Sunday, January 13, 2013

Fir


Abies balsamea (Balsam or Canadian Fir)  Abies sibirica (Siberian Fir) distilled from the needles.   Has a crisp, clean Christmas tree aroma. The resin from the balsam fir is used as a source of turpentine.  Blends well with LAVENDER, OAK MOSS, ROSEMARY, PINE, SAGE, CLARY SAGE, CEDAR.   
 Abies alba (Silver Fir) is more related to the Scotch Pine and is a completely different profile.  See PINE.

CAUTIONS:  Possible irritant, sensitizing.  Best suited for diffusing and inhalation.

CHARACTER: " Fountain of Strength", Uplifting, Warming,  Rejuvenating, Trustworthy

ETHERIC COLORS: Lime Green into Gold and Silver tinged with Red
CRYSTAL/GEM:   Aventurine, Green Agate, Wood Agate, Green Tourmaline
 Chakra: 3, 4   
ELEMENT:  Air, Earth
PERFUME NOTE:    Middle 
ASTRO: Jupiter, Saturn 
ENERGY TYPE: 4, 3

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES:     Manifestation, Perseverance, Trusting, Directness, Feel good about facing the future, Focus, Concentration, Calm, cleansing, healing, re-energizing


PERSONALITY:  I am ready to begin. I have worked hard and I am ready for what is ahead of me. I am ready to take my place within the world.

+  Can be of assistance to others to facilitate manifestation.
+  Aware of the connectedness of all things.
+ Exudes a calm energy,  but can have large amounts of energy and can help people without realizing it, becoming a home from the storm for troubled souls.
+  Can help you see through the mists, and become clearer.  
+Maintains life long connections with friends.
+Resilient, surviving in harsh conditions.
-If negative, they are many times “wrung out”, carrying the world on their shoulders.
-Never satisfied with themselves, may be prone eating disorders.
-They blame themselves for not trying harder.  May become a workaholic.

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS: Stress, Overwhelm, Agitated, Vulnerable, Mental Exhaustion, Clear out old negative history

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:    Has a special affinity for the respiratory tract, colds, chest congestion, bronchitis, catarrh, cough, sore muscles, earache, rheumatism, sores, wounds, sore throat, flu, clear lymphatic system

PROPERTIESantiseptic, diaphoretic, diuretic, analgesic, expectorant, deodorant, mental stimulant, nerve sedative


ARCHETYPES:  ADVOCATE, COUNSELOR, HEALER, ALCHEMIST


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