The symbol of spirituality, violet is the highest
color vibration of the spectrum, vibrating at 790,000,000
vibrations per second. Violet
is the seventh or final principal color of the rainbow
spectrum, manifesting in many hues such as heliotrope,
amethyst, orchid, royal purple, wisteria, and lavender, each
of a different significance.
All other rays are likewise divided into various
hues. The major
divisions of the Violet ray are Purple, related to the earth
plane as its more material aspect, and Amethyst, the more
spiritual aspect of this color.
The violet ray vitalizes mans spiritual nature
with life-giving power, and animates and expands the
is of a positive magnetic vibration, but not physical.
The soul which lacked this ray totally would be
barren and dry. This
is not a color for the masses, but appeals more to sensitive
and soul-conscious types who seek spiritual unfoldment and
Violet carries the highest vibration of visible
Light, with strong electrochemical properties, and its rays
are stimulating to the nervous system, inspiring to the
mind, arousing soul qualities, mysticism, spiritual
intuition, and idealism.
It is used for relaxation, to restore mental
equilibrium and cure lack of poise caused by the rush and
bustle of modern life, so difficult for sensitive people.
Its use for a short time each evening is found
especially valuable for brain workers, helping considerably
to insure restful sleep.
This use also aids in the development of the
spiritual consciousness, the clairvoyant and psychic
faculties, and is of great value in meditation and
It inspires the highest ideals in man, as for example
great works of art, music, poetry, etc.
It stimulates the desire to benefit humanity, and in
its perfect fulfillment the violet ray is manifest in the
prophet, the mystic, the seer or inspired teacher, the great
poet or musician.
Violet in the aura:
Violet indicates spirituality.
Deep purple stands for high spiritual attainment and
holy love; the Divine Redeemer.
Purple in the church is used for penitence.
Pale lilac and wisteria tints:
Cosmic consciousness and love for humanity.
Bluish purple: transcendent idealism.
There is some relation of the color violet to the
abdominal brain with its record of the history of the
cosmos; also to nostalgic memories.
It refers to the ankles, the legs between knees and
ankles, to the directive system of the sympathetic nervous
system, and the epigastric ganglion.
It relates to the sacral regions of the spine, the
sciatic nerves, the femur, hips, and thighs, to the feet and
There is a close correspondence between areas
affected by the blue and violet vibrations.
Both are active in stomach, mammary glands, and
Violet, with its cognate color purple, is a powerful
healing agent, with a direct influence on the brain and
nerves. It is
stimulating to the spiritual nature, and a strong purifying
force. It is a
specific in cases of sleeplessness, as the physical senses
succumb quickly to its influences.
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It is used to stimulate the
spiritual body, and to treat mental, nervous, and cerebral
troubles; neurosis, neuralgia, rheumatism, and epilepsy.
It is a mildly stimulant color, antiseptic and
regulative, which promotes the normal flow of fluids through
the body, and relieves congestion of the nerve-currents. It
is useful as antiseptic when applied to delicate membranes,
such as the eyes, or the mucous membranes of mouth, nose,
and genito-urinary organs.
The violet ray in normal balance gives fondness for
outdoor life, lending soundness to all bodily functions.
Psychologically there manifests a love of ceremony,
of charity, and interest in established forms of religion;
good manners, respect for law and order, and a generally
reasonable and conservative attitude toward life.
Deficiency in this ray may affect health through poor
circulation or impure blood.
Psychologically there would be expressed the opposite
of the normal mental qualities indicated above.
Overbalance, or too much of this ray in an individual
may manifest as pompous, materialistic, a stickler for
details of convention, form, and ceremony a rigidly
Amethyst is at the other end of the color scale which
began with red, and is called the purest vibration of the
violet ray. Amethyst
is a ray of spiritual mastery.
In contrast to red, which primarily deals with
mans physical body, amethyst influences his highest
The deep violet purple rays are very stimulating to
the nervous system, inspiring, purifying, nourishing those
cells in the upper brain that expand the understanding and
One of the greatest investigators of the science of
color, Leonardo da Vinci, the painter, said that the power
of meditation can be ten times greater under violet light
falling through the stained glass windows of a quiet church.
Wagner had purple hangings about him when he composed
his lofty music. The
Comte Saint Germain healed the sick with violet rays and
removed blemishes from gems with it.
Purple combining the red and blue colors
symbolizes rulership, rage, dignity, richness and majesty;
the color of royalty. On
the less materialistic side of it refers to the passion of
sorrow, to meditation, aspiration, seclusion, reverence and
color must be used with discretion, as it can appear
odd when used for appliances, etc.
