What are flower essences? Flower essences are made by infusing fresh flowers into water, then several dilutions are made and what is left is a energetic medicine much like homeopathics. Flower essences are a very safe medicine. You use only a drop or two per dosage. Flower essences work very well for emotional states of being. Try it with elders, children, and animals too! All essences are made with a brandy/ water base but can be made with glycerine by request.
Flower Essences are in 1/2 ounce cobalt blue bottles with a glass dropper $10.00 each. Pre-blended compounds $13.00. Blends can be made upon request for $15.00 (up to 5 different essences).
Flower Essence Chart
Arnica is used to restore a break in the life force after an accident, injury or shock, and to re-establish the connection to the self after trauma. It can be taken as a short-term first aid remedy to speed healing after many different kinds of trauma or injury, and also can be put to good effect where previous accident, injury or deep-seated shock become locked into the body, preventing poor recovery. Arnica the flower essence can be particularly useful for people who do not respond to other treatment that appears obvious, as the origin of their symptoms lies in past shock or trauma, either emotional or physical.
For those caught n relationships and life styles that are abusive, addictive, or violent wth dark brooding emotions, congested or toxic forces. Gives us the courage to confront rather than shrink from abusive or threatening situations, transforming the negativity, gaining power and balance in destructive circumstances fostering clear and contained psychic forces.
For those who pour too much of themselves into their relationships with others, who are emotionally over-dependent, causing their partners to back away. For the pain and anguish caused by needing someone too much. It helps to enhance inner peace and strength, and the ability to give rather than need love through greater nourishment of the inner self.
For those with a heavy heart, who feel disheartened, discouraged or disappointed. It helps to lift the spirits, give courage and restore enthusiasm.
For those who undervalue themselves or their career or vocation, who see themselves as small and unremarkable to the outside world. It increases self-worth and the ability to recognize inner value rather than outer achievement.
Represents the cycle of life. The womb of all life. It is particularly good for people who lack warmth and receptivity in their communications with others, who tend to use sharp and cutting words, where the spoken word may lead to argument or misunderstanding. Calendula helps such people to listen compassionately to others, to understand their message clearly, and express warmth and caring in return.
California Poppy is for those who seek spiritual highs from external sources, who are attracted to the glamour and brightness of psychedelic drugs, charismatic teachers or occult rituals. Their spiritual life lacks discipline and solidity and they may be susceptible to techniques or influences who open the psyche too quickly, causing inner disharmony. California Poppy helps to develop a more solid inner life, awakening the light within and enhancing self-reliance.
This powerful essence will break down the barriers keeping you from your true spiritual self. The tree of life. Ancestral attunement. Roots grounded in the earth, branches reaching for spiritual enlightenment. Courage. Strength. Wisdom. Ability to draw on our deepest inner resources when we need to. Trusting the 'wise one' within. Communing with our ancestors.
As a remedy of the sun, chamomile helps to ease emotional problems and soothe anger and conflict to bring out a sunny disposition. It is best for those who are moody, changeable, easily upset, irritable, impatient and angry. It will soothe tension and anxiety, and stop it from accumulating through the day to cause restlessness, insomnia or nightmares. Inner tension and disharmony may also cause stomach problems in both children, animals, and adults, as well as depression, hyperactivity, poor concentration and learning problems. Chamomile will help one to stand back from the day to day things that irritate and annoy, and upset one’s superficial equilibrium, and to find a place of calm and serenity where light, like the sun behind the clouds, is always shining.
Enhances the capacity for drawing wisdom from experience and is particularly recommended for people who find it hard to find purpose and meaning in life. They may feel resentful about events in their lives, seeing them as ill-fated or undeserved. Clary Sage is a remedy especially suitable for our later years, to help accept what life throws up for us in a calm and detached way. It helps enhance the wisdom that comes naturally from years of experience. Such wisdom is natural to that end of life, enabling us to be in touch with our spiritual selves, to perceive a higher purpose in life and to experience inner peace. It is a remedy to use during changes and transitions, as it enhances the sage in all of us.
