Chakras & Digestion: Yoga and Digestion — Energy & Subtle Body Connections

  • Manipura chakra, located in the solar plexus, is connected to the element of fire and such physical anatomy as the stomach, pancreas and small intestine.
  • The fire energy of this chakra is represented in the heat and transmutation that occurs in the digestion of food.
  • Issues with this chakra are associated with digestive issues.
  • Learn more: Manipura Chakra

The manipura chakra is typically correlated with digestive health but in 7 Chakra-Inspired Tips to Improve Digestion, Ling Beisecker offers the following perspective for how all chakras can have an influence on healthy digestion.

  1. The root chakra can inspire eating whole foods and foods found in nature.
  2. The sacral chakra can relate to hydration for removal of toxins.
  3. The solar plexus chakra reminds us to maintain healthy digestive fire.
  4. The heart chakra, she proposes, can encourage fermented foods and probiotics
  5. The throat chakra encourages mindful eating.
  6. The third eye chakra inspires healthy mental balance through stress reduction and emotional health.
  7. The crown chakra inspires maintaining connection of mind, body and soul.