Essential Oils & Yoga Poses For The Chakras: Anahata (Heart Chakra)
Anahata (Heart Chakra)
Love, Healing, Compassion
Blocked by Grief
Focus Pose: Cobra
Renowned for its opening of the heart chakra. As you ground down through hands and tops of feet push up into a backbend, release shoulders down the back, draw the heart forward as you broaden through the collar bones, breathing into the centre of your chest and heart. Visualise a green light in the centre of your chest shining out.
Contains essential oils of rose and bergamot which are used to soften the armour around the heart, opening heart felt desires, vibrating love and compassion. OM is the mantra or vibration traditionally chanted at the beginning or end of a yoga session, enhancing the vibration of intention, creating sankalpa, your heart’s desire.
ROSE is known as the “Queen of essential oils.” It has been said that Cleopatra bathed in rose petals. Rose brings comfort and warmth healing emotional wounds, opens the heart and restores compassion. A nurturing aphrodisiac that refreshes the soul.
BERGAMOT cheers your heart and soul, releasing blocked emotions. Sparks that enthusiasm for life again, assists in feeling refreshed and uplifted, regulating emotional turmoil. Bergamot oil is used in Earl Grey tea produced by cold pressing the rind of the Bergamot citrus plant.
Apply OM roll on balm to the centre of your chest or simply apply to pulse points or use the essential oil blend and place a few drops into a diffuser to enhance and gain the full benefit of your yoga practice.
Other Essential Oils for the Heart Chakra: