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Medical Grade
COLORED Light Therapy

CHROMOTHERAPY

history & benefits of colored light therapy 

Chromotherapy, also referred to as medical-grade colored light therapy, traces its roots back to ancient civilizations such as Egypt, India, and China, where sunlight and colored light were utilized for healing purposes. However, it wasn't until the 19th century that chromotherapy gained scientific recognition in the Western world, thanks to the work of scientists like Edwin D. Babbitt and Niels Finsen. Babbitt's book "The Principles of Light and Color" published in 1878 popularized the concept of using colored light for therapeutic benefits. Finsen, awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1903, pioneered the use of light therapy to treat diseases like lupus vulgaris. Over the years, chromotherapy evolved with advancements in technology, leading to the development of medical-grade devices capable of delivering precise wavelengths of colored light for targeted therapeutic purposes.

Today, chromotherapy is gaining momentum in various medical fields, including dermatology, psychiatry, and holistic medicine, as research continues to uncover its potential benefits for both physical and mental well-being.

 

In dermatology, colored light is harnessed for its ability to stimulate collagen production, improve skin texture, and treat conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema.

 

Psychiatrists and psychologists incorporate chromotherapy into their practices to address mood disorders like depression and anxiety, utilizing specific colors to evoke desired emotional responses and promote relaxation or invigoration. Chromotherapy has also been beneficial to those that suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), also known as the seasonal depression and the lights help with resetting the internal clock (Circadian rhythm) and managing their emotions and moods.

 

Additionally, chromotherapy plays a role in pain management, with studies suggesting that certain wavelengths of light can alleviate discomfort and promote healing in conditions like arthritis or fibromyalgia. Holistic health practitioners integrate chromotherapy into wellness routines, offering treatments to balance energy centers (chakras) and promote overall harmony within the body. Furthermore, sports medicine professionals utilize colored light therapy to accelerate muscle recovery and reduce inflammation in athletes.

 

 With ongoing research and technological advancements, the applications of chromotherapy continue to expand, offering promising avenues for enhancing both physical and mental well-being in contemporary healthcare practices.

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Red

Red is called the "Great Energizer". It activates the circulatory and nervous systems. It can increase respiratory rate and can enhance metabolism. Red light decreases the signs of aging by increasing collagen production which can help with fine lines. 

Yellow

Yellow helps awaken mental inspiration and arousing higher mentality. It can help to purify the skin and certain skin conditions such as rosacea. Yellow has a cleansing effect, aids in indigestion and alleviates bodily stress. Yellow also aids in stimulation of happiness and positive energy. 

Orange

Oranges energizes the body and frees the mind including relieving repression. Because it is a combination of yellow and red, it combines the physical energy and mental wisdom. It is often referred to as "The Wisdom Ray" as well as it can be helpful for treatment of asthma and bronchitis. 

Green

Green is the universal healing color. It also acts as a relaxant and has a calming effect. It is midway on the color spectrum and can have both physcial and mental benefits. Green can calm the nervous system and helps with insomnia as well as stimulating regeneration in the body. 

Blue

Blue helps with issues of speech, communication and the throat. Stimulates muscle and skin cells including helps to lubricate joints. Reduces stress and heart rate. Blue also can help with reducing headaches and overall pain. It has the potential to help with lower blood pressure as well. 

Violet

Purple increase cell regeneration which helps to cleanse and purify the skin including reducing inflammation. It aids in detoxification. It can relax the nervous system and purification of the lymphatic system. 

Pink

Pink cleanses. Eliminates impurities and can aid in strengthening veins and arteries. 

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