Tea Tree MSDS

  1. IDENTIFICATION OF SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION & COMPANY

 

SUPPLIER: Scents-ible Solution

  1. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS.

DEFINITION/BOTANICAL ORIGIN: Obtained by steam distillation from the leaves & twigs of Melaleuca

alternifolia L. (Fam. Myrtaceae).

H-No: 3301.29.6 CAS No: 85085-48-9 Status: natural

CoE No: 456 FEMA: 3902 Additives: none

FDA: IFRA: not restricted Application: Aromatherapy, pharmaceuticals, skincare etc

RIFM: monograph EINECS: 285-377-1 FCCIV: official

INCI name: Melaleuca alternifolia

  1. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION:

Xn. Harmful; R10 Flammable

  1. FIRST-AID MEASURES:

INHALATION: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical

attention.

EYE CONTACT: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 mins. Contact a doctor if

symptoms persist.

SKIN CONTACT: Remove contaminated clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap & water,

flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.

INGESTION: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

OTHER: When assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account

(Section 15)

  1. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA Use CO2, Dry Powder or Foam type of Extinguishers, spraying

RECOMMENDED: extinguishing media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on

burning material.

SPECIAL MEASURES: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not

smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &

protective clothing.

EXTINGUISHING PROCEDURES: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and

should be cooled with water spray.

  1. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES.

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes. Use individual

protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable

protective clothing) in case of major spillages.

ENVIRONMENT PRECAUTIONS: Keep away from drains, soils, surface & groundwaters.

CLEANING UP METHODS Remove all potential ignition sources. Contain spilled material. Cover

FOR SPILLAGES: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, or

sweep up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe state,

federal & local disposal regulations.

 

PRECAUTIONS IN HANDLING: Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices,

ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do

not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

STORAGE CONDITIONS: Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area

away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a

minimum.

FIRE PROTECTION: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to

avoid static discharges in working area.

  1. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.

VENTILATION: Ensure good ventilation of working area.

HAND PROTECTION: Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

EYE PROTECTION: Use safety glasses.

WORK/HYGIENE PRACTICES: Wash hands with soap & water after handling.

  1. PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL PROPERTIES.

COLOUR: Colourless to yellow

APPEARANCE: Clear mobile liquid

ODOUR: Spicy, earthy, myristic

FLASH POINT °C: 57

SPECIFIC GRAVITY @ 20°C: 0.885 – 0.906

REFRACTIVE INDEX @ 20°C: 1.475 – 1.482

SOLUBILITY IN 85% ETHANOL @ 20°C: soluble 1 + 2 max

SOLUBILITY IN WATER: Negligible

  1. STABILITY & REACTIVITY.

REACTIVITY: It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with

water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents.

DECOMPOSITION: Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon

monoxide, carbon dioxide & other non-identified organic compounds

may be formed.

  1. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION.

Found to be non-toxic, non-phototoxic, and non-irritating: see RIFM monograph (1988) FCT, 26, 407

Special Issue VII. Ingestion: orl rat LD50: 1.9-2.6ml/Kg ATTIA. However BEOA CHIP guidance (1997)

gives hazard codes as R22 & R38 (some evidence of skin irritation above 75%) concentration.

  1. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION.

BIODEGRADABILITY: Data not available

PRECAUTIONS: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.

  1. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS.

Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment. Seek expert advice. 14. TRANSPORT REGULATIONS.

UN 1993: applies

Road (ADR/RID): Class 3 item 31/c RID No 301; ADR RN N/2301

AIR (IATA): Class 3 packing group III

SEA (IMDG): page 3142, Class 3

CHIP: See section 15

  1. REGULATORY INFORMATION. According to Directive 88/379/EEC

HAZARDS: Harmful

SYMBOLS: Xn

RISK PHRASES: R10 Flammable Liquid

R22 Harmful if swallowed

R38 Irritating to skin

R65 May cause lung damage if swallowed

SAFETY PHRASES: S16 Keep away from sources of ignition – No Smoking

S62 If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: Seek medical advice

immediately and show this container or label

  1. OTHER INFORMATION.

Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Limonene, listed as a

sensitiser. Check maximum usage levels for skin care products.

