Individual Flower Essences

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Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria): For emotional honesty, acknowledging and working with emotional pain, obtaining true inner peace.  Anxiety hidden by a mask of cheerfulness; denial and avoidance of emotional pain, addictive behavior to anesthetize feelings.

Anchusa (Anchusa officinalis): For those in the habit of torturing themselves and making their lives miserable for no other reason than spite.  For when you need courage and inner strength.

Angelica (Angelica archangelica):  Useful at times of fear and disconnection from the continuity of life.  Heightens consciousness of the angelic realm and guides. Can bring back spiritual connection to Nature and take us over the threshold at moments of initiation.  Reminds us the demons we fear may be of our own making. 

Apple (Malus sylvestris):  Helps us to realize positively our goals and visions. In contacting and clarifying our higher purpose and aspirations and freed from distractions, we focus our willpower and channel our energies into right action.

Aster, Purple (Aster spp.):  The essence of choice for performance anxieties and blockages in translating creative inspiration into practical expression and manifestation; difficulty in expressing your thoughts or ideas; helps change the feeling of pursuing a goal to feeling like you are drawn to the goal; overcoming self-consciousness, inhibitions.  Enables discovery of appropriate channels and means of communication and self-expression; helps bring a feeling that you are united with humanity and that your work is tied to the workings of the universe.

Astilbe, Pink (False Spirea):  Seems to cleanse and purify.  Helps us sort and release what is no longer needed.  Like a new broom, she sweeps away the dusty corners.

Astrantia (Astrantia major):   Protector; very useful for nervous and worried people; has a calming effect.

Basil (Ocimum basilicum):  Cleansing, both physically and energetically, dispels toxins from the body; helps to resolve bitterness and resentment. For those who see sexuality and spirituality as opposing forces, Basil helps to harmonize our emotional, sexual and spiritual lives into a sacred wholeness.

Bedstraw (Galium verum):  Untangles mental knots, anxieties, worries, and other concerns that can fill the night hours when restful sleep would serve better.  Recalibrates electrical systems and our personal center of gravity, purpose.  A great help to chronic worriers.

Bee Balm (Monarda fistulosa):  Helps to accept more nourishing thoughts and beliefs. Feeling enthused and motivated to support dreams and goals that are of great value to you, even though others are not supportive or tell you that it "could never happen".

Birdsfoot Trefoil (Lotus corniculatus):  Helps you to value yourself and stop you being too needy of others. Promotes understanding, communication.  Takes you out of yourself, helps to communicate with your environment, including other people.  Helps you to understand what's going on and the reasons people do things.  Allows you to become tuned to the light of the universe as it is happening. 

Black Cohosh (Caulophyllum thalictroides):  Gentle support for those feeling shy or awkward in their sexuality, especially during times of transition (puberty, pregnancy, menopause and mid-life).  Opens one to the mysteries and energy of one’s sexuality as sacred and life-affirming.  Enables graceful acceptance of the changes aging brings.

Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa):  For knowing and trusting in one’s inner strength and resources.  For the honesty and courage to deal with and heal past experiences of abuse and oppression, releasing entanglements. Bright strong sense of self-emerging.

Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta): An organizing essence, ready to mend the broken circle.  Brings the light of consciousness to painful or traumatic emotions which have been avoided or repressed.  Used to relieve low self-esteem and stress.  It generates a sunny disposition, self-sufficiency, emotional stability, and strengthens the meridians.

Bladder Campion (Silene alba): "Maiden's Tears" help get rid of things you no longer need in your life: outmoded attitudes, patterns of action that no longer serve your best interests. Lightens your pack so that you can face the trail ahead with a light heart and a quick step. For cleaning out, from the top of the lungs all the way up as high as you can be, with Kundalini light.  Campion is a help to the scholar and the student, but most particularly the student of the countryside.  Helps us to learn from plants and stones and connects us to the wisdom of the ancestors, which has been left behind. 

Bleeding Heart (Dicentra formosa):  Helps love others unconditionally, with an open heart; emotional freedom.  Prevents forming relationships based on fear, possessiveness, emotional co-dependence. Helps the heart let go of the sorrows of love, allowing for heart opening and clearing, easing grief and sorrow, releasing both current pain and painful past life experiences. Useful in finding a way to express love held silent for too long. Helps to honor your own or others’ vulnerability.  

Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis):  For trusting one will be protected as one moves forward in her/his evolution. Helps one find the courage and inner resources to heal old wounds and move from a place of despair and darkness to the light.  For embracing one's inner light. Helps heal the wounds of rejection and free us from the bonds of unworthiness; helps us experience oneness and find our niche within a community.

Borage (Borago officinalis):  Borage brings a deep sense of safety, the gift of courage and optimism.  Lifts depression, especially when carried in the physical body.  Its bright purple stars lift above ground hugging stem and leaves suggesting a grounded joyfulness.   Feeling safe and loved in the world.  Knowing that life supports you in the unfolding of your Soul energy and its expression.  Promotes feelings of optimism and that challenges can easily be resolved.

