Yellow represents the third color vibration,
and is most active in the higher brain, or cerebrum, as its
general organ of expression.
It is called one of the rays of mind, stimulating the
mental faculties in the creation of thought, and giving help
Generally it arouses optimism, cheerfulness, and a
balanced outlook on life, equilibrating in its effect.
By stimulating the higher functions of the brain,
yellow aids in developing tact, mental alertness and
discrimination, and helps establish emotional balance.
It is said to make joyful through greater attainment
of the soul and ones Self, and suggests as well the joy,
gaiety and merriment, the comfort and cheerfulness of the
Heroes and heroines of older legends were usually
depicted with yellow hair, as it seemed to suggest the
lighter, or finer, side of life. Yellow to many of the
ancients was the animating principle of life; to the Chinese
it symbolizes nobility.
The yellow ray of mind, flashing as it does golden
streams of awakening light, can be used for mental
is a good color to use in a room devoted to mental pursuits,
such as for writers, artists, and all creative workers
the paler shades being especially inspirational.
A yellow-shaded light is helpful when doing mental
work as in studying. Too
bright yellow, however, while stimulating at first, will
soon have a somnolent effect.
As the ray of maximum light, yellow holds first place
in the spectrum for brightness and luminosity.
It has a positive magnetic vibration, with a powerful
effect on the nervous system although in healing work when
nerves are very active and irritable yellow should not be
Being active on the mental plane, yellow is called
the Wisdom ray, related to the astral or mental
rulership of mind and high intellect indicate a love of
mental employments and pleasures, rather than physical.
Yellow relates to science and usually appeals to
persons of intelligence and discernment.
Both astrologically and alchemically, the yellow
vibration corresponds to Mercury, and to the metal
aids in the alchemical processes having to do with
extracting materials for body structure.
It is sometimes used to symbolize illumination,
dissemination, magnanimity, or intuition.
A murky yellow is associated with sickness, with
treason, deception and cowardice, from which the expressions
come a yellow streak, yellow journalism.
It is also used as a symbol of quarantine.
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Excess of yellow leads to indecision and tendency to
substitute thinking and talking for action.
Its deficiency may result in over-activity if red and
orange are strong; or in mental depression if blue is
Yellow is a color relating to the Sun, as well as to
Mercury, and is of a high vibrational rate.
Hence yellow-subjects are rapid thinkers, and show
great activity of mind.
The red, orange, and yellow rays are magnetic in
effect, flowing upward from the earth toward the solar
The opposite color of yellow is violet.
It is the yellow factor that denotes richness in milk
or cream the butter-fat content, rich in vitamins A and
Rudolph Steiner says:
Yellow must shine outwards it wants to
yellow is given weight it loses the luster of spirit and
becomes the color of gold.
If it is to become fixed, it must become mineralized
color color fixed in matter.
In the Aura:
Dark dingy yellow indicates jealousy and suspicion.
Dark yellow signifies deceit and treachery.
Dark mustard colors show unpractical people, somewhat
lacking in character, who dream away the idle hours.
Dull, lifeless yellow indicates false optimism,
Pale primrose yellow: great intellectual power.
Gold present in the aura is very good.
Golden yellow indicates the intellect in its higher
phases and aspects, and high soul qualities.
Father Paul said: yellow has an influence that is vitalizing and
Yellow is the purging light of Christ.
Gold comes out of the whole thing.
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In healing, yellow is active in the region of the
upper intestines, in the shoulders, arms, hands, and lungs.
Through stimulation of the higher and finer functions
of the brain it aids in the development of metal alertness.
It relates to the powers of intellectual analysis and
concentration, and acts on the brain center of the nervous
It also has an effect on the heart, the dorsal region
of the spine, the spinal cord, and the aorta, and has some
affinity with the liver and intestines, with a cleansing and
healing effect on the skin.
Yellow is a stimulant of the mental faculties and
useful in cases of mental lethargy or mental deficiency.
As a mental color, it stimulates the nerves, and
some it may be too stimulating.
Both sensory and motor nerves are stimulated by
yellow, especially the solar plexus.
