|Posted on January 22, 2012 at 8:35 AM|
Color cycles per second Wavelength
Blue 588.235.294.117.600 5100 Angstroms
Blue is a color, the perception ofwhich is evoked by light having a spectrum dominated by energy with a wavelengthof roughly 440-490 nm. It is considered one of the additive primary colours.
On the HSV Color Wheel, thecomplement of blue is yellow; that is, a colour corresponding to an equalmixture of red and green light. On a color wheel based on traditional colourtheory (RYB), the complementary colour to blue is considered to be orange(based on the Munsell color wheel).
The English language commonly uses"blue" to refer to any colour from navy blue to cyan. The word itselfis derived from the Old French word bleu.
In the English language, blue mayrefer to the feeling of sadness. "He was feeling blue".
Many languages do not have separateterms for blue and or green, instead using a cover term for both (when theissue is discussed in linguistics, this cover term is sometimes called grue inEnglish). Blue is commonly used on internet browsers to colour a link that hasnot been clicked; when a link has been clicked it changes yellow or orange orpurple.
Blue is described as a favoritecolor by many people and is the color most preferred by men.
Blue calls to mind feelings ofcalmness or serenity. It is often described as peaceful, tranquil, secure,and orderly.
Blue can also create feelings of sadnessor aloofness.
Blue is often used to decorateoffices because research has shown that people are more productive in bluerooms.
Blue is one of the most popularcolors, but it is one of the least appetizing. Some weight loss planseven recommend eating your food off of a blue plate. Blue rarely occursnaturally in food aside from blueberries and some plums. Also, humans aregeared to avoid foods that are poisonous and blue coloring in food is often asign of spoilage or poison.
Blue can also lower the pulserate and body temperature.
Consider how blue is used in language:blue moon, blue Monday, blue blood, the blues, and blue ribbon.
Look at the use of blue in thisimage. How does blue make you feel? Do you associate blue with certainqualities or situations? Read what others have to say and share your ownreactions in the links below.
Blue is the color of truth, serenityand harmony, by helping to soothe the mind. It is good for cooling, calming,reconstructing and protecting. good for fevers, calming the body and mind,raising frequency, etc.
Blue is the color of electricity. Weexperience in a program created by electromagnetic energy that had a beginningand is evolving out of physical consciousness.
Blue connects with the third eyechakra.
Blue relates to the future in lineartime as it is a faster moving frequency than we experience in the physical.Consciousness is moving into the blue. (Midnight) Blue takes us to 12:00, 12around 1 creational geometry, 2012 Mayan Calendar Prophecy, Hopi Blue KachinaProphecies, Isis/Sirius, and moon.
Despite the color's gloomyconnotations, exposure to blue light can increase confidence and boosthappiness levels, research suggests. Researchers exposed a group of volunteersto a range of colors and lights. They found that blue and green made malesubjects feel happier, while blue, purple and orange did the same for women.
BLUE relates to the Throat Chakra.Associated organs to this chakra are the throat, lungs and the endocrine glandis the thyroid gland. The upper digestive tract can be affected by imbalance inthis area.
Blue relates to self expression. Speech, communication, the ability tocommunicate our needs and requirements. Spirit of truth and purpose.
Some associated problems relating to the throat chakra are: Thyroid problems- over active/ under-active; Anorexia nervosa this is a multi-chakra problem,but has a strong connection to the throat chakra; asthma; bronchitis; hearingproblems; tinnitus - may also be connected to problems with the brow chakra;problems of the upper digestive tract; mouth ulcers, sore throats, tonsillitis.
Some Positive and negative aspects of the colour Blue positive aspects of this colour
negative aspects of this colour
Using Blue in Therapy BLUE Calming, relaxing and healing. Not as sedating as indigo. Also thecolour of communication. Can be used in any rooms except those used forphysical activity or play.
Blue is a magnificent feng shui color. It ranges from gentle aqua blue to theblue-green of the ocean to the deep indigo blue of the crown chakra. In fengshui, we associate blue with the clear sky and the healing, refreshing waters.
Feng shui-wise, color blue belongs to the Water feng shui element. This coloris excellent for use in the feng shui bagua areas of East (Health & Family)and Southeast (Wealth & Abundance) of your home or office, as Water energynourishes the Wood element of these two feng shui areas.
You can bring the needed blue color as wall color, art depicting blue, orvarious decor items.
Gentle blue is an excellent feng shui choice for a home office or a child'sstudy, especially as a ceiling color. Several studies have shown that childrenperformed better under the blue-colored ceiling then under the typical whitecolor one.
Light blue is also the feng shui color of harmonious expansion and gentlegrowth, while darker blue evokes the feng shui energy of deep calm andserenity.
Depending on your feng shui priorities, you might want to introduce some deepblue elements into your bedroom to promote better sleep or a gentle playfulaqua in the living room of a big and busy family.
Deep blue should be used sparingly in the feng shui areas of South, Northwestand West areas of your home or office, and freely in the North, East andSoutheast.
One of the most calming feng shui combinations is the combination of the blueand white colors, as it brings the energy of unlimited sky and happiness to one'shome.