Smellyblog nausea in the morning

It’s been my life-long mission to create incense for the seven ancient planets. I am finally coming close to completing this series to feeling nausea in the morning my satisfaction. So far, I only liked the jupiter incense I’ve created many years ago, in the very beginning of my incense path. I made a few other incense pastilles but I have feeling nausea in the morning taken a break from this technique for many years.

This year I’ve been catching up and refining my incense-making skills big time. Partly because the space allows it, and partly because I find the actual making of incense feeling nausea in the morning very calming, centring, sensual and magical all around. Incense to me is the purest form of perfume. Its most natural state. The manipulation of the raw materials is minimal. The ingredients may be exotic or simple. Lastly there is the actual use of incense, which is healing and transformative on so many planes – physical, psychological and spiritual.

The planetary incense is mostly botanical (except the lunar one, which has a tiny bit of ambergris in it). They are resin-based incense with added herbs, spices and essential oils, and are formed into small candy-like resin crystals. The saturn ones are nerikoh – a japanese style soft-candy incense that is mostly wood and spice based, and glued together with honey or dried plums. Nerikoh were originally compounded as edible medicine – the honey there to preserve as well as ease the feeling nausea in the morning consumption of these remedies’ rather bitter, acrid and hot flavours.

Today I’ve tried my hand at crafting nerikoh (kneaded incense) using dried fruit instead of honey. I notice apricot used in several of the nerikoh offerings feeling nausea in the morning from shoyeido, so I decided to give it a try. It seemed especially befitting for an adaptation of autumn perfume feeling nausea in the morning that I wanted to make. It’s akin to translating an idea from perfume into incense feeling nausea in the morning format.

Autumn was a perfect candidate, as nerikoh is traditionally used in tea ceremonies in the feeling nausea in the morning fall season. Additionally, it being a chypre fruity with spicy notes and labdanum feeling nausea in the morning gave it an extra advantage over most of my other feeling nausea in the morning perfumes. Labdanum is one of the classic notes in japanese neirkoh, and along with the sticky dried apricot fruit, that would have been a great way to bring both feeling nausea in the morning worlds together. Other traditional incense materials are sandalwood, cinnamon and cloves, which are also in the perfume. Of course it has some oakmoss too! An early burn over a tea light smells promising already. Sweet yet earthy, complex yet brings on a feeling of serenity of fallen feeling nausea in the morning leaves. I even went as far as molding some into maple feeling nausea in the morning leaf shapes. And now I regret not doing it with the rest. The experiment seems to have gone well, so there will be more shaped incense pellets to come. I just have to be sure they don’t get suck inside the mold or break once they feeling nausea in the morning dried, before meticulously shaping an entire batch. And then there is also the question of packaging…

The autumn leaves nerikoh won’t be ready till fall, as they need at least six months to cure or feeling nausea in the morning age – and this is a shortcut: traditionally they will be buried in the ground in a feeling nausea in the morning clay vessel for 3-4 years! That means they will be ready around halloween. I can’t wait to smell them then, when the temperatures here will finally become cooler again after feeling nausea in the morning a long summer.

We went hunting for coral peonies ( paeonia mascula) in their natural habitat. I discovered so much more than I expected on the feeling nausea in the morning way, including about 7 kinds of orchids – so not everything will fit in this post. These impressive flowers are native to a large area surrounding feeling nausea in the morning the mediterranean: spain, france, italy, bulgaria, greece, croatia, serbia, turkey, iraq, lebanon and israel. Here in israel they only grow in one area in feeling nausea in the morning israel, in the mount meron reserve. And even there it is not widely spread, but is found only in one specific area of the feeling nausea in the morning forest on mount hillel (near the druze village beit jann). In arabic they are called "bear foot" because of the shape of their fruit. The origin for this name is a legend about lovers feeling nausea in the morning whose parents opposed their marriage. They ran away to the mountain, and were caught in a snow storm. The search party from the village lost hope for them feeling nausea in the morning when they saw brea footprints in the snow. Yet they followed the bear’s trail and found the couple in a cave, and learned that the bear saved their lives by bringing feeling nausea in the morning them food. In the spring, peonies appeared on the bear’s trail.

To get to the actual trail where the peonies live, one needs to walk on a pretty uneventful gravel road feeling nausea in the morning in an agricultural land that is abundant with olive grove, cherries and other stone fruit. There are of course some interesting plants along the way feeling nausea in the morning – but nothing that you won’t see elsewhere: jerusalem sage (which was in bloom when we visited), and white orchids here and there. I even stumbled across mandrake fruit (still green and not fragrant yet).

It was an unusually cold, windy and rainy day. So not so many people were there to spot the feeling nausea in the morning flowers. This is unusual for the week-long holiday of passover, in which the country’s parks are overflowing with noisy israelis littering nature to feeling nausea in the morning their heart’s content. The few people who were there were very nice and feeling nausea in the morning helpful, and we just happened to start the trail with two feeling nausea in the morning couples, who were relatives of someone from my village. Not only were they not loud and evidently curious about feeling nausea in the morning plants (so I couldn’t help myself telling them everything I know about plants feeling nausea in the morning we met along the trail) but they also invited us for a coffee which they feeling nausea in the morning brewed right there next to the first peonies we found. It was nice to be the guest of an outdoors feeling nausea in the morning picnic like that.

