Aromatherapy has been used for its positive benefits on the mind, body, and even the
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Certain scents can have a powerful effect on individual chakras, helping empower each energy point in the body and help maintain a flow of energy within you. In this article, you’ll find the best
- Scents hold their own unique energy based on the plant or substance they originate from.
- Chakras can be balanced by using certain incense, as specific scents have a harmonizing effect on each
- Incense can be used in meditation and in yoga to help increase the intention of your practice and invite healing energies into your
“Let your thoughts be psalms, your prayers incense, and your breath praise.”– Charles Spurgeon
Why Is Unblocking the Chakras and maintaining a flow of energy within you Important?
The chakras are powerful energy centers in the body – key to our physical, emotional, and spiritual health. When blocked or out of balance, it can manifest issues on multiple levels.
However there is hope: practices such as meditation, yoga, and energy work may help restore harmony within us by unblocking & realigning these vital energies. For these practices, incense for chakras works well.
What type of incense for chakras works best?
When choosing incense, there’s more to consider than simply the scent. Incense comes in a variety of forms, such as sticks, powders, and cones.
Sticks are great for a slow burn and don’t produce a lot of smoke or scent immediately. Powders burn up quickly and are often paired with charcoal, so they produce a strong scent.
Cones are a great median, producing a healthy amount of smoke and scent rather quickly.
Vetiver incense for the root
You can experience a sense of fear, isolation, and unable to meet your basic needs if the root
Vetiver has a strong, woodsy aroma that is both warm and empowering.
Rose incense for the sacral
Maintaining balance within the sacral chakra is important to prevent you from losing harmony in your creativity and sensuality. Rose incense is an excellent choice for helping balance the sacral
Burning rose incense helps increase the passion, romance, and excitement needed to fully utilize the power of this
Lemongrass incense for the solar plexus
The solar plexus
Lemongrass incense produces a bright and powerful aroma that helps uplift one’s spirit. Burning this incense can help energize the solar plexus
Jasmine incense for the heart
The heart is often associated with love, emotion, and connection. The heart chakra helps produce these feelings when balanced and helps you stay in tune with your emotional state.
When the heart
Burning jasmine incense can help inspire self-love and help you find balance in your emotions.
Peppermint incense for the throat
An unbalanced throat
Peppermint is sharp and crisp, helping you hone in on your communication and clearly express your inner self easily.
Sage incense for the third eye
The third eye
Your third eye
When sage incense supports the third eye
Lavender incense for the crown
Lavender is a beautiful purple flower known for its pleasant smell and calming side effects. Lavender incense is perfect for helping heal or balances the crown
The nervous system is the driving force behind tapping into universal energies and interpreting the sensory signals that you receive from your higher power. Lavender helps calm the nervous system, allowing the crown
How to use incense for chakras in Yoga and mediation
Yoga and meditation are excellent tools for working with the seven chakras. Certain yoga poses can help activate different parts of the body that are associated with each
Meditation allows you to visually work with the chakras in your mind’s eye and use your imagination to balance the energy points throughout your body. Incense can be used alongside these tools to help empower them and activate your chakras as a whole or individually.
Before meditating or practicing yoga, light an incense specific to one
Incense also helps elevate your mood, clear your thoughts, and tap into your emotions, which can be very helpful in dealing with the chakras.
Check out this video for more information on the significance of burning incense.
In another post we talk about how aromatherapy helps against eye twitching.