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1 °yurveda: Art of Living UCI Extension Yoga Studies Program Aromatherapy

2 Aromatherapy Formula 1 - Vitalizing Formula 2 - Head Clear Formula 3 - Formula 3 - Bliss Blend Formula 9 – Sattvic Blend Formula 5 - Sleep Well

3 Aromatherapy Formula 1 - Vitalizing Formula 2 - Head Clear Formula 3 - Formula 3 - Bliss Blend Formula 4 - Sleep Well Formula 5 - Lover’s Blend Formula 6 – Tridoshic Uplifting Formula 9 – Sattvic Blend Other scents

4 Formula 1 - Vitalizing Bergamot – Top, Parts 2 Sweet Fennel – Middle, Parts 7 Sandalwood – Base, Parts 1 VK- P+ in excess Intention: uplifting, antidepressant, balancing

5 Bergamot Top Note, VK-P+, Heating, drying. Aroma: Fresh, citrusy, slightly floral initial odor followed by a still more characteristic oily herbaceous and somewhat balsamic body and dry out. Usage: Antidepressant, calms digestion Source: Skin of a citrus fruit from the southern tip of Italy Citrus bergamia

6 Sweet Fennel Top/Middle Note, VPK=, slightly cooling, moisturizing. Aroma: Sweet, somewhat spicy, licorice-like (Anise). Emotional benefits: cleansing, clearing, revitalizing Physical benefits: aids digestion, body/skin cleanser and tonic Uplifting- balancing to the mind, stimulating physiological. Foeniculum vulgare

7 Sandalwood Base Note, VP-Ko Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: extremely soft, sweet- woody, almost animal- balsamic odor Emotional benefits: calming, balancing, sensual Physical benefits: softens dehydrated skin, laryngitis, bronchitis Best general aroma for the mind and vÀta Endangered: consider Amyris, Ho Wood, Cypress Santalum album

8 Formula 2 - Head Clear Camphor – Top, Parts 3 – Middle, Parts 4 Cinnamon – Middle, Parts 4 – Base, Parts 3 Clove – Base, Parts 3 VK- P+ Intention: expectorant, decongestant, analgesic expectorant, decongestant, analgesic

9 White Camphor Top Note, V-P+e K-, Heating, moisturizing Aroma: clean, fresh, spicy and herbal Emotional benefits: Antidepressant, stimulant Physical benefits: Expectorant, decongestant, analgesic Joint and muscle pain Cinnamomum camphora

10 Cinnamon Middle/ Base Note, VK-P+, Heating, neutral moisture Aroma: powerful, diffusive, warm-spicy, sweet and tenacious. Emotional benefits: aphrodisiac, stimulant, empowers will Physical benefits: expectorant, analgesic, improves digestion and appetite. Increases circulation, may irritate skin Cinnamomum zeylanicum

11 Clove Bud Base Note, VK-P+, Heating. Aroma: Spicy, warming yet slightly bitter, woody, reminiscent of true clove buds, but richer. Emotional benefits: uplifting, stimulating, sensual Physical benefits: warming, expectorant, analgesic and mildly aphrodisiac. It awakens the senses and has a decongestant action. It makes us more joyful and lively. Eugenia caryophyllata

12 Formula 3 - Formula 3 - Bliss Blend Tangerine – Top, Parts 2 Rose – Middle, Parts 7 – Base, Parts 1 Jasmine – Base, Parts 1 PK- V+e Intention: reviving, anti-depression, balancing reviving, anti-depression, balancing

13 Tangerine Top Note, VP-Ko, cooling Aroma: fresh, sweet odor, reminiscent of bitter orange; lacking dryness, perfumery notes and amine “fishy” note characteristic of mandarin. Emotional benefits: soothing, uplifting Physical benefits: skin tonic, speeds out toxins Source: Skin of a tangerine fruit Citrus madurensis

14 Rose Attar Base Note, VPK= Cooling, moisturizing Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: strongly floral, sweet Emotional benefits: comforting, supports relaxation, anti-depression Physical benefits: skin care all types Attar: In a base of sandalwood Best single oil for Pitta Rosa damascena

15 Attar Jasmine Attar Base Note, PK-V+, Cooling, Moisturizing Aroma: Warm, sweet, floral, exotic. Emotional benefits: balancing, soothing, sensual Physical benefits: supports cardiovascular and urinary function Attar: In a base of sandalwood Jasminum officinalis

16 Sweet Orange Top Note, VK-P+, Heating Aroma: Sweet light and fresh, fruity odor and flavor, distinctly reminiscent of the odor from a scratched sweet orange peel. Emotional benefits: reviving, soothing, relaxing Physical benefits: uplifts, skin tonic, spreads out toxins Source: Skin of a orange fruit Citrus sinensis

