7/21/12

ORANGE


ORANGE


Including:  All About ORANGE, * ORANGE Around the World and in History * ORANGE as a favourite colour * ORANGE Clothes – Wearing ORANGE Clothing * ORANGE Foods * ORANGE in our DREAMS – Dreaming of ORANGE  * ORANGE in the TAROT CARDS * ORANGE ESSENTIAL OILS *  ORANGE CRYSTALS and GEMSTONES – Crystal Healing * ORANGE in the AURA * ORANGE in the CHAKRAS * HEALING with ORANGE – Colour Therapy using ORANGE *

  
ORANGE is the second colour to be seen in the spectrum and represents liveliness, happy memories and courage. 

ORANGE, being comprised of a mix of the colours 
RED and YELLOW, is a warm colour that has the ability to stimulate and arouse the senses. ORANGE symbolizes active intelligence, gaiety and social happenings, self-confidence and the joy of expression. ORANGE encourages energy, activity, motivation and incentive.



The colour ORANGE sparks controversy moreso than other hues as there is often either a strong positive or negative association with it, and true ORANGE generally elicits a reaction of either ‘love it’ or ‘hate it’.

ORANGE denotes hope, courtesy, generosity, liveliness, sociability, exuberance and an out-going character. 


ORANGE stimulates all of our senses and makes us feel alive. ORANGE encourages us to expand our horizons and look to new interests.


ORANGE symbolizes enthusiasm, optimism, outgoingness, confidence, flamboyance, extroverted and exciting, joyfulness and courage, tolerance and passion. ORANGE lifts the spirits, fosters humour and loosens repression.

ORANGE represents vitality, dynamic energy and good health. Fun and flamboyant ORANGE radiates warmth and positive energies. ORANGE is out-going, self-assured, intelligent, busy, bright and happy.


ORANGE relates to successful property deals and business goals, legal matters and commerce. It resonates with communication, optimism, concentration, amicability, strength, authority and action. ORANGE relates to enthusiasm, adventure, rejuvenation, and spontaneity.

ORANGE is warming, cheering and passionate, and relates to good decision-making and good luck, kindness, celebration, sensuality, charm, enthusiasm, encouragement and optimism. ORANGE helps to find new options and opportunities and brings the energy to achieve our goals and aspirations. ORANGE relates to creative thinking and self-expression.  



ORANGE stimulates creativity and shows new possibilities and other options in life, and helps to assimilate new ideas.  


ORANGE is also helpful in dealing with excess sexual expression.  

ORANGE stimulates the mind and renews interest in life. It is a great motivating colour that boosts the self-esteem and is a friendly, sociable colour. ORANGE encourages aspects associated with career success, creativity and achieving goals.

ORANGE resonates with attraction, charm, kindness, encouragement, stimulation, success, abundance and prosperity, feast and celebration, comfort, achieving business goals, success with investments and legal matters.

ORANGE represents the drive to find reality through their own experiences and other people’s. ORANGE stimulates our drive and concern for social preservation and happy families, social gatherings and functions supporting communities and groups of people. 


ORANGE represents our drive for social acceptance and is a warm and stimulating colour.  

ORANGE stimulates less concern with self-survival and more involvement with assisting in group and social functions.

Being a social colour, ORANGE is useful for decorative highlights in places where people gather, such as family rooms.

ORANGE is a happy colour that stimulates optimism, emotional balance, and expansiveness. ORANGE also relates to creativity, harmony, sexuality, passion, freedom, 
intuition, and expression of emotions. The colour ORANGE denotes friendliness, hope, courtesy, liveliness and exuberance. ORANGE also stimulates all of our senses.

ORANGE relates to ambition, the herd or pack instinct, agitations, restlessness, business and exploration. ORANGE resonates with the movement of sexual energies towards the thought-processes, and causes fresh interest in politics and the like.

ORANGE relates to pride.

The colour ORANGE expresses the vital life force and the energy of the Sun. It resonates with energy, activity and vitality. 

