Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Tuberose



Polianthes tuberosa-absolute is obtained from solvent extraction of the fresh flowers. Is often adulterated. It has a heavy, sweet-floral , slightly tenacious fragrance. Related to the narcissus and jonquil. Blends with OPOPANAX, ROSE, JASMINE, CARNATION, NEROLI, and YLANG YLANG.  Used in high class perfumes. The fragrance of a single flower transforms a room into a flower garden. Constituents include methyl benzoate, methyl anthranilate, benzyl alcohol, butyric acid, eugenol, nerol, farnesol, geraniol.

CHARACTER:  "Radiant Elegance"  Transformative, Spontaneous, Extroverted, Centered , Strong, Sensuous, Luxurious,      
ETHERIC COLORS: Deep Blue, Greenish Gold, Deep Yellow
GEMS: Sapphire, Aragonite, Blue Tourmaline, Blue Tiger Eye  
ASTRO:  Moon 
MUSICAL NOTE: Treble F       
ELEMENTS: Air and Ether
ENERGY TYPE: 1, 2

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:  Motivated, Enthusiastic, Encouraged, Expansive, Sensuous, Sensitive, Spontaneous, Expressive,   Protects energy & personal boundaries.
   
USED  FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS: Stress, Irritable, Emotional conflict, Oversensitive, Jealousy, Bitterness, Anger, Confusion, Disorientation, Hostility, Insincerity, Resentment, Selfishness

The legend of the tuberose in France warns that young girls should not breathe in its fragrance after dark for fear that it would put them in a romantic mood. In India, tuberose is known as rat ki rani, [The Mistress of the Night] for similar reasons.

NOT USED FOR ANY PHYSICAL STATES.


PERSONALITY:
+Daring, warm, attractive hypnotic, charming, obsessive, addictive, loves danger and will take huge risks for the sake of excitement. Get a kick out of living “close to the edge.”
+Loves gossip and is not above blackmail. 
+Will use their skills of seduction, to get exactly what they want. Usually flirting is inborn.
+Physical appearance is important.  Looking good and being desired are #1 priorities.
+Loves power of any kind. Ruthless in both business and play.
+Their most challenging lesson is to learn to love genuinely and to love people for their good qualities.  They also need to  learn to love themselves—without makeup.
+Good in coping with stressful situations, requiring strength and close attention to another’s needs.  They help protect your energy and personal boundaries.
+They love the dark side of the paranormal or mysterious.


ARCHETYPES:  SEDUCTRESS, FLIRT, HEDONIST, MYSTIC, SEEKER, FASHIONISTA

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