oils and elixirs - Mark Golding Sensual Alchemy for Experience and Pleasure An Apothecary of Formulæ I have experimented extensively with alchemical combinations of essential oils to collate this materia medica. I collected and blended my oils intuitively and instinctively, and these blends are those that I found particularly powerful. I sit and work with oils burning in my studio, and I share my experiences with you. I dive into the molecular structures of the active ingredients, and then create visional structures of healing, scent and taste. Available Blends ABSOLUTE DETERMINATION (Galbanum, Spikenard & Cassia Bark) For sitting in determined statethe thoughts of which we cogitaterefine, distill and crystaliseand thus we open inner eyes. ALERT FOCUS(Violet, Pettigrain & Frangipani)And with our focus clearly placedalert and bright in open spacethose thoughts and wishes that we dreamare realised and quickly seen. COURAGE (Clary Sage, Cucumber & Cypress)Oh!
Chakras All human beings and animals have a set of seven energetic centers along the midline of the body from the feet to the head. This is well known in other cultures, but not in Western medicine or science. A common name used for these energy centers is a Sanskrit word from India - the energy centers. The word means spinning vortices of energy, which is a good description of them. This article is an introduction to these funnel-shaped spinning vortices. They are located at the midline of the body, along the spine, as illustrated below. All are shaped like double funnels joined at the narrow ends except the first and seventh. Every person also has another set of etheric centers. Centers are “closed” in most people. Ideally, the energy centers should begin to open during the teenage years. Factors that promote the opening of the centers. All major religions discuss this, although they may not mention the energy centers. Things are different today, however, in at least three ways: 1. 2. 3. 4.
Coffitivity - Increase Your Creativity! CHAKRA COLORS AND MEANINGS There are seven main energy centres (chakras) of the body. These chakras are like spirals of energy, each one relating to the others. Using the seven colours of the spectrum, Colour Therapy aims to balance and enhance our body's energy centres/chakras and also to help stimulate our body's own healing process. Colour Therapy uses colour to re-balance the Chakras that have become depleted of energy. Colour therapy can be shown to help on a physical level; however there are deeper issues around the colours on the psychological and spiritual levels. Colour has a profound effect on us on all levels, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. Our well being is not purely a physical issue. All life experiences have an affect upon us. The Colours VIOLET/PURPLE governs the CROWN chakra, at the top of the head. Related organ: brain Endocrine gland: pineal gland. Personality Traits: Inspirational leaders, kindly and just, humanitarians, self-sacrifing, visionary, creative, and strong mentally. Babies
The Hara Line Chakras - Reiki Heidi: Reiki Healing in Norwich The Hara Line Chakras are located in between the 'major' chakra points, along the central line of the body, and I am noticing them more during my Reiki healings. Hara Line Chakras Outside of the body, above the head and below the feet are the Transpersonal Point and the Earth Chakra, respectively. These relate to heavenly Ch'i and Earth Ch'i: the energy that we draw in to our bodies from outside of us. when we draw the energy in, down our bodies from the head, this is Universal Heavenly energy, and it is light, clear, and quick-flowing. When we draw energy in, up from the ground, this is 'grounding' or earthly energy, and it is heavier, black, and slower moving. Working from the top down, at the base of the skull is the Causal Body chakra and is crimson. Next is the Diaphragm Chakra, and is lime green. If you work with energy, or meditate, try meditating on the Thymus Chakra to activate it, and sense what it means/feels/sends to you. Heidi.
Collection of Human Frequencies - Reflexology - Chakra Charts - Energy Meridians - Hands, Feet, Tongue, Barbara Brennan's explanation of the chakras The chakras according to Barbara Brennan (diagnostic view) diagram from Hands of Light, Bantam New Age books, 1988, p.46. The contemporay holistic healer Barbara Brennan goes into some detail regarding the chakras. In this she is following the Theosophists like Leadbeater, Alice Bailey, David Tansley and many others. Like them, she adopts the Tantric model of seven chakras but modifies it quite drastically, the chakras being no longer organs of yogic consciousness but rather etheric (and astral, and mental...) vortexes (see above illustration), which serve as transformers that receive and process cosmic energy, as well as enabling expression and healthy functioning of the individual's own consciousness and psycho-physical make-up. Barbara Brennan's unique contribution is to have not one but two rows of chakras, arranged in pairs located at the front and rear. Table by BearCY (slightly modified) The chakras and the human aura according to Barbara Brennan - from Links images not loading?
11 Natural Remedies for Relieving Mosquito Bites Few things are more annoying than the itching and scratching that accompanies a fat, juicy mosquito bite. When a mosquito bites us, we itch due to the residual saliva left behind from the insect’s feasting on our blood! Fortunately, just as Mother Nature has honored us with the presence of these buzzing nuisances, she has provided us with some natural home remedies for mosquito bites. Here are some of my favorite and most-effective natural ways for relieving and treating painful and itchy mosquito bites. 1. When you first notice the itchy bite, try applying a small amount of vinegar directly to the bump. 2. Aloe vera is another excellent remedy for mosquito bites, as well as many other conditions. 3. Another remedy for mosquito bits is to rub a bar of dry soap directly on the bite. 4. Another simple remedy for mosquito bites is to make a thick paste of baking soda and water. 5. Other than making you produce tears, a fresh slice of onion can also help take the sting out of a bite. 6. 7.
Foraging: 52 Wild Plants You Can Eat Here are a few common North American goodies that are safe to eat if you find yourself stuck in the wild: Blackberries: Many wild berries are not safe to eat, it’s best to stay away from them. But wild blackberries are 100% safe to eat and easy to recognize. They have red branches that have long thorns similar to a rose, the green leaves are wide and jagged. Dandelions: The easiest to recognize is the dandelion, in the spring they show their bright yellow buds. Asparagus: The vegetable that makes your pee smell funny grows in the wild in most of Europe and parts of North Africa, West Asia, and North America. Elderberries: An elderberry shrub can grow easily grow about 10 feet and yield tons of food, their leaf structure is usually 7 main leaves on a long stretched out stem, the leaves are long and round and the leaves themselves have jagged edges. Elderberries are known for their flu and cold healing properties, you can make jelly from them and are very sweet and delicious. Gooseberries: