Crowley defined magic as an art and a science. Ancient magical arts
geometry, astronomy, chemistry, and more.
they are sciences.
of the most ancient of magical sciences is perfumery. It
has long been recognized that certain scents produce certain responses in
your physical, mental, and emotional bodies. It also can affect the
day, more and more scientific reports show that certain scents, sometimes
ones that seem highly unlikely, can have strong physical effects on
can use scent to enhance virtually any ritual you
might need for healing, in purification rituals and religious ceremonies.
is only now beginning to investigate the incredible healing substances
found in essential oils.
is the ancient art and science of balancing the emotions, healing the body
and lifting the spirit through the fragrant plant essences known as
Essential Oils. Essential Oils are different from herbs and food
supplements. They are the heartbeat of the plant kingdom, and are perhaps
the most exciting life-giving substance we have in the world today.
all essential oils are created equal. Many of the essential oils on the
market today are what's called "perfume quality" or "fourth
and fifth quality oils and possess little or none of the beneficial
therapeutic qualities of pure essential oils.
The ancient process of oil
distillation is a delicate and precise art which has been almost
forgotten. Science is just now rediscovering these healing substances that
were used in ancient times and beginning to acknowledge their value.
Buying Essential Oils
and Energy Frequency
study of frequencies raises important questions concerning the frequencies
of substances we eat, breath
and absorb. Many pollutants
lower healthy frequency. Processed/canned foods have a frequency of zero. Fresh produce has up to 15 Hz, dry herbs from 12 to 22 Hz, and
fresh herbs from 20 to 27 Hz. Essential oils start at 52 Hz and go as high
as 320 Hz, which is the
frequency of Rose oil.
You can use
essential oils to bring desired changes and shift the overall frequency of
the environment by diffusing or spraying into the air. Mix about nine
drops of essential oil(s) with four ounces pure water in a spray bottle or
use an aromatherapy diffuser.
Because they are concentrated, essential oils are from 50 to 70 times more therapeutically potent than the herbs or plants they are derived from.
people call essential oils ethered oils.
Power of Scent
know that the power of scent stimulates
something within us that draws out powerful associated memories.
of scent varies - our reaction to scent is emotionally loaded and highly
subjective. Of all the
senses, smell has the most sensitive receptors, and smell is the most
memorable and evocative of sensations. A whiff of a particular aroma,
pleasant or unpleasant, is all it takes to rekindle all types of memories.
This is because when you smell an aroma, an impulse travels immediately
down the olfactory nerve to the limbic system - a tiny part of the brain
where emotion, hunger, memory, and other responses are evoked. The reason
scents work (besides the fact that your olfactory nerves are wired
straight to your brain, where scent impulses create virtually instant
memories) is a bit of a mystery.
tell us much more than we’re aware of… That is why the power of scent
should not be underestimated. Scents can trigger intense feelings and
emotions in every human being:
time vanity, and eventually technology, have made it possible for people
to use fragrance scents as an extension of one self, or a signature scent.
An encounter with a scent can bring back long-forgotten memories of people and events from our past. Just passing someone on the street smelling a certain perfume fragrance can send you back 20 years in an instant!
of the ways we can enhance our lives with memorable scents in our own
homes, include potpourri,
sachets and herbal pillows, aromatherapy oils, perfumes and toilet waters,
scented candles, scented soaps, incense, pomanders, and even perfumed ink.
may help you feel more alert and think more clearly.
In fact, one study found that people who performed tasks like typing and
alphabetizing did them more accurately after sniffing peppermint oil.
Another study found that the peppermint may enhance physical performance
and help you get more out of a workout. Try dabbing on a bit of a
or lotion before hitting the gym for a quick
calming scent of jasmine
more soundly, Try showering with a jasmine-scented soap
before bedtime or spritzing a jasmine room spray in your bedroom.
This plant contains linalool, which prompts your body to produce a calming
say that inhaling this spice improves mood, vigor and concentration. When researchers released the smell of cinnamon into the air,
passersby were more likely to be nice to fellow shoppers, says
psychologist Avery Gilbert, PhD, author of What the Nose Knows. Just
reading the word "cinnamon" activates the same part of the brain
that lights up when you smell cinnamon, he adds. Try storing some of the
spice in a satchel in your top desk drawer. Each time you open the drawer,
you'll get a little boost.
oxygen flow to the brain, boosting energy and immune function.
scientists recently identified the part of the brain that lemon
lending credibility to its reputation as a mood-enhancer and source of
significantly increase memory and improve hand-eye coordination.
are a variety of different products and methods of diffusion to obtain the
healing benefits of oils. Some oils - like lavender, ylang ylang and
sandalwood can be applied directly to the skin - while others are too
concentrated and need to be diluted into carriers such as massage oils,
bath soaps and lotions essential
oils, like many medicines, can increase a person's sensitivity to the sun
and should be used with caution when spending time outdoors.
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