Pituitary – Third eye Chakra
The pituitary bland is called the master of gland because it`s involved in so many processes. Its is located within a structure at the base of the skull, near the underside of the brain. It`s also attached the hypothalamus. This vital gland influences growth, metabolism, endorphins ( pain-relieving properties ), prolactin (helps women who are breastfeeding to produce milk), stimulates adrenal glands. Also, this includes estrogen which produces contractions during labor and also helps to release milk from the breasts. It is interesting that the Third eye-pituitary gland connection with birth and motherhood, a time when many women feel that their intuition, particularly about their child, is at its peak.
Pineal – Crown Chakra
The pineal gland – is a small, pea-shaped gland in the brain. Still has mystical properties. But we do now that it produces melatonin which is responsible to regulate our sleep patterns, anti-aging properties and is believed to affect the pituitary, thyroid, adrenals, and gonads – although no one yet understands exactly how. As the Crown`s function within the chakra system as a whole, the pineal gland is the control center for the effective functioning of our physical, emotional and mental selves.