General Earth Element Themes:
Emotional Association: worrying and pondering
Issues with nourishment and digestion – over nourishment leading to stagnation or the “never enough” mentality leading to undernourishment.
Associated Organs: Spleen & Stomach
Process of information
Reciprocity and Integrity
Feeling Grounded and centered
The central axis around which life functions
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Earth is supported in the essential oil blend through the alchemy of Bergamot Essential Oil, Coriander Essential Oil, Myrrh Essential Oil, Ginger Essential Oil and Benzoin Essential Oil.
Each oil has been selected because of its specific relationship to the Earth element and how they harmonize the relationship of Earth to the other elements.
Bergamot Essential Oil – This essential oil is highly beneficial when we experience a lot of tension around the head and neck from over thinking, over processing and too much worry. It is effective at opening and circulating energy to relax hen we are constantly “chewing over” and issue. It blends well with other oils works with the Spleen, Stomach, Liver and Heart thus helping to harmonize digestion and calm the spirit. IT is a photosensitive oil and should be used with caution or not at all when in the sun.
Coriander Essential Oil – Coriander Essential Oil is deeply nourishing. As one of the oldest spices used in the culinary arts, it psychically and intuitively tunes us into what is nourishing in our lives and what is not. It is a great ally in helping us deepen into what are our true needs and want are our wants and desires. When we are engaging with true needs, our energy and resources aren’t being consumed chasing egoic desires and it can thus assist us in feeling more vibrant and energetic in life.
Myrrh Essential Oil – With a mental/emotional pull to the feminine Myrrh essential oil is an excellent Earth ally. It can bind what is dry and loose and breakdown what is congested and stagnant in our psyche all the while helping us connect to our relationship to the mother, the maiden and the crone.
Ginger Essential Oil – Hot and spicy, ginger essential oil gets the center of the issue bringing clarity and presence with it. Known for its use with digestive disharmony it helps clarify the center so the Qi energy can move harmoniously from the lower (Kidneys) to the upper (Lungs), thus connecting the upper, middle and lower through stabilization of the center.
Benzoin Essential Oil – This incredibly sticky, sweet, amber colored essential oil is the perfect choice to guide the rest of the blend to the center. The sticky sweet aromatics stabilize the center and bring other medicinal to the digestive system. IT is deeply nourishing and helps stabilize the other dynamic functions of the other elements to a central axis around which life can function with harmony, ease and integrity.
Each elemental essential oil mister is best used in the morning to start your day, mid-day as a pleasant reset and before bed to prepare you for sleep and dreamtime.
They are excellent if you work in a high traffic area or are interacting with multiple clients throughout the day.