Dr. Jane Hendricks NMD - Medical Director




Chromotherapy is the science of using colors to adjust body vibrations and frequencies that result in health and harmony. By using wavelengths of color light the biochemistry of the body is altered to promote deep healing. The sun’s light is broken into seven distinct rays which are essential to support human life. When there is an imbalance in the body of the colors or frequencies it manifests as mental or physical distress. Each color has unique frequencies of a specific vibration and each vibration is related to different physical symptoms. Chromotherapy helps the body reestablish natural balance through exposure to full-spectrum visible light. Each color addresses a separate bodily need.

Color and light have been utilized by healers for thousands of years. Color therapy possibly has roots in Indian medicine (Ayurveda), ancient Egyptian culture, and traditional Chinese healing.


Chromotherapy: A Brief History

Light therapy encompasses phototherapy, ultraviolet-light therapy, infrared therapy, and chromotherapy. Chromotherapy specifically refers to the visible light spectrum of color and the healing benefits that colors have on the body and mind. Chromotherapy instruments release wavelengths and frequencies that emit particular colors of light to induce a healing reaction in the body. Chromotherapy specifically combines the benefits of color therapy with light therapy.

In 1965 NASA discovered that astronauts returning to earth after time in space without exposure to gravity experienced muscle and bone atrophy. To increase cellular production in the muscles and bones of the astronauts, it was discovered that the broad spectrum of color light, in conjunction with exposure to near-infrared light (used to activate the skin’s response to the colored light spectrum), was successful in stimulating cellular regeneration in the bones, muscles, and skin.

NASA created the first light therapy instruments, and since the discovery of the powerful effect that intense exposure to color light has on the body, chromotherapy has evolved as a treatment for a vast array of conditions. The impact of medical-grade light exposure on the greater populace was quickly uncovered in the treatment of cancer patients, burn victims, and individuals suffering from bone fractures.

In NASA’s technical report by Harry T. Whelan from the Medical Coalition of Wisconsin, describes the benefits of light therapy:

“NASA LEDs stimulate the basic energy processes in the mitochondria (energy compartments) of each cell, particularly when near-infrared light is used to activate the color sensitive chemicals (chromophores, cytochrome systems) inside.”

The benefits of exposure to medical-grade LED lights are not limited to patients suffering from serious burns, brain degenerative diseases, and cancer, but to anyone wanting to optimize health and wellness.

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