Bunchberry (Cornus Canadensis):  Prevents lack of mental focus, easily being distracted by or caught up in the emotional turmoil of others. Helps us become aware of and release our attachment to distraction; promotes mental steadfastness and emotional clarity in demanding situations.

Buttercup (Ranunculus acris):  An essence for those who feel they are not living "important" lives, it brings relief to those who take themselves too seriously.  Balances a sense of individual self-worth with a joyful awareness of humbleness. Self expression is found in service to others. Power and healing are found in simple pleasures.  

Butterflyweed  (Asclepias tuberose):  A remedy for "love addiction"; helps those who cannot commit to long-term relationships; for fear and sadness when initial stages of "being in love" shift.

Butterfly Bush (Buddleia davidii):  Eases depression from physical limitations. In those with disabilities or wheelchair-bound, facilitates flow of chi through other pathways if most common channels are blocked. Stimulates new neural pathways in the brain. Brings joy to being in a body; relaxes bowels; releases stress, performance anxiety.  Enhances beauty in creativity through sound and movement.

Calendula (Calendula officinalis):  For those who listen superficially, helps understand the real meaning of others’ messages. For those who are often hurtful in their language. Brings warmth, sensitivity and mellowness in all communications.  Provides one with inner strength to help find the "light" in times of darkness; protects against negative influences. Helps when one is moving through or healing from addictions.

Chamomile (Chamaemelum nobile):  For those who are moody, easily upset, irritable, impatient and angry, it soothes inner tension, helping one stand back from the little things that annoy, and restoring a sunny, serene disposition.  Calms the stomach muscles and helps one 'digest' life's moments as they happen.

Chickweed (Stellaria media):  Provides nurturing and nutrition to the digestive system and thyroid; dispels timidity and shyness, allowing for clearer expression of self; brings a sense of joy into ones life.

Chyrsanthemum (Chyrsanthemum morifolium):  Chyrsanthemum flower essence helps the individual who is overly concerned with the material world. Helps to integrate the soul-spirit with the physical.

Cinquefoil (Pontentilla simplex):  For those who feel afflicted when it comes to relationships, love, and the natural flow of support.  A first step to letting love into your life.  Bright and sunny and helps those who work with her ”lighten up.”  Lends security and protection by bringing into focus intuitive knowing.

Clarkia (Clarkia): The heart of Mary Magdalene, a powerful tool for expanding the heart to open more fully to the Universal Love.  Resonates to the gentle loving humility of Mary Magdalene's commitment to assist all of humanity with the union of polarity. This essence calls forth the divine feminine within us all.

Cleavers (Galium aparine):  Releases tension, the need to manipulate; renews interest for what the world has to offer.  Takes the focus off distancing relatives onto the possibility of wonder, growth, fun.

Clematis, Purple (Clematis verticillaris): Tender support for those who have experienced a deep hurt. Assists one in reaching out for help rather than shutting down and moving deeper within. Trusting a slow and gentle healing process.

Coltsfoot (Tussilaga Farfara):  Brings the ability to energize various aspects of consciousness and a speeding up of some processes, bringing together energies that have been misplaced, misused, or even rejected by the individual. Old aspects that have been denied or repressed can be recreated, including past-lifetimes where knowledge and abilities have been accrued.

Comfrey (Symphytum officinale):  Comfrey essence builds a bridge between the unconscious and conscious minds, bringing our beliefs, thought patterns and consequent behaviors into our consciousness, together with their origins, giving us the ability to choose with awareness whether to release or expand upon these aspects of ourselves.  A powerful tonic for the nervous system.  Enhances telepathic abilities and other seldom-used parts of the brain.  Useful for athletes and yoga practitioners in increasing physical coordination.  Beneficial for students cramming for exams.

Coral Bells (Heuchera sanguinea): Helps to open your heart to hope; perseverance and persistence to accompany a new project; good for savoring sweet remembrances and allowing anniversary reactions to losses of the past to be felt without heartache.

Cornflower (Centaurea cyanus):  Invites connection to and advocacy for Mother Earth wherever you may be, and can help ease missing a physical place. Enhances circulatory system; adds sparkle and creativity to the body. Peels layers off the emotional heart, to return to trust and innocence. Softens layers of emotional protection; aids capacity to receive love, affection from others.  Good in abuse cases.

Cosmos (C. bininnatus):  Facilitates integration of ideas and speech, ability to express thoughts with coherence and clarity.  Helps express oneself with calm and composure when facing the public, recommended to public speakers, actors and writers. Allows shy, introverted or hesitant people to express their ideas more clearly and more easily.

Cow Parsnip (Heracleum lanatum):  Promotes inner strength; assists with the process of adapting to a new environment; encourages peace of mind.  For those who take life too seriously and feel that they are responsible for everything and often have an underlying sense of insecurity, allows the universe to handle the details. For lightening up and integrating play and relaxation into our process; brings a deep sense of inner strength, knowing that we can handle our lives.

Cranesbill (Erodium Reichardii): Helps one become single minded, spiritually and mentally.

