In the modern, fast-paced world that we live in today, it can be easy to forget how important our soul and spiritual health is. We tend to focus on the physical symptoms of illness without considering that some of that illness can come from our inner selves being off-balanced and out of control. When you're constantly trying to stay on top of everything that happens within day to day life, it can be easy to let our spiritual well-being take the lowest rung on the importance ladder.
Today I want to give you some advice on how you can re-balance your inner self to enhance your overall well-being using essential oils and by understanding the 7 chakras.
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So what is a chakra?
The chakras are wells of energy found along the central-axis of the body running from the base of the body to the crown of the head. All 7 chakras are related to different areas of physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being and to have all the chakras balanced leads to ultimate health, both physically and spiritually. Continuing in this post, I will list the 7 different chakras, along with the essential oils you can use to help balance each one.
The Root Chakra
Located at the base of the spine.
Represents grounding to the physical world and survival/self-preservation.
Associated with the spine, legs, feet, colon, and the adrenal glands.
Related to cell production and the digestive system.
Represented by the physical element of Earth and the color red.
A balanced root chakra:
2. Physical Health
3. Comfortable in one's body
4. A sense of safety/security
6. Right livelihood
9. Present in the moment
Essential oils to balance the root chakra:
1. doTERRA Balance (centering)
2. Basil (core support)
3. Frankincense (self-connection)
4. Myrrh (connection to the Earth)
5. Patchouli (grounding)
6. Vetiver (calming/centering)
The Sacral Chakra
Located in the lower abdomen between the pelvis and the navel center
Represents vitality, self-gratification, and passion
Associated with the sacral vertebra and the reproductive organs
Related to circulation, urinary function, and reproduction
Represented by the physical element water and the color orange
A balanced sacral chakra:
1. Graceful movement
2. Ability to embrace change
3. Emotional intelligence
4. Nurture of self and others
5. Healthy boundaries
6. Ability to enjoy pleasure
7. Sexual satisfaction
Essential oils to balance the sacral chakra:
1. Bergamot (comfort)
2. Cinnamon (sexual harmony)
3. Juniper Berry (self-acceptance)
4. Melaleuca (honor/respect)
5. Patchouli (confidence)
6. Citrus Bliss (creativity)
The Solar Plexus Chakra
Located above the naval center
Represents will power, motivation, vitality, and our sense of personal power
Associated with the pancreas, liver, spleen, stomach, and lower back muscles
Related to metabolism and digestion
Represented by the physical element fire and the color yellow
A balanced solar plexus chakra:
3. A positive sense of self
7. Spontaneous, playful, and humorous
8. Able to take risks
Essential oils to balance the solar plexus chakra:
1. DigestZen (fuel for life)
2. Coriander (self-loyalty)
3. Oregano (non-attachment)
4. Cedarwood (community)
5. Ginger (empowerment)
6. Lime (zest for life)
The Heart Chakra
Located in the low center of the chest
Represents self-acceptance and love
Associated with the thymus and lymph glands, heart, rib cage, lungs, skin, arms, and hands
Related to circulation and immune system
Represented by the element air and the color green
A balanced heart chakra:
Essential oils to balance the heart chakra:
1. doTERRA Elevation (joyful)
2. Lemon (cleansing)
3. Thyme (forgiving)
4. Geranium (love/trust)
5. Melaleuca (boundaries)
6. Peppermint (buoyant heart)
7. Breathe (expansion)
The Throat Chakra
Located in the throat
Represents self-expression and communication
Associated with the thyroid, parathyroid, esophagus, neck, shoulders, arms, and hands
Related to hearing
Represented by the element of ether and the color blue/turquoise
A balanced throat chakra:
1. A resonant/full voice
2. Clear communication with others and self
3. Good listener
4. Good sense of time and rhythm
5. Lives life creatively
Essential oils to balance the throat chakra:
1. Basil (renewing)
2. Black Pepper (releasing)
3. Cilantro (releasing control)
4. Ginger (empowerment)
5. Frankincense (encourages truth)
6. Lavender (communication)
7. Whisper (confident communication and connection)
The Third Eye Chakra
Located in the center of the forehead
Represents self-reflection and knowledge
Associated with the pituitary gland, left brain hemisphere, left eye, nose, ears, sinuses, and conscious mind
Related to the endocrine system, neurological system, and small muscle control
Represented by the element of light and the color indigo
A balanced third eye chakra:
1. Strong intuition
2. Penetrating insight
3. Creative imagination
4. Good memory
5. Good dream recall
6. Ability to visualize
7. Has a guiding vision for life
Essential oils to balance the third eye chakra:
1. doTERRA Melissa (dispels darkness)
2. Lemon (uplifting/focusing)
3. Rosemary (knowledge)
4. Sandalwood (divine devotion)
5. Clary Sage (vision/clarity)
6. Juniper Berry (wholeness)
7. Serenity (serene connection)
The Crown Chakra
Located at the top of the head
Represents self-knowledge, self-will, and divine connection
Associated with the pineal gland, pituitary gland, cerebral cortex, cerebrum, the right eye, and the right brain hemisphere
Related to the central nervous system, the subconscious mind, and large muscle control
Represented by the element of thought and the color violet
A balanced crown chakra:
1. Spiritual connection
5. Open mindedness/ability to question
6. Ability to analyze and assimilate information
Essential oils to balance the crown chakra:
1. doTERRA Melissa (brings in light)
2. doTERRA Purify (purification)
3. Frankincense (connection to the divine)
4. Sandalwood (sacred devotion)
5. Zendocrine (transition)
6. Wintergreen (surrender)
7. Elevation (transcendence)
I hope that this post taught you more about your chakras and how each one can effect your physical and spiritual life.
Recommended Chakra Kit
Here is a list of the 10 oils I recommend for your chakra balancing kit plus this free instructional video
and info card
on how to use them.
The Chakra Kit includes:
- Protection during the process
Each bottle of essential oil is 15ml and includes approximately 250 drops with the exception of whisper which is a 5 ml bottle. You only need 1-2 drops per application so the oils will last for a minimum of 100 chakra balancing sessions! Although, the oils all have additional uses so I'm sure you will be using them all over your home and for supporting your health in between chakra balancing sessions.
Your chakra balancing kit also comes with a complimentary 30 minute wellness consult with me over the phone to customize your essential oil usage, my ebook filled with my favorite essential oil uses, and an 8 video series to further your essential oil knowledge of various health topics. The price of the kit includes a free wholesale membership to doTERRA which gives you 25% off all purchases from doTERRA for the next year!
Total investment for the Chakra kit is $337.33 Retail
or $288 for wholesale
pricing. If you would like wholesale pricing, please contact me so I can order this custom kit with you from doTERRA. It is not a kit doTERRA offers but I can create if for you. Just send me a message
Ready to bring essential oils into your life?
You can see purchasing options here
or contact me
for a complimentary consult to see which oils will best best fit your needs! This is the chakra kit I recommend most frequently. If you are interested, contacted me directly so I can put this together for you since it is not a kit doTERRA offers.
Let me know in the comments how using these essential oils helped to balance and improve your overall health!
Peace, love, & oils,
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