Root Chakra is like the foundation of a house that keeps everything safely connected as long as it’s functioning properly. It’s sturdy, stabilizing, and supportive. The corresponding body parts are the base of the spine, the pelvic floor, and the first three vertebrae. Root Chakra is responsible for your sense of security and survival. That is why it’s also associated with any means you use to ground yourself, including basic needs such as food, water, shelter, and safety. This applies as well to your emotional needs such as letting go of fear and feeling safe. When these needs are met, you tend to worry less.
When the root chakra blocked it can result in a variety of ailments. Anxiety disorders, fears, or nightmares are examples of ailments when a blockage in the root chakra was is present. On the physical level a blockage in the root chakra is associated with problems in the colon, the bladder, or with lower back, leg, or feet issues.