SHELF LIFE

When stored within advised conditions, re-test after 12 months, then at 3 monthly intervals up to a

maximum life of 36 months.

Q.C. REQUIREMENTS.

In-line with general product specification. Always satisfy suitability for specific application.

The data provided in this material safety data sheet is meant to represent typical data/analysis for this product and is correct to the best of our knowledge. The data was obtained from current and reliable sources, but is supplied without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding its’ correctness or accuracy.

It is the user’s responsibility to determine safe conditions for the use of this product, and to assume liability for loss, injury, damage or expense arising from improper use of this product. The information provided does not constitute a contract to supply to any specification, or for any given application, and buyers should seek to verify their requirements and product use.

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Ylang Ylang MSDS

1) Identification of Product and Supplier

Ylang Ylang essential Oil
Supplier: Scents-ible Solutions

2) Composition and information on Ingredients

Inci: Cananga odorata
Cas: 83863-30-3/8006-81-3/68606-83-7
Einecs: 281-092-1

3) Hazards indentification

Xn

4) First aid measures

Inhalation: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical attention.

Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Contact a doctor if symptoms persist.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap & water, flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Other: When assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account (Section 15)

5) Fire – Fighting measures

Extinguishing media: Use CO2, Dry Powder or Foam type Extinguishers, spraying recommended: extinguishing media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on burning material.

Special measures: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus & protective clothing.

Extinguishing procedures: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and should be cooled with water spray.

6) Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes. Use individual protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable protective clothing) in case of major spillages.

Environment precautions: Keep away from drains, soils, surface & ground waters.

  • Cleaning up methods
  • Remove all potential ignition sources.
  • Contain spilled material

Cover for spillages: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, sweep up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe relevant local and national rules and regulations

7) Handling and Storage

Precautions in handling: Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

Storage conditions: Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a minimum.

Fire protection: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to avoid static discharges in working area.

8) Exposure controls and personal protection

Respiratory protection: Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.

Ventilation: Ensure good ventilation of working area.

Hand protection: Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

Eye protection: Use safety glasses.

Work/Hygiene practices: Wash hands with soap & water after handling.

9) Physical data and chemical properties

Form: Pale to dark yellow mobile liquid. Odour: Exotic, warm, spicy balsamic Flash point (°C): 87 Specific Gravity @ 20°C: 0.906 – 0.976 Refractive Index @ 20°C: 1.495 – 1.513

10) Stability & Reactivity

Reactivity: It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water. Avoid contact with strong alkali, acid or oxidising agents.

Decomposition: Liable to cause smoke and acrid fumes during combustion; carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and other non-identified organic compounds may be formed.

11) Toxicological Information

Non toxic product if used in correct dosages – always dilute for skin or personal care

12) Ecological information

Harmful to aquatic organisms; may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Biodegradability: Data not available

Precautions: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.

13) Disposal considerations

Residue for disposal: According to local regulations.

Waste packing: Observe local regulations.

14) Transport information

Road N/A

Air  N/A

15) Regulatory information

Hazards:

Harmful Symbols:

Xn

Risk Phrases:

Irritating to skin

May cause sensitisation by skin contact

Toxic to aquatic organisms; may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.

Harmful: May cause lung damage if swallowed

Safety Phrases:

Avoid contact with skin

f swallowed, do not induce vomiting, seek medical advice immediately and show the container or label.

16) Other information

Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Benzyl alchohol, Benzyl salicylate, Eugenol, Geraniol, Isoeugenol, Benzyl benzoate, Farnesol and Linalool listed as sensitisers. Check maximum usage levels for skincare products

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in the sheet is correct. However, we cannot accept responsibility for any consequences from its use.

 

 

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Lavender MSDS

  1. Identification of Product and Supplier

Product Name: Lavender Oil

Supplier – Scents-ible Solutions

2 – Composition and information on ingredients:

Inci Name: Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil

CAS number: 8000-28-0

Chemical composition: Lavender Oil is the volatile oil obtained by steam distillation of the freshly

cut flowering tops of the herb Lavandula Angustifolia plant.

