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Aromatherapy for chakras: solar plexus chakra recipes

by Rhonda Kuykendall-Jabari

This article is part of a series a series exploring aromatherapy and essential oil recipes that address emotional issues related to specific chakras.

The solar plexus chakra is located in the solar plexus of the physical body.  It is the where feelings of fear and self-esteem originate. The solar plexus chakra is the center of prejudices, biases and judgments, thus controlling how we feel about ourselves and others.

Gaining Self Power

  • 7 drops bay leaves
  • 6 drops rosemary
  • 6 drops bergamot

Self-control

  • 5 drops hyssop
  • 5 drops marjoram
  • 3 drops Roman chamomile

Control Issues

  • 6 drops lavender
  • 6 drops petitgrain
  • 3 drops Roman chamomile

Boosting the Drive

  • 7 drops bay leaves
  • 6 drops lemon
  • 6 drops grapefruit

Bonding With Others

  • 6 drops hyssop
  • 4 drops geranium
  • 4 drops grapefruit

Create and Strengthen Boundaries

  • 8 drops pine
  • 7 drops cypress
  • 7 drops sandalwood

Self-connection

  • 6 drops St. John's wort
  • 6 drops sandalwood
  • 4 drops hyssop

Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy offers a variety of essential oil brands.  The Los Angeles store is located at 12025 San Vicente Boulevard.  Call ahead to confirm the oils you need are in stock or treat yourself to a walk through experience that will soothe your senses.  Online shopping is also available at the www.pharmaca.com.

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