Colour Therapy (Color Healing, Light Therapy, Chromatherapy and Colourology — the use of colours to change a persons mental or physical health and spiritual well-being).

In Western culture the different classifications used in dealing with colours are: hue (position in the spectrum of visible light), value (the amount of light reflected) and chroma (the "purity," "saturation," or "intensity" of a color). Non-Western cultures may determine their color concepts by different means.

The primary colors of the spectrum and their healing properties:

Color healing is usually done with the technique of visualization as form of sympathetic magic and can also be applied when the patient is absent by utilizing a photograph of the person (known as Graphichromotherapy). The practitioner vividly holds the color in his mind and directs it to the affected area of the patient. © 2004



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