Balancing Your Chakras with Essential Oils

Balancing Your Chakras with Essential Oils

It is common for all of us to experience body pain or have emotional concerns – be it breakdowns or anxiety. But have you had to deal with body pain that you could not explain? Or perhaps, you’ve had an exaggerated emotional response to a trivial issue? If this sounds relatable, let me explain how you might be able to fix this.

Energy healing practitioners believe that our body has energy centers called chakras, and if these chakras are unbalanced, it can cause various issues. 

They are about 114 in number. Of these, seven chakras are the main centers connected to our aura. Six chakras are located along the length of the spine and one is just above the head. 

There are many ways to balance and heal chakras, and one of them involves using essential oils.  Now you might ask, “How do you balance your chakras with essential oils?” Energy experts believe that pure essential oils carry inherent energetic vibrations. These vibrations help open and balance energy flow through all our chakras. And by using the right essential oils for each chakra, it is possible to balance them. 

Curious about which essential oils can be used for chakra healing? Let’s explore the options and discover which ones can help you restore balance.

Essential Oils for Chakras

Root Chakra (Muladhara Chakra)

Location: Base of the spine or tailbone

Colour: Red

Underactive: Anxiety, nervousness, dizziness

Overactive: Unable to make progress in life, feeling stagnant

Balanced: Feeling grounded and safe

Essential Oils for Root Chakra

Myrrh, vetiver, sandalwood, patchouli, and spikenard are the best root chakra essential oils

Vetiver: Khus oil, also called Indian vetiver oil, is extracted from a plant native to India. It can help promote emotional strength, mental clarity, mind-body connection, and a sense of honor.

Sacral Chakra (Svadhisthana Chakra)

Location: In the center of the lower abdomen

Colour: Orange

Underactive: Blocked creative potential, lack of interest, physical infertility

Overactive: Extreme mood swings, dissatisfaction with life

Balanced: Creative, motivated, desire, procreate, fertility, content relationships 

Essential Oils for Sacral Chakra

Ylang-ylang, rosewood, lemon, patchouli, and sandalwood essential oils correspond with the sacral plexus chakra. 

Patchouli: Patchouli can enhance your senses, promote stability, peace, and abundance, help you connect with others, break free from mental boundaries, and encourage you to care for yourself and those around you.

Solar Plexus Chakra (Manipura Chakra)

Location: Two-finger width above the belly button

Colour: Yellow

Underactive: Sense of lack of control and purpose in life

Overactive: Judgemental, overpowering others, controlling, critical, and stubborn

Balanced: Empowered, capable, financial stability, and confidence

Essential Oils for Solar Plexus Chakra

Lemon, lavender, chamomile, rosewood, and spikenard are the essential oils that correspond with the solar plexus chakra.

Spikenard: Spikenard helps release negative patterns, promotes inner peace, and eases anxiousness. 

Heart Chakra (Anahata Chakra)

Location: At the center of the chest

Colour: Green or Pink

Underactive: despair, or a lack of hope or optimism

Overactive: co-dependence on others for fulfillment

Balanced: Love, compassion and joy

Essential Oils for Heart Chakra

Rose, palmarosa, bergamot, geranium, lavender, melissa/lemon balm, neroli, and ylang-ylang essential oils correspond with the heart chakra.

Bergamot: Bergamot can help release emotions and tension, boost confidence, and promote feelings of joy and courage.

Throat Chakra (Vishuddha Chakra)

Location: Neck

Colour: Sky blue

Underactive: Unable to express how you feel

Overactive: Talking too much

Balanced: Clear communication and living the life of dreams

Essential Oils for Throat Chakra

The best essential oils for balancing throat chakra are lavender, frankincense, German chamomile, rosemary, and hyssop.

Frankincense: Frankincense promotes calmness, aids visualization, and creates balance while connecting with the higher self.

Third-eye Chakra (Ajna Chakra)

Location: Glabella or between the eyebrows

Colour: Indigo

Underactive: Lack of purpose or focus, confusion, depression

Overactive: Rare occurrence, but can cause paranoia

Balanced: Heightened curiosity and intuition

Essential Oils for Third-eye Chakra

The best oils for the third-eye chakra are lavender, frankincense, and sandalwood.

Sandalwood: Sandalwood oil is believed to promote inner wisdom and ease when connecting with higher consciousness.

Crown Chakra (Sahasrara Chakra)

Location: Just above the head

Colour: Violet

Underactive: Lack of real purpose and struggle to find the meaning of life

Overactive: Recurring headaches and sensitivity to light and sound

Balanced: Greater connection to your higher self, more creative, intuitive and inspired

Essential Oils for Crown Chakra

The crown chakra essential oils include frankincense, peppermint, sandalwood, and lotus.

Peppermint essential oil: It brings vitality and clarity to the body, mind, and soul, providing energy and stamina to face emotional pain.

Wrapping up

Chakras essential oils are a perfect addition to your routine healing practices. When the chakras are out of alignment, they can cause extreme physical or emotional turmoil. It is best to recognize the blocked energy centers and remedy them as soon as possible. Remember, healing can take time, but it is a journey worthwhile! For a more concise outlook on purchasing the right natural oil for your practice refer to our essential oils chakras chart. 

FAQs

How to use essential oils to balance chakras?

Essential oils for chakra balancing can be used with diffusers, rollerballs, or infused in candles. They can be directly applied to the palms, inside of the wrists, feet, or legs when practicing healing meditation or yoga. You can also use them individually or blend them with other oils. Applying it at the location of the chakras benefits the most. Take a little bit of oil on your palms, rub it, and use it. 

We hope this blog gave you useful insights. To explore more about how to balance the body, mind, and home, stay connected with Aluminate Life

How can I balance my chakras myself? 

You can practice certain yoga poses, and use aromatherapy, reiki, and meditation. If you feel overwhelmed, it is best to consult a healing practitioner. 

Do essential oils open chakras? 

To align the seven chakras, many healers use pure essential oils regularly. Aromatherapy is an excellent adjunct to other practices for opening the chakras.

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