Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Fennel




Foeniculum vulgare dulce-distilled from the crushed seeds.  Has a sweet, anise-like, slightly earthy-peppery scent. Used in cough drops, food flavorings, soaps, perfumes.  Blends well with GERANIUM, LAVENDER, ROSE,  CLARY SAGE and SANDALWOOD.   

Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses.  Dilute well for topical use.  Best suited for diffusing and inhalation. 

CHARACTER:  "Assertive Quickwit", Clearing, Resolute, Enlightened
ETHERIC COLOR: Chartreuse
GEMS: Aventurine, Snow Quartz, Sesame or Kiwi Jasper      
ASTRO:  Mercury
CHAKRA:  1        
ELEMENT:  AIR       
PERFUME NOTE: Top to Mid
ENERGY TYPE: 3, 1

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:  Enlivened, Motivated, Fortitude, Clarity, Perseverance, Courage,  Confident, Assertive, Gratitude, Abundance

PERSONALITY:
+ Highly active, loves athletics, will always be on a sports team of some sort. Likely to get a sports scholarship.  Assertive, know what they want.
+ Takes brisk walks, exercises regularly.  They don’t just walk, they hurry.
+ Buy exercise tapes, belong to swimming clubs, play racquetball on weekends.
+ Excel at any type of competition.
+ Assertive, invigorating, determined.  Decorates the house while everyone else just thinks about it.  Re-designs the garden in a weekend.  Changes furniture on a whim.
+ Still finds time to visit friends.  Very kind and helps neighbors and friends.
+ Prefers to do anything rather than sit still.  Shifting gears constantly.
+ Emotionally active, moves from one emotion to another, crying one minute, laughing another.  They can build a brick wall to hide their emotions.
+  They may talk forever about themselves, then you realize they actually told you nothing important. Not big on profound relationships. Never dull.
+ Intelligent, quick-witted, creative, and need a lot of mental stimulation.  Make terrific friends.  Are often ahead of the game—as if they have insider knowledge.
+ Make good stockbrokers because they love the risk element in making a deal involving millions of $.  Money is very important, and they enjoy making it.
+ Make good entrepreneurs.
-If negative, they may become slobby, slumpy and get a sharp tongue.  May become guilt-ridden.
-They can be tiresome because you never get a straight answer.
-Frightened of commitment.

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES:  Mental & emotional blocks, Boredom, Fear of failure, Hostile, Overburdened, lack of creativity.

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Bruises, pyorrhea, obesity, edema, asthma, bronchitis, anorexia, digestive problems, PMS, menopausal symptoms, skin regeneration

BLENDS:  Sage Country, Eucalyptus Grove,  Dark Horse,  Gingerbread, 

ARCHETYPES:  ATHLETE, SHAPE SHIFTER, GAMBLER, ENTREPENEUR, ALCHEMIST

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