Colors for Your Health

what is a healing color?

Healing colors are all colors in the visible spectrum, each one providing its own benefits to help heal the body and mind.

a look at chromotherapy

Chromotherapy is an idea where colored lights are used on the body, which then triggers the body’s healing ability and helps to bring the body and mind back into balance.

when to use healing colors

You can use color therapy on yourself or others when you know someone is struggling with something. You can also use healing colors during meditation, visualization, and breathing exercises.

a look at healing colors


When using blue light purposefully, it can also be used to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which can affect those who do not get enough sunlight, especially during the winter months.


In general, green is a color that can help with the heart due to its effects on reducing tension and helping a person to relax.


Purple is often used in meditation, as it helps to bring self-awareness, and it is an uplifting and soothing color that can help to reduce the heart rate. Purple also promotes balance within the mind and helps to stabilize emotions.


The color orange radiates warmth and can uplift and rejuvenate the mind and is another color that boosts energy. Orange also stimulates creativity and encourages enthusiasm.

red and pink

Red is also said to help improve metabolism and appetite and can help to improve physical warmth. Pink is a more subtle version of red that has more nurturing qualities and can be used to help emotional healing.


Yellow has been shown to be particularly effective for eating disorders and can help to stimulate metabolism and improve the appetite.