The Solfeggio Frequencies, Facts, And Their Benefits

Last Updated on July 15, 2024

Solfeggio frequencies are musical tones with healing properties, and they come from the ancient musical scale that has been used for years because of their healing properties. The standard solfeggio scale has six different frequencies, which are:

  • 396Hz
  • 417Hz 
  • 528Hz 
  • 639Hz 
  • 741Hz 
  • 852Hz 

Every frequency has unique healing benefits and can release negative energy, promote love and relationships, facilitate change, enhance intuition, promote spiritual awakening, improve communication, and so on.

It is always important to note that the scientific proof supporting the solfeggio frequencies’ benefits is limited. The therapeutic effects have, however, been widely spoken of by those who use the solfeggio frequencies. 

The six tones made up the original solfeggio music scale, but then three additional sound frequencies were added, and today the solfeggio scale is made up of nine tones. These solfeggio frequencies can be found on YouTube and many online streaming platforms.

If you find the pure tones too difficult to listen to, don’t worry because a lot of music tuned to these tones, such as classical music and other genres. This is why you can use them for meditation during yoga practice or still play them as background music throughout the day as you work. It is best to listen to them for at least 21 days for the best effect.

The best way to listen to these healing frequencies is through earphones. Listen to them at a moderately low volume because they don’t need to be at a high volume to work. Still, you can listen to them through loudspeakers if you don’t like earphones but at a comfortable volume. 

Facts About Solfeggio Frequencies

 Solfeggio tones are a set of ancient musical frequencies believed to have various positive effects on the mind and body. Here are some key facts about Solfeggio frequencies:


Solfeggio frequencies have their roots in the ancient Gregorian chants and were later rediscovered by Dr. Joseph Puleo and Dr. Leonard Horowitz in the 1970s.


The Solfeggio scale consists of six frequencies: 396 Hz, 417 Hz, 528 Hz, 639 Hz, 741 Hz, and 852 Hz. Each frequency is believed to have specific properties and benefits.

Healing Properties

Solfeggio frequencies are associated with healing and harmonizing effects. Proponents claim they can promote relaxation, balance energy, and aid emotional and physical well-being.


The frequencies resonate with different aspects of the body and mind. For example, 396 Hz is associated with releasing fear and guilt, while 528 Hz is known as the “Love frequency” and is believed to facilitate transformation and DNA repair.

Meditation and Sound Therapy

Solfeggio frequencies are often used in meditation practices and sound therapy sessions. People listen to recordings or perform chants using these frequencies to experience their purported benefits, such as sound healing and spiritual order.

Scientific Evidence

While some anecdotal evidence and personal experiences support the effectiveness of Solfeggio frequencies, there is limited scientific research available to validate their claims. More research is needed to establish their true impact.

It’s important to note that the effectiveness and benefits of Solfeggio frequencies are still a subject of debate and skepticism within the scientific and musical communities. Still, many who have used them for sound therapy can attest to their effectiveness.

The 9 Amazing Solfeggio Frequencies 

Listening to solfeggio frequencies is rewarding, especially for certain frequencies. It is good to know what each frequency’s sound vibrations do. Here are the nine amazing solfeggio frequencies which you can use to listen to for various purposes and to achieve certain effects, and they are as follows: 

174 Hz Solfeggio Frequency – Reliever Of Pain, Tension, And Stress

This is the healing frequency, and it has the most positive effect on the physical body. When listening to the tone, it will achieve the following: 

  • Ease physical pain in the body, especially in the back, feet, and legs. 
  • It enhances muscle relaxation and lessens tension in the body. 
  • Eases  headaches and pain relief
  • Reduces stress and anxiety 
  • Promotion of mental clarity

If you are experiencing any of that, consider starting to listen to the frequency as an alternative healing option. 

285 hz Solfeggio Frequency– Healing And Regeneration Of Tissues

The solfeggio frequency of 285Hz is usually linked with root chakra healing. You can use 285Hz frequency for the following healing effects. 

  • Healing and restoring tissues with cuts, burns, and lacerations and even promoting increased cell life
  • Enhancing safety and security feelings thanks to its links to the root chakra.
  • Boosts immune system. 

396 Hz Solfeggio Frequency – Releasing Fear And Guilt 

This solfeggio frequency is also linked with the root chakra and is on the solfeggio scale’s lower side. It is a very useful frequency for healing the emotional body. It is one of the most important tones commonly used during sound healing. Here are some benefits of working with this healing frequency.  

  • If you are harboring any fear-based thinking, you will find this tone quite relieving. Fear is an emotion with very low vibration, perfect for attracting negative energy and outcomes. It is recommended that a person develops strategies for raising this vibrational frequency and use this tone to raise it and heal the emotional part of their being.  
  • This frequency effectively heals feelings of guilt and doubt.
  • Some people have experienced their grief turned into joy. 
  • The frequency is also very effective in turning negative thinking into positive one and has a powerful effect on the emotional body. This tone can efficiently restore your thoughts to a higher vibrational positivity state.

417 Hz Solfeggio Frequency– Healing Trauma and Releasing Negative Energy

This is the solfeggio frequency that is linked to the sacral chakra. The sacral chakra can experience hindrance and blockages by traumatic life events. This results in repressed emotions and your incapability of experiencing joy in life. Listening to this soothing tone can help unblock this vital energy core. Here are some more benefits of listening to this frequency tone. 