3 – Hazards identification:

Irritant

4 – First aid measures:

– Skin contact: wash with water and soap – may need to seek medical advice.

– Eye contact: flush with water for at least 10 minutes – seek medical advice immediately

– Ingestion: Not to be consumed in any circumstances

5 – Fire – Fighting measures:

Extinguishing media: carbon dioxide, foams, inert powder

Extinguishing media to avoid: direct sprays of water

Use Protective Equipment and Avoid inhalation of smoke and fumes: If inhaled seek immediate

medical advice.

6 – Accidental release measures:

Personal Precautions: Gloves and eye protection should be worn when handling spillages.

Avoid flames or other potential sources of ignition. Avoid eye / skin contact and inhalation of

vapour. Good personal washing routines should be followed after accidental release. Ensure

adequate ventilation in working environment.

Environmental Precautions: Do not allow discharge in drains, water supply or on soil. If spilt on

soil or land use adequate cleaning measure in line with Government environmental protection

legislation.

7 – Handling and storage:

General Handling Precautions – handle in accordance with good occupational hygiene and

safety practices in a well ventilated area. Avoid direct contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhaling

vapour. Use protective equipment such as gloves and eye goggles to minimise oil to skin

contact.

Storage Conditions – Store in full, dry, airtight containers away from sources of heat and light.

Do not re-use the empty container.

8 – Exposure controls and personal protection:

Respiratory Control: Where ventilation may be inadequate, wear self-contained breathing

apparatus.

Hand Protection: Wear impervious gloves

Skin Protection : Wear protective clothing

Eye Protection: Wear eye protection e.g. safety goggles / glasses

9 – Physical data and chemical properties:

– Form: Almost colourless to pale yellow mobile liquid.

– Flash point: 71˚c

10 – Stability and Reactivity:

Conditions to avoid: high temperature near flash point

Materials to avoid: strong oxidising agents

Shelf Life: Min 24 months when stored in nitrogen flushed containers

11 – Toxicological information:

Non toxic product if used in correct dosages – always dilute for skin or personal care.

12 – Ecological information:

Avoid spillage in environment – If spilt follow clear up procedures in line with Government

environmental legislation – call emergency services if large spillage.

13 – Disposal considerations:

Residue for disposal: according to local Government environmental regulations.

Waste packing: observe local regulations.

14 – Transport information:

No transport restrictions.

15 – Regulatory information:

May cause sensitization by skin contact – wear suitable gloves.

16 – Other information:

Cosmetics Directive 7th Amendment: Restrictions may apply. A source of Geraniol, Limonene

and Linalool listed as sensitisers. Check maximum usage levels for skincare.

To the best of our knowledge, the information contained in this sheet is correct. However, we

cannot accept responsibility or liability for any consequences arising from its use.

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Benzoin MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet – Benzoin Resin

Supplier – Scents-ible Solutions

Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification

Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients Composition: Name CAS # % by Weight Benzoin 119-53-9 100 Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Benzion LD50: Not available. LC50: Not available.

Section 3: Hazards Identification Potential Acute Health Effects: Very hazardous in case of ingestion. Hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant), of eye contact (irritant), of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (permeator). Potential Chronic Health Effects: CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.

DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available. The substance is toxic to lungs, mucous membranes. Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. Section 4: First Aid Measures Eye Contact: Check for and remove any contact lenses. In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Cold water may be used. WARM water MUST be used. Get medical attention. Skin Contact: In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water. Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse. Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse. Get medical attention. Serious Skin Contact: Wash with a disinfectant soap and cover the contaminated skin with an anti-bacterial cream. Seek medical attention. Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention. Serious Inhalation: Not available. Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.

