So you want to balance your third eye chakra. Or maybe you’re wanting to increase your intuition. Meditating is always a great way to work on your chakras and tap into your intuition or higher power. But there are also some tools you can use, alone or included with your meditation, that can amp up your results.
Your third eye chakra is located between your eyebrows, roughly. This is the chakra responsible for your imagination and intuition. Working with this chakra can help you grow or tap into your intuition. Let’s look at some simple tools that can help jump start this process.
- The third eye chakra color is indigo or purple. I personally see it as more of a purple or lavender color than indigo. But use your own intuition or vibe for this. Literally surrounding yourself with purple (or indigo) can help this chakra. There’s a lot of information out there about color therapy and how it affects our moods and energies. Some easy ways to surround yourself with purple would be to wear purple, put purple flowers on your desk or even use purple color glasses (search for chakra color therapy glasses on Amazon or eBay). The energy of the purple color will influence your third eye chakra.
- Amethyst! Amethyst is an incredible crystal for all sorts of things. But it’s especially beneficial for work with your third eye and tapping into that intuition. You can carry some amethyst in your pocket, wear amethyst jewelry or hold a piece during meditation. My personal favorite way to use amethyst, and the way I feel works best, is to lay down during meditation and place a piece of amethyst right on your third eye.
- Palo santo is great for the third eye and intuition. Burning some during meditation or simply in the room you’re in will help. If you’re not a fan of incense smoke you can use palo santo oil.
- Essential oils are an excellent way to work with your third eye and intuition. There are many oils you can use but my personal favorite to use for this purpose are lavender, jasmine and frankincense. You can either diffuse the oil during the day or during meditation, smell the scent of the oil right from the bottle or apply a bit of the oil right to your third eye. Be sure to dilute the essential oil with a carrier oil like coconut or sweet almond oil if you have sensitive skin. And of course, be careful not to get it in your eye. Another great way to use the oils is to put a couple drops into your bath water and take a cleansing meditative soak. One of my favorite places to get essential oils is from a shop in NYC, called Enfleurage. You can order your products from their site to be shipped to you.
These are not the only ways to work with your third eye chakra or intuition but they’re some of the easiest and most accessible, in my opinion.
Which of these tools do you think you’ll use? If you already work with your third eye and intuition, what’s your favorite technique? I’d love to hear it!