Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Spike Nard

Nardostachys jatamansi —distilled from the rhizome rootlets. earthy, harsh wood like smell that is slightly musty. One of the early aromatics used by the ancient Egyptians and is mentioned in the Bible in Song of Solomon and in the Book of John where Mary used it to anoint the feet of Jesus. Well known to be King Tutankhamen’s perfume, said to be worth its weight in gold. Closely related to Valerian.

Considered Non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating at low doses.  

CHARACTER:  "Sacred Anointing", Balanced, Stable
ETHERIC COLORS:  Amber Gold, Mauve, Blue            
CRYSTALS;  Amber, Lepidolite, Sugilite, Golden Obsidian
CHAKRAS:  4, 3, 7, 1         
ELEMENTS:  Ether, Fire     
 PERFUME NOTE:  Base to Middle  
 ASTRO:  Scorpio, Saturn, Sun 
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE TRAITS:  Transition,  Forgiveness, Calming, uplift moods, inspire devotion, Inner Peace, Balance  

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS: Fear, Anxiety, insomnia, stress, tension, Confused, Defensive, nervous
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: rashes, wrinkles, cuts, insomnia, and migraines, allergies, indigestion, sciatica, infections, muscle spasms

PROPERTIES: insect repellent and is used as a stimulant and antiseptic, sedative, nervous system regulator, cardio-tonic

   +Exotic, far away, packing up and leaving, looking for better times, a new life in a new town, leaving the past firmly behind.
+They may know what is right for them, but that may not be right for you.
+ They direct and lead their own lives secure that you are doing the same.
+They cannot be a teacher without also being a student.     
+  Interested in the esoteric side of life, particularly voyages to uncover the earth mysteries
+Courageous and willing to step into and release fears of the unknown
+Outstanding as a spiritual counselor and help to make peace with those who have hurt us
+Loves deeply   


Blends well with Lavender, Patchouli, Pine, Vetiver and spice oils.
Contains: Sesquiterpene/Ketone. Cafarene, aristolene, jatamonsone, valcranone, valerenol, coumarins

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