NAME: Muladhara Chakra
LOCATION: C2-C3 (Coccyx)
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Adrenal
SOURCE OF: Passion, rage, terror, joy, survival energy
KEY WORD: Awareness
IMBALANCES: Addictions and compulsions, sexual dysfunctions, nervous system disease, urinary tract disorder, rectal problems, headaches. Family dysfunction, gender confusion, childhood abuse, money, career or finance issue. Abuse of alcohol, drugs, sex. Overeating, craving for red meat and dairy.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Ginger, Cypress, Sandalwood.
NAME: Swadhisthana Chakra
LOCATION: S3-S4 (Sacrum)
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Ovaries or testes
SOURCE OF: Feelings, creativity, women’s power
KEY WORD: Feeling, creativity
IMBALANCES: Every kind of “it is” issue. Appendix disorders, kidney problems, fertility issues, women’s issues such as PMS, candida, ovarian disorders. Issues from stored, stuck or unexpressed emotions, creative blocks. Overeating gluten based carbs. Shopping addiction. Overemotional or underemotional.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Clary sage, Rosewood, Patchouli.
NAME: Manipura Chakra
LOCATION: L4 (Solar Plexus)
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Pancreas
SOURCE OF: Personal power, judgement, intellectual understanding, men’s power
KEY WORD: Power, discrimination
IMBALANCES: Digestive, metabolic disorders. Weight issues, confusion, craziness, anger. Abuse of stimulants such as coffee, beer products, corn, sugar. Overworked, perfectionist, pver-critical, hatred, paranoia.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Fennel, Juniper, Lemongrass.
NAME: Anahata Chakra
LOCATION: T9 (Thoracic)
COLOR: Green, pink, gold
ENDOCRINE GLAND: heart
SOURCE OF: Healing energy, desire, dreams
KEY WORD: Love, healing
IMBALANCES: heart or circulatory diseases, blood pressure imbalances, asthma, allergies, bronchitis, pneumonia, relationship issues. Sleep disorders. Abuse of chocolate, sugar, wine. Inability to let go.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Rose, Jasmine, Ylang Ylang.
NAME: Vishuddha Chakra
LOCATION: C4 (Cevical)
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Thyroid
SOURCE OF: Truth
KEY WORD: Expression
IMBALANCES: Any throat issue, including jaw, mouth, thyroid, larynx, tonsils. Inability to say yes or no. victimization, under-responsible or over-responsible. Addictions resulting from oral fixation, must be always eating, talking, or have something in mouth. Compuslive eating of salty food when bored, angry or anxious.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Bergamot, Tea Tree, Chamomile
NAME: Ajna Chakra
SENSE: Sixth sense
LOCATION: Between Eyebrows (Third Eye)
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Pituitary
SOURCE OF: Insight
KEY WORD: Vision
IMBALANCES: Endocrine issues, hormonal imbalances, planning issues, eyesight issues. Addiction such as undereating or overeating of any food. Binge, purge, anorexia, bulimia and other body image distortion.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Patchouli, Cedarwood, Lavender
NAME: Sahasrara Chakra
SENSE: All senses
LOCATION: Top pf Crown
ENDOCRINE GLAND: Pineal
SOURCE OF: Divine awareness
KEY WORD: Divinity
IMBALANCES: Immune system disorder, cancer, bone disorder, nervous system disorder. Learning disorders, mental issues. Headache, imbalance of any type. Lack of self-understanding or direction. Addiction to religion, spiritual group and its dogmas. Compulsive use of prayer and meditation.
ESSENTIAL OIL FOR BALANCING: Frankincense, Myrrh and Lavender
Chiara G. (May 2018)