Essential Oils for Balancing Chakras

Essential Oils for Balancing Chakras

What are Chakras?

The Chakras are energy systems that run down the body, starting at the head and running down the center of the body to the base of the spine. The Chakras represent different areas in our lives and can cause issues when they are not balanced. Below is a quick introduction to the chakras and essential oils that will help to balance them. Stop in to Smokin Joe’s Trading Post for some aromatherapy oils!


7 Chakras



The crown chakra is located at the top of the head and is about your spiritual connection. When this chakra is out of balance you can feel separated from the universe and feel like you don’t receive and spiritual help.

Recommended oils:

Frankincense, Lotus, Myrrh and Lavender oil applied to the top of the head


Third Eye

This chakra is found in the middle of the forehead and is connected with your intuition, self reflection and psychic powers. When this chakra is out of balance it can be hard to hear your intuition, you don’t trust your inner voice, struggle with your life purpose and can suffer from headaches.

Recommended oils:

Patchouli, Cedarwood, and Lavender oil applied between the eyebrows



The throat chakra is about communication, speaking your truth and being heard. When this chakra is out of balance you can experience sore throats, be afraid to speak up and often go along with others to please them.

Recommended oils:

Bergamot, Tea Tree, Chamomile oil applied to the throat area



This chakra is responsible for all things related to the heart, love, compassion, inner peace and empathy.

Recommended oils:

Rose and Jasmine oil applied on the chest area over the heart

Solar Plexus

This chakra is located at the upper stomach area and is connected to our personal power, self worth and confidence.

Recommended oils:

Fennel, Juniper, and Lemongrass oil applied between the naval and ribcage



This Chakra is based just below the belly button and is connected to your sexuality, pleasure, relationships, creativity and personal growth.

Recommended oils:

Clary Sage, Fennel, Ylang Ylang, and Patchouli oil applied slightly below the naval



This chakra is located at the base of the spine and is connected to issues around being grounded, connected to others, finances, food and birth issues.

Recommended oils:

Ginger, Cypress and Sandalwood oil applied at the base of spine or bottom of feet