Helps clear negative energy picked up by others, and is particularly useful for those who feel susceptible to the problems of others. Useful for any emotionally charged situations. Clover balances, helping one to remain centered within, despite the storms outside. It instills calmness and clarity, and enhances self-awareness.
Comfrey is a plant that heals trauma and binds and strengthens broken tissues. The flower essence can be used similarly for emotional traumas. It can help to strengthen you and unite your physical and spiritual selves. Comfrey beckons us to heal the scars of past generations that continue to affect our relationships today. It supports us by healing our relationship with our own history, with our Grandmothers and Grandfathers, and with the lands of our origins.
For those with great enthusiasm for life, but who try to cram too much activity into their lives. They over-structure their time and leave little room for rest and relaxation. As a result they become very tense and stressed. It helps one to relax, release tension and repressed emotions stored in tense muscles.
For emotional trauma stored deep within the body- often springing from physical or sexual abuse or harsh physical living circumstances- which can cause the body to feel awkward and ungainly. Also for those with self-destructve, accident-prone tendencies. Evokes a sense of gentleness, graceful movement, physical and etheric harmony in the body and inner sanctity.
For those in conflict about their sexual identity leading to an imbalance toward either prudishness or promiscuity, split psyche. Easter lily aid in easing the conflict, conferring the ability to integrate sexuality; enhancing the inner purity of the soul.Truth purity, integrity. Helps to integrate different aspects of our personalities, allowing open and honest self-expression. Eliminates social masks. Also, effective for premenstrual syndrome and gynecological imbalances. Chakras: heart, third eye, and crown. Meridians: Kidney and bladder.
Echinacea is used specifically for those who feel shattered by severe trauma in their lives. They may feel profoundly alienated, unable to contact that inner place of strength and calm. Echinacea helps to bring about a sense of wholeness, and greater resilience when under enormous stress.
The flower essence is taken for headaches and migraines, particularly those experienced in a cyclical pattern by women, according to their cycle of hormonal changes.
Use Foxglove Flower Essence when you forget that life is for learning and you cut yourself off from Universal Unconditional Love. Foxglove is excellent when you want to expand your Higher Heart chakra (between the heart and throat chakras just below the collar bones).
The Higher Heart chakra also connects us to the knowing that all experiences are for our soul’s learning and engenders forgiveness.
Precaution: Foxglove Flower Essence is one of the more advanced heart essences. If you know that you have physical heart problems, take only one drop (not dropperful) one time per day to test how you respond to the essence.
Reconcliation with others and making peace with oneself with reverence for all of life. Allows standing alone in closeness, to be able to be fully in a relationship while maintaining and expressing our own unique qualities of being. Fosters self-respect, banishes negative feelings of self worth, so that we can find and live our life purpose. A constitutional remedy for the metal element, aiding self- expressing in the world, and gives the ability to recognize and claim what is valuable. Chakra: Root. Meridans: Lung, conception vessel.
Heal all (aka Self-Heal), as the name suggests, is used to enhance our own healing powers. The body possesses and inherent healing ablility, which enables a cut to heal, inflammation to resolve and infection to subside. We are also able to heal ourselves emotionally and we can be healed spiritually.
Heal All increases confidence in our ability to heal ourselves. It is particularly recommended for those who cannot face the responsibility of looking after themselves and hand over the responsibility of their physical health or emotional, mental or spiritual welfare to healers, counselors and gurus.
It may be needed by those who are unwell or unhappy, who have lost belief in their own capacity for their feeling of wellbeing, and for those facing crises in their lives. Heal All helps to reduce dependence on others, and to inspire motivation and belief in your own inherent healing powers.
Heartsease (Pansy) is used again for healing the heart. It brings comfort to those feeling hurt, rejected, lonely or broken hearted. It is for disappointment in love, in separation, and when broken hearts cause symptoms in those previously happy and healthy.
For those who live in the past and cling to pleasant memories of events gone by, unable to enter fully into the present, only remembering the good things and wish that the good old days could return, or find it hard to get over the loss of a loved one. Honeysuckle people may also get regretful feelings about the past, about missed opportunities or unhappy occurrences. Honeysuckle helps bring such people into the present and help them to let go of the past. Or bring it into perspective so that they can benefit from lessons learned from experience.
