Thymus Gland and the Heart Chakra

Updated: Aug 16

Thymus Gland and the Heart Chakra Connection

The location of the thymus gland is in the chest between the lungs just behind the sternum. Sitting just in front and slightly above the heart.

What does a Thymus Gland do?

This lymphatic gland makes white blood cells and is part of the immune system. Reducing in size over time as you age and turns into fatty tissue by the time 65 yrs rolls around.

Anahata in Sanskrit

The heart chakra is the 4th chakra, the bridge between the three lower “physical” chakras and the three upper “spiritual” chakras. This wonderful chakra represents love and integration. Find forgiveness, expansion, good health, and healing through balancing your heart chakra.

Location: Center of Chest Colors: Green and pink Element: Air

The Heart Chakra is physically associated with the heart, lungs, and breasts. The energy space that influences the endocrine, lymphatic, circulatory, and immune systems.

"Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends." Proverbs 17:9

An out of balance heart chakra can manifest in a fear of betrayal with relationships. When it is under-active you can feel anger, jealousy, hatred, and grief. With an over-active heart chakra it can lead to a lack of self-boundaries. Experience tendencies to manifest co-dependency, neediness, and passiveness.

- Self Care for your Heart Energy -

Use the seed mantra ‘YAM’.

Set your intentional meditation.

Invite empathy and compassion in.

‘I am open to love.'

'I share my love with others.’

Foster Balance in your Heart Chakra

Colors of green and pink nod to the heart chakra. Gemstone energies that foster and open your heart chakra energies include Amazonite, Malachite, Green Onyx, Pink Chalcedony, and Rose Quartz to name a few.

Nurture your Thymus Gland

De-stress and reduce inflammation by choosing a healthy fresh diet. Look to foods that include lots of fruits and vegetables. Eating the right foods that includes Vitamin C, Zinc, Vitamin A, and selenium. Zinc rich foods - Include shellfish such as oyster, lobster, and crab. Oatmeal, pumpkins seeds, chicken, and chickpeas also pack a solid zinc punch. Citrus fruits loaded with Vitamin C - Think orange, kiwi, lemon, and grapefruit. And the best of cruciferous veggies include cabbage, cauliflower, Brussel sprouts, and broccoli. Plenty to choose from to nurturing your thymus gland and keeping you healthy and at optimum immune ready.

Preserve your Thymus Gland

Deep breathing for your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems and aids to reduce inflammation within.

Gemstones to include to open and balance your Heart Chakra

Invite Amazonite, Green Onyx, Peridot, Peruvian Opals, and Rose Quartz into your wheelhouse.


The Courageous Warrior

Amazonite fosters harmony and strength to set boundaries for healthy relationships. Focus to express your thoughts and feelings without becoming emotional.


Balance the Yin and Yan

Receive a strong flow of energy for your heart chakra with a sense of compassion and forgiveness. Open your heart and mind to new relationships.


For Transformation and Protection

This stone symbolizes the hues of nature in full bloom. In ancient Egypt, malachite was associated with new life and fertility. With marbleized veining of the stone, it represents the green paradise of a verdant jungle. A truly exotic gemstone.


For Love

A love talisman, Peridot encourages you to heal your heart emotions by learning to let go of anger, jealousy, guilt, obsession, and other toxic emotions.

Peruvian Opals

Emotion Balancer

Seek out a gentle healing vibration with Peruvian Opals. Bring out the best in your heartstrings with this wonderful pink gemstone. Soothe and calm your emotional body. Invite a sense of love and hope into your journey!

Rose Quartz

Trauma Eraser

Often associated with the emotions of the heart. This mighty pink gemstone may also assist in clearing your mind and bringing relief to wounds of the past by showing you a clear path of letting go of unwanted emotions.

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