17 Formula 4 – Sleep Well – Top, Parts 1 Clary Sage – Top, Parts 1 Lavender – Middle, Parts 7 Jatamansi– Base, Parts 2 VPK-Intention:, supports restful sleep, relaxing, supports restful sleep, grounding

18 Clary Sage Top/ Middle Note, VPK- warming / neutral moisture Aroma: Bright, earthy, herbaceous, with a subtle fruity note Emotional benefits: relaxing, soothing, warming “No female should be without Clary Sage.” – Light Miller ND Physical benefits: relieves sore muscles, PMS Salvia sclarea

19 Lavender Top/Middle Note, slightly cooling to neutral Top/Middle Note, PK-Vo slightly cooling to neutral Aroma: Fresh, sweet, floral, herbaceous, slightly fruity Emotional benefits: relaxing, balancing, healing Physical benefits: skin care, restorative, supports restful sleep Reduces fear and anxiety, tonifies the reproductive system, increases contentment Lavendula officinalis

20 Jatamansi (Spikenard) Base Note, VK-P+ warming, moisturizing Aroma: Earthy, woody, harsh, musty Emotional benefits: Sedative, sleep aid, calms nerves, grounding Physical benefits: Menopause, digestion, hormonal stimulant for men Relative of Valerian Excessive use can dull the mind Nardostachys jatamansi

21 Formula 5 – Lover’s Blend – Top, Parts 2 Palmarosa– Top, Parts 2 – Middle, Parts 7 Ylang Ylang – Middle, Parts 7 Nutmeg – Base, Parts 1 VPK=Intention: euphoric, sensual, aphrodisiac, grounding euphoric, sensual, aphrodisiac, grounding

22 Palmarosa (Rose Geranium) Top/ Middle Note, VPK= Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: Fresh, floral, rosy, grassy, sweet. Emotional benefits: clarifying, calming, uplifting, relieves stress, aphrodisiac Physical benefits: purifying, detoxifying, moisturizes skin Cymbopogon martini

23 Ylang Base/ Middle Note, Base/ Middle Note, VP-K+ Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: Fresh, floral, sweet, slightly fruity, fragrant yet delicate Emotional benefits: euphoric, sensual, calming Physical benefits: skin, hormone balancing Brings out warmth, self confidence, feminine side and sensitivity Cananga odorata

24 Nutmeg Middle/Base Note, VK-P+ Heating Aroma: Rich, spicy, sweet, woody. Emotional benefits: Grounding, insomnia, nervous disorders, impotence, poor circulation, low energy Physical benefits: Poor absorption, menstrual irregularity, rheumatism Myristica fragrans

25 Formula 6 – Tridoshic Uplifting – Top, Parts 2 Lemon– Top, Parts 2 – Middle, Parts 7 Peppermint – Middle, Parts 7 Sandalwood – Base, Parts 1 VPK=Intention: uplifting, reviving, balancing uplifting, reviving, balancing

26 Lemon Top Note, VP-Ko Cooling, drying Aroma: very light, fresh, sweet odor of short duration, reminiscent of the ripe peel Emotional benefits: refreshing, uplifting, stimulating Physical benefits: cleansing, supports cardiovascular health Enhances mental clarity Citrus Limonum

27 Peppermint Top/ middle Note, PK-Vo Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: fresh, strong, grassy- minty odor with a deep balsamic sweet undertone and a sweet, clean dryout note Emotional benefits: reviving, supports emotional well being Physical benefits: cooling, supports the digestive system One of the best oils for Pitta Mentha Piperita

28 Sandalwood Base Note, VP-Ko Cooling, moisturizing Aroma: extremely soft, sweet- woody, almost animal- balsamic odor Emotional benefits: calming, balancing, sensual Physical benefits: softens dehydrated skin, laryngitis, bronchitis Best general aroma for the mind and vÀta Endangered: consider Amyris, Ho Wood, Cypress Santalum album

29 Formula 7 – Student’s Blend – Top, Parts 2 Tulsi – Top, Parts 2 – Middle, Parts 5 Rosemary – Middle, Parts 5 – Base, Parts 2 Cedarwood – Base, Parts 2VK-P+eIntention: increase concentration, support healthy memory, grounding

30 Tulsi (Holy Basil) Top Note, VK-P+e Heating, neutral moisture Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, licorice-like, slightly campherous Emotional benefits: sattvic, uplifting, energizing, helps concentration Physical benefits: muscle stimulating, relieves daily tension Best general aroma for kapha Sacred plant of India, second only to the lotus Ocimum sanctum

