Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Bergamot


Citrus Bergamia-extracted from the cold pressure of the rind of the nearly ripe fruit.  Fresh, sweet-fruity, slightly balsamic undertone.  Blends well with any oil, especially JASMINE, CYPRESS, GERANIUM, LEMON, CHAMOMILE, JUNIPER, CORIANDER, and VIOLET. Has over 300 chemical constituents. Used extensively in the fragrance industry—a classic ingredient of colognes.


CAUTIONS: Generally considered non-toxic. May be irritating.  Sensitizer  and Phototoxic. Dilute well for topical use.

CHARACTER:  "Joyful Adventurer”Refreshing, Uplifting, Encouraging,   optimistic, spontaneous, Clarity, Ethereal lightness
 ETHERIC COLORS: Deep Greens, Blue, Magenta, Orange
NUMBER:  2 
GEMS:  Watermelon Tourmaline, Carnelian, Dark Green Aventurine  
 CHAKRA:  4, 3, 5 
ELEMENT:  Fire, Air
MUSIC NOTE: Treble D
PERFUME NOTE:  Top/Middle
Blending Factor: 7 - 10
ASTRO:  Sun
ENERGY TYPE:  Predominately 1,2; Cool, Dry

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Concentration, Confidence, Balance, Strength, Joy, Motivation, Cheer, Harmony, Alertness, Assertive,  Creative, Focused, Self-esteem, Rediscover spontaneity and optimism.

USED FOR HEALING THESE NEGATIVE EMOTIONS: Addiction, Amnesia, Anger, Anxiety, Apathy, Burnout, Confusion, Depression, Exhaustion, Fear, Grief, Hysteria, Loneliness, Stress

USED FOR HEALING THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Acne, boils, cold sores, eczema, wounds, sore throat, cystitis, colds, fever, flu, ulcers, candida.   digestive problems
  
PROPERTIES:  antispasmodic,  insect repellent, analgesic, cellular regeneration, targets female hormones.    Do not use before going into sun, as it increases photosensitivity.


PERSONALITY:
+Caring, considerate, full of energy.  Joyful approach to life.
+Being around….is as joyful as walking through a field of sunflowers.
+Found usually in the caring professions or any job requiring skill, energy, ambition.
+Positive, confident, out-going, charismatic.
+Not afraid to put themselves in line for the best position.
+Often drift toward the media, where they enjoy being up-front as presenter or spokesperson.
+Good with children.  Energy level compatible.
+Enjoys the thrill of new adventure…fun is climbing mountains or running white water.
+People always feel so much better after seeing them. They have incredible empathy for others who are feeling distressed, even to feeling  emotional pain.
-If negative, can plummet into the depths of despair, but doesn’t allow people to see how sad they’re feeling.  People are inclined to think they don’t have a care in the world.


ARCHETYPES:  SPOKESPERSON, ACTOR, CHILD ETERNAL, COMMUNICATOR, MAGPIE

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