Insight and integration. Aligns you with the ability to embody your multi-dimensional soul purpose for this lifetime while staying grounded and centered amidst the various activities and responsibilities of your daily life. Encourages self-care to maintain your physical, emotional and mental wellbeing during this process.
Inside Out Flower:
Helpful to those who are a little gruff and lack sensitivity. Promotes compassion, humility and a gentle appreciation for small things that may seem insignificant.
For those in positions of leadership who are distorted by self-aggrandizement and who feel over-burdened by duty or inflated with self-importance, unable to motivate or inspire others. Encourages charismatic leadership qualities, contagious enthusiasm and joy in serving others.
Lavender can be taken to balance the emotions, to relieve anxiety, depression and reduce stress and conflict. It is particularly recommended to those who have used the herb or the oil over a long period and have become used to it. The flower remedy could be added to enhance lavenders effectiveness. It is also valuable for people involved in spiritual practices, for it calms the mind and helps to ease emotional conflicts blocking spiritual growth. Lavender is said to activate the crown chakra; it stimulates awareness and alertness and helps to connect people to their higher self.
For positive neurological connection to memory; for not stamping out all areas of memory; for remembering the positive, nurturing memories from the past.
For spiritual pride- those who regard themselves as spiritually correct and who are out of touch with ordinary personality and humble tasks. An all-purpose remedy for enhancing and harmonizing the higher consciousness. Enables and expansive and inclusive spirituality, with the ability to synthesize diverse life experience in service to the spiritual world.
Love in the Mist:
Clears, purifies distracting energies from the auric field; clarifies etheric and auric boundaries. Useful as ritual ablution or cleansing before prayer or ceremony.
Lupine Flower Essence works in the amygdala, two almond-shaped masses of neurons in the limbic system of the brain. While some regions of the amygdala store memory of emotional reactions such as fear and danger other regions of the amygdala produce sensations of benign peacefulness. Lupine Flower Essence entrains the energetic pathways that feed fear, anxiety and panic with the energetic pathways that encourage a sense of peacefulness. It also strengthens the energetic pathways between the emotional heart, olfactory system, other parts of the limbic system with the peaceful aspects of the amygdala. Also, develops pineal circuitry to expand intuition to higher guidance.
Mallow is used as a a flower essence to engender warmth and openness. It is particularly useful for those who feel isolated, lonely, cut off and unable to give or receive warmth and friendship. This may stem from insecurity, fear, or lack of trust related to incidents in early life. The feelings may give rise to problems making or keeping friends, or in making a commitment to a relationship.
Mallow helps to overcome such barriers to friendship, and to warm and caring relationships, and helps to soothe and ease communication.
For addiction to opiates and nicotine, benefiting those trying to give up drugs at any stage of treatment. Eases nervous discomfort and physical withdrawl symptoms. Helps us become conscious of our bad habits, shortcomings, negative living habits and addictions. Balances vital strength and tones the nervous system.
For those prone to fantasy or projection, who display irrational, hysterical, over emotional behavior, who are out of touch with reality. For those who have an overactive psychic life and are unable to distinguish or integrate transphysical experiences. Integrates psychic dreams and balances experiences so we can glean greater insight into the affairs of daily life. Encourages warm and expansive soul qualities. Helps creative visualization and the positive use of dreams.
For those whose feelings are blunted, even hardened, to enable them to adapt and thrive in the harsh modern world. They may employ tobacco or other stimulants to deaden their emotions and help them to cope. It helps to reconnect us to our real feelings, and to the Earth and all who live here, and to enhance appreciation of finer more subtle things in life, thereby enabling true peace.
Positive qualities: Balanced strength, accepting limits, knowing when to surrender
Patterns of imbalance: Iron-willed, inflexible; over-striving beyond one's limits; taking on more than one can inwardly sustain.
Opening to the mysteries of life; transformation through service. I choose to forgive and heal. Love’s eternal quality, true love, lasting relationships, forgiveness. Fosters a bond that transcends time and space. Commitment and lasting devotion.
