Essential oils and aromatherapy are also important methods in which you Essential oils and aromatherapy are also important methods in which you can balance your chakras. If you come to my house there is always something burning either inside or on the porch. Oils and aromatherapy are great tools to use for balancing the root chakra and have been used for centuries. Myrrh, Patchouli, Vetiver, Rosewood, Thyme, Frankincense, Rosewood, Ylang Ylang are the scents that correlate to the root chakra. Now the question is what to do with them? You can rub the oils on your feet or diffuse them in an oil burner. Herbal foot baths is something that I like to do every other day for both my skin and my chakra health. I will often choose a corresponding oil to rub on to me feet afterwards. Sample some oils and start a collection.