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The Third Eye or Brow Chakra: Clear Intuition

The universe is made up of energy – and so are you! Tapping into this energy and harnessing it in positive ways can greatly enhance your self-care regimen. Our Chakra blends are designed to support your energy centers, called chakras, so that you can achieve a greater sense of balance, inside and out!

Your 6th chakra is commonly referred to as both the ‘third eye’ chakra and the ‘brow’ chakra. It’s located on your forehead between your eyes. It is widely considered to be the key to your spiritual and psychic abilities.

Our Clear Intuition blend is designed to support this chakra with its softly intoxicating scent, made from the essential oils of Grapefruit PinkClary SageSandalwood Australian, and Spruce Hemlock.

Your Third Eye/Brow Chakra

clear intuition chakra essential oil blends plant therapyIf the name “third eye” sounds familiar, it’s likely because you’ve heard of it before!

Since ancient times, civilizations have recognized the existence of a place in our minds that understands more than what our five senses show us. Concepts like intuition, foresight, and your “sixth sense are all within the domain of the third eye/brown chakra. While your eyes guide physical direction, your 6th chakra sees inward for guidance. Your intuition brings you a clearer perception of your purpose. Ultimately, this chakra supports greater spiritual growth and transformation.

The indigo/deep purple chakra

plant therapy chakra essential oil blendsThe third eye chakra is most commonly represented indigo or bluish purple. But more than by its color, this chakra is characterized by the quality of its luminescence or soft radiance that reminds us of the moonlight.

The symbol of the third eye chakra has two elements associated with wisdom: An upside down triangle and the lotus flower.

What happens when your third eye/brow chakra is blocked or out of balance?

Woman holding head in apparent frustrationWhen your third eye/brow chakra is blocked it might feel difficult to trust your inner voice, learn new skills, or think with clarity. [4]  Physically, you might get headaches, dizziness, eye issues, and brain lesions. [1] Delusions, disconnections with reality, and addictive behaviors can also be problems with your third eye chakra. [5]

Balancing your third eye or brow chakra:

essential oils for studyingIf you want to open this chakra and get more clarity, insight, and intuition, spend time focusing on your inner voice. Use self-reflection to create a plan for your life’s direction. You might try keeping a dream journal to track your inner thoughts and subconscious mind. [5]

Clear Intuition supports your third eye/brow chakra by promoting the ability to “clearly see” through intuition. It helps quiet your conscious mind and encourage introspection.

To use this blend, you can add to a personal inhaler or diffuser. Putting a drop or two on a tissue and wafting it away from your nose is another fantastic way to enjoy the benefits of this blend. To apply this amazing aroma topically, dilute Clear Intuition to 1% in your favorite carrier oil. You can anoint the area of your third eye/brow chakra by massaging this intentionally in a clockwise direction.  

Yoga for the brow chakra

plant therapy chakra essential oil blends throat chakraTap into your inner guidance and purpose by using Clear Intuition to activate the third eye or brow chakra. Apply it to the center of your forehead and settle into child’s pose. The affirmation is, “I am tuned into wisdom and understand the true meaning of life situations. Seeing the big picture.”

Clear Intuition incense

Try this DIY Incense using Clear Intuition to help connect to a higher state of consciousness and inspire possibility while remaining grounded in peace.

What you’ll need:

  • Blank incense sticks
  • Olive dish (or another long dish)
  • Cup
  • 20 drops of Clear Intuition per incense stick

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What you’ll do:

Place one blank incense stick in the olive dish. Using about 20 drops of Clear Intuition, coat the incense stick entirely. Set the coated stick upright in a cup to dry for about 15 hours, or until completely dry. Burn during meditation practices to quiet the conscious mind and encourage introspection.

Want to learn more?

Plant Therapy chakra blends essential oilsOne of our amazing Certified Aromatherapists, Ellen Brenner, has written two exceptional blogs that dive deeper into the subjects of chakras and subtle aromatherapy:

Sources:

  1. Judith, A. (2016). Wheels of Life: A users guide to the Chakra system. St. Paul, MN: Llewellyn Publications.pg. 280-281, 298
  2. Virginia, K., & Khalsa, D. (2017). Essential kundalini yoga: An invitation to radiant health, unconditional love, and the awakening of your energetic potential. Boulder, CO: Sounds True. pg. 15
  3. Mercier, P. (2007). The Chakra Bible: The definitive guide to working with chakras. London: Godsfield Press. pgs. 67, 92, 238, 258
  4. Virginia, K., & Khalsa, D. (2017). Essential kundalini yoga: An invitation to radiant health, unconditional love, and the awakening of your energetic potential. Boulder, CO: Sounds True. pg. 28
  5. Judith, A. (2006). Chakra Balancing. Boulder, CO: Sounds True. pg 66, 69, 73

4 thoughts on “The Third Eye or Brow Chakra: Clear Intuition”

  1. I really need to focus more on this chakra! Thank you for all the great information in this blog! It answered a lot of my questions!!!!

  2. I’m new to the chakras. My daughter purchased the whole set and we spend an afternoon making our rolls bottles. I’m in love with the scents and the benefits of each one of them.

  3. Clear Intuition is my favorite chakra blend by far! And thank you for the incense stick idea!!! This is a must try for me!!! Ordering them now! Whoohoo! Thank you again Ellen B for your inspiration & making these amazing blends they are absolutely fantastic!!!

  4. I am not sure how I feel about this, likely because I want to research chakras more. But this was a good read and very informative. I am going to research further to get a good grasp on the topic.

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