What is a Chakra?
Chakra is the Sanskrit word meaning ‘Wheel’ they are spinning vortexes that sit in the external ethereal body and correlate to organs and body systems within our body.
Chakra healing comes from ancient Ayurvedic medicine and the Chakras are also focused on in Tantra healing.
When your chakras are out of balance you may experience spiritual,emotional and physical disfunction. By working to balance your Chakras you assist in improving your health and wellbeing on all levels.
Below I have given you a brief introduction of Chakras, Essential Oils and methods of application.
Crown Chakra ~ Colour is Violet ~ Purifying, Balancing, Transformation, Spirituality.
Essential Oils ~ Lavender, Juniper, Sage,Grapefruit, Jasmine, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Champa, Rose
Third Eye Chakra ~ Colour is Deep Blue ~ Knowledge, Understanding, Intuition, Purification, Relaxing.
Essential Oils ~ Bay Laurel, Myrtle, Clove, Yarrow, Lavender, Frankincense, Sandalwood, Spearmint
Throat Chakra ~ Colour is Blue ~ Cooling, Soothing, Communication, Truth, Loyalty, Healing.
Essential Oils ~ Thyme, Cypress, Mandarin, Myrtle, Peppermint, Sweet Fennel, Spearmint, Basil, Rosemary, German Chamomile
Heart Chakra ~ Colours are Pink and Green ~ Uplifting, Relaxing, Warming, Loving, Balancing, Trust.
Essential Oils ~ Geranium, Palmarosa, Rose, Rosewood, Celery, Bergamot, Lime, Linden Blossom, Violet leaf, Neroli, Lavender, Melissa, Jasmine, Tuberose, Geranium
Solar Plexus Chakra ~ Colour is Yellow ~ Strengthening, Personal Power, Aspiration, Cleansing.
Essential Oils ~ Coriander, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Lemongrass, Basil, Anise, Petitigrain, Grapefruit, Lemon, Melissa, Chamomile
Sacral Chakra ~ Colour is Orange ~ Sexuality, Releasing, Joy, creative Expression.
Essential Oils ~ Ginger, Calendula, Nutmeg, Cardamom, Neroli, Mandarin, Tangerine, Sweet Orange, Patchouli, Caraway, Sandalwood
Base Chakra ~ Colour is Red ~ Warming, Energising, Survival, Action.
Essential Oils ~ Vetiver, Cacoa, Cedarwood, Sandalwood, Frankincense, Patchouli, Rhu khus, Black Pepper, Benzoin and Myrrh
Methods of applications ~ Inhalations, Body and Room Sprays, Perfumes, Anointing Oils, Bathing, Foot Baths, Colour Breathing or Bathing