A good remedy for tense, fearful people who have nightmares and are easily affected by negative influences. It has an affinity for the moon, ‘lunacy’ and dispelling the forces of darkness, so appears an ideal remedy for emotional problems related to woman’s monthly cycles such as PMS or menopausal depression. As a great healer, as the flower that healed Pluto the God of the underworld, peony is a good strengthener for unconscious fears, our “underworld” that gives rise to disturbing dreams or apparently irrational fears. Peony is a remedy of light.
Pink Monkey Flower:
For shame, guilt, unworthiness, fear of exposure and rejection, masking feelings and hiding your real self from others. For fear of anyone seeing your pain, possibly self-acceptance and forgiveness, the ability to let go of the past as well as emotional openness to experience and risk the love and affection of others.
Positive qualities: Self-acceptance, self-forgiveness; freedom to move forward despite past mistakes
Patterns of imbalance: Melancholic obsession with past events; over-emphasis on guilt or self-blame, paralysis due to excessive self-criticism
For receiving/transform chaotic energy; for the ability to transmit healing energies to improve choice making; attunes to the gentleness of nature. Inspires harmony between species – those under the water and those under the sun.
The rose is a symbol of love. It increases confidence in those feeling insecure about their sexuality and who suffer from feelings of shame or timidity about their bodies. It helps you to open up to love and bring your desires into action.
Rose warms the heart and softens the emotions, engendering and easy-going feeling to enhance sexuality.
Rhododendron is used to treat mental and physical exhaustion. If you are burning the candle at both ends this is the essence for you!
Rhododendron understands the right use of compassion. It can help us learn to maintain boundaries with others yet keep an open heart. Rhododendron knows how to care for others without caring too little for ourselves, and vice versa. It can help us differentiate between obligated reaction and compassionate response, releasing us from destructive patterns born out of past family dramas.
Scarlet Monkey Flower:
For those who repress powerful emotions linked to anger and aggressiveness, fearing a loss of self-control or the disapproval of others. Liberates these emotions, helping to resolve power struggles and angry situations in relationships. Frees the vitality that may be concealed by repressed negativity and resentment. Gives courage to acknowledge and confront such feelings. Imparts emotional depth and honesty, direct and clear communication of feelings especially anger or disappointment- integration of our emotional ‘shadow’.
Solidago (Golden Rod):
For those without a clear sense of their identity, who are easily influenced by family or social mores, feeling the need to conform to gain acceptance and approval. It helps establish a sense of identity and allow one to remain true to oneself while interacting with others.
In the language of flowers the sunflower, perhaps because of the lofty heights to which it can grow, symbolizes haughtiness. As a flower remedy sunflower can be used for people who have a tendency to be egotistical, arrogant, haughty or vain.
Sunflower can also be used for those who suffer from low self-esteem, lack of self-confidence, perhaps because of conflicts with their parents, particularly fathers or father-figures, during childhood. As a symbol of the sun with its light, warmth and power, sunflower relates to the light in our lives that emanates from the inner self.
Sunflower was used in the past to increase happiness in one’s life, to attract joy to replace sorrow, and today it is still used as a flower remedy to enhance our ability to shine like the sun.
For those who have an inability to make social bonds to your community by feeling the constant urge to travel and avoid laying roots. Sweet pea helps one's ability to form social roots. Also, good for those who have an aversion to commitment.
Black Tourmaline offers psychic protection for anyone who must work or live in challenging places or circumstances. It can help keep one’s auric field clear of imbalance even in the presence of destructive energies. Black tourmaline can also help with negative thoughts, anxieties, anger, self-judgement , ideas of unworthiness.
Positive qualities: Secure sense of personal welfare and financial well-being; ability to serve and give to others
Patterns of imbalance: Distortions in survival chakra, fear due to materialistic emphasis, greed for possessions and power; poverty consciousness that leads to overly-materialistic focus.
Tranquility and inner equilibrium; inner confidence for the future due to the soul’s understanding of prior experiences; peaceful acceptance of life experiences
Patterns of imbalance: Shallow breathing due to anxiety about the future; nervous agitation or insomnia; worry and unease when facing future life events that are viewed as challenging; addiction to sleeping pills or tranquilizers.
