Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Clove



Eugenia Caryophyllata-distilled from the flower buds, or leaves. The most therapeutic is from the buds.  The fragrance is fiery, warm, spicy and strong. Blends with SAGE, CYPRESS, CISTUS, SAVORY, RAVENSARA, ROSEMARY, CITRUS, other spices and other woods. Has a remarkable synergy with CINNAMON. Should not be combined with the more fragile essences of HELICHRYSUM, ROMAN CHAMOMILE, and MARJORAM. 

CAUTIONS:  Dermal and mucus membrane irritant, sensitizer, considered hazardous when used Neat.  Dilute to less than 1% for topical use.

CHARACTER:  "Unflappable spirit", Responsible, Wise, Strong, Courageous, Determined, Enterprising, Content, Creative, Warming, Compelling, Practical, Stabilizing
    
ETHERIC COLORS:  Orange-Red, Violet tinged with Green and Gold
CHAKRA:  1
 ELEMENT:  Fire
MUSIC NOTE: Base B  
PERFUME NOTE:  Base   
ASTRO:  Mars, Jupiter   
GEMS:  Lepidolite, Carnelian,Tourmaline
ENERGY TYPE: 4, 3
   
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:  Creates a feeling of protection and courage. Contentment, Creative, Improves memory, Focused.

PERSONALITY:
+Renders kind deeds and support. May be a nurse, midwife or social worker.
+ Instills faith, inspiration and hope in children of all ages.
+Uncomplicated, genuine, sometimes rustic, unpretentious yet jovial.  No hidden motives.
+They devote themselves with amazing strength and courage. They may not be overly creative or intellectual, but they have the stamina to carry ideas forth and achieve more than some creative personalities.
+ Youthful optimism.
+Resolves problems, mainly in the lives of others.
+Makes one want to act and smile, can dream up exciting, fun things to do.
+Great moral values, but may not be attached to a particular religion.
+They embody their faith in their acts, and  their work is their daily prayer.

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES:  Psychoses, Fears, Worthlessness, Quarrelsome, Anger, Misery, Fatigue, Depression

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Tropical diseases,   arthritis, bronchitis, dental infection, toothaches, headaches, wound infection,  nausea, pain, parasites, stimulates digestion of heavy food.  Has a strong action on metabolism. The suggested dilution is to 1%  for most uses.

PROPERTIES: insect repellent, antiseptic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumoral, anti-viral, immune stimulant, topical anesthetic


ARCHETYPES: HEALER, WISE WOMAN, GODDESS, PARENT, COUNSELOR

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