The fifth chakra is situated at the base of the neck in the throat. This chakra is represented by the blue Vishuddha mandala (purity), the element of ether and is also symbolized by the human race. It influences communication, dreaming, artistic expression, good judgment, self-belief, wisdom, truthfulness, out of body experiences and clairaudience. Physically it influences the mouth, teeth, throat, thyroid gland and the immune system. When the fifth chakra is balanced, it allows for free communication helping us to fell centered and happy. It also helps us while we are meditating to connect with our higher guidance.
If this chakra is not working properly it can create negative influences in the physical this can be seen in the form of sore throats, communication problems, earaches or infections, chronic colds, thyroid problems, speech difficulties, chronic tiredness and depression, it can also lead to control of others through deceit and dishonesty, It the energy flow is too great it can make us inflexible, dominating, egotistical, bigheaded, causing us to have a self-righteous attitude. A lack of energy can cause us to be nervous and frightened causing introversion, and tending to keep our thoughts and our self to our self, also opposing any kind of change.