Affirmation and acceptance of one's self. Resonance: Self-Esteem Key Attractors: Affirmation & acceptance of self. Key Challenges: Self-loathing. Meridians: Lung, Large Intestine. Chakras: Third Eye, Crown.
Dignity, Aids in centering and grounding for the ability to draw respect from others. Helps one to find a sense of poise in themselves and recognize their own inner beauty. For those who are guilt-ridden, regretful, self -blaming, undeserving, or unsure of themselves. They may have a history of emotionally abusive parents, Also, for psychic over-sensitivity and for healers who tend to absorb the problems of their clients. Brings strength, stateliness, and self-worth. Allows us to leave a dysfunctional childhood in the past.
As a flower essence Yarrow is used to protect against negative outside influences and for psychic shielding. It helps to clarify boundaries between people: particularly useful for those who are easily influenced and depleted by others and their environment. It is for those who easily absorb negative influences, and may be prone to allergies and environmental illness, By ‘astringing’ the boundaries around a person and preventing their energies from ‘bleeding’ into their environment, it acts to strengthen and solidify the self, the essence, allowing and enhancing their ability to heal, teach, counsel or follow their chosen path.
Heal thy Heart:
For those who suffer mental/and or physical anguish due some sort of shock or trauma. Excellent for post break up blues or grief of losing a loved one.
Contains: Arnica, Comfrey, Echinacea, Heartsease, Honeysuckle
Lightness of Being:
For those who struggle with self-worth, and fall easily into depression.
Contains: Sunflower, Clary Sage, Yarrow, Peony, Inside Out Flower
For empathic people who have a hard time protecting themselves from unwanted negative influences.
Contains: Love in the Mist, Yarrow, Tourmaline, Rhododendron, Clover.
This formula is specifically designed for those who suffer from anxiety. Helps ne find tranquiltiy & equilibrium, protects one from negative energy.
Contains: Valerian, Black Tourmaline, Lupine, Lavender, Chamomile, and Yarrow.
Gateway to the supernatural. Keeper of the mysteries of the sacred law. Crows bridge the realm between physical and spiritual. Crow medicine is for people who have trouble speaking their truth and or realizing their life’s mission. Crow can help facilitate needed change to create harmony & divine law and order to one’s spiritual self, family, home, or workspace.
Sacred messenger. Eagle is a sun-bird which represents ascension, inspiration, freedom and spiritual power. Eagle soars high and has expansive views. Eagle is great medicine for those who have lost their connection to spirit and the Creator. Eagle can help bring light that can illuminate darkness and fear. Eagle can guide you to the highest level of your own awareness, helping you to connect to the divine within you and all other relations.
Signifies wisdom. Owl has the ability to illuminate darkness, all that is hidden, truth bearer. Owl forces self-transformation and realization by bringing a kind of death to the old self. Owl challenges you to understand who you are and to achieve your full potential by assisting you to see clearly through chaotic darkness, confusion and deception through self-examination.
Red Tail Hawk:
Hawk can see vast landscape through hawk’s keen vast eyesight. Hawk is a messenger and helps one achieve better observation of your surroundings; to notice the signals and signs from the great spirit you are being sent. You are as powerful as your capacity to perceive, receive, and use your abilities to have greater attention to detail. Hawk medicine is beneficial to those who lack proper judgment and are not so observant to signs & lessons they have been sent. Ask Hawk to see your truth and pay attention to your surroundings.
Seagulls represents freedom and have a carefree nature. They are adaptable creatures and are survivors. Seagull medicine can be helpful for those who are stuck in a rut and are too timid or ridged to take advantage of opportunities open to them; whether that be to play hooky from work, move to another town, quit that job you hate and start that business you have dreamed about, be the first one on the dance floor, eat that last piece of cake,.you get the idea. They are risk takers and don’t worry too much because they know how to balance life with a good amount of work and play.
*Our Feather essences only contain the energetics of birds. No birds were harmed in any way to make these essences.
This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
*Sources: The New Encyclopedia of Flower Remedies by Clare G. Harvey, Flower Essence Society, Flower Power by Anne McIntyre