Creeping Bellflower (Campanula rapunculoides):  Helps to clear fear-based beliefs about sexuality. Brings Light to the sexual chakras which opens the way to a reunion of the spiritual and sexual.

Daisy (Bellis perennis):  Daisy essence understands the sweet, simple feelings of uncomplicated, tender love; teaches us how to melt the scars formed from broken-heartedness.  Helps focus our healing energies no matter what the origin of the wound might have been.

Daisy, African (Osteospermum):  Draws one to the core of one’s emotional and mental state and helps make a positive choice as to how they want to be and feel.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinalis):  For compulsive 'doers' who tend to cram too much into their lives, pushing themselves and leaving little time for relaxation, Dandelion releases the physical and emotional tension that accumulates in the body, particularly in the neck and shoulders. Encourages less obsession with activity so one can experience life as a human 'being'.  Brings courage and endurance to those who feel worn out or discouraged.  Dandelion reminds us we have right to be here.  An excellent essence for those who are hindered by their own shyness.  Excellent purifiers of intention, allowing us to look carefully at our deepest motives and impulses.

Delphinium (Delphinium L.): This light purple and blue flower is helpful to allow more space in your life for happiness to lift to joy. Celebrating your successes helps in developing the recognition of your talents and assist you in moving on to the next area of productivity in your life with a feeling of willingness and pride.

Dianthus (family Caryophyllaceae):  For loneliness, feeling as though you have no connection to anyone. Facilitates an opening of the heart, enabling you to open to those around you and feel your interconnectedness to all, participating in your own nurturing.

Dogbane, Spreading (Apocynum androsaemifolium):  Helps us access the courage to follow our rebellious instincts that is an important part of growth and change. Lets yourself shine without being worried about how others respond to you; overcoming the fear of hurting others when that fear is based upon codependency; accessing the courage to leave home.

Echinacea (Echinacea purpurea):  Supports integrity and wholeness. Recommended when the dignity and moral integrity of the being are shattered by violent acts and situations. Helps in recovering one’s profound identity through self-respect and self-esteem.  Strengthens the immune system to repel invading disease organisms; preventive for colds and flu. In head injuries, provides strong rejuvenation for the crown. Facilitates repair of brain and nerve tissue when possible.  Enhances the ability to connect with Higher Self and God.

Elder (Sambucus nigra):  For regeneration, purification, vitality. Helps in overcoming feelings of shame or imperfection.  Recommended when one feels abandoned or filled with uncertainty.  Stimulates the body’s natural powers of regeneration and renewal. By resonating with the source of our own inner beauty and eternal youthfulness, we connect with true feelings of wellbeing and the circulation of those vital energies that may rejuvenate us.  Brings the wisdom and clarity needed to help overcome confusion and indecision.  Helps us see to the ‘heart’ of the matter.

Elecampane (Inula helenium):  Helps us connect with intuitive power by enhancing receptivity to spiritual impression; assists in becoming s a powerful transmitter of love, light and power for the service and benefit of others.  Eases extreme stress, hypochondria, and mood fluctuations such as hypoglycemia.  Eases cravings such as those experienced when pregnant.

Evening Primrose (Oenothera hookert):  Brings awareness and healing of painful, early emotions absorbed from the mother; ability to open emotionally and form deep, committed relationships.  Increases energies associated with the heart chakra, and the capacity of the individual to coordinate and integrate various energies of love. The ability of this essence to encourage healing is profound. Encourages the process of seeing the larger perspective, gently drawing individuals to see the issues, blocking belief patterns and thought forms that need to be integrated and healed.

Feverfew (Tanacetum parthenium):  For women who experience physical tension and imbalances of a cyclic nature, usually related to hormonal changes, Feverfew brings softness, calmness and an inner serenity through these times of change.  Releases emotional blockages in area of 6th and 7th chakras; helps dissolve blockages (such as old belief systems) which prevent one from receiving and integrating new concepts received psychically from one's  Higher Self or spirit guides.

Fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium):  For regeneration, purification. Liberates tensions and worries due to traumatizing events. Strengthens the grounding connection to the earth; helps break up and move out old energy patterns that are being held in the etheric body so that new cycles of revitalization and renewal can be initiated

Flax (Linum perenne):  Allows one to yield to things one has had a “charge” around, that are not so important as to lose one’s center; assists recognition of what one is willing to give up.  Releases fixations, rigid attitudes, tantrums, inappropriate use of will.  Brings clarity, centering, integrity of self, discernment to what is highest option; releases harsh attitudes that create strife among family, friends.

Forget-me-not (Myosotis sylvatica):  Useful for communication issues; can be helpful for those whose memories are not too good. Will help to release negative thought patterns. Useful for those meditating. Helps you to accept who you are.  For emotional processing and releasing in the dream state.  Gives the strength and encouragement to be more open and accepting of others.

Fuchsia (Fuchsia hybrida):  For integrating buried emotions. For freeing deep feelings of anger, sorrow or feelings linked to sexuality which lead to tensions, psychosomatic manifestations or false emotions. Emotional catalyst that encourages the emergence, understanding and elimination of repressed emotions which often go back to childhood.

