Chakra 2: Sacral or Hara Chakra
Colours: Orange, silver
Located just below navel and womb.
Key qualities: Sexual desire, pleasure, self-esteem, self-image, independent judgement, connection with others through balanced emotions, ability to accept change.
Balanced: Acceptance of, and pleasure in, basic desires for love, approval, food, gut intuitions about others; balance between dependency and independence.
Unbalanced: Doubting own value, over-reliance on authority figures; orally focused addictions; easily unbalanced by stress.
Rules: Abdomen, lower back, female reproductive system (also Root), blood, all bodily fluids and hormones, menstrual and menopausal problems, kidneys, bladder, innermost child, the person we are inside.
Move crystals over chakra clockwise for a woman or anti-clockwise for a man.
Some associated crystals: Carnelian, Orange calcite, dark citrine, topaz, copper
(Source: Eason, Cassandra. The Complete Crystal Handbook. Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 2010. Print.)