
|Boosting Self-Esteem and Encouraging Self-Love|
|Granola and Grains: pastas, breads, cereal, rices, flax seed, sunflower seeds, etc.
Dairy: milk, cheeses, yogurt
Spices: ginger, mints (peppermint, spearmint, etc.), melissa, chamomile, turmeric, cumin, fennel
|Feeding Your Heart Chakra|
|Healing Emotional Hurts|
|Leafy vegetables: spinach, kale, dandelion greens, etc.
Air vegetables: broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, celery, squash, etc.
Liquids: green teas
Spices: basil, sage, thyme, cilantro, parsley
Heart Chakra Soup Recipe
|Feeding Your Throat Chakra|
|Speaking One's Truth|
|Liquids in general: water, fruit juices, herbal teas
Tart or tangy fruits: lemons, limes, grapefruit, kiwi
Other tree growing fruits: apples, pears, plums, peaches, apricots, etc.
Spices: salt, lemon grass
|Feeding Your Brow Chakra|
|Awakening Third Eye Senses|
|Dark bluish colored fruits: blueberries, red grapes, black berries, raspberries, etc.
Liquids: red wines and grape juice
Spices: lavender, poppy seed, mugwort
|Feeding Your Crown Chakra|
|Opening and Clearing the Spiritual Communication Center|
|Air: fasting / detoxing
Incense and Smudging Herbs: sage, copal, myrrh, frankincense, and juniper
*Incense and smudging herbs are not to be eaten but are ritually inhaled through the nostrils or can be smoked through a ceremony pipe for purification purposes.
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