Goldthread (Coptis groenlandica):  For appreciation of the small miracles of each day, as one discovers life's treasures where one least expects it.  Restores a sense of delight and inner radiance.

Goldenrod (Solidago californico):  Gives strength to remain true to our individuality, promoting self-esteem. Helpful for people working with groups.  As you express your true self, your subtle and sensitive presence brings joy to others.  Prevents being subject to peer pressure or social expectations.

Gravel Root (Eupatorium purpureum):  Helps those who suffer from loneliness or fear of being alone; helps with anxiety over friendships and relationships.

Harebell (Campanula rotundifolia):  Aligns us to living a prosperous life. Re-aligns our awareness to the spirit of abundance and become open to receiving the limitless energy supply from the Universal Source.  Helps us remove self imposed limitations to opening all areas of our life to Universal Love and the presence of the Divine.

Hawthorn Blossom (Crataegus monogyna):  For truly accepting and being at one with your life as it is, counting your gifts and your blessings. Ceasing to yearn and hanker for what is not or what might have been. Settling into the everyday and working with the richness of What Is.

Heartsease (Viola tricolor):  For those who feel hurt, rejected, lonely or broken-hearted, Heartsease brings comfort and helps to heal emotional pain, and is specifically related to betrayal.  Supports healing of the heart on all levels.

Hops (Humulus lupulus)Stimulates growth, both spiritual and physical.  Activates etheric body & etherieal fluidium; opens 6th Chakra.  Meridians strengthened.

Impatiens (Impatiens glandulifera):  Addresses mental stresses and tensions; calms feelings associated with impatience and irritability. Complements anger-management therapies.  Soothing for quick decision makers, who have difficulty being patient with people who think or act more slowly than themselves.

Indian Paintbrush (Castilleja miniata):  Serves as a catalyst to get projects underway. It helps to bring your creative energies to the forefront so that your ideas can come to fruition. Restores vitality to the fatigued individual.   Facilitates manifestation, treats frustration, exhaustion, and blocked creativity.

Jasmine, White (Jasminum officinale):  Balances mucous production; specific for colitis, gastric enteritis, colonic malabsorption. Stimulates kundalini from the root chakra.
Opens the psychological mind to the spiritual life.   Expedites spiritual development: consideration and kindness, ability to perceive the Divine within all things. Assists alertness in spiritual practices, inner guidance from unseen beings. Stimulates the wisdom-body to bring through lessons already learned and forgotten.

Jewelweed (Impatiens capensis):  For clarity and focus. Sharpens powers of observation and ability to see perspective. Aids perceptual development and respect for unique possibilities, making available to us the infinite vitality of life force. Increases calm, inner enjoyment.  Helps enjoy the moments of life, stages of the journey; slow down, embrace fun, joy, peace. 

Joe Pye Weed (Eupatorium maculatum):  Supports us in filling our own cup before we give our energy to others. Teaches us to lighten our load from over-responsibility and stress so that we may return to light-heartedness and joy.

Labrador Tea (Ledum palustre):  Centers energy in the body, in the moment; relieves stress associated with the experience of extremes; helps us continually learn a new perspective of balance.  Helps overcome addictions, centering after traumatic experiences.

Lady's Mantle (Alchemilla vulgaris):  Softens rigid places in your body.  Helps you to release internal walls and barriers by helping you to feel protected enough to let them go.  Helps work on loosening tight places, so you can be more at home in your body and make it work more efficiently.  Used in sacred formulas or as healing for the exhausted and discouraged; offers protection and solace, return to the source.

Lamb's Quarter (Chenopodium album):  Heals separation between the heart and mind; balances the power of the mind with the joy of the heart.  For those lacking balance and harmony between the rational and the intuitive.

Larkspur (Delphinium nuttallianum):  Brings charismatic leadership, contagious enthusiasm, joyful service.  Gives a better perspective on things, allowing you to put the ego in its proper place.  Assists expression in a clear manner that can be appreciated by others.   Blends heart and head energies, with contact to an inner playful energy. Creativity is enhanced. Those involved with gardening can better attune to the devas.

Lavender (Labiatae dentata):  Brings uplifting joy and optimism; remedy for fear and foreboding; brings a natural confidence.  A lift to the spirits; calming, soothing.  Helps to keep one feeling centered and balanced no matter what is happening around you.  Excellent for meditation and divine centering.

Lilac (Syringa vulgaris):  For regeneration, balancing out the back's energy circulation . Regenerates the spinal column, corrects posture and brings flexibility. Advised for those who are fed up.  Aligns subtle bodies (a favorite of the fairies and nature spirits). "I align with healing energy".  Helps us to let go of the past; whether it’s through old memories or past modes of perception, Lilac will helps us organize the new.  Brings joy to incarnation; kinesthetic delight.  Excellent for body workers.

Lily, Easter (Lilium longiflorum):  Easter Lily flower essence helps heal inner conflicts about one's sexuality. Easter Lily cleanses impurities and aligns imbalances in female sexual and reproductive organs. Integrates sexuality (lower energy centers) and spirituality (higher energy centers).

