The following is a basic reference for how to use essential oils for activating and balancing the energy centers—chakras—of the body.
First–Earth: The Root or Base Chakra–Red
Essential oils: Valor® essential oil, Abundance™ essential oil. Apply topically to the bottoms of the feet and sacrum. The root chakra is the first and most important chakra for yoga or any kind of healing work. The key words here are courage, security, safety, grounding, and boundaries.
Second–Water: The Sacral Chakra–Orange
Essential oils: Peace & Calming® essential oil, Harmony™ essential oil. Apply topically below the navel. The sacral chakra is the center of your creativity, desire, emotion, sexuality, and intuition. This is where you learn how to give and receive pleasure.
Third–Fire: The Solar Plexus Chakra–Yellow
Essential oils: Harmony™ essential oil, En-R-Gee™ essential oil. Apply topically below the sternum and behind the stomach. The solar plexus chakra is the center of personal power, ambition, intellect, astral force, desire, and emotions based on intellect and touch.
Fourth–Air: The Heart Chakra–Green
Essential oil: Joy™ essential oil. Apply topically to the center of the chest at heart level. The heart chakra is the center of compassion, love, group consciousness, and spiritually associated with “Oneness” and “All That Is.”
Fifth–Ether: The Throat Chakra–Blue
Essential oils: Believe™ essential oil, Valor® essential oil . Apply topically to the posterior neck and the base of the occiput (the back part of the head or skull). The throat chakra is the center of communication, sound, and expression of creativity via thought, speech, and writing.
Sixth–Light: Third Eye Chakra–Indigo
Essential oils: Frankincense essential oil, Peppermint essential oil . Apply topically to the middle of the forehead and above the eyebrows. The third eye chakra is the center of physic power, higher intuition, the energies of the spirit, magnetic forces, and light. This center is about Divine Thought, balanced intuition, and intellect.
Seventh–Crown: The Crown Chakra–Violet
Essential oils: Frankincense essential oil, Lavender essential oil. Apply to the crown of the head. The crown chakra is the center of spirituality, enlightenment, dynamic thought, and energy. The keyword is inspiration. This is the connecting link to your highest and finest self.