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Some Basic Science about Color & Light:

Color and Light are synonymous – you can’t have Color without Light and you can’t have Light without Color.

All visible (ie colored) light is between 400 & 700 NM – these wavelengths of colored light are visible to the human eye.

White light is created when all colors combine, similar to this RGB model which is what all of our electronic LED screens use:

Sunlight also contains all colors of light which combine to make white light

Sunlight that reaches the earth’s surface contains UV, IR and Visible Light (which contains all of the colors in the spectrum)

IR Radiation (InfraRed = Below Red Light. NOT visible to the human eye)
Red (longest wavelengths in the visible light spectrum)
Violet (shortest wavelengths in the visible light spectrum
UV Radiation (UltraViolet = Above Violet Light. NOT visible to the human eye & includes UVA, UVB & UVC) 


Color Energy Sun Spectrum

Wavelengths emitted by sunlight



Visible Light is made up of the 7 Spectral Colors – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo & Violet


When we see a RAINBOW in the sky, we are seeing all of the colors within sunlight split into the 7 spectral colors:

We see this same phenomenon when shining white light through a prism:

How Do We Perceive Light?:

There are three things that can happen to a light wave:
It can be reflected, absorbed, or transmitted. This is determined by the object that the wave hits, and that will give it its color. For an object to be black, it means that all the wavelengths of light hitting that object are absorbed; no light is reflected. Solid objects, for the most part, will reflect light, and transparent objects will transmit light through them.

Why Do Objects Appear to be Certain Colors?:

The color of anything depends on the type of light sent to our eyes; light is necessary if we are to have any perception of color at all. An object is “colored,” as stated above, because of the light it reflects-all other colors are absorbed into that specific object. So then, an apple appears red because it reflects red light back to our eyes.

White light from the sun contains all the possible color variations.

Yet, the human eye can only respond to certain colors and wavelengths, and not everyone sees the same colors or exact same shades of a color. Our ability to perceive color correctly does not matter in terms of being able to absorb the appropriate color frequencies, however. Even color blind people and blind people can benefit in the same ways from the therapeutic effects of color and light.

How Do We Absorb Color Energy?

We absorb color and light energy in 3 ways:

1. Via our EYES – simply by looking at different colored objects or colored lights, we absorb the healing effects of those colors.


2. We also absorb color’s healing energy directly through our SKIN.
One example of this is when BLUE light is used in hospitals to treat babies with Jaundice – the blue light is simply shone on their naked skin and the Jaundice heals very quickly. (You can accomplish the same thing by exposing the baby to sunlight for short periods of time (Sunlight contains all of the spectral colors, including blue light)


3. We absorb color and light through our HUMAN ENERGY FIELD.

Human bioluminescence

You can read about a new, ultra-sensitive camera developed by scientists at Kyoto University in Japan that can now photograph bio-photon emissions from human beings (this ‘human energy field’ is what has historically been known as the ‘human aura’):


6 Comments on “What is Color and Light?”

  1. I have loved your talks on youtube. Thank you for sharing you valuable insights on light. In one of your videos, you mentioned that heat lamps used to make near infrared saunas were actually not emitting infrared light and the amount of light emitted from them was ineffective compared to LED infrared lights. Could you elaborate on this or point me in a direction to learn more about this subject. I wanted to make an infrared sauna, but now I am thinking it might be more useful to use LED lights for this. Any guidance you could offer would be most appreciated. Thank you, Leanne.

  2. Thank you so very much for being so intelligent, caring, and truthful. The United States has been in desperate need of a person such as yourself. You have given us a rare gift in allowing us to receive the very valuable knowledge that you have been so passionate to pursue. For all of us who have been willing, but not yet able, we are all so very lucky that at last one who was able is finally willing. Your heart is pure and beautiful and the care you have touches every word of wisdom that comes from you. The truth that you freely and unselfishly give is more than appreciated. Thank you for existing.

    1. Thank you for your sweet note, Arlette! I’m glad my videos and teachings have been helpful to you! 🙂 I’ve been adding several more YouTube videos to my YouTube channel lately, so be sure to check those out as well including this one which has been very popular since I uploaded it a couple weeks ago.

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