Ferula Galbaniflua/rubricaulis/gummose/ceratophylia~~Steam distillation or CO2 extraction of the aromatic gum resin found mostly in Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan. Has a peculiar, somewhat musky odor, intensely green, fresh leafy aroma with a dry woody backnote of balsamic, bark like character.
CAUTIONS: not normally an irritant or a sensitizer, but may be a cross sensitizer with Benzoin and/or Peru Balsam. Avoid using while pregnant or on young skin.
CHARACTER: "Truth Unfolder" Shed's Light, Communicator, Spring Equinox, Yang (hot), rebirth, renewal, Exciting, Entrancing Alien,
CRYSTALS: Tiger eye, Amber, Topaz, Fossil Agate, Aragonite, Jasper, Mookaite, Rutile Quartz
CHAKRAS: 1, 2, 6, 7
PERFUME NOTE: Some say Top, some say green middle to base note, for blending purposes.
BLENDING FACTOR: Use only SMALL amounts in blends
ASTROLOGICAL: Mars, Libra
ENERGY TYPE: 4, 3
USE FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Calm, Fortitude, Focus, Concentration, Stability, Direction;
+ Good Communicator, but the communication skills may not come until maturity with advanced age.
+Able to communicate with deeper layers of self. Can make a good coach or therapist. Able to tap into aspects of the self that may never have been discovered before.
+ Innovator, Air of mystery & secretiveness, possibly a genius
+Creative, finding new solutions to old problems
+Generous, prefer their own initiative, eccentric, very much an "old soul."
+In tune with life's purposes--well balanced between the physical and spiritual.
+Strong beliefs and desire to walk in the light; sensitive to atmospheres.
+ Can sense the intentions of other people.
+Warm, kind hearted; Make people feel confident & secure. "Things Are Going to Get Better"
+Profound love of God and of all things spiritual, can totally surrender to the Creator
+Deep wisdom; excellent speaker; clear and eloquent, but can be blunt.
-If negative, destructive & bitter, skeptic, cynic, guilt-ridden, insecure.
-Liable to suffer anxiety attacks; could become short-tempered & agitated.
-May be quite settled in their ways, no matter the age.
USED TO COUNTERACT THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES:
Strong emotional /psychic healing effects on some clients, especially in the area of childhood traumas and memories. Fatigue, nervous exhaustion, hysteria, convulsions, stress
USED FOR HEALING THESE PHYSICAL STATES:
Aging skin, scar tissue, acne, wound healing, eczema, irritated wounds, healing old scars, and for wrinkle removal, asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough, arthritis, rheumatism, muscle cramps, scars, skin ulcers, insect bites
PROPERTIES: antispasmodic, antiseptic, analgesic, expectorant, anticonvulsive, carminative, hypotensive, stimulant, decongestant, detoxifier, emollient, insecticide, anti-parasitic
ARCHETYPES: ALCHEMIST, DESIGNER, ECCENTRIC, GUIDE, HEALER, INVENTOR, MENTOR, PIONEER, VISIONARY
COMPONENTS: variable, but generally monoterpenes(84%+), tricyclene, pinene, camphene, carene, limonene, myrcene, sabinene, sesquiterpenes, esters, furmaric compounds, coumarins.