12 Nurture - 滋香
A perfume to face and get along with yourself.
Perfume that enhances masculinity and femininity.
Intention - I treat myself to goodness that plant offers.
Circulating heat, healing energy, female hormone balance, elegance, comfort, angel, unsung hero, aphrodisiac
Possible Past Condition-
Possible current condition -
Lack of desire or lack of strength to fulfil desire.
Basic fear -
Lack of sexuality, attractiveness
Basic inward desire -
Eternal youth, immortality
Basic outward desire -
To be desired
Positive personality characteristic -
Wisdom to know what is necessary
Negative personality characteristic -
This formula supports Sacral and Heart Chakras→
Explained in Yin Yang Five Element
Fire of Water Element - Neutral of Yin/Yin
Element - Plant Self
Period of personality imprint - During gestation to birth and up to seven years old.
Five Questions (Existential) - How Are You?
Five Questions (Metaphorical) - If you describe your upbringing as a plant, what kind of soil have you grown up in?
A. Poor, then soil. There was not enough nutrients to grow vigorously
"Therefore I need to nurture myself"
A Few Words about the Condition
Water Element’s organ Kidney is the earliest to develop, and function not only to filter blood and control water in the body but it is the source of the primal life force and sexual energy.
The energy is finite and can only be preserved. Therefore one must take care not to exhaust it, but ageing is also part of nature. When we reach andro/menopause age, we are often no longer able to take on heavy tasks. We may have mode swings and hairs turn grey - all are signs that Water element’s energy is in decline.
The loss of Water element’s energy can also happen when facing grave danger or using too much adrenaline.
Message from Plants
Though this formula is created mainly for females as Water Element is Yin, it can also benefit males who would want to balance the feminine side of his being.
Angelica is the chief plant. The Latin name Angelica archangelic suggests that this plant is a workforce and a big helper. It is also known as female Ginseng.
Geranium, Ambrette, Lovage are the ministers. Geranium is a rose scented perennials that are used in aromatherapy for increasing oestrogen. Ambrette, seed of Hibiscus is considered aphrodisiac. Notice the flower and how it is wide open to invite the insect to come in. Middle-age nun and the botanist Hidegard de Bingen called the Lovage aphrodisiac as well. The rootball of celery plant has substantial power.
Clary Sage is the assistant. This sweet scented sage is know to balance female hormone. Clary = Clear Eye, its high note reaches the third eye.
Ylang Ylang is the second assistant. Its flower shaped like a dress flowing in the air, suggesting female sensitivity and fragility.
Mugwort is the messenger. Mug means mother or magi, wort means worthy plant. Its edible leaves are dried and burned as Moxa, for acupuncture points. It contains very high latent energy in its leaves. It is used in this formula to circulate the water in the body.
Role - Common Name - Latin Name - Family - Parts Used
Chief = Angelica - Angelica archangelica - Apiaceae - Root
Minister = Geranium - Pelagonium asperum - Geraniaceae -
WholeMinister = Ambrette seed - Hibiscus abelmoschus - Malvaeae - Seeds
Minister = Lovae - Levisticum officinale - Apiaceae - Roots
Assistant = Clary Sage - Salvia sclarea - Lamiaceae - Aerial parts
Assistant = Ylang Ylang - Cananga odorata - Annonaceae - Flower
Messenger = Mugwort - Artemisia vulgaris - Asteraceae - Aerial parts