Best Incense For Third Eye Chakra Opening

Has your intuition been letting you down lately? Maybe your confidence is at an all-time-low and you're seeking validation from others. Sounds like your third eye chakra is experiencing a nasty blockage! Join us as our experts take a deep dive into the 5 ultimate incense scents for unlocking and nourishing your third eye chakra.

Our Pick: Cinnamon Incense

Cinnamon incense is our number one for opening the third eye chakra. Why? Because there is a whole host of scientific evidence that this humble spice is one heck of a brain stimulant. Also, the third eye chakra is so closely connected with the hypothalamus and pituitary gland. This means it is deeply connected with the function of the brain.
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As well as smelling incredible, cinnamon incense has a raft of incredible benefits: physical, spiritual, and emotional. It is said to be a potent aphrodisiac and even attracts money, so you get plenty of bang for your buck with this simple scent.
However, cinnamon is not the only incense scent that will get your Ajna chakra back on track. Our experts have shortlisted four more great aromas you can try.

4 More Incredible Third Eye Chakra Incense


Sandalwood is a a fantastic botanical for reducing symptoms of anxiety, which makes it the perfect fragrance for alleviating the frustration and torment often associated with a blocked third eye chakra. This will allow you to begin the process of opening your chakra through affirmations and meditation.


Frankincense incense comes in many forms, from sticks to coils to pure resin. We personally find the pure frankincense extracts - resin and essential oils - to be the most powerful tools to balance the third eye chakra.
Frankincense is a powerful and deeply spiritual substance, hence its prominence in various ancient and holy texts. These spiritual properties allow us to realign our third eye chakra by reclaiming our intuition and connecting us with the spirit world.


It was difficult to call a winner between cinnamon and rosemary. We love rosemary because we find it to be both healing and amazingly stimulating.
Rosemary incense, in its natural form, is as fragrant as the herb itself. And this herb is well-known for it's stimulating properties, both in terms of the pleasant, astringent scent it produces, and in it's stimulating and anti-inflammatory capabilities.


Patchouli is a powerful botanical. It has proven to have many health benefits, including protection of the brain, reduction of symptoms of depression, and enhancing feelings of calm and relaxation.
When combined with mindful meditation and focussed affirmation, patchouli incense becomes the ideal tool for releasing the sixth chakra.

What Are the Chakras

According to ancient Ayurvedic principles, the chakras are energy centers located in different parts of the body. There are seven in total and they develop in the order they ascend the body.
The root chakra, located at the lower back, is the first to develop during childhood, while the crown chakra, located at the top of the head, is the final chakra to form.

The Third Eye, or 'Ajna' Chakra

The third eye chakra is the sixth of the s
even chakras and is located on the forehead, between the eyebrows. It is responsible for recognizing patterns, intelligence, intuition, and self-awareness and tends to develop during our late twenties.
A functioning third eye chakra enables us to think clearly, act intuitively and move with unquestionable self-confidence. However, a blocked or unbalanced Ajna chakra can result in feelings of frustration or poor self-esteem.
How To Know Whether Your Third Eye Chakra Is Blocked
Typically, a third eye chakra that is not functioning correctly is charcterized by an inability to focus, a lack of imagination, and difficulty setting goals. Other common signs include difficulty trusting intuition, or finding it difficult to think logically and clearly.
Experiencing these problems is a likely indicator that you have a blocked third eye chakra.

How to Open your Third Eye Chakra Using Incense

To open your third eye chakra, it is crucial that you create a comfortable environment for yourself, with adequate air flow and gentle quiet.
Find a comfortable space We like to crack a window and ensure all children and pets are out of the room.
Light Incense place your incense in a heatproof holder and ignite
Take deep breaths focus on your breathing and try to empty your mind of distracting thoughts and stresses
Repeat chakra affirmations such as "My mind is at one with my spirit" or "My thoughts are clear and direct, and I am free of distraction". Repeat until you feel your affirmations resonating with your inner consciousness.
Blow out incense Gently blow out your incense and wait until it cools before handling and disposing.

The Bottom Line

For those of us seeking to get the very best from our minds, the third eye chakra plays the most important role of all, and ultimately, allows us to achieve our spiritual goals too. This is why it is crucial that you maintain a healthy balance and realign your sixth chakra whenever possible.
With these incense fragrances, you can rest assured that you have all the tools necessary to maintain and enrich yout chakra and keep that intuition on point.

People Also Ask

What color is the third eye chakra?

The third eye chakra is blue indigo in color. It's located in the center of the forehead, between the eyebrows.

What happens when the third eye chakra opens?
When the third eye chakra opens, you can expect to experience a significant increase in intuition and a sense of wisdom.

How can I maintain balance in my third eye chakra?
You can maintain balance in your third eye chakra by practicing meditation, visualization exercises, and yoga. This works best when accompanied by incense.

Which element is associated with the third eye chakra?
The third eye chakra relates to the element of light, because when this chakra is open and balanced, we are able to see with absolute clarity.

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