Base Chakra

A colourful illustration showing the Base chakra of the human body

RED relates to the BASE chakra situated at the base of the spine.

The related organs to the base chakra are the kidneys and bladder (the kidneys are formed within the pelvis and here they link with the base chakra energy, although prior to birth they rise to the position higher in the body with which we are more familiar). The vertebral column, hips and legs are also areas related to this chakra.

The endocrine gland is the adrenal gland.

Problems associated with the Base Chakra


Some of the associated problems relating to the base chakra are:-

  • Constipation.
  • Diarrhoea.
  • Piles.
  • Colitis.
  • Crohn's disease
  • Cold fingers and toes.
  • Frequency of urination.
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure).
  • Kidney stones.
  • Impotence.
  • Problems with hips, legs and feet.


This chakra relates to self awareness. It is the area of survival and stability and your place on this earth and security issues.

When this chakra is balanced the positive aspects of this colour will prevail. However, an imbalance in this chakra can produce the negative aspects of this colour.

Positive and negative aspects of the Base Chakra

Positive aspects

Some of the positive aspects of this colour/chakra are:-

  • Assertiveness
  • Courage
  • Strength of will
  • Pioneering

Negative aspects

Some of the negative aspects of this colour/chakra are:-

  • Insecurity
  • Self pitying
  • Aggressive
  • Fearful