Essential oils embody the frequencies and healing properties of plants. Not only they deliver certain properties to the physical body, they also work on the mental, emotional and spiritual levels.

The following are the most commonly used root chakra essential oils:

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Essential oils 

Myrrh 

Myrrh is an uplifting oil that promotes spiritual awareness.

 

It's a rejuvenating oil with an earthy scent it has soothing properties and helps to build a bridge between the crown and the root chakra. It has a gentle, calming effect on the nervous system, allowing for feelings of safety to arise.

Myrrh brings us closer to our true nature, our essence, grounding us in this truth, and allowing transcendence of the material aspect of the root chakra.

 

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Commiphora myrrha

  • Country of origin: Somalia

  • Blends beautifully with: Cedarwood  , Cypress, frankincense,  Patchouli & Sandalwood. 

Frankincense 

Frankincense has a deep, warm, and sweet aroma. 

Frankincense has antidepressant and sedative qualities. It is a soothing oil, calming, and like Myrrh, it helps to connect the crown and the root chakras.

 

This oil is often used to promote a state of relaxation, helping to encourage slower and deeper breathing when inhaled. Making it ideal to use during meditation and mindfulness practices. 

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Boswellia sacra

  • Country of origin: Oman

  • Blends beautifully with: Myrrh, Cedarwood, Sandalwood & Vetiver 

Sandalwood

Sandalwood is considered a sacred oil.

With a rich, woody and calming aroma,  it helps to promote a profound feeling of wellbeing.  Deeply restful and indulgent. Its properties are calming and sedative. 

 

Used during meditation it can help to awaken life force energy.

 

Sandalwood is gentle on the nervous system, it calms and harmonizes the emotional body and helps with grounding of excessive root chakra issues.

 

  • Key action: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Santalum album

  • Country of origin: Australia

  • Blends beautifully with:  Frankincense & Myrrh

Vetiver

Vetiver is a natural sedative, with grounding and calming properties.

This calming oil has an earthy scent and is naturally restorative for the nervous system. It can even help you to get a more restful night’s sleep.

 

It bridges the gap between the root chakra and the crown chakra.

 

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Vetiveria zizanoides

  • Country of origin: Madagascar

  • Blends beautifully with:  Cedarwood, Lavender, Patchouli & Ylang Ylang 

Ylang Ylang

Ylang Ylang is Known for its sweet, exotic scent and relaxing properties.

This oil helps to cool down excessive root chakra issues. It has soothing properties and helps to relieve emotional stresses during tense times. Helping to calm agitation and fear.

 

 

It has a calming effect on the nervous system, eases nervous tension, and is known to be a relaxing and sedative essential oil.

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Cananga odorata

  • Country of origin: Madagascar

  • Blends beautifully with:  patchouli & Vetiver

Patchouli

Patchouli is a grounding oil, it has a naturally woody aroma and is known to be therapeutic in times of shock or trauma.

It has nervine and sedative properties which help to relieve symptoms of  stress and depression 

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Pogostemon cablin

  • Country of origin: India

  • Blends beautifully with:   Cypress, Myrrh, Ylang  Ylang &    Vetiver 

Cypress

Cypress oil is known for its ability to harmonize the blood.

 

With calming properties and a beautiful woody scent, this oil  helps to soothe your emotions.

 

Cypress also helps with circulatory system meaning it moves blood and therefore helps to move the vital force, the vital energy, or Qi, through the body. 

 

  • Key benefit: Balancing

  • Latin name: Cupressus sempervirens

  • Country of origin: France

  • Blends beautifully with:  lavender, Cedarwood, Myrrh & Patchouli 

Cedarwood

Cedarwood, has a wonderful calming, woody aroma. It is used to calm anger and ease nervous tension

This oil when used during the practice of meditation and yoga helps with grounding while allowing communication with the higher realms.

  • Key action: Balancing

  • Latin name: Cedrus atlantica

  • Country of origin: France

  • Blends well with: Cypress & Frankincense 

Lavender 

The essential oil of Lavender is universal for all seven chakras.

 

 It's a cleansing oil it is naturally soothing, it works to calm strong emotions, release pent up energy, and allow for the life force to flow through

  • Key benefit: Relaxing

  • Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia

  • Country of origin: France

  • Blends beautifully with: Cypress & Vetiver 

The perfect blend 

 Relaxation 

 Lavender, Rose & Vetiver