31 Rosemary Middle Note, VK-P+ Heating, drying Aroma: Fresh, herbaceous, sweet, slightly medicinal Emotional benefits: energizing, stimulating Physical benefits: supports healthy memory, astringent Fortifies the heart, stimulates the circulation of the blood, eases emotional tension. Rosmarinus officinalis

32 Cedarwood, Virginia Base Note, PK-V+ Warm, drying Aroma: Fresh, woody, balsamic. It strongly resembles the aroma of cedar chests and closets. Emotional benefits: calming, grounding Physical benefits: scalp care, skin detox, skin care for oily skin Fortifies the heart, stimulates the circulation of the blood, eases emotional tension. Juniperus virginiana

33 Formula 8 – Oversexed – Top, Parts 2 Myrtle – Top, Parts 2 – Middle, Parts 2 Dill seed – Middle, Parts 2 Marjoram – Middle, Parts 3 – Base, Parts 1 Myrrh – Base, Parts 1VK-P+eIntention: break addictions, reduce sex drive, centering

34 Myrtle Top Note, PK-V+ Warm, drying Aroma: camphor-like, spicy, sweet, herby, fresh Emotional benefits: adjusts the mind into tolerance with external person or substance Physical benefits: allergies, addictions, other dependency problems (smoking, drugs, repetitive emotional cycles). Myrtus Communis

35 Dill Seed Middle Note, PK-Vo Cooling, neutral moisture Aroma: fresh, warm, spicy Emotional benefits: reduced udana vayu Physical benefits: nervous vomiting, hiccups, regulates or suppress sexual impulses. Anethum Graveolens

36 Marjoram Middle Note, VK-P+Heating Aroma: herbaceous, sweet, woody, with a campherous, medicinal aroma Emotional benefits: relaxing, sedative Physical benefits: reduces excessive sexual drive, comforting Origanum Majorana

37 Myrrh Base Note, VK-P+Heating Aroma: warm, earthy, woody, balsamic Emotional benefits: Centering properties connects one with the real issues and doesn’t let them hide behind their addiction Physical benefits: astringent, analgesic, rejuvenative Good for compulsive eaters Commophora Myrrha

38 Formula 9 – Sattvic Blend – Top, Parts 4 Tulsi – Top, Parts 4 – Middle, Parts 3 Amber – Middle, Parts 3 – Base, Parts 4 Frankincense – Base, Parts 4VK-P+eIntention: Open heart, preserve spiritual energy, calm balance and protect

39 Tulsi (Holy Basil) Top Note, VK-P+e Heating, neutral moisture Aroma: Sweet, herbaceous, licorice-like, slightly campherous Opens the heart and brings harmony to the mind. Best general aroma for kapha Sacred plant of India, second only to the lotus Ocimum sanctum

40 Amber Middle Note, VPK- Steam distilled from a fossilized resin Aroma: smoky, tar-like, resinous, like tanned leather Energizing to the chakras, especially the heart. Calming, energy balancing Protects the wearer from negative influences Pinus succinifera

41 ) Frankincense (Olibanum) heating, drying Middle / Base Note, V-P+K- heating, drying Aroma: Fresh, woody, balsamic, slightly spicy and fruity Preserves spiritual energy, an enhancement for meditation, clears the mind 6th chakra, assists in altering perception of the truth and promoting clairvoyance. Purifies the soul, anointing the dead and dying, for assisting in transition and keeping the soul connected to its divine essence Boswellia carterii

42 Credits Ayurveda: The Art of Living UCI extension, Yoga Studies Presented by Rob Talbert, MS,

43 Vetiver (Khus Grass) Base Note, V-PK+ warm, grounding Aroma: Sweet, very heavy woody-earth, reminiscent of roots and wet soil, almost smoky, rich undertone of “precious wood” notes Emotional benefits: grounding, regenerating, insomnia Physical benefits: loss of appetite, aging skin, irritated menopause Puts an end to confusion, choices become clear Vetiveria Zizanoides

44 Formula 2 - Head Clear Camphor – Top, Parts 3 Lemon Eucalyptus – Middle, Parts 4 – Base, Parts 3 Cinnamon – Base, Parts 3 VK- P+ Intention: expectorant, decongestant, analgesic expectorant, decongestant, analgesic

45 Lemon Eucalyptus Top/Middle Note, VK-P+, Heating, moisturizing Aroma: Sweet, lemony, fresh, with a woody hint. Emotional benefits: clears the head, emotionally cooling Physical benefits: inhalant, soothes throat/lung irritation inhalant, soothes throat/lung irritation Stimulating, analgesic and antiseptic Eucalyptus citriodora

46 Om Sri Dhanvantari Namaha


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