Holistic Therapies

Balancing your chakras

I wanted to publish a self-help post on balancing your Chakras. For all Chakras healing meditation can be used to balance and unblock them. I have not gone into detail in regards to this meditation on this post, however if you are interested there are plenty of links on google or if you message me I will be more than happy to help guide you.

We have 7 Chakras that if they are under or over active (unbalanced) will affect our mind, body and soul.


Root Chakra

The Root Chakra is the 1st Chakra and is also known as Muladhara.

It is associated with security, foundation and feeling grounded.

Signs of an unbalanced Root Chakra are:

Excessive negativity

Crystals that help heal:

Black Osidian, Black Tourmaline, Smokey Quartz and Hematite.

Foods that help heal:

All root vegetables e.g potatoes or parsnips.

Essential oils that help heal:

Oakmoss, Mryrrh, Cinnamon, Ginger and Lavender

Sacral Chakra

The Sacral Chakra is the 2nd Chakra and is also known as Svadhishthana.

It is associated with sexuality, relationships and emotions.

Signs of an unbalanced chakra are:

Obsessive sexual behaviour or fantasies
Low libido
Co dependent of others
Fear of pleasure
Irregular menstrual cycles
Controlled by your emotions

Crystals that help heal:

Orange Calcite, Fire Opal, Sunstone, Carnetan, Coral and Moonshine.

Foods that help heal:

Orange, Carrots, Apricots, Mango, Sweet potato, Carrots.

Essential oils that help heal:

Orange, Orange blossom, Sandalwood, Ylang Yland, Jasmine, Fennel and Black pepper

Solar Plexus Chakra

The Solar Plexus Chakra is the 3rd Chakra and is also known as Manipur.

It is associated with confidence, independence and self-discipline.

Signs of an unbalanced Solar Plexus Chakra are:

Lack of ambition
Feeling of helplessness
Poor appetite
Stomach ulcers
Eating disorders

Crystals that help heal:

Amber, Tiger Eye, Citrine, Yellow Jade and Yellow Jasper.

Foods that help heal:

Yellow pepper, Bananas, Grapefruit, Lemon, Ginger and Cumin.

Essential oils that help heal:

Citrus oils, Spikenard, Bergamot, Rosemary, Lavender.

Heart Chakra

The Heart Chakra is the 4th Chakra and is also known as Anahata.

It is associated with love, compassion and centre awareness.

Signs of an unbalanced Heart Chakra:

Over defensive
Fear of love or intimacy
Holding grudges
Being withdrawn
Feeling like the victim
Breathing problems

Crystals that help heal:

Rose Quartz, Pink Opal, Mangano Calcite, Rhodnite, Garnet and Emerald.

Foods that help heal:

Spinach, Kale, Broccoli, Celery, Asparagus, Peas, Basil, Mint, Sage, Green Tea.

Essential oils that help heal:

Orange, Jasmine, Neroli, Clary Sage, Cryprem.

Throat Chakra

The Throat Chakra is the 5th Chakra and is also known as Vishuddha.

It is associated with communication and expression.

Signs of an unbalanced Throat Chakra:

Fear of speaking
Sore throat

Crystals that help heal:

Aquamarine, Turquoise, Blue Lace Agate, Celesite, Chrusocella.

Foods that help heal:

Blackberries, Blueberries, Peppermint and Chamomile Tea.

Essential oils that help heal:

Peppermint, Chamomile, Lavender.

Other healing: Singing.

Third Eye Chakra

The Third Eye Chakra is the 6th Chakra and is also known as Ajna.

It is associated with intuition, insight and psychic abilities.

Signs of an unbalanced Third Eye Chakra:

Lack of clarity
Lack of concentration
Small minded
Poor vision
Personality disorders

Crystals that help heal:

Labradorite, Lapis Lazuli, Purple Flourite, Moonshine and Amethyst.

Foods that help heal:

Blueberries, Plums, Eggplant, Purple Cabbage, Ginger

Essential oils that help heal:

Clary Sage, Frankincence, Marjoram, Sandalwood.

Crown Chakra

The Crown Chakra is the 7th and last Chakra and is also known as Sahasrara.

It is associated with consciousness, wisdom and realisation.

Signs of an unbalanced Crown Chakra:

Lack of inspiration
Disconnected from ones body
Disconnected spiritually

Crystals that help heal:

Amethyst, Selenite, Clear Quartz

Foods that help heal:

Garlic, Broccoli, Spinach. Fasting will also help open your Crown Chakra.

Essential oils that help heal:

Jasmine, Rose, Lavender, Frankincense and Myrrh to stimulate.

Other healing: Time in the sun and sitting in silence.


(11) Comments

  1. This post made me miss the books on healing I still have in the UK 😊 It’s a great overview of the different chakras, their impact and how to balance them. Thank you for sharing! 🥰

  2. Great post! Definitely got some third eye issues going on so looks like it’s time to get the labradorite out.

  3. Jade Goddard says:

    Omg i loved this

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  4. Very nice article. I guess this is related to meditation and yoga.

    1. Alyssa says:

      Thank you! Yes meditation is the best exercise for chakras and there are different yoga poses for each chakra too-although I am not a yoga expert.

  5. Hello Alyssa:
    Nice post! Very informative post. I admit that I’m inexperienced with chakras meditation. I have done them a few times, but am looking to explore this side of meditation in the future. Thanks for sharing. This is a great overview of the seven different chakras.

    Mind and Love

  6. Excellent advice here. Everything is energy; healing your chakras allows that energy to flow smoothly.

    1. Alyssa says:

      Yes! So true, more people need to learn this. Thank you for your comment.

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