Essential oils and Chakras: The Heart Chakra

Essential oils and Chakras: The Heart Chakra

The fourth Chakra is known as the Heart Chakra and is located in the centre of the chest, at the level of the heart. A balanced heart chakra is associated with compassion, forgiveness, unconditional love and also a healthy immune system.

Some essential oils and absolutes that can help balance the heart chakra include:

1. Frankincense - A calming oil with sweet, woody and balsamic base notes.

2. Geranium - Its fresh, slightly floral and citrusy scent has a calming effect and reduces stress and anxiety when used in aromatherapy.

3. Melissa - It has an uplifting and pleasant aroma which encourages a restful sleep and provides comfort during stressful times

4. Rose Damask - This absolute oil is a potent aphrodisiac with a rich, sweet and deeply floral aroma with honeyed undertones.