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Lemongrass MSDS

Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product/Chemical Name: Lemongrass, Cut
INCI Name: Cymbopogon Schoenanthus
Product code: N/A
Supplier: Scents-ible Solutions
Composition/Information on Hazardous Ingredients
N

 Hazards Identification
N/A
First Aid Measures
Eye Contact: N/A
Skin Contact: N/A
Ingestion: N/A
Inhalation: N/A
 Fire-Fighting Measures
Extinguishing Media Recommended: Keep away from sources of ignition. Do
not smoke. Use CO2, Foam or Dry Powder Extinguishers. Do not use direct water
jet on burning material.
Special Measures: Avoid vapour inhalation. Use breathing apparatus and
protective clothing.
Extinguishing Procedures: Closed containers may build up pressure at
elevated temperatures. If possible containers should be cooled off with water
spray.
 Accidental Release Measures
Personal Precautions: N/AEnvironment Precautions: N/A

Methods For Cleaning Up: N/A
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 Handling And Storage
Precautions In Handling: N/A
Storage Conditions: This product should be stored in cool, dry conditions.
Fire Protection: Keep away from naked flames and sources of heat.
 Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
Respiratory Protection: N/A
Ventilation: N/A
Hand Protection: N/A
Eye Protection: N/A
Work/Hygiene Practices: Observe good hygiene practice
Physical And Chemical Properties
Flavour/Odour: Strong lemon aroma and taste. Characteristic.
Appearance: Green flat cut blades
Particle Size: 6mm cut
 Stability And Reactivity
N/A
Toxicological Information
N/A
Section 12 – Ecological Information
Biodegradability: Fully biodegradable
Precautions: N/A
Disposal Considerations
N/A
Transport Regulations
N/A
Regulatory Information
Symbols: N/A
Risk Phrases: N/A
Safety Phrases: N/A
 Other Information
Disclaimer: We believe the information contained herein is current as of the date
of this Material Safety Data Sheet. Since the use of this information and of these
opinions and the conditions of use of the product are not within the control of the
supplier, it is the user’s obligation to determine the conditions of safe use of this product.

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A World of Beauty Rituals

For a few years I have had an idea to offer natural products from around the world. This idea began when I liked the concept but didn’t really have any idea of which products & from where to source them. I have taken the time from the first seeds of the idea until now to learn & find some wonderful products & now this concept is beginning to take shape.

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The world is an amazing place & although we all breathe the same air, warm our bodies under the same sun & enjoy the same blue skies natural beauty regimes can vary immensely. The UK traditionally used Lavender oil in a variety of products including soaps & toilet waters.Acres of purple flat lands of England yielded fragrant Lavender, used traditionally in soaps and other beauty products. Not only was it seen as a traditionally  English fragrance but was also widely used throughout the Mediterranean. The Greeks and Cypriots brought us a  fusion olive groves for the olive oil used often in soaps and other cosmetics around the world Moving onto Africa which has an abundance of natural beauty ingredients. Rhassoul Lava Clay mined from deep beneath the Atlas mountains & is used for cleansing, exfoliation & detoxification. Ghana produces probably the finest Shea Butter you can find & further around the globe Sri Lanka grows & harvests the most aromatic Coconut oil.
Our aim is to bring you the best of these natural beauty secrets & gorgeous hand made products made around this wonderful Earth of ours.
A few of our discoveries
organic deli pot shea
Organic Shea butter from Ghana – Whipped or raw chunks, it is one of my all time favourite products.
shea soap & oil
African Black soap bar (we also have the liquid version – a firm favourite in Scents-ible HQ) & the equally wonderful Shea Butter oil.
100g organic coconut
Organic Coconut oil from Sri Lanka – fabulous for hair & skin, its smells yummy & it is food grade too
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Our newest range is from Syria & we are very pleased to stock Savon D’alep or otherwise known as Aleppo soap, made using organic Olive oil & Bay Laurel oil. We only have a few products available at the moment but we will be adding more regularly.
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From Morocco we have Savon Beldi or Moroccan Black soap, made from Olive oil. Rhassoul lava clay mined from deep beneath the  Atlas mountains & a simply addictive Rhassoul clay & Shea butter conditioning paste with the most amazing aroma, it only took one sniff & I was hooked.
We have some more exciting ideas & have found some simply wonderful products that we have to bring you over the coming months.

