Citrus aurantium-distilled from the leaves and twigs. Has a fresh floral, citrus scent with a woody, herbaceous undertone. Used extensively as a fragrance component, especially colognes and as a flavoring in foods and confections. There are several other petitgrains such as Mandarin, Lemon, Lime and Clementine.
non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses. Dilute well for
CHARACTER: "Keeper of the Small
Niceties" Revitalizing, Balancing, Restoring, Clarifying,
ETHERIC COLORS: Greenish
ELEMENT: Fire, Ether
NOTE: Mid to
ASTRO: Jupiter, Mars,
ENERGY TYPE: Mostly 2, 4
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE
ATTRIBUTES: Harmony, Uplifted,
Joy, Relaxed, Inner vision, Self-confidence, Stability, Optimism, Expressive
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE
Confusion, Depression, Mental fatigue, Nervous exhaustion, Insomnia, Sadness,
Disappointment, Rigidity, Betrayal, Anger, Irrational, Pessimism
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL
STATES: Skin and hair
problems, digestive upsets, respiratory infections, arthritis, circulation
+Similar to the firstborn
of a family, often carrying the responsibility for the siblings.
But, not overloaded,
because they can have tremendous energy.
+Link between sun and
earth, providers of comfort and emotional nourishment.
+Appears to be in control,
capable, and never fazed, but are often underestimated and not given the
recognition they deserve.
+They gently, guide,
counsel, do all the work, while others take the credit.
+Respected at work and
deemed responsible and steady.
+Make stimulating company
and are good conversationalists if given the chance.
+They are interested
in other people’s opinions and polite.
+Appear contented and would
never admit to being otherwise.
+”Keepers of the small
niceties” that keep this world from getting out of control.
+Takes the time and effort
to point out both the good and bad and try to present as many sides to the
story as possible..
+Basically optimistic and
can stimulate others to change. Can harmonize the most fraught situation.
Has a calm that transposes people, giving them confidence.
+A provider who makes sure
there’s money in the bank for a rainy day.
+Not usually well off,
because the promotions at work are given to the “whiz kids.”
+Usually the anchors of the
workplace and are just too valuable to move upward.
+Attracted to jobs such as
government office or hospital administration that are not big
moneymakers. May dream of being an adventurer or film star, but wouldn’t
try something so ambitious.
+Fall in love very
deeply. Have a warm nature, but not fiery or passionate.
+Complex characters with
profound spirituality and wisdom.
-If negative, may become
disillusioned, irritable, and their energy level drops.
This may happen if they
want advancement, but the way is blocked.
BLENDS CONTAINING: Eucalyptus
Grove, Into The Woods, Manipura, Obsidian, Princess
Bride, Timberline, Tree of Life, Way of the
COUNSELOR, HARMONIZER, PROVIDER, MEDIATOR, ADVOCATE
Blends well with ROSEMARY, LAVENDER, GERANIUM, BERGAMOT, ORANGE, ORANGE BLOSSOM, CLARY SAGE, JASMINE, PALMAROSA, CLOVE, and the BALSAMS.
Contains: 40-80% esters, mainly linalyl
acetate, geranyl acetate, linalol, nerol, terpinol, geraniol, nerolidol,