Is an affective healer
as our mind, body and emotions are sensitive to colour. Colour
does not have to be seen to affect us - every cell in the body
is light sensitive and responds to the frequency of colour. As
a therapy, way of life and universal language, colour therapy
has been used and taught in many forms throughout the ages.
Everyday we describe
our emotions and the state of our health in the language of colour
without even thinking about it, i.e. being green with envy, seeing
red, feeling blue, in the pink and even being "off colour".
Illustrating how absolutely colour effects our lives and how deeply
ingrained it is.
Colour therapy is an
entirely natural and safe healing treatment, designed to restore
balance and harmony to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual
levels of our beings. Its is also considered to be a powerful
tool in self-transformation.
A treatment with colour
therapy involves the use of colour, the application and medium
of colour can be given in many ways, but all work to bring the
body (subtle and physical) back into harmony, thereby restoring
vitality and well-being at all levels.
Colour therapy is complementary
to allopathic medicine, many practitioners combine colour with
another therapy in their work. Its also stands as an effective
therapy in its own right.
It is believed that
this healing art dates back to pre-atlantean times. We know the
ancient Greeks and Egyptians used coloured temples as treatment
centres. Colour has played its part successfully in all cultures.
The 7th Century Arab physician Avicenna who wrote the book titled
"The Canon" developed a colour chart detailing many
uses, he made reference to the effects of primary colours can
have on an individual, one being red stimulates the blood and
blue cools it. In 1958 the US scientist Robert Gerard proved that
red light could raise blood pressure and blue light could lower