It can be used in all negative, despondent and
It is generally inadvisable to use yellow in nervous
or excitable conditions, in insomnia, nausea, diarrhea,
heated or inflammatory fevers, nerve troubles such as
sciatica or neuritis, but a short exposure to the yellow
alternated with a full exposure to its complementary blue
may be useful in establishing a vital rhythm.
Combined with red to make orange the result is
invigorating, energizing and life-giving.
The therapeutic yellow is the color of a ripe lemon,
the brightest color in the spectrum with the most light
Along with the mind and the nerves, yellow color
stimulates physiological functions.
It acts as a purgative and laxative when the colon
and abdomen are exposed to its rays.
It stimulates the liver and gall bladder assisting in
the sufficient supply of bile in the colon for better
Drinking water charged in yellow wine bottles cured a
woman of long standing constipation in one case.
Water can be charged somewhat in a few minutes of
bright sunshine, or by placing yellow-orange lenses out of
doors where the light can strike them constantly, and
putting in fresh water every two or three days to keep it
fresh. In severe
cases it is well to take 2 to 4 teaspoonfuls of charged
water before each meal until the bowels move, or even every
hour if needed.
Yellow, because of its sodium principle, is used most
successfully in case of ulcers to build the stomach, and
relieves stomach trouble generally.
It increases the appetite and aids in the
assimilation of proper food for better nutrition.
The lymphatic glands are affected by food
assimilation and are activated by yellow.
This color also increases metabolism, and activates
all body functions except the spleen.
An over active spleen is depressed by yellow.
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The use of yellow for diabetes increases metabolism,
and activates all body functions except the spleen.
An over active spleen is depressed by yellow.
The use of yellow for diabetes stimulates the
pancreas for better assimilation of natural starches and
Yellow is used as a stimulant for a sluggish liver
when the bowels are not in good order.
Exposure to yellow should be brief.
For all kinds of paralysis, chronic rheumatism,
dropsy and other dormant conditions it is beneficial.
It has a stimulating effect on cells and activity of
the skin without causing much rise in temperature.
It is used most successfully in cases of paralytic
strokes and nervous breakdowns and deficiencies.
Infantile paralysis responds rapidly to the
irradiation of yellow.
It assists in loosening calcium and lime deposits
such as arthritis and neuritis and many similar conditions.
Yellow is useful in tubercular cases counteracting
the vibrational rate of this affliction, but it requires
somewhat prolonged treatment.
Helps in stimulating the eyes and ears.
Assists in ridding the body of worms.
Stimulates the heart for better circulation.
This color is a capital cerebral stimulant and an
emetic or laxative.
Alimentary Tract energizer - An agent that activates
the food passages, Areas 8 - 9 - 18 - 19.
Anthelmintic An agent that is destructive to
Cathartic An agent that produces increased bowel
action, Areas 9 10 18 19.
Cholagogue an agent that accelerates the flow of
Bile, Area 7.
Digestant An agent that aids the process of
converting food into materials fit to be absorbed and
assimilated into the physical body, by stimulating the
gastric and intestinal glands and pancreas, Area 8 9
Lymphatic Activator an agent that increases the
functional activity of the Lymphatic Glands for Nutrition.
Motor Stimulant An agent that increases the
functional activity of the motor nervous system which
energizes the muscles into motion.
Nerve Builder An agent that builds the Nerves, by
stimulating the Choroid Gland for Cerebro-Spinal fluid
secretion, area 15.
Splenic Depressant An agent that decreases the
Functional activity of the Spleen, Area 6.
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A chronic bronchial irritation was treated
with hot sunlight filtered through yellow glass and was
Costiveness was relieved by drinking a
half-ounce of water in an amber colored vial held close to
the yellow rays of a kerosene lamp for 7 minutes.
A patient using water charged with the suns rays
through yellow glass found it an unfailing cathartic and
exhilarating to the spirits.
Dyspepsia may come either from an increase of
red or of blue in the system.
The increase of red is usually indicated by excessive
thinness; the increase of blue by over-weight.
In treating either, the yellow color breathing should
be done early in the morning and half a medicine glass of
yellow solarized water taken between meals.
The yellow light should be focused on the solar
plexus daily for 30 minutes.
There should be an improvement in about a week.
If the patient is overly thin, showing an increase of
red, indigo treatments should also be given.
