Color therapy is one of the best methods for the treatment of diseases known as Chromotherapy. It is best used as a supportive therapy along with other natural methods of conserving health like correct diet, adequate rest and relaxation, exercise, yogic asanas, and so on.
According to practitioners of chromotherapy, the cause of any disease is often traced to the lack of a specific color in the human system. Color therapy is a technique that restores imbalance by applying colored light to the body. In ancient times, it was a popular method of cure diseases. Some 2,500 years ago, Pythagoras applied color light therapeutically and ‘color halls’ were used for healing in ancient Egypt, China, and India.
Sunlight plays an important role in the recovery from chronic diseases. The sun’s rays contain seven different colors i.e; rainbow colors – violet, indigo, blue, green, yellow, orange, and red. These rainbow colors are natural colors that are highly beneficial to the maintenance of health and for healing diseases.
Orange is useful for stimulating blood supply and energizing the nerves. It is beneficial in the treatment of kidney and gall stones, hernia, and appendicitis. It also helps to stimulate the milk-producing action of breasts after childbirth.
Violet is used for treating nervous and emotional disturbances, arthritis, acute cases of consumption, and insomnia.
It is a stimulant to the brain, the liver, and the spleen. It is also effective in the treatment of diabetes, indigestion, kidney and liver disorders, constipation, eye, and throat infections, and impotence.
The combination of Purple or indigo gives the blood-warming red and the cooling antiseptic blue. It is an excellent stimulant without being an irritant. It is beneficial in the treatment of advanced stages of constipation, leucorrhoea, disorders of the stomach, cataracts, migraine, and skin disorders.
Made up of blue and yellow, green is regarded as a color of harmony. It is a mild sedative. It is useful in the treatment of nervous conditions, ulcers, influenza, malaria, colds, sexual disorders, and cancer. It preserves and strengthens eyesight. Being highly medicinal it is of great help in the treatment of inflammatory conditions.
Cool, soothing and sedative, blue relieves pain, reduces bleeding, and heals burns. It is beneficial in the treatment of dysentery, colic, asthma, respiratory disorders, high blood pressure, and skin aberrations.