The Root Chakra is connected to physical energy and grounding to the present moment. The Root Chakra links us to the physical world, solidity and support - especially to the physical body. It is the foundation of energy.
The Base or Root Chakra manifests strongly in the motivation to ensure personal survival by way of food, rest, and sexual expression. Spiritually, the Root Chakra has to do with protection of individual integrity. It is an energy center that provides a solid ground from which to establish our equilibrium in order to ascend to higher awareness. Red, Black & Brown crystals are popular for the Root Chakra.