While some parts of the country are having record heat, the coastal Pacific Northwest is having a cool summer so far. Daytime temperatures are pretty steady from the mid 50’s to low 60’s. What can I say… We live in a temperate rain forest, lush and green. Still I’d welcome more sunshine and warmth.
Enjoying the Fire of Summer
My internal temperature feels like it swings more than the outside temperature. Sometimes I sense a fiery energy dancing through my body, it may move subterranean or burst forth as a major hot flash. Other times I feel chilled while sitting in the sunshine. Have you ever noticed how your emotions and moods swing with changes in body temperature? It’s very interesting to watch.
Valerian flower essence is a wonderful ally for physical or emotional temperature swings. It is an essential essence in the Triple Burner and Small Intestine Organ Energy Meridian Blends and is the featured essence this month.
Valerian Flower Essence
The valerian plants in our garden are just starting to bloom. What a lovely sight and wonderful scent! Besides being a garden favorite, valerian grows wild in damp conditions in Europe, northern Asia and the Pacific coast of North America. Although there are different varieties, the medicinal qualities are the same. Valerian herb is used to treat anxiety, stress and insomnia. It calms the mind and relaxes muscles.
On the flower essence level, Valerian Flower Essence works through the energetic circuits that regulate heat and cools excessive fire on the emotional, mental and physical levels. Unresolved anger and other buried negative emotions can lead to hot flashes, sweats, headaches, anxiousness, high blood pressure, temperature swings, mental agitation and more. Use Valerian Flower Essence to transmute the fire blocking your body/mind from reorienting to a higher emotional state. It also regulates body temperature fluctuation due to cellular change during your spiritual growth process.
As Valerian Flower Essence says of itself:
I AM beneficial fire transforming wildfires into fertile growth.
For more information about Valerian Flower Essence and the crystals that energetically grounded this essence – amber, charoite, drusy quartz and smokey quartz – go to the link below.
Fire Element: Summer Season
Fire is warmth and light. It is the spark of physical and spiritual energy. Like the sun, fire is vital to life. Sitting by a fireplace a sense of warmth, love and connection radiates out. If the fire cools down, or rages out of control, it no longer is safe and nurturing. People with fire out of balance may be emotionally and physically cold or overheated, distant or try too hard to prove themselves. They may be sexually shutdown or substitute sex for love. People with balanced fire systems live life with zest full of creativity, are warm and nurturing to self and others, are open to new ideas and experiences, have clear personal and sexual boundaries, and are open-hearted with healthy relationships.
Triple Burner Organ Energy Meridian Essence Blend
There is no physical organ for the Triple Burner system, AKA Triple Warmer, Triple Heater, Umbilicus. It regulates the three “spaces” and related organs and controls relationships between them largely through the endocrine glands and hormonal distribution systems. It is the heating system of the body/mind/spirit interface. As such, it regulates and distributes heat and water through the body. The meridian is most active from 9pm to 11pm. It is the yang to the pericardium’s yin.
Symptoms: Use Triple Burner Organ Energy Meridian (OEM) Essence Blend when you experience hot and cold physical and emotional upsets. This can express as fevers, chills, hot flashes and night sweats, or thyroid and adrenal gland imbalances. You may be unable to feel or express warmth in relationships and experience a lack of emotional intimacy. You may find it difficult to be your own person, to choose your own way of experiencing life that is different from family and cultural beliefs. Triple Burner relates to autoimmune diseases such as Graves disease and lupus. Other symptoms include digestive issues and loose bowels or constipation. It can relate to headaches in the temples and to ear problems.
Action: The Triple Burner OEM Blend works through the energy circuits that affect metabolic processes physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. It regulates to all of the organs, balances and circulates warmth and water through the body. Higher frequency spiritual energies enter your body through the chakras, each of which relates to an endocrine gland. The Triple Burner system helps the body to regulate and integrate these energies. Emotionally, it supports circulating social warmth and joy. This system is active in utero, thus the name “umbilicus.” It distributes vital energy to the other meridians as the organs are developing. Your experience in utero can affect your ability to find your own individuality – especially from your mother and family – and to create your own warmth, your own relationships, and your own way of relating to the world.
For more information about the Triple Burner OEM Blend and the cavansite, citrine, drusy quartz, nirvana quartz, rose quartz and tiger’s eye crystals that energetically charged it, go to the link below.
Small Intestine Organ Energy Meridian Essence Blend
The small intestine is the yang to the heart’s yin. It is the body’s alchemist. Its job is sorting on all levels what is useless from what is useful, then absorbing and transforming it for your continued health. On the physical level, it governs sorting and assimilation of food. Emotionally it sorts for the heart, helping you to understand experiences and to determine healthy and appropriate relationships. Mentally it sorts ideas and thoughts to help you make clear choices.
Symptoms: Use Small Intestine Organ Energy Meridian (OEM) Essence Blend when you have food allergies or other difficulty with sorting and assimilating food. Shoulder, arm and neck pain, TMJ, strokes, earaches and difficulty sorting sounds are typical symptoms. The main emotional pattern is a consistent problem discerning healthy relationships – whether family, lover, friend, or work. Sarcastic comments may cover up emotional confusion. Over analyzing information or situations and difficulty sorting ideas and setting priorities, especially between 1PM – 3PM, can lead to confused input that makes the decision-making and implementing jobs of the gallbladder more difficult.
Actions: The Small Intestine OEM Blend works through the energy circuits that surround the physical small intestine and the meridian that feeds spiritual energy to it. This blend supports the healthy functioning of the small intestine as it sorts and transforms food, feelings and ideas into useful ingredients for the body/mind. Structurally, it assists you to dissolve armoring in the arms, shoulders neck and jaw, leading to less constriction in these areas. Emotionally, it encourages you to seek relationships that are supportive and nurturing to your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual health. Mentally, Small Intestine OEM Blend helps you to sort information to make better-informed choices. A healthy small intestine system encourages openhearted joy and clear respectful communication.
For more information about the Small Intestine Organ Energy Meridian Blend and the carnelian, drusy quartz, fire agate, pink opaque calcite, rhodochrosite and rose quartz crystals that energetically charged it, go to the link below.
This summer get interested in fire and heat. How do they dance through your body/mind? Create a healthier, more loving relationship with yourself, friends and the fire in your life.
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