Aromatherapy Tip of the Day – December 3, 2013

1 Logo by Hemant
Logo by Hemant

Today’s Aromatherapy Tip of the Day: December 3, 2013 is a continuation of Heaven Scent.

HEAVEN SCENT

Resins have long been used in the making of incense, all over the world. The material lends itself to the purpose particularly well, but there has also been a symbolic association, in that resins seep from wounds in trees, as blood saps from us. In ancient Egypt, nuggets of resin were known as ‘the sweat of the gods,’ and were collected in reverence.
Resins including ‘balsam’ feature strongly in biblical fragrance. Frankincense and Myrrh are still burnt in many churches and are particularly evocative of the Christian tradition. Benzoin, is more commonly used in spiritual practice in Asia.
The resins and root essential oils can be very pungent, and are used in small quantities. Try them, one by one, to see which, if any, resonate with you.

RESINS

Balsam de Peru, Benzoin, Frankincense, Galbanum, or Styrax Balsam

ROOTS

Ginger, Spikenard, Vetiver

We will discuss more Heaven Scent essential oils, next.

Debra Mauldin, Certified Aromatherapist
Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have pertaining to using essential oils as aromatherapy.
Please put ‘Aromatherapy’ in the subject line.
mauldinfamily1@yahoo.com

Join me on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AromatherapyInformation

Resource: The Fragrant Heavens by Valerie Ann Worwood

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: