Essential Oils For The Sacral Chakra

The Sanskrit name of Sacral chakra is Svadhistana. It is a second chakra in a chakra/energy system and is located at the level of a sacrum (large triangular bone in the lower spine) or about 6 fingers below the navel. Its color is orange.

Svadhistana chakra is associated with:

  • emotional body
  • sexual energy
  • creative energy
  • pleasure and enjoyment of life
  • reproductive system
  • procreation

Associated emotions with Sacral chakra are: intimacy, sensuality, confidence, sociability, desires 

When Sacral chakra is imbalanced you may experience:

  • reproductive system imbalance (frigidity, irregular menstrual cycle, painful periods)
  • inner insecurity, over sensitivity
  • obsessive sexual behavior
  • or opposite, luck of sexual desire or satisfaction
  • manipulation
  • aggressiveness, detachment
  • being led by your desires
  • paranoia
  • feelings of guilt and shame

When Svadhistana chakra is strong:

  • feeling of joy
  • balanced moods and emotions
  • creative flow
  • reproductive organs health
  • healthy libido (no feeling of shame, guilt)
  • sense of taste and beauty
  • sense of tact
  • flexibility
  • confidence

To balance Sacral chakra you can do certain yoga poses (asanas) or sequences, meditation, sound healing, aromatherapy.

To help balancing Svadhistana chakra you want to choose essential oils that are warming and deeply sensual, many of them are aphrodisiacs, such as:

  • Jasmine
  • Rose
  • Ylang Ylang
  • Sandalwood
  • Patchouli
  • Cardamom
  • Orange
  • Clary Sage
  • Copaiba
  • Coriander
  • Clove
  • Fennel
  • Geranium

How to use essential oils:

  • diffuse them during the meditation or yoga practice
  • use them in aromatic bath
  • apply topically on the area of chakra (pre-diluted oils)

Wishing you a mindful practice,

Yours,

Anna