Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Cedar



Cedrus Atlantica-Cedrus Atlantica-distilled from the wood, stumps, and sawdust. Fragrance is warm, camphor top note with sweet, tenacious, woody-balsamic undertone. The oil is quite different from Texas or Virginia Cedarwood, which are members of the Juniper family. Used as a fragrance component and fixative in cosmetics, soaps, etc, as well as colognes.  There is also a Himalayan Cedar (cedrus deodora)    Blends with many other oils, especially Citrus, Rosemary, Chamomile, Eucalyptus.

Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses.  Dilute well for topical use.  

CHARACTER:  "Tower of Strength", Grounding, "Angel's Wisdom" Dignity, Power, Noble spirit,  Warming, Uplifting, Comforting, Reviving, Fortifying, Majestic, Soaring,  

NUMBER:  6      
 CRYSTALS:  Lepidolite, Amethyst, Sapphire   
 PERFUME NOTE:  Base
Blending Factor=7 - 8
CHAKRA:  1; 6     
ELEMENT:  All, mostly Fire    
ASTRO:  Saturn, Sun, Jupiter
ENERGY TYPE: Usually 3, 4; Warm, Dry

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE TRAITS:  Focus, Concentration, Strength, Confidence, Balance, Stability, Comfort, Persistence, Fortitude

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS:  Scattered thoughts, Thoughtless, Anxiety, Obsession, Irrational, Touchiness, Gloomy, Worry, Fear, Too analytical, Paranoia, Selfish, Aggression, Anger

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Acne, Dandruff, Dermatitis, Eczema, Skin eruptions, arthritis, Bronchitis, Coughs, Cystitis, Oily hair

PROPERTIES: decongestant, Urinary sedative,

PERSONALITY:
+Glide through life as if they had a royal charter. Seemingly in total harmony with forces of nature.  Mostly masculine, but can be found in women.
+Ancient air, instills confidence, security, can be great comfort in times of trouble.
+Family advisor.  How to deal with a tax return or financial dispute.
+Excels in scholarly professions such as teaching, antiques, architecture, history.
+Unless they are partnered with a balancing type, such as Fruitie, they will run the household.  Amazed that children want to leave home.
+Will defend their brood to the last.
+Kind, dignified and understanding.
+Believe themselves to be truly magnificent.
-Often become confirmed bachelors.  Seems like too much bother to love deeply
Excitement is reserved for ancient digs or uncovering the Holy Grail  Would never sacrifice themselves to love or abandon themselves to a carefree life..
-Dogmatic in their views.  Can become extremely obsessive.  Must always have their right seat in the place of worship.  Folds their newspapers in the same way.  Has to have the TP roll unwinding in the right direction.
-If negative, they can become hell on earth, demanding, arrogant, paranoid.


 ARCHETYPES:  KING, COUNSELOR, DEFENDER, RESCUER, ARCHITECT, HISTORIAN, SEEKER, WOTAN, FURY OF THE NIGHT, MAGIC WAND

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