The light and water should be given twice daily for a
month or two.
Diabetes originates from poor digestion and more fat
is formed than blood. The
same treatment as for dyspepsia will benefit this condition,
with the yellow ray and yellow colored water given twice
daily, decreasing the formation of fat and increasing the
months will be required.
For constipation homeopathic doses of yellow
solarized water and yellow light focused on the naval for 30
minutes night and morning will remedy the condition and
should be accompanied by the yellow deep breathing.
If the effect proves over laxative, a dose of blue
solarized water will counteract it.
Paralysis in some cases can be benefited by use of
the yellow ray as this is primarily a disease of the nerves
and brain and the lack of power in ordering the nerve force
Ambero used in the form of charged water is a
great nerve animating principle, according to one
practitioner, and is especially effective in arousing liver
and bowels into action.
It is doubtless the most exquisite laxative in the
world, as tested for many years.
In the lemon color there are found more elements than
in any other color. Many
of these elements are looseners, thus increasing the
effectiveness of lemon in most chronic conditions.
It helps loosen and eliminate mucus throughout the
entire body, also loosening congestion in the colon and
acting as a laxative. If
this treatment is followed by yellow, better results can be
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Lemon loosens and dissolves calcium and lime deposits
throughout the body as does yellow, but in a slightly
different manner. Use
lemon for all chronic disorders as these conditions must be
loosened and dissolved before they can be eliminated from
Lemon color is effective for loosening colds, and
like yellow it also stimulates and builds the brain for
clearer and more positive thinking.
This color activates the thymus gland for more rapid
growth in retarded children, and is most effective as a bone
builder in cases of breaks or soft bones.
The lemon fruit is about the best known food to
loosen and clean. That
is why it is so helpful in cleansing diets.
Antacid An agent that neutralizes or counteracts
Antiscorbutic An agent that corrects Scurvy, a
disorder of Nutrition and dietetic errors.
Bone Builder An agent that builds the Body
Cerebral Stimulant An agent that increases the
functional activity of the brain, Areas 1 15.
Chronic Alternative An agent that produces a
favorable change in the processes of Nutrition and repair in
Expectorant An agent that promotes the ejection
by spitting of Mucous or other Fluids from the Lungs and
Windpipe, Areas 2 4 5 17.
Laxative An agent that mildly loosens the
Intestines, Areas 9 10 18 19.
Thymus Activator - An agent that increases the action
of the thymus gland, Areas 4 5.
Yellow Addenda By Dr. Wood
Yellow is a nerve stimulant.
The yellow or amber yellow of the deep therapy bulbs
is a chologogue or hepatic stimulant.
It acts directly upon the solar plexus and stimulates
peristaltic movement. The
author advises its use in all hepatic and gastro-intestinal
From a psychological standpoint yellow is a symbol of
light and warmth. It
is very stimulating to the mind and a useful color to apply
on melancholy patients.
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Yellow is indicated in nervous conditions known as
brain fag, also in many stomach troubles caused by nervous
radiant yellow is a mental stimulant and in rhythm with the
complementary violet gives a feeling of passive contentment.
Such yellow or orange substances as saffron,
valerian, mustard, dandelion, senna, podophyllum (May
apple), colocynth, sulphur, figs, gluten, castor oil
(yellowish), ginger, or yellow and some red, are known to be
stimulants to the brain or nerves of the bowels, liver and
All purgatives or laxatives stimulate the nerves of
the bowels, by means of the yellow as the leading color,
although in drastic purgatives, as well as in emetica,
diuretics and brain stimulants, a good deal of the red
substance is also used as a blood-rousing principle.
Some of the yellow stimuli animate the bile, which is
a green yellow substance and is in itself a laxative.
Yellow with some orange and red excites the nervous
system whether in drugs or light.
Laxatives and purgatives have yellow coloring, and
cerebral stimulants, diuretics and tonics have yellow tinged
with red or orange. Yellow
is a dominant color in poisons and is injurious to nervous
The yellow, aided by some red (yellow-orange) is
animating to the nerves, being laxative, diuretic
stimulating to the brain, liver, etc., and especially
desirable in constipated, paralytic and stupid conditions.
It should not be used in delirium or diarrhea.