Lily (Lilium):  Good for anyone who has been subject to emotional, mental, physical or sexual abuse. Helps one become more grounded in order to release negative effects by dealing with resurfaced memories.  Assists you to break free of the ruts you've fallen into so life can be full and flowing once more.

Lily, Stargazer (Lilium orientalis):  Helps free yourself from thought patterns that restrict you.  Expands your horizons; brings more spontaneity and choice into your behavior.  This is a good remedy when life seems like a grind instead of being a joyful path.

Lily of the valley (Convallaria majalis):   Brings innocence, spontaneity, freedom of action. For those whose lives are dictated by duties, obligations and social conventions. For those who seek the approval of others and are prisoners of external conditioning. For rebellious temperaments, ever on the defensive, who refuse conformity but find themselves dependant on outside conditions which do not correspond to their true nature. Recommended for adolescents who have left the world of childhood too abruptly and cannot find their place in the adult world.

Lily of the Valley, Wild  (Maianthemum canadense):  Helps one create a healthy sense of priorities, remembering what is really important. For bringing joy and exuberance into one's life. For those who take life all too seriously; helps one to lighten up.

Linden Flower (Tilia platyphyllos):  Facilitates love, receptiveness.  Develops receptiveness to human love.  Strengthens the relationship between mother and child.  Eases communication and exchanges with respect and cordiality.  Brings out qualities of protection, nourishing warmth, softness and calmness.

Lovage (Levisticum officinale):  Helps one move into the world with a sense of safety and joy; good for developing a sense of exhilaration in walking one's path; provides confidence in taking action. For abundance in all; for believing in an abundant universe.

Lungwort (Pulmonaria officinalis):  Helps strengthen the lungs as a vehicle to release trauma, tension and deep feelings, and to bring life-energy-prana into the system;  A companion to breath work, rebirthing, yoga, kundalini or breathing meditation

Mallow (Malva moschata):  Assists acceptability, social oneness, for those who feel ill at ease socially.  For accepting the transformation processes that manifest themselves over one's life. Eliminates tension and stresses due to a fear of aging. On another plane, it develops trust and heartiness in shy people. Allows one to surmount insecurity and introversion.  

Mandevilla, Pink (M. splendens):  Enhances shamanic states, hearing the voice of the heart. Expedites bridge-building within the psyche; clears confused messages from the subconscious. Best used consciously in process work, ideally in altered states; appropriate with hypnotherapy, shamanic dialogue, inner-selves work to facilitate true healing around addictions and neuroses, rather than behavior modification.

Marigold (Tagetes erecta):  For "clear hearing" on a physical and spiritual level. Increases receptivity to what is beyond the literal meaning of words. For being present with another and listening with the heart.

Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris)For learning to balance excessive 'head' energy with the needs of the physical body. Coming from the place within where each is given equal voice. For overwhelming and excessive mental activity leading to patterns of physical ill-health and exhaustion.  Brings the Golden Light of Divine Love into the darkest corners of our being, lighting places where we have forgotten that we are One with God.

Meadowsweet (Filipendula Ulmuria):  Enhances energy that flows through the body. Useful in groups involved with a spiritual endeavor to help keep the energy from dwindling, to stay flexible and to understand other's points of view, to enhance intuition, and to be able to change directions.

Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): Helps those who emotionally regress through addictive behavior to develop healthy ego strength and mature behavior. Supports a return from external dependency to one‘s inner resources and connection to Divine Source.  Extracts one from emotionally complex situations and creates mental clarity, objectivity, and spiritual conscious­ness.  Helps overcome grief, despair, despondency, and fear of death. 

Missouri Primrose (Oenothera missouriensis):  An essence for self-esteem; helps those who cannot recognize or utilize their own power, those who will not take in their own value, or those who are shy or inexpressive of their own truths.

Morning Glory (Ipomoea purpurea):  Good tonic for anyone who has difficulty adjusting from slumber to being awake. This is a good remedy for anyone dealing with caffeine withdrawal. Helps awaken a person to their soul purpose.

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca): Balancing inner softness with strength; knowing the power of one's feminine energies; for strength, assertiveness and setting healthy boundaries.

Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris):   Develops powers of divination, sorts out confusion, heals strange ailments, helps understand dreams and symbols in greater depth, for putting together what has been shattered. Artemisia can warm us and cool us.   Useful for crossing the spiritual threshold, for openness to finding our spiritual self and bringing this light to our live, for trusting our natural flow and following it day to day. Helps to release hysterical attention-seeking behavior, i.e. those that create dramas in their lives in order to gain sympathy and attention from others.

Mullein (Verbascum thapsus):  Used in developing true potential, finding our purpose in life, listening to our own inner guidance, keeping true to our vision regardless of social opinion.  Encourages awareness of the "inner voice", recognizing your fears while bringing a sense of protection.  Facilitates group work and creates unity and develops harmony within groups.

