Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Patchouli

pogostemon cablin-distilled from the dried leaves (which were subjected to fermentation).  The amber liquid has a rich, sweet herbaceous earthy odor.  It blends with CISTUS, VETIVER, SANDALWOOD, CEDAR, GERANIUM, CLOVE, LAVENDER, ROSE, NEROLI, BERGAMOT, MYRRH, CLARY SAGE.  Contains Patchouli alcohol, pogostol, bulnesol, patchoulenol,


CHARACTER:  "Unruffled Dreamer"  Grounding, Soothing, Assured,     Expansive
ETHERIC COLORS: Red-orange, Violet tinged with Purple and Gold
NUMBER:  1      
CRYSTALS:  Green Tourmaline, Black or Mahogany obsidian      
ASTRO:  Sun
CHAKRA:  1, 2          
ELEMENT:  Fire, Earth
MUSIC NOTE: Base C        
PERFUME NOTE:  Base
ENERGY TYPE: 4, 3

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:  Invigorated, Restored, Reasonable, Lucid, Astute, Stimulating, Persistent

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Depression, Anxiety, Indecision, Lethargy, Egotistical, Tension, Stress, Mood swings, Touchiness, Nervous disorders

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Acne, cracked & chapped skin, eczema, fungal infections, impetigo, oily hair & skin, open pores, sores, wrinkles, allergies, insect bites,  dandruff

PROPERTIES: antidepressant, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, astringent, bactericidal,   deodorant, tissue regenerator, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, fungicidal, nerving, prophylactic, stimulating and tonic agent.

PERSONALITY:
+Well balanced between the earth and sky, grounded, yet able to reach for the unattainable.  There is an elderly quality, ancient and steady, no matter what age.
+Perfectly happy on their own. Capable of seeking others when desired.
+Emotionally and intellectually advanced as young people.  Enjoy intellectually stimulating  jobs that require reasoning.
+Determined, able to stick to things.  Strives hard to reach the highest positions.
+Never misses a trick, always ready when a good opportunity presents.
+Usually in the right place at the right time.
+Stand their ground.  Strong member of the debating society. In relationships, they like to take charge.
+Slightly oddball activities appeal to them. Interested in obscure subjects. Enjoy delving into the psyche. Make good psychologists.
+Can draw people out of their shell. Warm hearted, may be slightly overbearing at times.
+Once they get hooked on a subject, they’ll keep exploring, over and over.  Do well in science or related professions where their powers of reason can be put to good use.
+Has a power to convey a complicated message in a more easily accessible form. Make good commentators or journalists, particularly investigative kinds.
-They can get indignant and outraged.  May be inclined to send letters to the editor.
-May not have a lot of friends, nor do they encourage family to enter their personal territory.  They are not boring and can be found burning the candle at both ends until they burn themselves out.
-When negative or they become ill, they become immobilized, touchy, and trying, possibly depressed.



ARCHETYPES:  CRONE, ADVOCATE, CHILD WOUNDED, EXPLORER, COMMUNICATOR, JOURNALIST

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