Day 3 of our Instagram Challenge #yogaforallsenses
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Every day I will talk about the benefits of a Mudra and an essential oil to Support the Chakra we are talking about each challenge day.
Today it´s all about our Manipura Chakra, Rudra Mudra and Lemon Essential oil:
3rd Chakra - Manipura - Solarplexus
The third Chakra --our Fire Chakra-- is the Center of personal power, ambition, change, will and passion. Sight is the sense associated with the Fire Chakra.
Lemon, Peppermint, Ginger, Sandalwood, Purification, Transformation
charismatic, responsible, willpower, warm personality, confident, spontaneous, playfulness, sense of humor, self-discipline,
Overly aggressive, dominating, righteous, manipulative, arrogant
Low energy, weak will, passive, unreliable, easily manipulated
Manifest, power, passion, drive, transform, purify, digestion
Yellow, representing fire, activation, heat
Inhalation, bottoms of the feet, middle toe, solar plexus
Lemon essential oil
Lemon (Citrus limon) is very uplifting with an invigorating, enhancing, and warming aroma. Lemon has a strong energetic influence on the Spleen and Pancreas and is useful for cleansing, lympatic clenasing, liver cleansing, and for cellulite.
It is beneficial for anxiety, stress relief, and promotion of a sense of well-being. It is a calming, lightening, and refreshing oil.
Lemon Vitality + can add a bright, dynamic flavor to many dishes. Its versatility in sweet and savory recipes is what makes this fruit a popular item in kitchens around the world. Use Young Living’s Lemon Vitality™ essential oil to add flavor to savory foods, also sweet foods like pastries and cakes.
Lemon Vitality oil has a bright taste you’ll want to keep on hand for almost anything you whip up. Instead of zesting or juicing, use Lemon Vitality for a convenient way to use this great flavor. Start small with a single drop of oil.
Lemon Vitality Essential Oil Uses:
- Add to a tall glass of cold water for a fresh drink to start your day.
- Add 1–2 drops to a vegetarian gel capsule and take daily or as needed.
- Blend a drop of Lemon Vitality in Pancakes & Waffles
- Mix batter and top your waffles or pancakes with fresh fruit for a healthy, tasty breakfast.
- Create custom vinaigrettes or marinades to add a bright taste to summer salads and grilling.
- Add it to tea, baked goods, homemade preserves, and other treats.
- Add 1 drop in plain or vanilla yogurt. Top with fresh berries.
- Combine with savory foods such as vegetables and with sides such as noodles, rice, or pasta salad. If not vegan in chicken, fish, shrimp....
Caution: Citrus oils should not be applied to skin that will be exposed to direct sunlight or ultraviolet light within 72 hours.
This Mudra helps to govern and activate the Solar Plexus Chakra. RUDRA MUDRA is believed to the Ruler of the solar plexus chakra.This Mudra affects the glands in the abdomen. It develops heat and energy in the body.
Sit down comfortably with your back straight and chin and chest held high.
· Breathe in and out through your nose.
· press the tips of each index finger, thumb, and ring finger together.
·The middle finger and little finger should extend straight out.
Practice this mudra whenever there is a need or six times a day for five minutes.