Monday, February 4, 2013

Angelica




Angelica archangelica distilled from the root and sometimes seeds and entire plant.  Peppery, rich, herbal, earthy, woody and musk animal odor. It is widely used as a flavoring agent in the food and beverage industry due to its sweet, spicy aroma. It is believed to  be an African herb that made its way into Europe in the 16th Century and gained tremendous popularity as a treatment for the Plague.  

CAUTIONS: Possible sensitivity, Photo Toxic.  Avoid with Diabetes or Pregnancy.  Dilute well.

CHARACTER:  "Healing Angel" Awakening, Protection, Restorative, "Holy Ghost" or "Holy Spirit Root" "Female Ginseng"
ETHERIC COLORS: Deep Green, Gold
ORIENTAL:  Cold and damp conditions
CRYSTAL/GEM: Green Tourmaline, Moss Agate, Bloodstone
CHAKRA: Links 1 to 7, 7 to 8, 3
ELEMENT: Fire, but connects with all
PERFUME NOTE:  Middle to Base
Blending Factor=1
ASTRO:  Sun     

USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Grounding, Compassion, Supporting Spiritual growth, Open Heart center, Aid through transitions including job loss, health, home and death

USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE TRAITS: fatigue, stress, unhappy, feeling unloved, fatigue, nervous aggression

USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES:  Purify blood, stomach problems, Infectious diseases, respiratory, gout, rheumatism, edema, congested skin, coughs, migraine, nausea, sinus, asthma, arthritis, circulation

PROPERTIES:   immune stimulant, diuretic, antispasmodic, expectorant, digestive, febrifuge, nervine, tonic, detoxifier

PERSONALITY:
+ They are close to angelic forces that are receptive to our needs.
+ They are capable in cutting through pretense and falsehoods, bringing us into the light.
+ Yet has compassion and an understanding of failings.
+ Allows us to feel secure enough to connect with physical or emotional parts of ourselves we have cut off through trauma or fear.
+ Opens the way to healing, and gives a feeling of lightness and strength as it roots us to the ground and uplifts our spirits.
+ They have an open heart and especially an affinity with animals, especially for animals who have ‘switched off’ through abuse of trust.
+Celebrate their "inner child" Reconnecting with the innocence of childhood.


ARCHETYPES:  ANGEL, LOVER, CAREGIVER, HEALER, CHILD-WOUNDED, MYSTIC,

Blends   well with: Cedarwood, Guaiacwood, Sandalwood, Juniper, Bergamot, Citrus, Lemongrass, Rosemary, Vetiver, Basil, Chamomile, geranium, patchouli

 Contains: Monoterpenes. Phellandrene, pinene, limonene, linalool, borneoli, bergaptene, lactones, coumarins.


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