The Fragrant Heavens: The Spiritual Dimension of Fragrance and Aromatherapy

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New World Library, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 339 pages
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Valerie Ann Worwood explores the connection between fragrance and spirituality, examining both scientific and esoteric evidence for the spiritual power of essential oils. She examines the spiritual traditions that use aroma for ritual, prayer, and meditation and shows how to incorporate these traditions into modern practices.
 

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Contents

Let There Be Light Plants and Their Spiritual Nature
3
The Singing Forest
4
Plants That Feel and Speak
8
The Sanctity of Plants
13
The Unseen Energies
15
Using Essential Oils for Spiritual Union
19
Thought Intent and Purpose
20
Purification
23
Using Essential Oils in the Auric Field
131
Evaporation Rates Within the Auric Field
133
Auric Colors
134
AROMATHERAPY AND THE SPIRITUAL CONNECTION
135
Vibrational Aromatherapy
137
THE CHAKRAS
139
Chakras and Related Body Areas
142
Essential Oils for the Chakras
145

What Are Essential Oils?
24
Handling and Storage
25
The Heavenly Atmosphere
26
Anointing
29
The Sacred Waters
32
Body Oils
34
Spiritual Blending
35
Methods of Use
36
Blending Essentials Oils with CarrierBase Oils for the Body Quantities to Use
37
Carrier Oils
40
Special Care
41
Prayer and Meditation
43
Prayer
44
Dear God
47
Blocks in the Flow
50
Creating Your Spiritual Haven
53
Heaven Scent
55
Meditation
59
On Perfumed Angels Wings
63
The Angelic Vibrations
71
The Angelic Fragrances
72
A Fragrant Transition
81
The Fragrance of the Spirit
85
Using Essential Oils to Make the Transition
87
Spritzers
88
Remembrance of Fragrance Past
93
The AromaGenera Experience
96
Fragrant Clouds of Purity and Protection
101
The Beneficent Home
104
Clearing the Atmosphere
106
Cleansing Blends
107
EnergyCleansing Baths
108
EnergyCleansing Bath Blends
110
The Elements
111
Fragrant Plant Bundles
113
Multidimensional Bodies
117
The Subtle Bodies
120
Essential Oils and the Human Auric Field
124
PIP Photographs of Essential Oils
125
Choosing Essential Oils for Subtle Energy Work
129
Using Vibrational Aromatherapy in Treatment
146
Aromas
147
Emotional Muscular Sites Front of Body
149
Emotional Muscular Sites Back of Body Illustration from The Fragrant Mind
150
Miasms
151
Healing the Spiritual Crisis
152
The Seven Main Chakras
154
The Fragrant Symphony
158
Energetic Aromatherapy
161
Essential Oils and Spiritual Healing
163
In the Room
164
In the Auric Field of the Client
165
Essential Oils and Distant Healing
166
Healing Lists
168
Essentials Oils and Energy Workers
169
Essential Oils and Crystal and Gem Therapy
170
General Guidelines to the Physical Colors of Essential Oils for Use with Gem Therapy
173
Essential Oils and Channeling
174
Essential Oils and Color Healing
178
The Colors of Essential Oil Plants and Oils Physical and Etheric
182
The Essential Oil Spiritual Profiles
193
Capturing the Fragrance of Your Favorite Flowers What to Do If You Dont Have the Essential Oils
194
Glossary of Therapeutic Properties
289
The Aromatic Traditions
291
The Goddess of the Sacred Trees
292
Ancient Egypt
293
Mesopotamia
295
The Hebrew Tradition and the Kabbalah
297
The Christian Tradition
300
Ancient Greece and Rome
304
The Vedic Scriptures
306
Islam and Arabia
308
Buddha of the Sacred Tree
310
Taoism and the Chinese Tradition
312
The Native American Nations
314
Safety Data
317
Suppliers
319
Bibliography
321
Index
329
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