  • Help in negative energy removal from your aura and environment, and it is best to eliminate feelings of negativity
  • 417Hz can help heal shame and anger-based thoughts, which are key ingredients in attracting negative outcomes. 
  • It helps in sleep improvement and more restful sleep. 
  • A great way to influence motivation is to embrace changes occurring in your life. 

432 Hz Solfeggio Frequency- The Earth’s Heartbeat 

This frequency is sometimes called the “heartbeat of the Earth.” This is the frequency that is most aligned with our planet. It is believed that when connecting with this tone, we connect to the universe’s energy and vibration. When listening to this powerful tone, here is what you will achieve. 

  • You will heighten your intuition and connection with the universe
  • Release emotional blockages
  • Lower blood pressure and reduce anxiety

528 Hz Solfeggio Frequency – The Love Frequency

Sometimes, this frequency is called the “love frequency,” one of the most popular solfeggio frequencies. It is strongly linked to the solar plexus chakra. It has been widely used in famous music, and one great example is John Lennon’s Imagine song, written in the 528Hz tone.  

Listening to this tone will bring about the following benefits.

  • Increased creativity 
  • Stress and hormone level reduction
  • Concentration improvement 
  • Damaged DNA repair 
  • Enhancing positivity and love feelings 
  • Mind and body healing vibrations

639 Hz Solfeggio Frequency– Promoting Peaceful Relationships 

This is the frequency that is closely associated with the heart chakra. It is a powerful tone that has been known to unblock the heart chakra leading to increased peace and positivity. Some of the benefits are: 

  • It helps facilitate connections between opposites which is why it has great power to restore balance and broken relationships. 
  • It promotes thought clarity and helps you healthily express emotions.
  • Increases tolerance levels, especially when facing difficult situations.
  • Greatly improves interpersonal relationships

741 Hz Solfeggio Frequency- Toxins and Negativity Elimination

This is the solfeggio frequency, which is also called the ‘ton sol.’ It’s linked with the throat chakra and is a frequency to work with if you want to eliminate negativity. The frequency is a great way to pave the way for a pure expression of your highest self. Some benefits of listening to this frequency are as follows: 

  • Emotional blockages are removed, and you can express yourself better 
  • All toxins and negativity within yourself are dispelled
  • Feelings of anger, lies, and jealousy are kept away
  • The body experiences a detox from pollutants such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, and electromagnetic toxins. 
  • Your intuition is awakened.

852Hz Solfeggio frequency– Awaken Intuition 

This solfeggio frequency is strongly linked to the third eye chakra. The frequency holds the power for awakening intuition and that positive inner connection. Some benefits that come with listening to it are as follows: 

  • It facilitates connections to your inner higher self
  • Restores spiritual order
  • Helps cut through illusions and see things in reality
  • Perfect for reiki, meditation, and astral projection 

963Hz Solfeggio Frequency– The Miracle Tone In Its Purest

This tone is linked to the crown chakra, popularly known as the “God frequency”  or”miracle tone.” This tone awakens intuition and is perfect for pineal gland activation. Listening to this frequency has the following benefits: 

  • A great connection to your higher self. 
  • It enhances your intuition.
  • It restores your system to its highest order.
  • Raises your vibration, which is vital in manifesting positivity in every aspect of your life
  • It is a gateway to the incredible energy of the cosmos and achieving great oneness.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a difference between binaural beats and solfeggio frequencies? 

Binaural beats come about when two different frequency tones are combined and listened to simultaneously. These two frequencies effectively alter the brain waves and project healing properties. On the other hand, Solfeggio frequencies are single tones in the Solfeggio scale that sound unique individually and are listened to individually to harness their beneficial properties. 

Which is the best healing solfeggio frequency?

There are two best frequencies for healing, the 174HZ and 286Hz, known for their powerful healing properties. 174Hz is known to relieve pain in the body, especially in the legs, feet, and back. The 286Hz is also known for healing tissues and works great as sound therapy for wounds, lacerations, and burns. 

How many solfeggio frequencies are there in total? 

The ancient solfeggio frequency scale has six frequencies which are 396Hz, 417Hz, 528Hz, 639Hz, 741Hz, and 852Hz. Later on, additional frequencies were added, and now the modern Solfeggio frequency scale has nine frequencies. The three additional ones are 963Hz, 432Hz 

How are solfeggio frequencies used?

Solfeggio frequencies can be used in various ways for healing and relaxation. Some people listen to music or sound recordings incorporating solfeggio frequencies, while others use tuning forks or singing bowls specifically tuned to these frequencies. These sounds are believed to resonate with the body’s energy centers and promote balance and well-being.

Is there scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of solfeggio frequencies?

The scientific evidence supporting the specific healing properties of solfeggio frequencies is limited. While sound therapy and music therapy generally have shown some benefits, the specific claims associated with solfeggio frequencies lack robust scientific validation. However, many individuals report positive subjective experiences and find solfeggio frequencies helpful for relaxation and meditation.

Can anyone use solfeggio frequencies?

Anyone who wants to can use solfeggio frequencies. They are generally considered safe and can be enjoyed by individuals seeking relaxation, meditation, or alternative approaches to well-being. However, it’s always a good idea to consult with a healthcare professional if you have specific health concerns or are using solfeggio frequencies as a part of a broader therapeutic approach.

Dr. Emily Harris