Eating for your Chakras

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
Grounding
•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 Center
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 Chakra
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
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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