The word chakra means “wheel” or “rotating ring.”
Chakras represent the centres of spiritual power in the human body, usually considered to be seven in number.
The individual chakras are positioned where energy channels join in the body and work as transformers that control the energies of the body.
The heart chakra is the fourth primary chakra, it represents the centre of love, compassion and joy in our life.
Located at the centre of the chest on the sternum.
The Heart Chakra is connected to unconditional love and compassion, passion and devotion.
Rose quartz, the crystal for unconditional love, is said to be the stone for supporting the heart chakra, it resonates a strong loving vibration.
Rose Quartz helps us on the energetic level to restore trust and harmony in relationships, opening the heart to all levels to promote love, self-love, deep inner healing and feelings of peace.
Rose Quartz harnesses the rays of determination, commitment, and caring.
Its soothing colour calms feelings of anger or resentment and can aid efforts to meditate and reflect.
Heart chakra healing stones: Rose quartz, clear quartz, jade, green calcite
Essential oils for oil diffuser: Rose, geranium, neroli.
You can balance the energy flow between the chakras by imagining their colours while practising meditation and focusing your breathing to their location in the body.
If you find one or more chakras to be difficult to imagine, try to understand what the certain chakra means and symbolises and in which way it reflects on your own life.