Yellow is a primary color. Yellow is naturally associated with the sun which is a life giver and sustainer of energy. Yellow symbolizes mind, intellect and wisdom. This color helps to awaken enthusiasm for life and increase confidence and optimism. The yellow ray stimulates mental growth by way of the brain. This is the color associated with the solar plexus or manipura chakra which is concerned with intellect and judgment. The Solar Plexus Chakra is located midway between the rib cage and the navel and is associated with the liver, pancreas, gall bladder, spleen, digestive system and nervous system. The yellow color is mixture of Red and green rays and has qualities of both these rays. Yellow rays are very effective in treating diseases like rheumatism, diabetes, constipation, depression, digestive problems and arthritis. A balanced yellow in human body brings clarity in thought and decision making, sharper memory and concentration skills and orderliness whereas a deficiency can even cause incurable diseases like paralysis and conditions like lack of energy, low esteem, confusion and insecurity. An excess of yellow rays can make one superficial or hyperactive. The Yellow or Golden color Gemstones associated with the Solar Plexus chakra is Citrine, Topaz and Amber. A short description of these stones is given below.

Citrine Gemstone: Citrine is a beautiful translucent yellow gemstone which has derived its name from the word 'citron' which is the French name for lemon. Citrine is a variety of Quartz and ranges in color from a pale yellow to orange brown. It is an extremely popular and an inexpensive substitute to yellow sapphire gemstone. This stone has immense healing powers and has the power to boost self-confidence, self esteem, creativity, motivation and inner calm. It also stimulates memory and brings in a feel of security and release the wearer from negative feelings, restlessness, fears and anxieties. Citrine gem is used for the maintenance and treatment of the Heart, kidneys, liver, muscles, red and white corpuscles, digestive tract etc. Citrine is valuable in the treatment of depression and eliminates self-destructive tendencies. This stone also aids digestion and removes toxins from the body. It also helps in fighting diabetes and depression. Citrine is the birthstone of those born in the month of November.

Topaz Gemstone: Topaz is a very popular gemstone belonging to the semiprecious gemstones category. The name of this stone is believed to have come from either the Greek word topazos meaning green gemstone or the Sanskrit word tapas which means fire. Yellow topaz is the gemstone for Jupiter and traditionally the birthstone for the month of November .It assists in recognizing your own abilities and bestows charisma and confidence. This stone can increase vitality, strengthen immune system and bring in good health. It is also said to remove the negative feelings towards others and calm down temper. The Topaz gem is widely used for treatment of tension, blood pressure, depression, insomnia, thyroid, mental disorders, cough and cold, hemorrhages, liver ailments, jaundice, nervous disorders, asthma, loss of appetite, indigestion etc. Topaz gemstone is said to stimulate the endocrine system and also assist in general tissue regeneration.

Amber Gemstone: Amber is an Organic Gemstone. It is actually a naturally occurring hard and translucent fossilized resin found in some ancient trees. The resin must be several million years old to be called amber. Though Amber is considered a gemstone it is technically not a Gemstone or mineral. Amber is said to derive its name from Middle English amber or from Medieval Latin ambra or from Arabic anbar ambergris. It is said to protect health and reduce goiter. It is used to treat eye disorders, glandular swellings of the throat and lungs, teeth disorders, bronchial disorders, asthma, headache, rheumatic pains, stress, cold and jaundice. Amber gem stone balances endocrine and digestive system. It relieves stomach pain and improves liver and kidney functioning. Amber is said to enhance decision making, memory, luck and strength. Amber can absorb and turn negative energy into positive. Amber is a powerful chakra cleanser and healer.