Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Eucalyptus



 eucalyptus globulus/radiata and many others. Distilled from the leaves or young twigs.  The fragrance is somewhat camphorous with a woody undertone, familiar to most people, but associated with medicine.  Blends well with THYME, ROSEMARY, LAVENDER, MARJORAM, PINE, CEDAR,  LEMON,  LEMON VERBENA, and MELISSA.  Traditional remedy in Australia. Fifty species are found around the Mediterranean. 600 species world-wide.


CAUTIONS: Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses.  Dilute well for topical use.  Best suited for diffusing and inhalation.  Possibly photo toxic with some varieties.  Use with EXTREME caution around babies and children.

CHARACTER:  "Cool Survivor", Energy, stimulation, balance, sheltering, Faithful, Strong, Clarity   
ETHERIC COLORS: Teal, Orange
CRYSTALAquamarine, Sage Amethyst, Turquoise       
ELEMENT:  Air, Earth          
PERFUME NOTE:  Top
ASTROLOGICAL:  Saturn, Mercury      
CHAKRA:  6th
ENERGY TYPE: 4, 2

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Emotional balancer, Energy balancer, Concentration, Logical thought, Centering, Rationality, Cooling, Predictability


USED TO COUNTER ACT THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Exhaustion, Heated emotions, Mood swings, Lack of concentration, Temper tantrums, Irrational thoughts, Explosive nature, Argumentative

USED FOR HEALING THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Burns, blisters, cuts, wounds, asthma, bronchitis, coughs, sinus & throat infections, colds, flu, headaches, allergies, candida, diabetes, hypoglycemia, ulcers, fevers, bladder infection, sore muscles.
OTHER USES:  antiseptic, air disinfectant, deodorant

PERSONALITY:
+Calm in a storm, rational, try not to make a fuss.
+Don’t gossip and can keep a secret.
+Content, well balanced, adventurous spirit, laid back, logical reasoning.
+Are into action, but won’t divulge too much of their plans to anyone, highly suspicious.
+Stable, able to diffuse and argument.  Coolness not to argue back.
+Exhilarating effect on others, instilling enthusiasm.
+Logical reasoning.  Goes in for the sciences, or could be accountant, banker, doctor.
+Like strict guidelines.  Happy knowing that 2 + 2 = 4. Everything must have an explanation or be proven.
+Chooses carefully where they live and who their partner is.  May make a list of potential partners’ good and bad points.
+Not a good match with a FLORAL, because they tend to put out the passionate flames.
+Entertaining and can make one laugh.
-If negative, can store up resentments, hoarding until they snap.
-Are embarrassed if anyone sees them with their guard down.


ARCHETYPES:  TEACHER, HERMIT, MYSTIC, ACCOUNTANT, HEALER, ENGINEER, SCRIBE

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