The red colour of the Sindoor is a symbol of feminine energy. Its is not just a tradition or ritual but can also has health benefits. Sindoor is made up of turmeric and lime, and can ease stress and strains keeping the mind cool and the brain alert and active. As the bindi it is placed at the Ajna Chakra close proximity to the brain stimulation focused, concentration and emotional regulation. The parting line is known as Brahmarandhra, the gateway to consciousness.