TopicKeys To Effective Christian Living - Read The Bible
Yellow is the colour of sunshine, and therefore something that we naturally assume will do us good. Without Your Astrology Language sunshine we can develop S.A.D. Seasonal Affective Disorder which can leave us lethargic and depressed. It is also the colour designated to the third chakra, the solar plexus (solar, another name for sun), and as such relates to wisdom, orderliness and self-worth to name but a few points. When visualising this colour think of buttercups or other clear bright flowers.
An interesting fact is that within light, red,green and blue are the primary colours with red and green making yellow, but in pigment, red,yellow and blue are the primaries with blue and yellow making green.Using colour for health reasons goes back many centuries, ancient Egyptians were known to have 'colour rooms' within their temples and a patient would be diagnosed and then put into the room that reflected the necessary colour from the sun's rays. The ancients also believed that an illness should be treated by the colour that it manifested, so things like jaundice of the liver and digestive problems relating to yellow bile should be treated with something yellow, maybe a plant, mineral or crystal and of course sunlight.
Yellow was also considered to be the colour of daytime and therefore promoted hope and joy. Within modern colour therapy yellow is given the shape of an upward pointing triangle, it has male energy and is believed to encourage detachment which could be useful for anyone trying to release themselves from a difficult situation. Without shape it is said to mean that an anchor is needed, and it can also increase the judgmental faculty. Anyone using the triangle shape for self help could place it on a pale mauve background just to balance things out. Pale mauve or amethyst is the complementary colour for yellow.