Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Lemon




citrus limonium--is cold expressed from the outer part of the fresh peel. It is a familiar scent to many, as it is used extensively as a fragrance component in cosmetics, perfumes, and soaps. Combines with almost any other oil.

CAUTIONS: Generally considered non-toxic. Possible irritant and sensitizer, especially with old oils. Dilute well for topical use.  PHOTO TOXIC.  Do NOT use on skin exposed to sunlight.

CHARACTER: " Refreshing Cleanser” Purifying, Stimulating, Directional, Versatile, Revelation  
    
ETHERIC COLORS:  Golden Lime Green, Light Violet
NUMBER: 7
CHAKRA: 3
ELEMENT: Water, Fire, Earth
PERFUME NOTE: Top
Blending Factor: 4
GEM: Water Jade (Serpentine), Ametrine, Yellow Jasper, Prehnite
ASTRO: Mercury, Saturn, Venus, Neptune and Moon
ENERGY TYPE:  2, 4; Cool & Dry

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Joy, Emotional clarity,   Awareness, Concentration,   study, attention, and problem solving, alert, focus

USED TO FOR THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES: Resentful, Depressed, Bitter, Apathetic, Lethargic, Indecisive, Distrustful, Mental block, Stressed, Mentally Fatigued,  Irrational, Fearful, Anxiety.

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL PROBLEMS: Infectious diseases, Colds, Fever, Asthma, Heartburn, Rheumatism, insect bites, Digestive problems, Respiratory problems, Sore throat, Urinary stones 

PROPERTIES: germicide, astringent, heart tonic, acid neutralizing, stimulates immune system, lymphatic decongestant, anti-viral and purifies air. 

PERSONALITY:
+Breath of fresh air on a summer’s day. Positively wonderful to have around.
+Lively and casual—unbothered by the struggles and strains of living.
+Very active people with a sense of energy. Sparkling, full of life.
+Positive approach, unshakable confidence. “Never doubt yourself”
+Often reach the top of their chosen profession. Much sought after on the work front.
+Original, intuitive, thoughtful, energetic.
+Can be a workaholic if they enjoy their work, letting it dominate their life, but with a casual air about it. If they lose a business deal, they will not fret.
+Always have an answer to life’s problems.
+Never seem to have any illnesses. Germs pass them by.
+Athletic, and love sports and competition.
+Usually do not bear grudges, unless in the negative mode.
-If negative, can be inclined to be sharp and critical, sarcastic, with mood swings.
-If burnout causes negativity, can be re-adjusted with a vacation under the sun and blue skies, and using essential oils.


 ARCHETYPES:  ATHLETE, WORKAHOLIC, CHILD ETERNAL, LIBERATOR, NETWORKER, HEBE, GODDESS OF YOUTH

Components include a-pinene, camphene, b-pinene, sabinene, myrcene, a-terpinene, linalool, b-bisabolene, limonene, trans-a-bergamotene, nerol and neral.


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