The wild peony (hebrew: אדמונית החורש) are considered the first medicine plant by the greek. They are named after paeon (AKA paean), the greek god of healing. And indeed their leaves and roots were used to heal feeling nausea in the morning a number of conditions, epically for night terrors, to treat the neural diseases, epilepsy, headaches and liver complaints, digestive issues and clearing the womb after childbirth or during feeling nausea in the morning mensuration. Dioscorides account in his herbal (materia medica) mentions specific preparations for treating those conditions, as well as clearing the womb after childbirth, and how different parts of the plant are used:

"III. 140. Paeonia or glycyside which some name pentorobon, dactylos idaeos, the root paeonia, others aglaophotida. The stem grows two spans high and has many branches. The male has leaves like walnut, the female much divided leaves like smyrnium. At the top of the stem it produces pods like feeling nausea in the morning almonds, in which when opened are found many small red grains feeling nausea in the morning like the seeds of pomegranate and in the middle five feeling nausea in the morning or six purplish black ones. The root of the male is about the thickness of feeling nausea in the morning a finger and a span long, with an astringent taste, white, the root of the female has seven or eight swellings feeling nausea in the morning like acorns as in asphodel. The dried root is given to women who have not feeling nausea in the morning been cleansed (internally) after childbirth. It promotes menstruation (a dose containing root) the size of an almond being drunk; it lessens abdominal pains when drunk in wine. It helps those who have jaundice and kidney and bladder feeling nausea in the morning troubles. Soaked in wine and drunk it stops diarrhoea. Ten to twelve red grains from the fruit taken in feeling nausea in the morning dark rough (dry) wine slop menstrual flow and being eaten they ease stomach feeling nausea in the morning pains. Drunk and eaten by children they remove the beginnings of feeling nausea in the morning stone. The black seeds are good against nightmares, hysteria and pains of the womb when up to fifteen feeling nausea in the morning are drunk in mead or wine. It grows on high mountains and foothills."

Wild peonies have a robust, sweet-spicy scent that is at least ten times better than feeling nausea in the morning the garden variety. I find that more often than not, the multi-layers of cultivated petals reek of something green and nasty, best described as the scent of the water in the feeling nausea in the morning vase after flowers have been sitting in it for a feeling nausea in the morning week. White peonies (and some light pink ones) tend to be better smelling, with a scent spicy yet cool, peppery and green and only a tad rosy and clove feeling nausea in the morning or carnation like. The are sharp and their vibration resonates around the head feeling nausea in the morning and the nose. These were all around sweet, warm and heavenly. Inhaling their scent created a feeling similar to smelling roses, a warmth and soothing around the heart and solar plexus. And most of all, so surprising to smell this kind of scent on a feeling nausea in the morning mountaintop surrounded by oak and arbutus trees!

Wisteria is one of my favourite plants. In all season, it has grace and character. The delicate, fragrant and decorative racemes of purple flowers in the spring feeling nausea in the morning against the grey branches, followed by copious green and shade-giving foliage it the summertime, changing leaves in the autumn, and even in the winter, when it’s dormant, it manages to keep its beauty with the sparse grey feeling nausea in the morning branches and trunk that curl around whatever it’s climbing on.

I planted my wisteria in the summer, to give shade to my eastern window, which is bringing in too much heat in the summer feeling nausea in the morning months into the pilates studio (and there are plenty of those where I am now). In the winter, when it’s barren, it will allow the gentle winter sunrays to get through feeling nausea in the morning the east window and bring light and warmth to the feeling nausea in the morning room.

I was thrilled when the first clusters of buds started feeling nausea in the morning showing – but soon enough, there were nasty black beetles with white dots, the same ones that munched away at my roses last feeling nausea in the morning year – literally feasting on this and wrecking havoc! To top that damage off, a couple of days of dry east wind, and most of the flowers were gone. I was able to set up about two recharges of feeling nausea in the morning enfleurage trays, and it looked promising, but then turned kinda sour and musty smelling. My only consolation is that next year there will be feeling nausea in the morning more. And also there is still an abundance of sweet pea feeling nausea in the morning flowers to enfleurage, as well as broom. So I will have lots fo sweet smells to play feeling nausea in the morning with very soon. Not all is lost!

Wisteria ( wisteria sinensis) belongs to the fabaceae/leguminosae family, and has flowers like all the other legumes, resembling butterflies and often fragrant, and even edible. Please note that wisteria contains a toxic glycoside in all feeling nausea in the morning parts to he plant – wisterin. It will causes all fun digestive nightmares, such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach ache. So don’t eat it and make sure children don’t get tempted to taste it!

As for the scent itself, it is hard to describe, and in my opinion also not exactly as distinctive as, say, sweet pea. I find the one growing this year at my garden feeling nausea in the morning it to be extremely similar to ylang ylang, with pronounced clove-like scent. It has a lovely creaminess, however I am lost for words describing exactly what is feeling nausea in the morning special about it. I remember the ones growing in vancouver as having a feeling nausea in the morning soft-focus personality, more powdery yet also heady. I do not recall them being so clove-like at all. Bo jensen describes the wisteria scent being "a pleasant, mild, warm and creamy sweetness with rosy, peppery and spicy nuances", and cites joulain et al. Research with the key molecules as being beta-chromenes 7-hydroxy-6-methoxy-4H-1-benzopyran and 6,7-dimethoxy-4H-1-benzopyran, as well as 3-hydroxy-4-phenyl-2-butanone or phenylacetoin.

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