Creating a feng shui salt water cure



jenny blume feng shui cure setup.jpgSalt water cures are used extensively in feng shui to soak up negative vibes and harmonise energy.

From February 2018, most north facing homes (and bedrooms located in the north) will benefit from salt water cures, but it also depends on your homes unique ‘flying stars’, which are calculated and explained in my consultations. West facing homes (and bedrooms in the west) might also benefit from salt cures this year.

For best results your salt cure should be inside your home and be open to the air (ie, not in a closed cupboard), in a spot where it won’t be knocked over.

Start by filling a glass with sea or rock salt until it’s roughly one third full. To protect your furniture, place it on a coaster or mat. The glass will need to be thrown out next February, so don’t use good ones.

Next, place six Chinese coins on top of the salt – make sure the four Chinese characters are facing upwards – and fill the glass near full with water to activate.

As the water evaporates, top it up. Over time salt will crust around the top – and you’ll know that it’s working well. Above, see one after less than two months!

TIP: Turn your salt water cure into a feature by using a glass vase instead. Anything from a simple round vase to a more ornate style should work well. Just check that it’s stable and ensure children and pets can’t drink from it.

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Simple salt water cure

Along with traditional salt water cures, I’ve been making cures with sugar or salt shakers (from $2 shops). Glass herb jars can also be used, as long as a small opening is cut into the lid to let air in. If it’s up high use an old glass and don’t bother with a lid.

These salt water cures are simple to make as no special Chinese coins are needed – copper piping can be used instead. I’ve found them to be very effective – the more negative the energy, the faster the salt crust builds up!

Partly fill your jar with rock salt (roughly a third full) then activate with copper and water. Copper pieces can be found in the plumbing section of stores like Bunnings (see image). Place it on top of the salt then fill with water. As the water evaporates top it up.

Around the Chinese New Year, in early February, your salt water cure can be wrapped up and thrown away (don’t reuse the glass).

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Pagoda feng shui cures

If salt water cures are too fiddly or ‘festy’ for you, consider investing in a Five Element metal Pagoda, which can be used year after year. When filled with earth (from your garden), then sealed, they become a powerful protector in flying star feng shui.

Five Element Pagodas represent the harmony that exists when there is balance between the elements. The five shapes represent the productive cycle of the five elements, which is the basis of feng shui.

They do a similar job to traditional Salt Water Cures, but are safer and more attractive. I have one that I move each February. In 2018 the problem area is the north for many homes.

IMPORTANT: Please see a medical doctor if health is a big issue. Feng shui is just one part of the equation, along with things like a good diet and exercise.

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Jenny is a fully qualified astrologer, designer and feng shui consultant. When consulting she combines various feng shui schools, including Form school, Compass school, Flying Stars and Chinese BaZi. She offers seminars and consultations in the Sydney, Gold Coast and Byron Bay regions, and writes columns and weekly starsigns for Woman’s Day (Australia & NZ), Courier Newspapers and Real People, UK.

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