Introduction to Sacral Chakra Svadhisthana

Chakra is the Sanskrit word for circular wheels of energy, which are in and around our bodies. The 7 chakras line up in the center of our bodies. Chakras 8 through 12 are connected to the soul, the divine and the cosmos (www.energymuse.com).

Sacral Chakra svadhisthana

Sanskrit name: Svadhisthana = one’s own abode

Association: connection to and acceptance of others and new experiences; sexuality; creativity

Imbalances: chronic low back pain, reproductive issues, UTIs, addiction, lack of creative energy

Symbol: a lotus with 6 petals and a white crescent moon in the middle

Color: orange

Element: water

Location: pelvic area

Healing Stones to balance, heal and cleanse the sacral chakra: orange carnelian, citrine, amber

Essential Oils to support sacral chakra: ylang ylang, sandalwood, clary sage, rose, jasmine

 

Organs connected to sacral chakra: ovaries, testes, womb, kidneys, urinary tract, skin, spleen, gallbladder

Strengthening sacral chakra:   yoga poses: wide-angle seated forward bend (Upavistha Konasana), One-Legged King Pigeon (Eka Pada Rajakapotasana), Revolved Triangle (Parivrtta Trikonasana), Full Boat (Paripurna Navasana), Chair (Utkatasana) (www.chakras.info); relaxing near bodies of water, wading in water and showers/baths, drinking water; eat oranges, melons, coconuts and cinnamon

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49 Comments

  • This was such an interesting read. I admit, I don’t know much about this. I will keep this in mind!

  • I have heard of chakras ,but I wasn’t really sure what they were. Thanks for explaining them for me.

  • I’ve heard so many great things about essential oils. I haven’t given them a go yet, but it looks like they could really help keep the body healthy.

  • I didn’t know so many organs were connected to the “sacral chakra”. Thanks for the education.

  • Wow, I’m going to have to read up on this. I found this to be an interesting post. A happier sense of self leads to a much for healthier life.

  • You gave some very interesting information. I know that Eastern medicine and alternative health practitioners promote this. It’s huge in India.

  • I’ve heard of the word before but can’t say I knew it had a color and an element. Interesting.

  • The ylang ylang reminded me of my Mom. We used to have that in our backyard and she uses it for a lot of medicinal purpose.

  • New information for me! Its a word you hear but don’t really know.

    • Thank you Joely…I love to learn new things about wellness and well-being.

  • I have heard a little bit about balancing chakras, but I never really knew what it was about. This is an informative post about the sacral chakra.

  • This is definitely eye opening. I have collected a few essential oils, but I need to build my collection. It sounds like these are wonderful options to purchase.

    • There is so much information on Pinterest about EOs…check it out

  • So these are actual places in the body? Like a physical body part? I always thought it was more made up.

  • This is a really good primer for beginners! It seems like the more research you do, the more you can address the issues of the body.

  • This is so interesting! I actually have a lotus tattoo, but didn’t realize it was associated with sacral chakra. Love learning more about all the imbalances and poses associated with it.

  • This is so interesting. I am very much of mind that fixing us from the inside out can have a direct effect on us physically. I have never looked into this in particular but I am all for feeling more energetic!

    • If you find the right yoga studio, you can learn so much more about yoga than the poses

  • This sounds absolutely fascinating! I don’t much about this practice. I would love to learn more!

  • I find it fascinating to learn more about Chakras and how each one correlates to the different parts of our body. I love essential oils, it was interesting to read which ones can help with the sacral chakra as my husband experiences chronic pain in this area.

  • Really interesting. For sacral chakra i see you mentioned slang land and clary sage. I’ve had fertility issues and read about an essential oil mixture that could potentially help – including both slang land and clary sage. Really helpful that you’ve mentioned some other possible remedies.

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