Colors and Their Meanings

RED – Yang

Associated with energy, strength , physical activity , confidence

  • Increases enthusiasm
  • Stimulates energy
  • Encourages action and confidence
  • Gives a sense of protection from fear and anxiety
Associated problems: Anemia , Muscle Fatigue, Rheumatoid Arthritis
Preference for red: Great energy, passionate , impulsive, courage, strength , power
Aversion to Red: Shows frustration., anger, or defeat


Associated with warmth and energy, fun , flamboyance

  • Stimulates activity
  • Stimulates activity
  • Encourages socialization
Associated problems: Asthma, Gall Stones, Inflammation of Kidneys
Preference for: Warmth, abundance, celebration, scalability, independent
Aversion to Orange: Suffering from exhaustion, mental of physical fatigue


Associated with the sun, optimism, enlightenment and happiness

  • Mentally stimulating
  • Stimulates the nervous system
  • Activates Memory
  • Encourages communication
Associated problems: Nervous exhaustion, Skin Conditions, Weight Loss, Boils and ulcers
Preference for: Life force, the sun, vitality, energy, cheerful, curiosity, flexibility, progress
Aversion to Yellow: Suffering from disappointments, feeling powerless


Associated with peace and harmony

  • Soothing
  • Relaxing mentally as well as physically
  • Helps alleviate depression, nervousness and anxiety
  • Offers a sense of renewal, self control and harmony
Associated problems: High blood pressure, Insomnia, Headaches, Tension and stress
Preference for: Peace, hope, comfort, nurturing, calmness and harmony, health and healing
Aversion to Green: Mental disturbance, loneliness, rejection

BLUE – Yin

Associated with being Trustworthy, dependable, committed, gentle, peaceful

  • Calming and Sedating
  • Cooling
  • Aids Intuition
Associated problems: Neuralgia, Nervous Exhaustion, Hyper/Hypothyroid, Sore Throat and colds, Varicose veins
Preference for: Cool, soothing, dreamy, magical, peace and rest
Aversion to Blue: Anxiety of fear, loss of wealth or status, sense of failure


Associated with strong intellect, intuition, and higher self

  • Sedating
  • Opens up intuition
  • The color of divine knowledge and the higher mind
Associated problems: Back Trouble, Tension Headache, Migraine, Eye Problems, Sinus Problems
Preference for: Highly intuitive, faithfulness, sense of clarity, devotion, fearlessness, and idealism
Aversion to Indigo: Fearful, inconsiderate, intolerant, judgmental, sense of separateness


Associated with Intuition , balance of red stimulation and blue calm, healers,stimulates the brow chakra and controls the pineal gland,dignity, nobility, self respect

  • Uplifting
  • Calming to mind and nerves
  • Offers a sense of spirituality
  • Encourages creativity
Associated problems: Depression, Epilepsy, Senile Dementia, Mental Disorders, Dizziness, and Confusion
Preference for: Seeking spiritual development, a call to serve, much energy, strong but controlled passions and emotions
Aversion to Violet: Very serious attitude towards life, may have a tendency to reject everything regarded as


Associated with Strengthening life purpose, dedication, reverence, gratitude, Idealism in its purest form, Unconditional or spiritual love, Great Compassion

  • Color of the highest order
  • Emotional stabilizer
  • Connected with spirituality and meditation
  • Agent for change
Associated problems: Stimulates heart and adrenal activity, Chronic Tiredness, Headaches, Overexertion, Nervous exhaustion
Preference for: Much energy, strong but controlled passions and emotions
Aversion for: Feeling overwhelmed by people with strong convictions, difficulty exposing deep emotions, denying ones own needs, inferiority complex, trying to control others, feeling of superiority


Associated with Alertness, Awareness, Clarity, Open Mindedness

  • Transformation at its highest level
  • Triumphant
  • Wellbeing
Associated problems: Headaches, Swelling, Cuts, Bruises, Burns, Mental Fatigue, Elimination, Immune System, Skin Problems
Preference for: Helpful, Sparkling, Articulate, Open Minded
Aversion: Immaturity which can manifest as confusion, Isolation, emptiness and lack of clarity on an emotional, spiritual and mental level