Top 10 Third Eye Chakra Essential Oils

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What are the most commonly used essential oils for balancing and healing the third eye chakra? And what are their properties and how do they help balance and heal the sixth chakra?

Third eye chakra essential oils can balance and open the sixth chakra for clarity of thought, clear seeing, and spiritual insight.

Located above the bridge of the nose, at the brow level, deep within the brain, your third eye chakra allows you to see the inner and outer worlds.

On the physical level, the third eye chakra is associated with the pituitary and pineal glands, eyes, and the brain.

On the emotional level, third eye chakra imbalances may manifest as denial, delusions, nightmares, and fear.

On the mental level, someone with a third eye chakra imbalance may have poor memory, poor decision making, and inability to think abstractly and use symbolic language.

On the spiritual level, third eye chakra issues may show up as being spaced out, dualism, inability to see deeper truth and connections, distrusting one's intuition or inner voice.

Essential oils embody the frequencies and healing properties of plants. These frequencies and properties work on all levels of being.

The following are ten most commonly used third eye chakra essential oils:

Bay Laurel

With sweet and spicy aroma, Bay Laurel is one of the classic third eye chakra essential oils. It heightens awareness and opens the doors of perception.

Clairsentience, clairvoyance, and clairaudience are heightened and amplified when one uses Bay Laurel.

In ancient Greece, Bay Laurel was also used to increase one's ability for divination and for prophecy.

The essential oil of Bay Laurel assists in stimulating hemispheric synchronization - connecting the rational mind (left brain) and the creative mind (right brain) - leading to a more holistic perception and awakened awareness.


Jasmine is known in India as the "Queen of the night" and is associated with the Moon and the rituals of magic and healing.

The essential oil is very uplifting, allowing one to access the deepest layers of the soul and its repressed emotional pain.

Jasmine enhance intuitive powers and our connection to the Universe.

Jasmine has a sweet, floral aroma, yet it is very powerful in stimulating all of the senses.

Palo Santo

Also known as Holy Wood, Palo Santo is commonly used in purification ceremonies and the wood of Palo Santo is often burned as an incense and for aura cleansing.

The essential oil of Palo Santo is used during meditation, cleansing rituals, and prayer.

Palo Santo heightens one's spiritual awareness and connection to the divine. It enhances the ability to perceive subtle realms.

The rich, sweet aroma makes it an excellent choice for feeling grounded while connecting to higher realms.

Carrot Seed

One of the quintessential third eye chakra essential oils, Carrot Seed has long been known to aid healing of the eyesight.

On the spiritual level, Carrot Seed essential oil helps us to stay grounded while allowing for clear seeing of reality as it unfolds, as it is in the here and now.

Carrot Seed oil harmonizes the subtle body with the physical body, allowing us to stay present on the physical plane of existence while experiencing visions and spiritual insights.


The essential oil of Melissa not only assists in opening of the heart chakra, but also stimulates the pineal gland, allowing one to get in touch with non-ordinary realities and access higher realms and higher vibrations.


The key to understanding Chamomile's effects on the third eye lies in understanding its influence on the nervous system. Chamomile is calming and soothing, allowing one to see the drives and impulses of the ego.

Chamomile helps us to see that the various patterns of our ego, our drives and our projections, are not who we are. We begin to disidentify with the ego, seeing it from a witness perspective.

This disidentification is a major step towards opening of the third eye chakra.


Calming and relaxing, Rose essential oil has the highest vibration, frequency, of all essential oils.

The high vibration of this oil aids in aligning the subtle body and the physical body, creating balance and harmony.

The oil stimulates and elevates the mind, while creating a sense of well-being.

Clary Sage

Clary Sage has been known through history for its ability to clear eye problems.

This oil is also used for Autism, Epilepsy and seizures or seizure like activity in the brain. Also effective for headaches and migraines.


Neroli, also known as Orange Blossom, is known as a regulator of the nervous system. It is both a sedative and a tonic.

The scent of Neroli is floral, citrusy, sweet, and delicate. As a natural tranquilizer, Neroli has been used to treat anxiety, depression, and shock.

Neroli has a great harmonizing effect on the heart and the mind, bringing more equilibrium to both energy centeres.


One of the best circulatory oils, Geranium stimulates circulation in the brain and enhances blood flow to the pineal and pituitary glands.

Geranium helps to strenghten the vital energy in the body and has the ability to calm and relax nerves.

Geranium is helpful for those who rely too much on their rational mind, the left hemisphere of the brain. The oil of Geranium helps to bridge the right and left brain hemisheres to bring a more balanced perspective and clear seeing.

Lavender as Third Eye Chakra Essential Oil

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Lavender is an adaptogenic essential oil, it works wherever it is needed.

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 third eye chakra essential oil, Lavender aids calmness and peace to arise during meditation or sleep, allowing one to connect with the Divine and with Spirit.

Simona Sebastian

Simona Sebastian is the founder of Simona's curiosity led her from science and computer programming studies, to exploration of subtle energy, healing, and consciousness.

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