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Aromatherapy for Chakras

Chakras are energy centers in our body. When they function well, we feel good and healthy. Aromatherapy can help better chakras' health.

For Muladhara chakra you will need sweet and hot tonicizing smells such as rose, juniper, camphor, coconut, opium.

For Svadishthana chakra you can take hot but astringent aromas, for example, camomile, patchouli, clover, amber, cinnamon, almond.

For Manipura chakra you may need warm scents like mint, tulasi, lotus, vanilla, myrrh.

For Anahata chakra use subtle, silky, tonicizing aromas, such as mignonette, geranium, orchid, cestrum, rhododendron, neroli, violet.

For Visuddha chakra try cool smells such as wormwood, hyacinth, rosemary, jasmin, ylang-ylang, lemon.

For Ajna and Sahasrara chakras you can have cold, sobering, soothing aromas like lavender, sandalwood, labdanum, bergamot.

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Anna Sidorova (author) from Russia on February 23, 2013:

Sonia Perozzi, aromatherapy is such an exciting way to learn new things about life... Thank you so much for your feedback.

Sonia Perozzi from California on February 22, 2013:

I am currently learning/working with essential oils and aromatherapy and am very much enjoying the process. Love the many ways it can be applied in ones life, and assisting in the balance of Chakras is wonderful. Thank you for this great information.

Anna Sidorova (author) from Russia on February 21, 2013:

cherrycrime26, thank you for the comment! I wish a quick recovery for your muladhara.

January Moon from NY, Now Living in Atlanta Ga on February 20, 2013:

I absolutely love this hub, I am currently working on opening my muladhara, I can tell when my root charka is closed, I've been doing a few exercises and I can feel it opening back up, the scents you posted will aide in helping me open more , thanks for the post, voted up!

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