Nasturtium (Tropaeolum majus):  Stimulates vitality, open-mindedness. For temporary lack of concentration and fatigue due to overwork. Recommended for people whose profession requires intense intellectual activity which weakens the body, as well as those who are too intellectual, to the detriment of their physical body.

Nemophila (Baby blue eyes):  For those who feel like life is a constant struggle; who hate easily, lack paternal support and see ugliness around them. Helps one to find confidence in their own abilities and to trust more easily.  Brings childlike innocence; feeling at home in the world, at ease with oneself, supported and loved; connected with the spiritual world.

Nettles, Stinging (Urtica dioica):  For releasing pain and grief related to partings and endings; for those who are often in conflict with others; for healing deep hurt from abandonment.  Eases emotional stress associated with a broken home.  Good for adopted children or parents who have adopted children, and divorced people. Sibling rivalries and other problems in an existing family unit can be treated with this plant.

Nicotiana (Nicotiana alata grandiflora ):  For those who are healing their addiction to tobacco, if there is a will to quit.  Teaches that real peace arises from being able to feel deeply with the heart, and that gives us our true connection to the Earth and all living beings.  Remedy for the heart, helping it find true energy and sustenance which is not divorced from the life of feelings, or for those who seek stimulants of any kind that harden or falsify the body’s experience of the Earth.  Helps addiction, aloofness, anxiety, city life, cynicism, denial, eating disorders, loneliness, repression and vulnerability.

Nightshade (Solanum nigrum):  For those ready to explore the realms of Hades, to look upon deep despair,  to acknowledge mourning.  These purple flowers take the shape of shooting stars and light the way into, and out of grief.  Gives us the impetus to travel deeper and farther into old issues.

Pansy (Viola spp.):  Exceptional remedy to fight most forms of viruses in animals and plants from the common cold to AIDS, herpes or hepatitis. New mutations of viruses are responsive to pansy, especially those deriving from various chemical substances.  Effective against radiation.  Stimulates right brain activity, amplifying intuitive capabilities. 

Peppermint (Mentha piperita):  Good in times of difficulty and challenge. Helps you digest everything difficult and helps deal with deep emotions and problems which you cannot get out of your mind.  Gives insight into the behavior patterns, and structures you have been holding on to since you were born.  Particularly helpful for emotions and energy which are being stocked in the area of the stomach and digestive system.  Peppermint has a cooling, clearing effect on the mind, enabling one to think more calmly, alertly, and with greater clarity. Very good for when you've been working too long at some mental task and need to clear your head.

Peony (Paeonia): Removes the mask, cuts through false persona; for one who is putting up a front; enables them to face things more realistically.  Eases tendency toward procrastination.  Helps promote honest, heartfelt communication; softens the need for defensiveness. "I am happy to be myself".

Petunia (Petunia hybrida):  Puts one in a proper mental state to examine priorities.  Eases tension.   For mental clarity, enthusiasm; for those who lack enthusiasm or are too exuberant and dispersed in what they are doing to reach a determined goal. Helps for examining priorities, eliminating the superfluous, looking at the essential and getting straight to the point.

Phlox (P. paniculata):  Helps recognize an inner love and sense of peace by providing a level of non-attachment.  Releases preconceived ideas, brings in new energies.  Helps change internal negative energies with patience, love, and caring. At the highest vibrational level, Phlox is able to attune individuals to the love of all devas.

Pineapple Weed (Matricaria matricariodes):  Helps us maintain a calm awareness of ourselves and our surroundings to remain free from injury and risk; promotes harmony between mothers and children, and between humans and the earth.

Poppy, California (Eschscholzia californica):  For inner listening, self-realization. Encourages awakening and recognition of one's qualities and personal abilities. Helps to harmonize with the inner source of spiritual experience.

Poppy, Oriental  (Papaver):  Sends an energy flush that clears the whole upper body, from the heart up.  Releases old blockages and low energies as long as you desire to do so.  Relaxing, calming; stimulates dream creativity, contact with higher self through dreaming.

Poppy, White (Argemone pleiacantha):  For shadow issues; reveals and works through positively in the dream state. Shadow integration supporter.  Helps to be in touch with our natural rhythms and cycles, both physically and emotionally.  For those who have a taskmaster attitude towards themselves that creates blockages to the natural flow of life energy, and may manifest in joint tension or rigidity; excellent for those who are overly controlled.

Queen Anne’s Lace (Daucus carota): Queen Anne's Lace essence is a mind/body harmonizer. It clears away mental clutter and can help open a clogged third eye. This remedy is excellent for tapping into your clairvoyance abilities.

Raspberry (Rubus idaeus):  Kindness; compassion; taking responsibility for one's actions; sympathy; benevolence; generosity; for releasing old wounds; desire to help others; forgiveness; the ability to "turn the other cheek".

Red Clover (Trifolium pretense):  Promotes self-aware behavior and a calm and steady presence, especially in emergency situations. Corrects patterns of imbalance, if susceptible to mass hysteria and anxiety or easily influenced by panic or other forms of group thought.

