What are the most commonly used essential oils for balancing and healing the sacral chakra? And what are their properties and how do they help balance and heal the second chakra?
Sacral chakra essential oils can be used for balancing and geting in touch with your emotions.
Located at the pelvic area, the sacral chakra is associated with pleasure, creativity, sensuality, and emotions.
On the physical level, the sacral chakra is associated with reproductive organs, kidneys, and bladder.
On the emotional level, sacral chakra imbalance may manifest as rapid emotional changes, obsessive thinking, and emotional confusion.
On the mental level, someone with a sacral chakra imbalance may experience rigidity, creative blocks, and difficulty with relating to others.
On the spiritual level, sacral chakra issues may show up as fragmentation, dissociation, and deadened feelings.
Essential oils embody the frequencies and healing properties of plants. Not only they deliver certain properties to the physical body, they also work on the mental, emotional and spiritual levels.
The following are the most commonly used sacral chakra essential oils:
Sandalwood is considered a sacred oil and on a spiritual level, it helps to reunite the spirit with the senses. This soft, woody, and earthy oil is sensual, yet deeply tranquil.
Sandalwood is associated with the Empress, one of the Tarot symbols, which symbolizes the universal mother womb, where all gestation begins.
On a physical level of the second chakra, this oil may help easy menstrual problems.
This sweet and tropical oil is known for its aphrodisiac qualities. It stimulates sexual energy and enhances relationships.
It is both a stimulating and calming essential oil which reunites emotional aspects and sensual aspects of our being.
The oil also has a calming action on the heart, brings back feelings of self-love, confidence, and joy in simple pleasures.
This warm, musky, and slightly spicy oil has been used during the Middle Ages for female complaints and kidney disorders.
Clary Sage is both strenghtening and relaxing. Known for its emotionally uplifting effect, this oil can bring on euphoria.
As the name implies, Clary Sage promotes clarity and is especially useful during times of emotional confusion.
Warm, with an exquisite floral scent and comforting sweetness, Jasmine has been known for its aphrodisiac qualities.
Jasmine harmonizes sensual and emotional aspects of our being. It helps to reawaken passion and restore capacity for creativity.
On the physical level, Jasmine has been used during labour, easing painful and prolonged deliveries.
The emotional effects of Jasmine are profound as it opens the deepest layers of the soul, allowing us to get in touch with our emotions.
Orange is frequently thought of as and oil of abundance. Allowing one to open the sensual part of the being and accept all the simple gifts of life. Orange oil symbolizes innocence and fertility.
Due to its liver stimulating properties, this uplifting oil has also the ability to free up stagnant life energy.
Orange oil can bring emotional ease, optimism, creativity, and adaptability.
This sweet, lively, and citrusy oil will enliven your senses and encourage the release of repressed emotions.
Bergamot is uplifting as well as gently relaxing. It helps to disperse stangant energy, releasing stress and tension.
This sweet, woody, floral oil is known for its aphrodisiac qualities as well as for promoting hormone secretion.
On an emotional level Rosewood relaxes the body, calms the mind and relieves stress, allowing one to be in touch with their emotions and senses.
Neroli, also called Orange Blossom, with its sweet, delicate, citrusy aroma, has powerful emotional effects.
It calms and relaxes the body and spirit. Its frequency vibrates at the second chakra and encourages sensuality, peace, courage, and joy.
A natural tranquilizer, Neroli is often used for anxiety and shock from trauma.
Black Pepper is mostly know for its culinary purposes, but it has many uses in healing. The oil of black pepper increases cellular oxygenation, therefore leading to more energy and stamina.
Black Pepper has been used for thousands of years to treat a variety of digestive ailments as well as nervous system disorders.
The oil of Black Pepper is spicy, peppery, and warm and combines very well with Fennel.
Like Black Pepper, Fennel is used in cooking. Fennel is added to many dishes to help the digestive process. Along with Black Pepper, Fennel is excellent for flatulence and sluggish digestion.
The oil of Fennel is stimulating and purifying. It stimulates digestion and affects the hormonal system. Used during menopause and perimenopause the ease the symptoms of hormonal transition.
Lavender as Sacral Chakra Essential Oil
The essential oil of Lavender is universal for all seven chakras. It works to calm strong emotions, release pent up energy, and allow for the life force to flow through the body.
As a sacral chakra essential oil, Lavender aids calmness and peace to arise during meditation or sleep, allowing one to connect with the Divine and with Spirit.
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