Mind-Body Secrets Revealed: How Chakras and Internal Organs Are Linked

The mind and body are intimately connected, and this connection is something that has been explored by ancient cultures for centuries. One way that this connection is understood is through the concept of chakras, which are energy centers located within the body.

These chakras are thought to be connected to specific organs and systems in the body, and imbalances in the chakras can manifest as physical symptoms or issues with the corresponding organs.

In this blog post, we will delve into the relationship between chakras and organs, exploring how understanding and working with this mind-body connection can lead to improved physical and emotional well-being.

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Key points

  • Chakras were the energetic organs of the body, whereas our traditional organs were the physical organs. 
  • Each chakra corresponds to a specific organ and helps it to find to balance and regulation. 
  • Working with the chakras can assist in bringing balance to not only your energetic self but also to your physical body and organs. 

Root Chakra

Root chakra symbol
Root Chakra

The root chakra, or the Muladhara, governs survival instincts, self-preservation, and financial security. It also has to do with our relationship with our physical body and the function of its organs, such as those involved in reproduction, such as the ovaries in women and the testes in men. 

Sexual energy is one of the most important energies that deals with the charkas. The kidneys, which are essential for the body’s filtrations, and the spine are also associated with the root chakra.

The spine is one of the strongest components of the body, and the root chakra is the base or foundation of the seven main chakras. 

 Other organs connected with the root chakra

  • kidneys
  • pelvic floor
  • large intestine
  • rectum
  • sciatic nerve
  • bottom of the feet

Sacral Chakra

Sacral Chakra
Sacral Chakra

The sacral chakra, also known as the Svadhisthana chakra, is located in the lower back and abdomen (just below your navel). Its key component is the adrenal glands, which are in charge of maintaining energy levels and assisting us in dealing with stress. 

An imbalance in the sacral chakra and adrenal glands can manifest as chronic fatigue syndrome or low libido in terms of physical health. It can lead to anxiety or depression in terms of emotional health. 

The sacral chakra also governs the gallbladder, which helps produce bile and protect the liver. The bowels are also associated with this chakra and play a huge role in helping release waste and stagnation from the body. 

Organs connected to the sacral chakra

  • adrenal glands
  • bladder, gallbladder
  • bowels

Solar Plexus Chakra

Solar Plexus chakra
Solar Plexus Chakra

The pancreas is associated with the solar plexus chakra, or Manipura, located just below the ribcage. This energy center is in charge of emotions, personal power, and our ability to be confident and make decisions. 

When this chakra is blocked or out of balance, we may feel anxious and find it difficult to assert ourselves. Regarding digestion, the pancreas is very important in the body. 

The pancreas makes insulin, which regulates blood sugar levels and other hormones that keep us healthy. Through its connection to the pancreas, the solar plexus chakra connects our emotional state to the health of our physical body. 

organs and chakras
Organs and chakras

The intestines are also an organ governed by the solar plexus chakra. These organs are associated with emotions, and detoxing can help release suppressed emotional energy.  

The solar plexus chakra is also highly in connection to the stomach, which houses one of the body’s largest nervous systems, and is highly sensitive, making balancing the solar plexus essential to maintaining balance. 

Organs connected to the solar plexus chakra

  • stomach
  • intestines
  • liver
  • stomach
  • pancreas
  • spleen
  • hormones production 

Heart Chakra

Heart Chakra
Heart Chakra

The heart chakra, or Anahata, is located in the center of the chest and is associated with the heart organ. It is thought to be a wellspring of love, compassion, and kindness. This chakra is in charge of allowing us to connect spiritually with ourselves and others. 

When the heart chakra is balanced, we experience joy and unconditional love. On an energetic level, the heart chakra deals with interpersonal relationships, our connection to nature, balancing needs and desires, understanding boundaries, and forgiveness. 

On a physical level, the heart regulates the circulatory system and supplies blood and nutrients to the entire body. 

The heart chakra is also associated with the lungs, which help draw in vital life force energy. These organs sit near the heart, symbolizing their importance and how they provide the body with exactly what it needs to survive. 

Organs connected to the heart chakra

  • heart
  • circulatory system 
  • lungs

Throat Chakra

The fifth chakra Vishuddha
Throat Chakra

The throat chakra, also known as Vishuddha, is the fifth primary chakra linked to the thyroid gland. It governs communication, expression, and creativity and is located at the very center of our throats. 

The throat chakra assists you in speaking your truth clearly and concisely. When it is balanced, it allows you to connect with and authentically express yourself while also listening to and learning from others. 

The thyroid gland regulates our bodies’ growth and development after birth. When this chakra is blocked, it can lead to communication problems like stuttering or speaking with a lisp. 

Vocal cords are a common body part associated with the throat chakra. This chakra represents communication, which is only possible through the use of one’s vocal cords. The vocal cords also shape the voice, which holds its own unique energy and is a direct reflection of how open or closed off the throat chakra is. 

Organs connected to the throat chakra

  • thyroid gland
  • vocal cords
  • thyroid
  • neck vertebrae
  • esophagus
  • mouth
  • teeth
  • gums

Third Eye Chakra

Third Eye chakra
Third Eye Chakra

The pineal gland is associated with the third eye chakra or Ajna. This energy center is in the middle of the forehead and illuminates our spiritual path. 

Melatonin is produced, which aids in regulating our circadian rhythms and sleep cycles. It also secretes dimethyltryptamine (DMT), a naturally occurring psychedelic compound that allows us to experience higher states of consciousness. 

The third eye chakra is also associated with the eyes, which represent our spiritual vision. This chakra is also associated with the brain as a whole, which is the tool we use to experience all aspects of reality. 

Organs connected to the third eye chakra

  • pineal gland
  • eyes
  • brain

Crown Chakra

Crown Chakra
Crown Chakra

The crown chakra, or Sahasrara, is associated with enlightenment and spiritual connection. It is located at the top of the head. 

This energy center is linked to the pituitary gland, a vital component of our endocrine system that regulates hormones throughout the body. 

The pituitary gland’s role in mood, emotion, and behavior regulation suggests a deep connection to our spiritual well-being. This connection makes sense when considering how higher consciousness can lead to better mental health.

The crown chakra is also associated with the spinal cord and the brain stem. These body parts are essential for regulating the body’s functions which are essential for life, much like the importance of the spiritual connection that the crown chakra maintains

Organs connected to the crown chakra

For more information on chakras and the organs, check out this video!

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