Sybmolism of Orange

Continuing the series of articles about color, and it's symbolism in artwork, it's healing effects, and what your reaction to it might tell you about your personality. The color looked at in this article is ORANGE...

A warm vibrant color orange can suggest energy, youth, strength, flamboyance, balance, enthusiasm, luxury and pleasure. Orange is often overshadowed by red and yellow.

People who love orange are said to be very social, warm, independent people who might be inclined to do some dramatizing to get noticed.

A person who has difficulty enjoying life or suppressed sexual feelings are likely to prefer to avoid orange.

Exposing a person to a moderate amount of orange a has a gentle warming effect, and can help relieve repressions. Orange can stimulate enthusiasm, creative thinking, and lift the spirits of people who are lonely, depressed, or feel their lives lack direction. Orange can stimulate digestion, respiration, and the lungs, and is said to help relieve muscles spasms and cramps. A person dealing with arthritis, kidney issues, gallstones and other digestive aliments might also benefit having more orange in their lives.

Being around to much orange can result in a person becoming restless or agitated.

This is only one of a series of articles on the subject of color. There will be more articles about other colors in the future.

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