Essential Oils and Chakras
This section will give you a run down of the essence of the chakras and suggested essential oils to use with each chakra.
Peace, Peace, Peace…
Temples of the Goddesses
When speaking of the Goddess, we are considering at a vast array of ideas, beliefs and cultural traditions as to how we as humans interpret the goddess form. And because it is such an all-encompassing subject, I’ll narrow it down in this article to a very specific energetic that I would like to explore …
Color and Essential Oils
Here in Virginia, the beginning of November still offers us a charming rainbow of colors to delight our senses. Especially in the mountains, the leaves change into the most magnificently vibrant arrays of colors from reds to oranges, yellows to greens, all set off against usually the clearest of bright blue skies.
Aromatherapy and the Energetic Bodies
In a holistic model of reality, we as humans, are considered as not only a physical body. It is believed that we contain many energetic fields or aura bodies as well. These energetic bodies are usually our first line of defense when challenged by disease or trauma, as well as being first affected in joy and pleasure.
The first main chakra is called the root or base chakra and is located at the base of the spine a little beyond the tip of the coccyx. In most philosophies it is associated with the color red and connects to the element of earth.
The second chakra is located in the region of the pelvic bowl. It originates about three finger widths below the navel and crests the pubic synthesis. Known as the sacral charka, it is associated with the color orange and connects to the element of water.
The third chakra is located in the region of the abdomen and includes the organs of the stomach, liver, pancreas, upper intestines, and adrenals as well as the mid thoracic spine. Known as the solar plexus chakra, this energy center …
The fourth chakra is located in the region of the heart and upper back and influences not only the circulatory system but the pulmonary system and immune system (through the thymus) as well. Known as the Heart Chakra, this energy center vibrates in the color of green and on the higher octaves, in pink and gold.
The fifth chakra is located at the level of the throat and is associated with the neck and its various components such as the trachea, esophagus, cervical vertebrae, and throat; as well as the jaw, ears, mouth, teeth, gums, bronchial tubes and upper lungs.
The sixth chakra, also considered the third eye, is located between the eyebrows on the forehead. It is primarily linked to the pituitary gland and is associated with the face, eyes, ears, nose, parts of the brain and the central nervous system.
The seventh chakra, also called the crown chakra, is located at the top of the head and is represented by a thousand petalled lotus. The primary part of the body it is associated with is the cerebrum, and the gland that it is commonly linked to is the pineal gland.