The Metaphysical Properties of Olive


This colour provides clarity to see your path, your individual direction and individual freedom. It gives a new direction to the heart. It allows learning to work with emotions (laugh at self – remove the ego), joy within the emotional body and is emotionally lubricating.

Happy is the man who can laugh at himself for he will never be un-amused.

Connecting the solar plexus and heart charkas. It bridges dualities.

Olive has a great tenacity and hope. It is optimistic, hopeful and practical with the promise of new beginnings.

Openness (coming out of camouflage), feminine leadership showing empathy and compassion, solidarity / equality and decision-making all fall under this colour.

Olive stimulates self knowledge, lets pain and feelings of betrayal out of the heart replacing them with tenderness and power. There is a return to the innocence of the heart.

The Lesson for Olive is

"bitterness / resentment / envy, discontent and dissatisfaction or despair / hopelessness".

Olive can be very slow moving (nearly stagnant), show inflexibility, have a fear of change and suffer separation anxiety.

Camouflage is an attribute of Olive (doesn’t recognize self as an individual). There is a need for individual freedom. Olive can suffer from a fear of persecution (of expressing one’s own truth).

The need for Olive is

"for the heart's truth.".

An affirmation suitable for this colour is

"I am full of hope” / “It is safe to open my heart".

Chakra and physical areas associated with Olive are bridging the “Yellow” and “Green” areas, Thymus gland.

Physical areas that fall under Olive are the immune system and allergies.

This colour connects with

Atlantis, China, Israel, Mediterranean, other planetary systems – Moldavia.

Crystals / gems (in their olive form) are Jade, some / or combinations of the “yellow” or “green” gems would be suitable here.

You may find that wearing or using these or other Olive items provide support when dealing with any of these Olive issues or wanting to tap into Olive’s potential.

I hope you found this page helpful.

Do not to use any information from this blog to diagnose yourself and others or to treat serious conditions or ailments.

If you would like to explore the Metaphysical benefits of Gemstones, Minerals, Crystals and Colour, please contact your local Colour or Gemstone Therapist.


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