Rhubarb (Rheum rhabarbarum):   creates harmony of thought by balancing the analytical and the intuitive aspects.  Helps clear one's relationship to self, thus opening up the possibilities of more loving relationships with others.  Brings an ability to see things from another's point of view. Opens the heart chakra on a deep level, so one can understand love on more than just a physical level.

Sage (Salvia officinalis):  Understanding of life; inner peace.  Promotes reflection on the meaning of life's events.  Leads the consciousness to the spiritual dimension and allows one to look more objectively on life's experiences.  Helps us, instead of being victimized by the events of our life, to see their higher purpose and learn their lessons.

St. John’s Wort (Hypericum perforatum):   For the use of those who want to experience the embodiment of spirit in physical form.  Brings brightness and joy, and can literally bring sunshine into the body; a good essence for those suffering from SAD.  Illumined consciousness, light-filled awareness and strength.  Tonic to aid in the release of any hidden or obvious fear or paranoia, including fears from past-life experiences.  Helps those involved with astral travel beyond the lower astral realms, bringing visionary states.

Scabiosa (S. atropurpurea):  Allows one to remember, examine, and release early childhood buried issues, old emotional wounds with wisdom, inner guidance.  Helps understand karmic cause of hurts and blocks in the emotional body to clear karma, forgive, and understand the roles of all involved.  Releases emotional issues and complicated relationships, especially those played out over time.  Enhances communion with all life forms; useful in blends for devic, nature attunement.

Schizanthus (Schizanthus pinnatus): For those who feel that life is boring and/or mundane, and they cannot be bothered trying to make it different.

Self-Heal (Prunella vulgaris):  Encourages self-healing by bringing to our awareness what our body and soul needs to maintain good health, and enhances one's sense of physical wellbeing. Self-Heal helps us understand what is needed to bring out the best in ourselves, situations and our interactions with other people.  For self-acceptance and self-confidence. Brings out inner energies that promote health and increase the ability to heal one's self. Helpful during crises and times of extreme stress. Strengthens vitality and life force.

Shepherd's Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris):  Imparts practical "salt of the earth" qualities; gives strength to stay contained in your own center as you explore new territory. "Wherever I go my own center is my Home".

Skullcap (Scuttellaria lateriflora):  Increases awareness of one's intuitive response to others; helps one to feel and know another from the other's perspective; enhances empathy in the healing process.

Soapwort (Saponaria officinalis):  For bewilderment and confusion often encountered during personal development; mental cleansing.  Helps with issues associated with the Heart chakra.

Solomon's Seal (Polygonatum odoratum):  Eases/softens extreme pride, arrogance, or willfulness; helps those who are not willing to change; helps one develop alternatives.

Spiderwort (Tradescantia):  Helps to release obsessions, addictions, and childhood beliefs that no longer serve us; can assist our recognition of these thoughts/feelings. The rut of these patterns is softened, so fresh, positive, and relevant beliefs for a successful life can be established.

Spiraea (Spiraea beauverdiana):   Encourages unconditional acceptance of support from all sources; teaches us how to nurture and be nurtured by life through openness and gratitude. 

Starflower (Trientalis borealis):  Assists one accepting and embracing one's shadow self/dark side. For those who fear the dark. Offers protection from negative influences as it brings the light of hope into one's life.

Starry False Solomon Seal (Smilacina stellata):   Aids in not being afraid of standing up for yourself; acting in ways that you know are really in your best interests and not from fear that someone else has power over you. Helps to ease survival issues, including remaining trapped in situations because you fear if you leave them, nothing better will take their place.

Sunflower (Helianthus annuala):  Strengthens radiant expression of self; promotes a functional relationship with authority.  For reaching for Divine Light, feeling spiritually worthy and acceptable. Helpful for all self-esteem related issues; helps to balance Male energy whether it be overly aggressive or not assertive enough, in both men and women. It’s a wonderful essence for children who feel unsure of themselves, especially those who find they are the frequent target of bullying.

Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare):  Helps break up inertia and chronic energetic shutdown, which may be a pattern established in childhood to cope with an abusive or chaotic environment.  Good for those who need to see the natural magic in life.  Helps to be decisive and goal-oriented, deliberate and purposeful in action, self-directed.  Brings a traditional connection to long life, including appreciation for the complete cycle of the year.  Stimulates motivation and the will to participate in life, decisiveness, action.  A good essence for those studying and practicing earth spirituality.  For those who procrastinate, lack motivation, and sabotage themselves from achieving their true goals, Tansy restores enthusiasm, vitality and decisive self-directed use of one's energy, with the ability to clearly focus on one's goals without side-tracking.

Thyme (Thymus vulgaris): Amplifies effects of other flower essences and time flow to quicken healing; past-life therapy.

Tiger Lily (Lilium humboldtii):  Promotes cooperative service with others, extending feminine forces into social situations; inner peace and harmony as a foundation for other relationships.  Rids one of overly aggressive, competitive, hostile attitude; excessive “yang” forces, separatist tendencies.

