chakras & essential oils

The 7 Chakras are the energy centers in our body in which energy flows through.
Blocked energy in our 7 Chakras can often lead to illness so it's important to understand what each Chakra represents and what we can do to keep this energy flowing freely.
1. Root Chakra  -- Represents our foundation and feeling of being grounded.

Purpose: Survival, Security, Stability
Location: Base of spine in tailbone area.

Signs of Imbalance: Ungrounded, Unclear of Purpose, Fearful, Insecure, Confused, Constipation, Lower back pain - issues with legs, feet, knees, groin, hips, ankles - frequent illness

Essential Oils for Balancing the Root Chakra:
Basil, Cedarwood, Cilantro, Myrrh, Patchouli, Vetiver, White Fir, Balance (blend), AromaTouch (blend), On Guard (blend), Deep Blue (blend)
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2. Sacral Chakra -- Our connection and ability to accept others and new experiences.

Purpose: Authentic Creation, Soul Fire, Sexuality
Location: Lower abdomen, slightly below the navel

Signs of imbalance: Sexual Problems or Disfunction, Fear of Sexual or Emotional Intimacy, Infidelity, Needy or Wiithdrawn, Disorders of reproductive organs, infertility, urinary system, spleen, gallbladder, kidney, lack of flexibility

Essential oils for Balancing the Sacral Chakra:
Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Tangerine, Wild Orange, Citrus Bliss (blend), Solace (blend), Bergamot, Clary Sage, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Ylang Ylang


3. Solar Plexus Chakra -- Our ability to be confident and in-control of our lives.

Purpose: Power, Self Worth, Self Confidence
Location: Upper abdomen in the stomach area, slightly above the navel

Signs of Imbalance: Low self-esteem or arrogance, Egotistical behavior, Feeling abandoned or rejected or feeling the world revolves around you, Difficulty understanding or controlling emotions, Rebellious or too eager to please, Nervous or Stressed out, Addictive behaviors including eating disorders, hypoglycemia, diabetes, eczema, acne, food allergies, chronic fatigue, depression, pancreas, gallbladder, liver issues

Essential Oils for Balancing the Solar Plexus:
Bergamot, Cassia, Clove, Coriander, Fennel, Ginger, Grapefruit, Juniper Berry, Wintergreen, DigestZen (blend), Slim & Sassy (blend), Clear Skin (blend), Black Pepper, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Geranium, Cypress, Lemongrass, Peppermint, Ylang Ylang


4. Heart Chakra - Our ability to love.

Purpose: Love, Joy, Inner Peace
Location: Center of chest, surrounding the heart region

Signs of Imbalance: Unable to Give or Receive Unconditional Love, Selfish, Jealous, Hateful, Grief Stricken, Excessive Loneliness, Depression, Disorders or the heart, lungs, thymus, breasts, arms, premature aging, upper back pain, circulation problems, asthma, immune system deficiency

Essential Oils for Balancing the Heart Chakra:
Eucalyptus, Geranium, Lime, Marjoram, Melaleuca, Peppermint, Rose, Thyme, Ylang Ylang, Serenity (blend), Elevation (blend), Breathe (blend), Lavender, Melissa, Sandalwood


5. Throat Chakra - Our ability to communicate.

Purpose: Communication, Self-expressing of Feelings, Speaking the Truth, Holdings Secrets
Location: Center of the Neck/Throat

Signs of Imbalance: Poor Communication Skills, Afraid to Speak Up/Represses Feelings, Uncontrolled Verbal Outbursts, Deceiptful, Manipulative, Shy or Talks Excessively, Unable to Listen, Fear of offending others, gossipping, loud or dominating voice, tendency to interrupt

Essential Oils for Balancing the Throat Chakra:
Lavender, Oregano, Birch, Basil, Bergamot, Roman Chamomile, Peppermint


6. Third Eye Chakra - Our ability to focus on and see the big picture.

Purpose: Intuition, Imagination, Wisdom, Ability to Think & Make Decisions
Location: Forehead between the eyes. (Also called the Brow Chakra)

Signs of Imbalance: Non-sympathetic/Empathetic, Judgemental, Over Intellectualizing, Lacks Intuition, Lacks Common Sense, Forgetful, Sleep/Dream/Nightmare Issues

Essential Oils for Balancing the Third Eye Chakra:
Clary Sage, Lemongrass, Immortelle (blend), In Tune (blend), Terrashield (blend), PastTense (blend), Cypress, Frankincense, Helichrysum, Marjoram, Patchouli, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Vetiver



7. Crown Chakra - The highest Chakra represents our ability to be fully connected spiritually, it influences our deeper understanding of ourselves beyond the physical or material.

Purpose: Cognition, Connections to Spirituality & Higher Self, Life Purpse
Location: The very top of the head

Signs of Imbalance: Unspiritual, Feelings of Unbalanced Spirituality, Excessive Fear of Death, Unclear of Life or Spiritual Purpose, Feeling Alone in the Universe or posessing a God-Complex, Feeling Unloved by or Angry at our Creator, Dementia, autoimmune disorders, epilepsy, coma, amnesia, migraines, brain tumors, cognitive delusions

Essential Oils for Balancing the Crown Chakra:
Frankincense, Helichrysum, Lemon, Melissa, Roman Chamomile, Rosemary, Sandalwood, Zendocrine (blend), DDR Prime (blend)