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Top 10 Crystals for Winter

This blog post has been copied from an email I received, thanks go to Andrew Pacholyk, MS. L.Ac
http://www.peacefulmind.com/winter.htm
Therapies for healing
mind, body, spirit

Winter is the time for being introspective and meditative. Winter is our time to
rest and replenish. Because winter is a time of less light and colder
conditions, it can also be a difficult time for many people. Crystals can play a
part in brightening our nights, improving our outlook and encouraging us to look
within, peacefully. Here are my top 10 choices for Winter.

Angelite:
Properties: This stone is excellent at balancing, polarizing and aligning the
physical body with the Aura or ethereal network. It is very calming and its
shade of blue refreshes the eyes and spirit. This crystal helps us to be in
touch with angels and animal guides, as well as assisting in distant
communication with other humans. Most effective on the Throat Chakra, Angelite
helps in self expression, communication and allows us to speak our mind, helping
us to become more assertive. Its soothing effects on the Throat Chakra works
beautifully in calming and soothing anxiety or overactive children. Use this
stone to call your Angels for guidance and support. Angelite is often used for
psychic connection to oneness with the Universe, the angelic realm and for
spiritual guidance. Angelite is utilized for heightened sensory awareness, which
also makes it great for Astral travel. Angelite helps us to see paths to
surmount challenges. It dispels anger, renews connections with Universal
knowledge, and reduces the “upstream struggle” during new endeavors.

Azurite:
Properties: Referred to as the jewel of wisdom or Stone of Heaven. Azurite
symbolizes insight and discovery. It is said to increase psychic abilities.
Azurite activates the Brow and Throat Chakra for more assertive communication
and alertness. It allows for quite, deep access to the subconscious and as a
seeing stone offers access to other times, places and lives. Therefore, it is a
great stone to assist in astral travel. This great balancer helps those who talk
too much and allows for those who to be expressive when they have a tendency to
hold back. This opens our psychic intuition and gets us aquainted with our
innerselves. It is a stone that stimulates creativity, giving access to a
fountain of ideas, images and awareness of things around us. This is a wonderful
stone for decisiveness and decision making.

Black Onyx:
Properties: Balances and grounds. Reduces sex drive. Promotes fidelity. Absorbs
and flattens emotional intensity. Androgynous. Excellent for centering/aligning
total person with higher powers. Banish grief, enhance self control, wise
decision-making, encourages happiness and good fortune. Can be used to provide a
“peek” into the future, helps one to follow the path alone, promotes personal
strength, understand the reality of the moment, become the master of one’s own
future. Helps with disorders of soft tissue, bone marrow and the feet. Black:
Root Chakra. Grounding. Green: Heart Chakra. Yellow: 3rd Seriousness, logic.
Blue: 5th Chakra. Found in Italy, US, and in Mexico. The shapes or patterns that
Onyx holds inside it have led some to suggest that Onyx has a picture in it that
tells a story or carries a lesson. An Onyx will retain memory of the physical
occurrences surrounding a person. A strong stone to use in psychometry because
it tells the story of the wearer. A strength-giving stone. A good stone for
athletes or people under extreme mental and emotional stress. It brings balance
to mind or body as well as strength of mind. Good stone for those who are
flighty by nature. A strengthening stone that can help you approach a lesson or
task with greater self-confidence. Said to be good for the teeth and bones. It
is highly recommended that Onyx be used in conjunction with Pearl and Diamond.

Blue Chalcedony:
Properties: A type of Quartz that heads a family which includes Agate,
Carnelian, Jasper, Tiger’s Eye, and Onyx. Found in the US, Sri Lanka, USSR,
Mexico and Brazil. Chelcedony helps ease self-doubts, makes one more reflective.
It is used to eases bad dreams and problems related to the eye, gall bladder,
bones, spleen, blood, and circulatory organs. Cleansing in nature, this stone
will promote healing. It needn’t be cleaned afterward since it has such strong
cleansing qualities of its own. Chelcedony fosters the maternal instinct and is
said to assist lactation. Blue is used to open the throat Chakra and helps with
communication and self expression.