Toadflax (Butter and Eggs) (Linaria dalmatica): Assists in opening the electrical system of deeply impacted beliefs or thought patterns of fearful expectancies. Expect a miracle! Uncreate what you have projected into the future based on limiting beliefs. Be alive in what brings you pleasure and joy. Create a "hearty" foundation from which to create a new vision and live your miracle. Affirm I AM and know your truth that goes beyond the commonly found.

Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum):  For facing life with courage and coming into one's own power. Strengthens and balances first and second chakras, and clear debris and trauma that has accumulated in this or other lives.  Helps one to move on from circumstances and situations that one cannot change, even when one is not sure where one goes from there. Brings a sense of faith and trust that the right doors will open if one is willing to break free. Wonderful for both children and animals who have faced abuse or bullying.

Trillium (Trillium erectum): Tender yet strong support during times of birth, death and re-birth. Helps one develop the courage and flexibility to flow with life’s changes and cycles; coming home to oneself.  Peaceful centeredness, knowing that is enough.

Trollius (T. superbus):  Helps us to reconcile and integrate our experiences of imperfection and disharmony, and to therefore fully realize, experientially, that we are indeed perfect in every way.  “I reconnect fully with my perfect source, and therefore realize my perfect nature.”

Turtlehead (Chelone glabra):  Helps when you are ready to stick your neck out of your protective shell. For those who feel they have waited too long to say or do what they want.  Gives courage with the full knowledge of the fears which kept you contained in the first place.

Twinflower (Linnaea borealis):  Promotes balance in communication; helps us learn to listen and speak to others from a place of inner calm and focused neutrality.  Prevents
defensive or reactive communication.

Uva Ursi (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi):  Nurtures the feminine, the vessel of creativity, the deep, dark void from which all life flows.  Helps to access the healing and creative powers of the deeper resources within.  Allows people to more easily create networks to others in a conscious fashion and to break those connections when they are unnecessary. Assists people to move in a freer and easier fashion and to alleviate unwanted past-life connections.  For healing the ovaries.

Valerian (Valeriana officinalis):  For insomnia and great stress.  Calms the nervous system, when one is agitated and the emotional body activated, preventing the emotional body from taking over the personality.  Uplifting to our mind, body and spirit and helps  to rediscover delight and happiness in living. Through our responsibilities, we may miss the simple joys in life that bring us happiness, but with Valerian we may become more responsive in the moment, lighten up, and have fun.

Veronica (V. spicata):  A high remedy for purity and softness of spirit.  Allows one to slough off soul scars that have limited the psyche.  Purifies self-limiting beliefs in exchange for true joy.  Sweeps the chambers of the heart to cleanse it of all that does not serve the spirit’s unfolding: self-limiting beliefs about sexuality, self-worth, abilities for service, manifestation, intelligence, etc.  Holds aloft the vision that one is spirit manifesting through soul and body and nothing truly can hinder this perfection of that manifestation.

Wild Rose (Rosa multiflora):  Assists one in finding a healthy balance between activity and relaxation. For those who try to over-form their lives; adds a sense of relaxing into the essence of the moment.  Brings a will to live, joy in life.  Restores hope.

Wishbone Flower (Torenia): Encapsulates whole upper being (head and upper chakras) in a circle of light; helps thinking process; separates the emotional, mental, and physical bodies.  Indigo light down to thyroid (the separation of the subtle bodies from each other may be, or may be becoming, a function of the thyroid).

Wood Betony (Stachys officinalis):   Helps clarify deeper meanings of relationship, friendship and sexuality; for those who prefer to be alone but are working on authentic ways to connect with others.

Wood Sorrel (Oxalis stricta):  Centers us in the heart. Supports us in keeping our vibrational offering pure and on track with what we want to create, so that we are not sabotaged by the conflicting beliefs of our egos.

Yarrow, White (Achilllea millefolium):  For those who easily absorb the negative outside influences of others and their environment, which may cause psychic toxicity and environmental sensitivities, Yarrow strengthens the meridians and the aura, creating a psychic shield which prevents their energies bleeding into their environment.

Yarrow, Red/Pink (Achilllea millefolium): Similar to White Yarrow. Emphasizes the need for support, protection, softness and healing of the heart chakra.  For those who get "cut to the bone", feeling exhausted, vulnerable, run-down and stressed out by others; a great healer which offers protection, harmony and insight in ways to take action and express ourselves without becoming drained by others. Especially helpful for teachers, counselors, healers, people who have job burnout and are over worked. Helps to relieve tension, nervousness and allows us to become conscious-centered in the way we live and act in the world.

Yellow Dock (Rumex crispus):  Powerful centering energy in crisis situations and  long-term wellness regimes. For re-education and evolution of former Martyr personalities.  Helps develop awareness that fear holds no purpose or necessity.  Energetically liberating.

Zinnia (Zinnia elegans): For cultivating joy, playfulness and a sense of humor. Use when there is a need to open the windows of delight in the everyday life.  Teaches that laughter is a superior form of medicine. Uplifts a person's outlook on life. Aligns the etheric and emotional bodies. General tensions are alleviated.  Helps with menopause, dry skin and dull hair.

 

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