Purple is often called the power ray associated with
kings and it is the ruler of the kingdom of the body and all
Its planet is Jupiter, and its alchemical metal Tin.
Lavender which is purple tinted with white
symbolizes spirituality and sweetness, dainty and soothing.
Violet is at the end of the visible spectrum and
includes the invisible ultra-violet rays which are more
rapid and potent.
It is similar in its action to blue but more cooling
and depressing to mind and nervous system.
It can produce lethargy, melancholia and deep
relaxing sleep. It
is a powerful bactericide and parasiticide, effective in the
treatment of ringworm, itch and similar infections with pus.
It increases the red corpuscles.
Violet rays, especially the ultra-violet ones, kill
the baccilus of tuberculosis.
This color is beneficial in all pulmonary ailments.
Its chief effect is upon the nervous system and it is
not to be used in melancholia, depression, sleepy sickness,
paralysis, rheumatism, gout, low vitality or any cold,
negative conditions of the system.
Used alternately to yellow given in full exposure,
violet produces a strong vital rhythm.
It is complementary to yellow which is used for
tubercular conditions, and benefits phthisis by increasing
the resistance of the tissues.
Metals and chemicals radiating violet are manganese,
barium, iron, rubidium, aluminum, calcium, cobalt,
strontium, titanium, silver chloride and arsenic.
Violet glass for color treatment should contain
manganese and cobalt.
Foods having violet coloring are eggplant, purple
broccoli, beet tops, purple grapes and black berries.
Diseases which are helped by violet include nervous
and mental disorders, neurosis, neuralgia, sciatica,
epilepsy, cerebro-spinal meningitis, cramps, concussion,
rheumatism, tumors, kidney and bladder troubles, diseases of
the scalp. Violet
stimulates the venous blood and purifies it.
Violet affects not only the blood vessels, but also
heart and lungs. Violet
depresses all over active conditions of the organs and
there is one exception -- violet builds the white corpuscles
and stimulates the spleen.
Violet relieves over stimulated nerves, and acts as a
depressant for violent mental conditions.
It reduces excitement and extreme irritations.
Violet made by the radiation of ruby and its
complementary blue, can be used in treating all conditions
caused by active gonorrhea.
All Neisserian inflections that will show a reflex
for that toxemia should be tested with violet.
It is useful in all renal deficiencies.
A deficiency of violet would manifest in poor
circulation and impure blood.
Cardiac Depressant An agent that relaxes and
soothes the muscles and nerves controlling the heart.
Leucocyte Builder An agent that builds the white
corpuscles in the spleen.
Lymphatic Depressant An agent that decreases the
functional activity of the lymphatic glands for nutrition,
and helps the appetite in reducing overweight.
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Motor Depressant An agent that decreases the
functional activity of the motor nervous system, which
energizes the muscles into motion.
Splenic Stimulant An agent that increases the
functional activity of the spleen.
combines the stimulation of red with the tonic of blue and
is a particularly vital color.
It should be used sparingly in treatment.
Purple is not quite the same hue as violet, having a
deeper richer connotation, somewhat less pure; its uses,
however, are similar.
Purple is a heart and arterial depressant.
It lowers the blood pressure to give relief from many
headaches and pressure pains.
Purple depresses over-active kidneys and adrenal
Due to its hypnotic effect one finds restful and
relaxed sleep. Purple
gives similar relief from pain and suffering as narcotics
give, without the harmful after effects.
Purple is found to be most effective in giving relief
to all types of fever. It
may be used inter- changeably with turquoise wherever
helps reduce sex desires and over-emotional disorders.
The purple combines the blood-warming red, and the
cooling antiseptic blue, and is excellent for lungs, stomach
and kidneys and other parts where animation without
irritation is needed. Red-purple
is good for a dormant stomach; but blue purple or blue is
best if the stomach is hot and excitable.
Purpuro or purple charged water is especially
good to help digestion if taken internally; is excellent as
an enema in leucorrhea and ulcerated uterine organs or
rectum, makes a good nasal douche for catarrh.
As a fine wash for baldness and dandruff, it should
be rubbed in over the whole head from the end of fingers
repeatedly wet in it.
An agent that decreases sensitivity to pain.
An agent that decreases sex desires.
An agent that prevents or removes Malaria.
An agent that lowers the body temperature.
An agent that induces sleep.
An agent that produces stupor.
Depressant An agent that decreases the functional
activity of the kidneys.
Builder in Supernormal An agent that builds the sex
powers by lowering the sensitivity.
An agent that causes expansion of the blood vessels,
lowering the blood pressure.