The 7 Chakras in the human body are the midpoints of energy or vortices which speed up the flow of energy. They are related to psychical, spiritual and ethereal well-being. Each chakra is directly concerned with nerve center of the body. Essential oils can be used to energize or invigorate these seven chakras. Massaging certain essential oils are said to improve energy levels and restore balance in the body.
Chakras and essential oils suited for them:
It caters to the needs of living and survival. To vitalize the root chakra, Cedarwood essential oil and Basil essential oil can be inhaled or massaged. This helps to get rid of any kind of confusion and anxiety that might be bothering your mind.
This chakra is associated with an individual’s creative side and art of expression. A blend of Cinnamon and Orange essential oils could be rubbed below the navel or put under the tongue.
Solar Plexus Chakra:
The solar plexus chakra is concerned with one’s personality and self-worth. To stimulate this chakra, a mixture of Coriander and Ginger essential oils can be put near the stomach area. This frees the person from selfishness and arrogance and builds up the self-esteem.
The heart chakra is about love, joy, giving and receiving. Inhaling or applying drops of Eucalyptus and Peppermint essential oils directly on the heart activates this chakra and gives strength to the person to deal with heartbreaks, abandonment or trauma of losing someone.
Throat chakra is not just about verbal communication but also communicating and sharing one’s desires, thoughts and opinions. Rubbing few drops of Lavender essential oil and Oregano essential oil on the front of the neck reinforces the throat chakra.
Third Eye (Brow) Chakra:
The third eye or brow chakra is associated with controlling mind related processes, such as dreams, intelligence, and wisdom. Applying few drops of Frankincense and Lavender essential oils on the third eye area helps stimulating this chakra.
Crown chakra is concerned with our deeper thoughts and is symbolic of our conscious system. Rubbing few drops of Rosemary, Frankincense, Lavender essential oils vitalizes this chakra.
If you believe in the power of meditation and are looking fornatural sources to complement your regime then you can rely upon essential oils to help in stimulating seven chakras and provide invaluable mental and spiritual aid.