According to ancient Eastern traditions, chakras are the energy centers held in the physical and non physical bodies- the word means “wheel,” and these energy wheels are believed to propel energy through the body.
You may have seen images that depict the seven main chakras along the spine as colored circles in rainbow colors, starting from the base of the spine and running upwards towards the crown of the head.
In this article, we will be talking about what diseases are caused by the imbalance of each chakra.
1. Root Chakra
The imbalance in root chakra can cause anemia because your connection to the root is your connection to the earth. You can also observe adrenal fatigue, chronic fatigue, and problems with the legs, knees, ankles, and lower back.
Essential oils for balancing root chakra: Carrot seed, angelica root, vetiver, vanilla, and arborvitae.
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Affirmations: “I am vitality.” “I am strong.” “I am deeply connected to the earth and my body.” “I honor my body temple.”
2. Sacral chakra
The imbalance of sacral chakra can cause problems around sexuality and sexual expression like frigidity, impotence, infertility, irregularity with sexual hormones, PMS, endometriosis, miscarriage, and low immunity.
Essential oils for balancing sacral chakra: Jasmine, Geranium, Clary Sage, Blood orange.
Affirmations: “My sensual expression is deeply sacred.” “I am free to express my emotions.” “I honor my emotions and hold them in the light of love and compassion.”
3. Solar plexus
Digestive problems and low immune systems are commonly observed in solar plexus imbalance. It can cause problems to the liver, stomach, spleen, and digestive organs. Our mental acuity and clarity are also associated with the solar plexus chakra so its imbalance can cause mental fog.
Essential oils for balancing solar plexus chakra: Lemon, tulsi, rosemary, black pepper, cinnamon, and basils.
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Affirmations: “I am fully empowered in all of my decisions.” “I am clear and decisive.”
4. Heart chakra
The heart chakra is in close association with the heart itself and the lungs. So its imbalance can create heartache, cancer, respiratory issues, asthma, and bronchitis. So much of our unresolved emotional pain from the past is held it the heart. It is our relational center. It is also the center that connects us to the astral realm.
Essential oils for balancing heart chakra: Rose, magnolia, gardenia, Ylang Ylang , champaca , eucalyptus.
Affirmations: “I receive, give and embody the highest experience of love.” “My love heals everything around me.” “I give and receive my love.”
5. Throat chakra
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The throat chakra imbalance can cause neck discomfort, muscular tightness in the shoulders. It can also associated with thyroid issues, throat cancer, teeth and gum issues and ear issues.
Essential oils for balancing throat chakra: Blue chamomile, blue yarrow, chamomile, myrrh, mint, peppermint.
Affirmations: “I speak my truth with grace, strength, and courage.” “I am free to authentically express myself.”
6. Third eye chakra
The third eye chakra imbalance manifests itself in the form of headaches, migraines, and eye issues. Cognitive issues, dementia, and Alzheimer’s can also arise in both, third eye and crown chakra imbalance. It can also cause lack of clarity that can become a problem in the long run.
Essential oils for balancing third eye chakra: Spikenard, Davana, tulsi, Bakul, frankincense, agarwood
Affirmations: “I honor the truth and sacredness of my inner and outer vision.” “I see the truth in situations.”
7. The crown chakra
Its imbalance can cause headaches, dizziness and sometimes nervous system imbalances may arise. If there is a significantly imbalanced flow of energy in this region and the lower energy centers are not developed, the person may feel disoriented and disconnected. It can also cause mental health issues like depression and anxiety.
Essential oils for balancing the crown chakra: Cardamom, lavender, and lotus.
Affirmations: “I am that I am.” “I am that which is divine.”