Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Grapefruit

Citrus paradisi-cold expressed from the fresh peel.  Blends well with LEMON, PALMAROSA, BERGAMOT, NEROLI, ROSEMARY, CYPRESS, LAVENDER, GERANIUM, CARDAMON, and other spice oils. Used extensively as a fragrance component in the cosmetic industry and as a flavoring in food. Contains approximately 90% limonene plus cadinen, paradisiol, neral, geraniol, citronellal, sinensal, and esters, coumarins, furocumarins.

CAUTIONS: Generally considered non-toxic, non-irritating. Possible sensitizer, especially with old oils. Dilute well for topical use.  Appears non-photo-toxic.

CHARACTER:  "Radiant Guide",   Cheerful, Joyful, Liberating, Bright, Purifier
NUMBER:  5
CHAKRA:  1                          
ELEMENTS:  Air, Water, Wood
PEFUME NOTE:  Top        
ASTRO:  Sun             
GEM:  Aventurine, Crazy Lace Agate, Citrine, Ametrine
ENERGY TYPES: 1, 2;  Cool and Dry

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Joyful, Positive, Confident, Balanced, Alert, Inspired, Generous, Uplifted, Emotionally purified, Spontaneous

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Depression, Dependency, Sadness, Grief, Apathy, Mental exhaustion, Emotional violence, Self-doubt, Aggravated, Frustrated

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Acne, congested skin, muscle fatigue, obesity, stiffness, water retention, chills, colds, flu, eating disorders, jet lag, headaches, PMS, gallstones, digestive complaints


PERSONALITY:
+Happy, warm people usually bursting with radiant energy that gives light to everything they do.  Big smile on their face, cheerfully helping a neighbor.
+Deep concern for humanity and the direction the world is taking. Care very strongly for the future of the planet.  Good in jobs concerned with environment.
+Guides of light and happiness for the rest of us.
+Not particularly concerned about money, but not blind to its importance in making one comfortable. “Comfort” rather means “contented.”
+Love people.  Can be great motivators and “get up and go” type people. But, not overbearing. 
+They can be subtle or they can sing and laugh the loudest and are the least self conscious, but they are always discreet.
+No fear of other people. As group leaders, can instill enthusiasm on a grand scale.
+Clearly see unspoken intentions and innermost thoughts. Attuned to their spiritual selves.  Affinity for unseen realms.
+Clear thinkers, make wonderful healers. Warm, generous, very cleansing mentally.
Can help people make a clean sweep.
+ Thoughtful, caring partners and lovers and very good parents.
-If negative, they can become bogged down with work or other responsibilities or emotionally loaded with the problems of this planet.
-They might become tired, irritable or weighed down with overwhelming sadness.

BLENDS:   

ARCHETYPES:  ENVIRONMENTALIST, HEALER, PARENT, ANGEL,VISIONARY

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