Achillea milleflorum– steam distilled from the leaves and flowering tops. This plant grows as a weed throughout most parts of the West. Blends with ANGELICA, CEDAR, PINE, MYRRH, FRANKINCENSE, CHAMOMILE. Contains: sesquiterpenes, monoterpenes, caryophyllene, borneol, terpinol, cineole, isoartemisia ketone, camphor, achilline. High in chamazulene.
CAUTIONS: Avoid in pregnancy. No reports of adverse effects at low doses. Dilute well before use on skin.
CHARACTER: “Energetic Messenger” Strong, Peaceful, Healing, Cooling, Uplifting, Balancing, Protective, Nurturing
ETHERIC COLORS: Bluish Mauve into Silver, moving into Gold
ORIENTAL PATTERN: Rising heat, Internal wind
CRYSTALS/GEMS: Amethyst, Lapis Lazuli, Pyrite
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Opens intuitive perceptions, dreaming, protection
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Insomnia, Stress, Feeling Out of Control, Judging oneself unfairly
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Cramps, Constipation, Seborrhea, Acne, Oily Skin, Rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, digestion, fevers, burns, rashes, ulcers, wounds, sinus congestion, headache, hypertension, varicose veins, colic, cystitis, menstrual problems
PROPERTIES: Anti-inflammatory, Circulatory stimulant, antiseptic, astringent, diuretic, detoxifier
PERSONALITY: Longtime energetic messenger of the heavens. Delicately balances the flow between the yin and yang energies of the sun, moon, and stars. Then, acts as a conduit for opening intuitive perceptions. I am able to take risks. I allow myself to be myself even if you disapprove. I trust myself. I am able to surrender and allow myself to work through me.
+Very deep and emotionally strong.
+ Ability to draw out the best in other people.
+ Keep their feelings to themselves, preferring to use metaphors to describe feelings.
+ Down to earth, quite up front, solid in thought.
+ Enjoys philosophy, archaeology, ancient monuments, and architecture. Fascinated by ancient peoples, past lives.
+Loves unlocking old memories, awakening and actualizing forgotten resonances.
– If negative, subject to dark moods and heaviness of heart
-May feel there are important parts of themselves missing–constantly searching for something that would make them complete. Feel they have lost contact somewhere with something important but they don’t know what it might be.
-May become frustrated and speak loudly, quite the opposite of their usual behavior.
BLENDS: Desert Lapis,Dragon Quest, Eucalyptus Grove, Sage Country, Visudda
ARCHETYPES: HISTORIAN, ALCHEMIST, WRITER, CHILD DEPENDENT, VISIONARY, MESSENGER, PHILOSOPHER