Root Chakra: Embody
Root Chakra: Muladhara
Location: Base of spine; perineum
This is where we connect with the earth, ourselves, and our survival instincts. It is the center of our physical energy and vitality.
Balanced: we have a positive outlook about our bodies; we are in good health; we feel strong and stable; we feel fully alive; we can manifest abundance; we are able to trust and be vulnerable sexually; all of our basic needs are met
Excessive: disconnected for our bodies; we are fearful; we excessively worry; we are disorganized in our lives; addicted to wealth; we give off nervous sexual energy; domineering; focused on genitals during sex (males)
Depleted: lack confidence; can't get feet on the ground; physically weak; can't achieve our goals; we are self-destructive; feel unlovable; fear of being abandoned; we have little interest in sex
Aromatics: Plai Zingiber cassumunar, Dark Patchouli Pogostemon cablin, Virginia Cedarwood Juniperus virginiana, Cistus Cistus ladaniferus, Vetiver Vetiveria zizanioides, Ghandi Root Homalomena aromatica
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Red. I am grounded, whole, and healthy. Wherever I am, I am safe and secure. All of my basic needs are met with grace and ease.
Sacral Chakra: Envision
Sacral Chakra: Svadisthana
Location: Below navel
This is where we tap into our creativity and store our emotions. It is the center of our feelings and where we decide how to creatively express our emotions - whether we react or act.
Balanced: we are comfortable with our emotions; we are emotionally intelligent; we are capable of sexual/sensual pleasure; we are friendly & optimistic; we are attuned to our own gut feelings; we are concerned about others
Excessive: we have mood swings; we are emotionally dependent/co-dependent; we feel guilty for enjoying ourselves; emotionally explosive; anger; aggression; see people as sexual objects
Depleted: extremely shy; immobilized by fear; we are resentful towards ourselves and others; we give off a clingy sexual energy; we are overly sensitive; require frequent sexual gratification
Aromatics: Sweet Orange Citrus sinensis, Cardamom Elettaria cardamomum, Kunzea Kunzea ambigua, Coriander Coriandrum sativum, Ginger Zingiber officinalis, Egyptian Geranium Pelargonium x asperum
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Orange. I celebrate my sensuality. I freely and easily create. I invite healthy & supportive relationships in my life. All of my emotional needs are met with grace and ease.
Solar Plexus Chakra: Motivate
Solar Plexus Chakra: Manipura
Location: Above navel
This is where we discover our identity and personal power. It is the center of our will-power and self-image.
Balanced: we are confident; we are outgoing and cheerful; attuned to the present moment; have self-respect; right use of power; we take on new challenges; comfortable with life experiences; respect others; strong sense of personal power
Excessive: low self-esteem; temper outbursts; we are stubborn; we have control issues; try too hard to please others; misuse of power; we are judgmental; we are perfectionists and workaholics; very demanding; resent authority
Depleted: we are depressed; we lack confidence; worry about what others think of us and what we do; get confused easily; feel like others control us; we are afraid to be alone; insecure; we are jealous and/or distrustful
Aromatics: Lemon Citrus limon, Yuzu Citrus junos, Saro Cinnamosma fragrans, Larch Larix laricina, Black Pepper Piper nigrum
*Use caution with asthma
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Yellow. I appreciate who I am and what I do. I have integrity and am courageous. I hold healthy boundaries at all times. All of my self-identifying needs are met with grace and ease.
Heart Chakra: Nourish
Heart Chakra: Anahata
Location: Sternum, middle of chest
Color: Green & Pink
This is where we give and receive love. It is the center of our compassion for ourselves and others. It is the middle of our Chakra System, bridging the lower physical chakras with our upper spiritual chakras.
Balanced: we are able to nurture ourselves and others; we are compassionately altruistic; we are balanced; we can see the goos in everyone; we can surrender and merge in a love relationship; our highest goal is to experience Divine Bliss with our beloved
Excessive: we suffer from grief and depression; we have a difficulty forgiving; we are demanding and overly critical or ourselves and our loved ones; we use money to control people; our love is conditional
Depleted: we feel sorry for ourselves; we have a hard time letting go and being free; need constant reassurance, especially sexually; we have a fear of being abandoned; feel unworthy of love
Aromatics: Bergamot Citrus bergamia, Petitgrain Citrus aurantium var. amara (leaves), Ylang Ylang Cananga odorata, Rhododendron Rhododendron anthopogon, Sweet Marjoram Origanum marjorana, Neroli Citrus aurantium var amara (flowers)
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Green for healing. Breathe in the color Pink for calming. I am love. It is safe for me to give and receive love freely. All of my love needs are met with grace and ease.
Throat Chakra: Express
Throat Chakra: Vishuddha
Location: Base of throat
This is where we find our voice and express ourselves to the world. It is the center of asking for our desires.
Balanced: we easily & comfortably express our feelings; we live in the present moment; we manifest our wants; we easily grasp spiritual teachings and can voice our own spiritual beliefs; we are a good speaker; we listen with our hearts
Excessive: we have a fear of speaking or excessively talk; inability to listen; we are self-righteous & arrogant; we may be unconsciously macho; we prefer partners who dominate us
Depleted: scared, shy, & quiet; we hold back expressing ourselves; can't put words to our thoughts; fee conflicted with religious upbringing; we are inconsistent with what we say; we are devious
Aromatics: Grapefruit Citrus x paradisi, Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris, Cypress Cupressus sempervirens, Eucalyptus Eucalyptus radiata, Fragonia Agonis fragrans, Basil Ocimum basilicum
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Blue. I speak my Truth. I listen with loving kindness and thoughtful attention. I know when to speak and when to be silent. All of my self-expression needs are met with grace and ease.
Brow Chakra: Remember
Brow Chakra: Ajna
Location: Brow, middle of forehead
This is where we access our intelligence and our intuition. It is the center of our psychic powers and higher guidance.
Balanced: we are open-minded; not attached to material wealth; experience telepathy; we have an active intelligence; we have a good memory; access to the Source of All-Knowing
Excessive: we are forgetful; we are overly mental and closed-minded; disconnected from our intuition; led by our ego; we are religiously dogmatic; experience nightmares
Depleted: we are non-assertive; we are undisciplined in our thinking; oversensitive to the feelings of others; we become afraid of being successful
Aromatics: Sandalwood Santalum spicatum, Amyris Amyris balsamea, Black Spruce Picea mariana, Tulsi (Holy Basil) Ocimum sanctum, Clary Sage Salvia sclarea
*Avoid during pregnancy & breastfeeding
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Indigo. I am wise. I trust my intuition. My mind is open to new ideas and new perspectives. My mind is clear & focused. All of my intuitive needs are met with grace and ease.
Crown Chakra: Transcend
Crown Chakra: Sahasrara
Location: Top of head
This is where we connect to the Divine and find our Inner Peace. It is the center of our highest knowing.
Balanced: our inner and outer life are united; we have healthy detachments; our actions are divinely guided; we are thoughtful and wise; we are open to the divine
Excessive: we are apathetic; we have a great fear of death; we lack a life purpose; overly attached; disconnected from spiritual beliefs; we are dissociated with our bodies; frequent migraines
Depleted: we have no spark, no joy; we are catatonic; can't make any decisions; confused a lot
Aromatics: High Altitude Lavender Lavandula angustifolia, Atlas Cedarwood Cedrus atlantica, Monarda Monarda fistulosa, Frankincense Boswellia carterii, Myrrh Commiphora myrrha, Manuka Leptosperum scoparium, Cistus Cistus ladiniferus
*Avoid during pregnancy & breastfeeding
Meditation: Sit comfortably. Breathe in the color Violet. I am connected with my spiritual path. Each moment is divine. I bring spirituality into my daily life. All of my spiritual needs are met with grace and ease.