Aroma Therapy

 

by Janet Bristow & Vicky Galo, 1998

Copyright 2014

 

www.shawlministry.com

 

One way to enhance the presentation of a shawl is to include a scented sachet, Ie:  oil dropped on a cotton ball, wrapped in netting, tied with yarn.

 

Although the fragrance of lavender is a nice, relaxing scent, we have, for your information, two lists of other fragrances.

 

The inclusion of a scented sachet is not recommended if the receiver of the shawl is sensitive to fragrances, is pregnant, undergoing chemotherapy, has emphysema or chronic respiratory issues. 

 

*General

Ylang Ylang Relaxing                       Geranium Can be both Relaxing & Uplifting

Neroli - Relaxing                                 Lemon Can be both Relaxing & Uplifting

Clary Sage Relaxing                        Patchouli Relaxing

Rose Relaxing                                   Chamomile Relaxing

Jasmine Relaxing                             Vetiver - Relaxing

 

*Alternative

Chakra                        Color                               Scent

 

1st - Root                     Red                 Relaxing:  Cedarwood

Uplifting:  lavender

 

2nd - Sacral                 Orange            Relaxing:  amber

Uplifting:  rose geranium

 

3rd - Solar Plexis         Yellow             Relaxing:  rose

Uplifting:  bergamot

 

4th - Heart                   Green/Pink     Relaxing:  sandalwood

Uplifting:  honeysuckle

 

5th - Throat                 Blue                Relaxing:  hyacinth

Uplifting:  patchouli

 

6th - Third Eye             Indigo              Relaxing:  white musk

Uplifting:  violet

 

7th - Crown                  Violet               Relaxing:  bergamot

Uplifting:  amber

 

*Note:  These oils should not be taken internally or rubbed on the skin at any time.

 

 

 

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