ORANGE affects us by stimulating the appetite, and encouraging us to be friendly and socialization.

ORANGE relates to courage, and implies occult power as well as passion and achievement.  It also resonates with our emotional identity and self-gratification.


ORANGE is the colour of the ‘social butterfly’.

The musical scale related to ORANGE is ‘RE’ and its associated with the Elements of Fire and Water. The planet related to ORANGE is the Sun and Mercury, and the direction is South. ORANGE is related to the zodiac sign of Sagittarius and the season of Autumn (Fall).

PALE ORANGE denotes jealousy and envy.

Too much ORANGE can make us become manipulative, self-centred and self-serving.  It can make us disregard the needs of others, and make us prideful and arrogant.  

Over-exposure to the colour ORANGE makes us hide our emotions and makes us over-sensitive and easily hurt. This can lead to mistrust of others, leading us to our becoming introverted and unable to express or show our true emotions. It can cause us to worry about what others think of us, and can even lead to anti-social behaviour.

Not enough exposure to ORANGE in our lives can make us feel distrustful, timid, frigid, shy and over-sensitive. It makes us lose our motivation and self-esteem, and encourages the tendency to isolate ourselves and/or become rebellious.  

Because of ORANGE’S vibrancy, young people are drawn and attracted to its warming, yet stimulating influences and energies.

ORANGE is emotionally uplifting and resonates with acceptance of our social love  -  being unafraid to sing and dance and proclaim yourself as a lover of humanity.

ORANGE AROUND THE WORLD and in HISTORY
-  In Ancient times, ORANGE was expressive of wisdom, reasoning powers and balance.
-  In China and Japan ORANGE is used to symbolize love and happiness.
-  Native American Indians associate the colour ORANGE with kinship.
-  ORANGE is the national colour of The Netherlands (Holland), dating back to the Dutch War of Independence and the rebel Prince of ORANGE.
-  The use of ORANGE in Ireland dates back to the reign of William of Orange, the Protestant English king.
-  ORANGE is representative of ‘gluttony’ in Christianity.

FAVOURITE COLOUR ORANGE
Those who choose ORANGE as their favourite colour are often ‘young-at-heart’, adaptable and versatile and are a fun and happy person.

People who prefer ORANGE generally know what they want from their lives and are not afraid to take the necessary steps to achieve their goals and aspirations. They are self-confident, assertive and determined to create success in their lives.

People who have a preference for the colour ORANGE generally have a lot of energy and can be competitive as well as entertaining.

ORANGE people generally love their freedom, and enjoy exploring new opportunities and adventures and do not like to be tied to any one given situation, place or person.

Those whose favourite colour is ORANGE can be too forceful at times and can be domineering and undiplomatic within their relationships with others.

A person who has an aversion to ORANGE may have suppressed sexual feelings and/or other difficulties to do with sensual enjoyment of life.

COLOUR CLOTHING  -  WEARING ORANGE CLOTHES
People who choose ORANGE as their favourite colour and/or wear it, are generally ambitious and competitive, optimistic and expansive, warm and hospitable, and most often have humanitarian inclinations.  

People who wear ORANGE often seek acceptance from others and crave social contact. They love big projects with a worldwide scope and ideal, and they love expansion in all ways.

The colour ORANGE resonates with courage, adventure, physicality and balance, and those who wear ORANGE generally resonate with good health, positive energies and balancing life. 



People who wear ORANGE are warm, sociable, dynamic and independent people who dedicate themselves to whatever they do.

Those who wear a great deal of ORANGE are competent and self-oriented, yet are often impatient. They are independent and self-motivated and make excellent organizers.

People who wear ORANGE often have a forceful will and tend to be highly active and competitive. ORANGE wearers are excitable, and at times, can tend to domineer and dominate others with their enthusiasm, personal power and self-will.

A person who wears a lot of ORANGE may feel a need to increase their self-confidence and energy levels, vitality and joy. They often set positive examples for others in regards to maintaining a healthy life and lifestyle.
       
Being a social and friendly colour, those who wear ORANGE often have many friends and associates and enjoy the company of others. People who wear ORANGE often have a need for freedom and excitement to pursue new ideas and opportunities.

ORANGE brings about an emotional release of energy by those who wear it. Wearing ORANGE helps one to explore and embrace new and exciting ideas, concepts and opportunities.

BRIGHT ORANGE and BURNT-ORANGE can make the wearer feel blocked and frustrated.

ORANGE FOODS
In plant foods, ORANGE is often an indicator of a high carotene content. ORANGE coloured fruits and vegetables contain anti-oxidants such as cartenoids and Vitamin C.  ORANGE fruits and vegetables are vital for maintaining healthy neuro/endocrine and reproductive systems.

ORANGE foods include:
Almonds, apricots, butternut squash, cantaloupe, coriander, kumquat, mangoes, nectarines, orange carrot, orange peppers, orange tomatoes, oranges, papayas, paprika, 
peaches, persimmons, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, tangerines, walnuts and Winter squash.

ORANGE in our DREAMS  -  DREAMING of ORANGE
ORANGE appearing in a dream symbolizes confidence, optimism and change, self-motivation and courage, friendliness and sociability.  Seeing ORANGE in a dream 
may be suggesting new interests and/or things that you are comfortable with.  


Seeing ORANGE in your dream may also indicate that you are leaning towards taking up a new interest or project.

ORANGE appearing in a dream corresponds with warmth and stimulation and is a happy, joyous colour that stimulates expansiveness and emotional balance. It suggests ambition and exploration, enthusiasm and motivation.

If you are someone who has a tendency to be mistrusting or suspicious, or if you are seeking more personal power, seeing ORANGE in a dream can assist in creating balance, discernment and discrimination and boosting self-esteem and confidence.

The healing, yet stimulating affects of ORANGE, when appearing in a dream, may stimulate inner-knowing and inner-wisdom, and enhance intuition and insight.

Seeing ORANGE in your dreams may be a message that you desire to broaden your horizons and may be telling you that it is time to look to new interests and attractions.

ORANGE appearing in your dreams inspires:
enthusiasm and optimism, courage, victory, confidence, encouragement, abundant supply, attraction, kindness and expansion.

Seeing ORANGE in dreams releases:
mistrust, a superiority complex, power-seeking pride and superficiality.


COLOUR DREAMING  - What the Colours in Dreams Mean


ORANGE in the TAROT
When the colour ORANGE is seen within the Tarot cards, it often indicates a time or situation that will require intuition, courage and positive action.  

ORANGE is connected to The MAGICIAN (1) Tarot card.



COLORS and their MEANINGS and SIGNIFICANCE within the TAROT






ORANGE ESSENTAIL OILS
Benzoin, Cardamon, Carrot Seed, Cinnamon, Coriander, Gardenia, Jasmine, Lemon, Neroli, Sweet Orange, Ylang Ylang.

ORANGE CRYSTALS and GEMSTONES  -  Crystal Healing
ORANGE crystals and gemstones aid and increase personal power, self-esteem and self-confidence.


A good balance of ORANGE will allow a person to handle the ups and downs of life with grace and finesse, and helps us to quickly recover from disappointments, wounded prided or a broken heart.

ORANGE crystals stimulate creativity and the ability to adapt and adjust to changes easily and gracefully.

Amber, Ametrine (Quartz), Bisumth, Cachemirine Garnet, Carnelian, Citrine (Quartz), Clinohumite, Corundum, Fire Agate, Fire Opal, Fluorite Garnet, Golden Sapphire, 
Golden Tourmaline, Grossular Garnet, Hessonite (Garnet), Malaya Garnet, Mandarin Garnet, Mexican Fire Opal, Mexican Jelly Opal, Mexican Matrix Opal, Orange Agate, Orange Amber, Orange Beryl, Orange Calcite, Orange Chalcedony, Orange Garnet, Orange Jade, Orange Quartz, Orange Rhodochrosite, Orange Sapphire, Orange Spinel, Orange Tourmaline, Padparadsha Sapphire,  Peach Adventurine, Peach Moonstone, Precious Topaz, Sheelite, Spessartine Garnet, Sunstone.

