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Balance your metal energy (based on Traditional Chinese Medicine)

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Clary Sage blend based on Chinese medicine

This formula is based on the principles of Chinese medicine as applied to aromatherapy by contemporary practitioners. In ancient times, Chinese medicine practitioners did not have access to essential oils. Today, herbalists and aromatherapists like Gabriel Mojay and Peter Holmes are applying the same ancient system of plant correspondences to the essential oils derived from those plants. This formula is based on an ancient system of correspondences that links specific plants to specific elements. In Chinese medicine, conditions involving the chest and respiratory system are in the domain of the metal element. Clary Sage was said to be soothing to the lungs. This Clary Sage blend features two other essential oils known to provide relief to the respiratory system.

 

Ingredients

2 drops Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)

1 drop Eucalyptus (Eucalyptus globulus)

1 drop Juniper (Juniperus communis)

 

Instructions

Chest rub: First, blend the essential oils together in a small glass bowl or jar. Then add the entire blend (4 drops) to one or two teaspoons of vegetable oil, such as Grapeseed Oil or Sweet Almond Oil. Apply to the chest and throat, rubbing in gently.

Inhalation: Add 3 drops of this blend to a bowl of steaming water that has been removed from its heat source and inhale for 15 or 20 seconds. Repeat the procedure once or twice.

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Joie Power, Ph.D.

Dr. Power is a retired neuropsychologist with a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia. She was an Assistant Professor of Surgery/Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Georgia before entering private practice and has over 20 years of clinical experience in inpatient and outpatient settings. She is both a student and practitioner of alternative healing methods, including herbal studies, aromatherapy, and Chinese Medicine. Her training in the olfactory and limbic systems of the brain gives her a unique qualification for understanding the actions of essential oils and she is an internationally known writer and teacher in the field of aromatherapy. Her approach to aromatherapy weaves together her solid scientific training and strong clinical skills with a holistic philosophy that honors body, mind and spirit. Read Full Bio

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