The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the skull, also called Sahasarara and is the color white. White is cleansing and purifying, healing on a spiritual and physical level.
An excess of white can lead to depression and bring past issues to the surface. Essential Oils for the Crown Chakra are Frankincense, Lotus, Oakmoss and Olibanum. Crystals used to heal the Crown Chakra are Amethyst, Topaz, Sapphire and Alexandrite.
This is also all elements and is represented by a 1000 petal lotus.
The Crown Chakra symbolizes the balance of masculine and feminine energies, yin and yang within us, and our ability to experience super consciousness, blissful transcendental consciousness and states humans are unable to describe in words.
The Crown Chakra directly relates to the individuals Mental Health through the connection to the person’s higher self, their true life’s purpose and their connection to the divine.
When the Crown Chakra is imbalanced the individual feel a sense of lacking true purpose and meaninglessness, which is often experienced by those with Mental Illness. This seventh Chakra is said to be the seat of enlightenment with infinite levels of awareness and reaching higher dimensions, leading toward ultimate states of consciousness.
The function of this Chakra is ‘knowing’ relating to what we know through experience as the mind. This Chakra physically is associated with the brain, the center of mental health, and could be considered as the single most important Chakra in influencing Mental Health and wellbeing.
It can be said that it is our attachment to limitation which creates mental illness and other obstacles to the individual’s spiritual growth and development (Gathergood, 26).