Ancestral Alchemy Chakra Elixirs

Grief is a creative energy. As we release earthbound attachments to the dearly departed, we create space for something new to enter our lives. When someone I love transitions and expands out into the ether, I am often pushed to create something meaningful that furthers the fulfillment of my life purpose as a healer. Death in the flesh is met with opportunities for new beginnings ... on earth and in the Spirit realm. 

We lost my BFF's father last week and, In honor of the soul that is Willie Asberry, an important male figure in my life, I was guided to develop seven Reiki-empowered chakra healing elixirs for clearing and balancing the seven primary in-body chakras.

Willie's energy was calm, patient, snarky and compassionate. He was a heart-centered individual whose sensitivities to the harshness of this world were evident in his life choices. As an individual who lacks a certain kind of patience, I know it is through him that I give birth to this phenomenal line of healing oils.

The mere thought of sitting before dozens of bottles and channeling laser focused energy to build a product one drop at a time is enough to send me screaming for the hills. Yet, with Mr. Asberry's help, I did exactly that. I was tired beyond all reason and trying to sleep when Spirit whispered, "you have to create a line of oils." I argued, "I'm tired and I'm not really interested in that tedious process.." The urging grew louder and more combative until I got out of bed, pulled out the oils, prepped the bottles and began blending drop-by-drop-by-drop.

I laughed, cried, rocked and hummed my way through 26 hours to breathe life into Ancestral Alchemy chakra healing elixirs. It was exhausting and exhilarating! I know it is no coincidence that 26 hours is exactly the amount of time I spent in labor with my only child; and these oils, like he, are precious and rare. Thank you, Willie Asberry, for this parting gift.

The healing energy of Ancestral Alchemy chakra healing elixirs can be released by applying directly to the specified chakra, inhaled from the palms of the hands, applied to the soles of the feet or diffused. 

TREE root chakra elixir is a grounding and earthing blend. In prehistoric times man was in constant connection with the earth; we walked barefoot from place-to-place and slept on the ground in caves. Later, farming became a large part of our existence, so we worked with Mother Earth daily, tilling, planting and harvesting crops. Today, we live and work indoors and wear rubber soled shoes to cover our feet. We use locomotives to travel from place to place and farming tasks are largely automated. We are disconnected from our original nurturer and provider, Mother Earth. Journey back to place of oneness with earth with help from TREE chakra healing elixir. TREE contains pure, therapeutic grade essential oils of spruce, ho wood, frankincense, blue tansy, blue chamomile, bergamot, juniper berry, myrrh, arbor vitae, nootka tree, thyme and citronella in an almond oil base.

FULL MOON sacral chakra elixir helps to release unexpressed emotions, and remove unwanted energy that is stuck and preventing positive forward growth and movement. If you've lost your passion for pleasure and the pursuit of your dreams, FULL MOON can help. FULL MOON contains pure, therapeutic grade essential oils of cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, clove, sandalwood, jasmine, vanilla, sandalwood, jasmine, vanilla, damiana and wild orange in an almond oil base.

RAIN solar plexus chakra elixir supports positive self-acceptance and courage. Just as rain from above washes away residue from the earth, this oil clears away false beliefs that cloud intellect, thoughts and ideas. The oils in RAIN include wild orange, clove, star anise, lemon myrtle, nutmeg, vanilla, ginger, cinnamon, zdravetz and rosemary in an almond oil base.

CAVE heart chakra elixir encourages self-love, peace, emotional healing and internal and external compassion in a protected space. The oils in CAVE were specially selected and blended to aid the light and fluid flow of life-affirming energy that ensures a safe and serene sanctuary within. CAVE contains essential oils of frankincense, patchouli, ylang ylang, labdanum, amyris, sandalwood, rose, osmanthus and clary sage in an almond oil base.

AHEM throat chakra elixir is formulated to remove creative blocks and make way for truthful and authentic expressions of love, life and desire. It opens energy to say "yes" to the life's options. AHEM contains pure, therapeutic grade lavender, frankincense and peppermint essential oils in an almond oil base.

MAARIFA is Swahili for knowledge, and it is the name of our third eye chakra elixir. Like the lens of a camera, the third eye chakra receives, records and sends images, symbols and colors that represent the world around us. It pulls energy from the brain and the crown chakra to provide insightful information about past, present and future events. MAARIFA contains essential oils that help clear, balance and maintain the lens that is the third eye. MAARIFA contains clary sage, sandalwood and lavender essential oils in an almond oil base.

The word "yoga" is derived from the Sanskrit, "yuj" (pronounced "yug"). It means "union," and refers to the union of the higher and lower self. This is the perfect descriptor for YOGA crown chakra elixir. The crown chakra forms a connection to Divine Source and all of Spirit, processing signals and energy needed to fulfill our Divine purpose. Within the crown chakra is the ability to wholly understand our life path and purpose. YOGA crown chakra elixir contains essential oils of lavendin, lavender, Hawaiian sandalwood, tangerine, Melissa, ylang ylang, elemi, osmanthus, lemon myrtle, bergamot, patchouli, jasmine, vanilla, vetiver, cocoa bean and rose in an almond oil base with trace amounts of fractionated coconut oil.

Lemon Lavender Tea

Ingredients: 8 ozs. hot water, juice from 1/2 lemon, 1/4 tsp. lavender buds or 1 drop lavender essential oil, honey to taste  Heat water to near boiling on top of stove or in electric pot (do not microwave). Add lemon juice and lavender buds or pure, food grade lavender essential oil (check label or call mfg.) to cup. Steep for five minutes. Add honey to taste and sip slowly. If you cannot find lavender buds, one drop of lavender essential oil will serve just as well.

Ingredients: 8 ozs. hot water, juice from 1/2 lemon, 1/4 tsp. lavender buds or 1 drop lavender essential oil, honey to taste

Heat water to near boiling on top of stove or in electric pot (do not microwave). Add lemon juice and lavender buds or pure, food grade lavender essential oil (check label or call mfg.) to cup. Steep for five minutes. Add honey to taste and sip slowly. If you cannot find lavender buds, one drop of lavender essential oil will serve just as well.

Last weekend, I spent a chilly winter afternoon at the beautiful Temescal Gateway Park. I love the trees there. They are old with deep roots for good grounding energy.

Though we spent much of the day inside, it was cold. Then, the sun came out and it warmed up --- but it was still chilly. We worked indoors, then out, than back indoors and out again. My body temperature fluctuated from freezing cold to hot. I perspired and shivered throughout the entire day. Then, to complete my personal recipe for sickness, the fans came on in the room and we didn't know how to turn them off. By the time I got home my throat was scratchy and I had a low-grade fever.

It's tough, even for healers, to exercise sound self-care when you're not feeling your best. This is when ancestral and Divine intervention come into play.

We are connected to a host of helpers and supporters from the spirit realm to help us navigate life's challenges. In a moment of clarity, the ancestors reminded me of this age-old remedy. Benefits include:

  • Hydrates the body
  • Detoxifies
  • Boosts immune system
  • Calms the nerves
  • Settles the tummy
  • Aids digestion

I drank gallons of this tea for six days, never resorting to prescription or OTC medication. I broke fever within 24 hours and body aches, though still present, were greatly reduced. I enjoyed restful sleep and resumed a regular work schedule (from home) by day five.