The Root Chakra
Centers upon our core needs for survival, security and livelihood. The balance chakra make us feel grounded, secure, safe and content. When the Root Chakra is unbalanced, we shall feel ungrounded, confused and lack the ability to move forward. Without a balanced Root Chakra, it is impossible to fully balance the other chakras.
The Root Chakra is red and locates at base of the spine, by the tailbone.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : angelica root, benzoin, cedarwood, frankincense, myrrh, oakmoss, patchouli, spikenard, vetiver
The Sacral Chakra
Influences personal creativity ranging from artistic expression to creative problem solving. Healthy sexual desire and expression is also controlled by the Sacral Chakra. Signs of balance chakra are smooth creative flow, healthy sexual desire, positive outlook.
The Sacral Chakra is orange and locates slightly underneath the naval.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : bergamot, cardamom, clary sage, neroli, orange, patchouli, rose, sandalwood, ylang-ylang
The Solar Plexus Chakra
Strongly influences your identity and sense of self worth. A balance solar pelxus chakra signs such as comfortable in own skin, inner peace, confidence without arrogance, calm demeanor, patient, flexible. Imbalances can take on polar opposites ranging from low self-esteem all the way to arrogant, selfish behavior.
The Solar Plexus Chakra is yellow and locates slightly above the naval.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : black pepper, cedarwood, cinnamon, clove, coriander cypress, geranium, ginger, grapefruit, juniper, lemongrass, mandarin, peppermint, petitrain, rosemary, sandalwood, spearmint, vetiver, ylang-ylang
The Heart Chakra
Strongly influences the ability to give and receive love in a healthy way. The Heart Chakra also influences our ability to cope with the sadness of betrayals of a loved one or losing a loved one due to breakup, abandonment or death. Signs of balance are : able to express love, giving, compassionate, joyful, content
The Heart Chakra is green/pink and locates directly surrounding the heart region.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : bergamot, cypress, geranium, jasmine, lavender, lemon, mandarin, melissa, neroli, orange, rose, sandalwood, tangerine, ylang-ylang
The Throat Chakra
Strongly influences our ability to effectively communicate our thoughts, opinions, desires and feelings - and just as importantly, our ability to hear, listen and understand those in our daily lives. The Throat Chakra not only influences what we hear and say through verbal communication, but it also influences body language and written communication methods. A balance chakra signs such as effective communication skills, expressive, good listener, patient, honest, receptive to criticism.
The Throat Chakra is blue and locates at the center of the neck/throat.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : basil, bergamot, chamomile (English/Roman), cypress, peppermint, spearmint.
The Third Eye Chakra
Influences the areas of our mind that control our common sense, wisdom, intelligence, memory retention, dreams, spirituality and intuition. Signs of Balance are intuitive, common sense, fast learner, clear memory, intelligent, sense of spirituality.
The Third Eye Chakra is indigo and locates at middle of the forehead, just above the eyebrows
Essential oils for balancing chakra : angelica root, bay laurel, clary sage, cypress, elemi, frankincense, helichrysum, juniper, marjoram, patchouli, rosemary, sandalwood, vetiver.
The Crown Chakra
Influences our deeper understanding of ourselves beyond the physical or material. Signs of balance are : balanced spiritual life, feels that life has purpose, feels a connection with others and a higher power, wise, insightful.
The Crown Chakra is white or violet and locates at the very top/center of the head.
Essential oils for balancing chakra : cedarwood, elemi, frankincense, galbanum, gurjum, helichrysum, jasmine, lavender, myrrh, neroli, rose, rosewood, sandalwood, spikenard, vetiver.