Sunday, 24 June 2012

Amazing COLOUR



General guides to colour self help
  • In its natural form it is daylight. 
  • Helps the mind to be open, clear and receptive. 
  • Not good if feeling isolated or cut off as it encourages depression and body chills.
  • Dark and severe reds tend to have the ability to over-stimulate and agitate. 
  • Helps with blood pressure, cold hands and feet and hypertension.
  • Brighter oranges are very social and gregarious. 
  • Deeper oranges like terracottas are very warming. 
  • Helps with muscular tension and liver disorders.
  • Falls between yellows and oranges. 
  • Less irritating to the nervous system than yellow. 
  • Very beneficial for pain in the joints and arthritis.
  • Bright sharp yellows are very tiring and can trigger migraines and travel sickness. 
  • Helps tissue renewal and constipation. 
  • Soft yellows used with bright blues are good for mental stimulation and growth in children.
Bright Greens
  • Those greens often referred to as Kelly Green are found to energise the central nervous system. 
  • Used with clear blues and pure white this type of green encourages physical activity.
Dark Greens
  • Assists blood circulation and helps concentration. 
  • Think of the ‘green room’ used by an actor prior to a performance.
Pale Greens
  • Very soothing with anti-stress qualities. 
  • Promotes an even and steady heart rhythm and harmony.
  • Between blue and green, helps if there is emotional anxiety or hyperactivity. 
  • Useful to balance blood sugar and insulin levels.
Pale Blues
  • Cooling and helps encourage rest. 
  • Helps self-reliance. 
  • Balance for over-activity.
Dark Bright Blues
  • Immune boosting. 
  • Certain types of headaches and bilious stomach-ache can be corrected with this colour.
  • It is this deep blue-violet that has been used in medicine bottles over the years. 
  • Useful where fear is stopping activity. 
  • Sedative.
  • Mix of violet and red. 
  • Nurturing, promotes intuition, meditative and insightful. 
  • Positive effect on the pineal gland.
  • Described as blue/pink. 
  • Helps with lack of co-ordination, recent shock and excess stress. 
  • Darkest hues of this colour are formal and austere and may feel unwelcoming.
  • Blending of two neutrals. 
  • As a mid tone colour it has been used to denote cool rational thinking. 
  • Helps heavy metal toxicity. 
  • Too much of this colour is demotivating.
  • Earthy blend of orange, ochre yellow and black. 
  • Denotes dependability. 
  • Can make individuals feel secure and stable. 
  • Darkest form of orange.
  • Black equates to lack of light – night – and is used to rest mind and body. 
  • Self-sufficient and hard – it is used during periods of extreme change and trauma. 
  • It can be protective and has been used traditionally to signify death and mourning.
Information collated by Carolyn Atkinson, Resene Colour Consultant, 2004.

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