Secrets Of Color: Indigo

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Indigo is the sixth of the color scale. It is, like green, a meeting-ground for all the colors. Its action through herbs and chemicals is intermediately between blue and violet, soothing both nerves and blood. Its planet is said to be Uranus and its stone is Jet. In the aura, it shows dignity and high aspirations.

Healing Attributes:

Indigo is cooling at acts as an astringent. It also purifies the bloodstream. Illnesses that respond well to indigo include appendicitis, asthma, bronchitis, cataracts, dyspepsia, ear problems (including deafness), eye problems, hyperthyroidism, lung problems, nervous conditions, nosebleeds, palsy, pneumonia, throat problems, tonsillitis, and whooping cough.

As Your Favorite Color:

If indigo is your favorite color you are reserved, sensitive, emotional, and intuitive. You are gentle, supportive, and caring. You tend to fall in love easily and are sometimes hurt by the comments and attitudes of others. The central focus of your life is likely to be family and friends. You are responsible and enjoy solving problems.

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Support for Daily Living:

Indigo reduces the effects of phobias and emotional stress. It eliminates negativity. It allows you to make contact with your intuition and to trust others again. It enhances your spirituality and enables you to find peace, fulfillment, and joy inside yourself. It is also mentally stimulating and is a good color to wear when you are studying. You should wear indigo whenever you feel uncertain about a new situation or need to make future plans. It is also a useful color to wear if you suffer from headaches.

Hidden Desires:

A desire for home, family, responsibility, and reputation.

Goal Pursuits:

You should use indigo if it relates to home and family matters. It resolves difficulties between family members and enhances love and contentment.

Stone Healing: Third Eye Chakra {Ajna}

  • Azurite – Helps to eliminate “negative” energy. Exert positive influence on all levels of our life – from physical to the mental. Can stimulate the opening of the “third eye”. Azurite helps to treat hypertension; it shortens accretion time of fractured bones, assists against melancholy, hallucinations, hysteria, epilepsy and other abnormalities of the central nervous system. Azurite “purifies” blood and bile, helps with eyes diseases of eyes and infectious skin diseases.
  • Indigo Sodalite – Brings order and calmness to the mind. It encourages rational thought, objectivity, truth, and intuition, along with verbalization of feelings. Sodalite brings emotional balance and calms panic attacks. It enhances self-esteem, self-acceptance, and self-trust.
  • Iolite – A vision stone. It clears thought forms, opening intuition. Aids in understanding and releasing the causes of addiction. Helps you to express your true self, free from the expectations of others. Iolite releases discord within relationships. It encourages taking responsibility for yourself, overcoming codependency within your partnership.


– April McMillan

April McMillan is a fine art photographer from Bronx, New York. She took an interest in metaphysics and holistic practices through her self-discovery. Check her out at and  

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