Citrine:
Properties: This stone is very versatile and is used for mental and emotional
clarity, problem solving, memory issues, will power, optimism, confidence and
self-discipline. It reduces anxiety, fear and depression. Citrine is one of two
crystals which never have to be cleansed of negative energy. An energizing and
highly beneficial crystal, citrine absorbs, transmutes, grounds and dissolves
negative energy, which makes it a very protective stone. Citrine crystals are
invigorating and positive. They can surround and fill anyone with its brilliant
color, energizing every aspect of life. Increases motivation and Persons
involved with education or business will especially benefit. Can guide you to
harness and utilize your creative energy. Helps us analyze events and steer them
in a positive direction. Develops inner calm and security, and makes us less
sensitive and more open to constructive criticism. Can dispel negative feelings
and help us to accept the flow of events.

Petalite:
Properties: Petalite, also known as Castorite, is highly spiritual. It has been
called the “stone of the Angels” (not to be confused with Angelite) and will
help one connect with one’s guides and enhances your angelic connection. It is
also said to dissolve negativity and black magic spells. Petalite has been used
on vision quests for strength, protection, and peace. It will balance one’s
yin/yang qualities as well as one’s mind, body, and spirit. It also enhances
one’s ability to feel energy in stones. Known as an aura calmer, this stone
works on the Throat, Third Eye and Crown Chakra in particular. This
environmental stone enhances it surroundings. It is a strong generator of
positive, higher energy.

Quartz: “Rock Crystal”
Properties:Quartz is the Master Healer and the “stone of power”! This crystal
has the appearance of frozen water and clear quartz appears to look like ice!
Probably the most versatile multipurpose healing stone. Easy to cleanse, store
information/energy in, program or amplify energy and is used as a healing
instrument. The natural tendency for quartz is for harmony. Quartz can both draw
and send energy therefore it is effective for sending/receiving guidance. Quartz
is used for transformation in healing and in all levels of change
(mentally/emotionally, physically and spiritually). Quartz stimulates the
natural crystal in body tissues and fluids to resonate at the highest healing
frequency. Quartz works with All Chakra and master gland for balancing,
cleansing and healing. It is the perfect stone for complete Aura balancing.

Selenite:
Properties: This crystal is Gypsum. This white/clear striated crystal can look
like snowy mountains or tumbled snowballs! Selenite is wonderful for mental
focus, growth, luck, immunity, kundalini. These are centuries-old recordkeepers
of events and information. Smoothes emotions. Holding this crystal can help with
visualizing and bringing white light/energy (higher ideas/consciousness) from a
transpersonal point above your head down through body, out through feet into the
earth/physical plane. May help physical and emotional letting go. This crystal
is great for emotional and athletic flexibility. It helps to send healing to the
earth expands your sensitivity and field of awareness.

Snowflake Obsidian:
Properties: This obsidian stone, which has inclusions of phynocryst, gives it
the snowflake pattern on it’s surface, and allows us to recognize unnecessary
patterns in our lives. Promotes self-esteem and confidence. Clairaudience and
owning our lower aspects for growth; Healthy balance. Allows us to be more
sensitive and aware of the beauty and love that is around us. This is a strong
grounding stone and is known as “the protector”. It is said to “mirror one’s
soul. This stone brings about objectivity, dis-attachment and is grounding. It
reduces fantasy and escapism. Absorbs and dissolves anger, criticism, fear, and
therefore is protective. This unusual black stone absorbs darkness and converts
it to white light energy, which is used at the Root Chakra, encouraging ones
survival instincts and is grounding. This stone is used for transformation.

Snow River Quartz:
Properties: This amazing quartz crystal is used for seeing into the future and
discovering our congenital past. These clear quartz balls are amazing in their
clarity on the inside and covered with a beautiful white frost on the outside.
The ends are sliced off so that you can see into it’s deep translucent center.
These “picture window” crystals are originally from the riverbeds of Brazil. The
crystals are washed down out of the mountains and tumbled over and over by
violent surging waters. This natural process gives the crystals their frosted
look. They are the “gazing” stone, also called “seer quartz”. These stone evoke
clarity, clear thinking and renowned insight.

Andrew Pacholyk, MS. L.Ac
http://www.peacefulmind.com/winter.htm
Therapies for healing
mind, body, spirit

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