Chamomile: help restore emotional balance and courage while also soothing stress, so we are fearless in what we say.
Peppermint: Stimulate mind while promoting creativity and self-expression. Soothing to sore throat, decongestant, clear airways and relax and calm throat chakra.
The fifth chakra embodies the challenges of surrendering our own willpower and spirits will of God.
Location: The throat Energy connection to the physical body: Throat, thyroid, trachea, esophagus, parathyroid neck vertebrae, mouth, jaw and teeth.
Energy connection to the emotional/mental body: The fifth chakra resonates to the numerous emotional and mental struggles involved in learning the nature of power of choice.
Symbolic/perceptual connection: The symbolic challenge of the Willpower chakra is to progress through the maturation of will.
Primary fears: Fears related to our own willpower exist within each chakra, appropriate to the chakra. We fear having no authority or power of choice within our own lives.
Primary strength: Faith, self-knowledge, personal authority, capacity to make decisions knowing that nonmatter what decision we make, we can keep our word to ourselves or to another person.
Sefirot/Sacrament connection: The sacrament of Confession is aligned to the way we use our willpower.
Sacred truth: Center of choice. Every choice we make, every thought and feeling we have, is an act of power that has biological, environmental, social, personal and global consequences.