Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Sandalwood

Santalum album-distilled from the roots and heartwood.  Deep, sweet woody, balsamic velvety scent.  Blends well with ROSE, VIOLET, TUBEROSE, BENZOIN, VETIVER, PATCHOULI, MYRRH,  JASMINE,YLANG YLANG, LEMON,  and FRANKINCENSE. Such a versatile oil…becoming more rare and expensive. There are several variations and alternatives, including Australian Sandalwood (Santalum spicatum), African Sandalwood (Muhuhu) and Hawaiian Sandalwood (Santalum paniculatem).  Contains: Santalols, sesquiterpenes, santene, teresantol, borneol, santalone.

Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses.  Dilute well for topical use. 
CHARACTER:    "Serene Direction",  Meditative, Balancing, Connecting, Open, Warm, Understanding, Sensual, Comforting, "Sands of Time".
ETHERIC COLORS: Orange, Pink, Purple, Green      
NUMBER:  6           
CHAKRA:  Opens Root; 1,7,4,5
CRYSTALS:  Clear Calcite, Emerald, Turquoise, Citrine
MUSIC NOTE: Base C        
PERFUME NOTE:  Base
ELEMENTS:  Water, Fire, Ether                
ASTRO:  Saturn, Moon, Jupiter, Uranus
ENERGY TYPE: 2, 4

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Warm, Sensitive, Serene, Trusting, Harmony, Peace, Expressive, Self-esteem, Insight and especially furthering psychic skills.

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE ATTRIBUTES: Anxiety, Nervous tension, Possessive, Manipulating, Unforgiving, Selfish, Lonely, Cynical, Insecure, Nightmares, Distress, Hasty, Aggressive, Irritable

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Acne, dry skin, bronchitis, coughs, laryngitis, sore throat, cystitis, insomnia, nausea, lumbago, cardiovascular

PERSONALITY:
+Serene and in charge of their emotions, aware of their direction in life.
+Laid back, philosophical attitude.  Listen more than they talk.
+Doesn’t consciously strive to be ahead of others, but usually are, and invoke jealousy.
+Instinctively knows when something is missing or not right.
+Leaves no stone unturned in the search for truth.
+Serious, but able to laugh at themselves and others without malice.
+Supportive of others trying to pick up the threads of their lives.
+Tactile in a gentle sort of way depending on the mores of their culture.
+May long for the answer to life, appealing to the heavens to reveal a bit more.
+Make good healers, understanding humanity very well.
+Sensuous, easy-going, self-assured, calming.
+Make good parents.  Children’s friends spend more time at their house, than their own.
+Good at any job that needs direct communication and ingenuity.  They make good artists, writers, psychologists, counselors, buyers, but may also lean toward botany or archaeology, or management teams.
-If negative, can be possessive of their knowledge and manipulating.
-Unable to admit mistakes.  Possibly prone to fits of anguish and unforgiving.


BLENDS:  Ajna, Anasazi, Angel’s Landing,  Blue Lace Agate, Brave Heart, Caldera, Captivating, Circle of Light, Crown Prince, Dancing Angels, Desert Cathedral, Desert Lapis, Eagle Eye, Enchantment, Eucalyptus Grove, Focused Journey, Into The Woods, Kachina, Kaibab Canyon, Kayenta, Kiva Dream, Dream Weave, Kolob Trail, Muladahara, Point Sublime, Sahasrara, Serenity’s Child, Spruce Mesa, Sunrise, Symphony, Timberline,  Toroweap, Twelve Falls Trail, Twelve Tribes, Visudda, Windwalker, Wood Badge, Yellowstone,     Zuni

ARCHETYPES:  PHILOSOPHER, MYSTIC, SEEKER, COUNSELOR, HEALER, PARENT, ARTIST, MANAGER

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