ORANGE in the AURA
When ORANGE appears in the aura in a balanced way, it tells of analytical thought, the ability to apply the intellect in a practical manner, an abundance of ideas, inventiveness, self-confidence, high motivation, healing energies and abilities, and the energies of manifesting  prosperity and abundance.



ORANGE that tends to RED may depict enjoyment, passion, a need for action, pride, idealism and conceit.



ORANGE that tends to YELLOW may attest to a sharp intellect, diligence, persistence, a productive, a purposeful mind, the ability to use the intellect and self-confidence.



ORANGE appearing in the aura in an unbalanced way tells of ignorance, exaggerated ambition, aggression and competitive thinking.


Muddy ORANGE seen in the aura can reflect vanity and worry.

ORANGE in RELATION to the CHAKRAS
ORANGE relates to courage, dynamic energy, good health and vitality.


ORANGE is the colour of the Sacral Chakra, which is located beneath the naval through to the base of the back and left-hand side of the spleen.  he Sacral Chakra is linked to the sexual organs and reproductive system. Opening this chakra frees and encourages creativity and fertility.

The Spleen Chakra is known as the ‘Life Force’ or ‘Vitality Centre’, and brings self-confidence and creativity, and enhances the sense of integration and completeness.  

ORANGE and its resonance with the Spleen Chakra allows for the imagination to be used constructively. 

A balanced Spleen Chakra allows a person to utilize their creative energies to their highest potential.

When the Spleen Chakra is blocked we experience guilt, restlessness, a stiff lower back, confusion, and a lack of sexual desires and/or pleasure.


Colour Healing and the Chakras

HEALING with ORANGE  -  COLOUR HEALING with ORANGE
ORANGE is the blending of RED (physical action) with YELLOW (wisdom) rays, and its healing power is greater than the two individual colours alone.  



The healing energies of ORANGE stimulates the inner-knowledge that we are all ONE. ORANGE elevates the consciousness to rise above the ‘Self’.

In Colour Healing and Therapy, ORANGE is used for revitalizing the energies and aids recuperation after illness and grief. ORANGE is used for emotional and mental ailments and to aid depressive states such as melancholy and grief.


ORANGE is used to assist with nervous or depressed states as it arouses gaiety, joy and interest in life;  it dispels a lack of self-confidence and belief and helps when there is a lack of enthusiasm and energy. ORANGE releases and lifts the emotions.

The colour ORANGE has a soothing and anti-spasmodic effect on the human body and has the ability to fortify blood flow. ORANGE is linked to the pancreas and spleen, the digestive system and kidneys. It is used to treat asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory problems, pulmonary problems, pains in the joints, stomach problems, calcium issues, muscle spasms and feminine problems such as menstrual disorders, sterility and impaired fertility. ORANGE also reinforces the metabolism. 

ORANGE helps to maintain good vision and strengthens the immune system. It may also strengthen teeth and bones, and helps the body to heal wounds and keeps the skin healthy.

ORANGE alleviates emotional repression and sexual issues, and treats the thyroid, muscle cramps and spasms, bladder and bowel (large intestine) issues, and increases lactation.

Use ORANGE to help asthma, bronchitis, constipation, gas, diarrhea, haemorrhoids and hypoglycaemia.

With a tendency to be mistrusting or suspicious, or have prideful inclinations, ORANGE can assist with finding balance, discrimination and discernment.

The colour ORANGE especially fortifies the etheric body and promotes general good health.

Excessive use of ORANGE can lead to over-excitement and/or over-indulgence.


Introduction to Colour Healing – Chromotherapy


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Joanne Walmsley      
Sacred Scribes


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