A Guide to the 38 Flower Essences

Guide to the 38 Essences

Guide to the essences

Essence

Emotional category

Walnut

Stand Your Ground

Walnut

Constancy

“Change is a part of life, encourage yourself to move forward and adapt. The positive potential of Walnut is the ability to move forward and make changes in life with a sense of constancy.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
walnut

Agrimony

Stand Your Ground

Agrimony

Openness

“Don’t hide your troubles behind a smile, openly communicate your feelings. The positive potential of Agrimony is an ability to communicate you real feelings openly without masking how you really feel. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
agrimony

Centaury

Stand Your Ground

Centaury

Assertiveness

“Don’t be scared to say no. Express yourself freely; don’t easily get influenced by the opinions of others. The positive potential of Centaury is those who can express and defend their own opinions and can follow their own path unhampered by the opinions of others. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
centaury

Holly

Stand Your Ground

Holly

Goodwill

“Don’t be full of jealousy and suspicion. Let go of that jealous feeling and give without wanting anything in return. The positive potential of Holly isbeing generous-hearted.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
holly

Heather

Reach Out to Others

Heather

Be heard

“Don’t over share; engage in conversations with others without appearing needy. The positive potential of Heather is someone who is able to enter into genuine two way conversations with others, without driving people away.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
heather

Water Violet

Reach Out to Others

Water Violet

Connect

“Allow yourself to reach out to others. The positive potential of Water Violet is a warmer relationship with others while maintaining one's own wisdom and dignity. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
water violet

Impatiens

Reach Out to Others

Impatiens

Patience

“Cope diplomatically with irritating problems in a patient manner. Don’t be impatient with the slow pace of people or things. The positive potential of Impatiens is less hastiness in thought and action. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
impatiens

White Chestnut

Live the Day

White Chestnut

Tranquility

“Don’t let those repetitive thoughts get in the way. The positive potential of White Chestnut is peace of mind. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
white chestnut

Wild Rose

Live the Day

Wild Rose

Enthusiasm

“Be enthusiastic and live life to the fullest. Reignite your interest in life, work and the world in general. The positive potential of Wild Rose is a lively interest in life. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
wild rose

Clematis

Live the Day

Clematis

Focus

“Get your heads out of the clouds and ignite an interest in the world around you, especially when you feel out of touch with things. The positive potential of clematis is a lively interest in the world around you. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
clematis

Olive

Live the Day

Olive

Restoration

“Tired after making an effort? Let go and allow youself to revitalise and restore your mental energy . The positive potential of Olive is to revitalise yourself after making an effort. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
olive

Mustard

Live the Day

Mustard

Brightness

“Get rid of that glum feeling and welcome light and joy into your life. The positive potential of Mustard is the return of joy. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
mustard

Honeysuckle

Live the Day

Honeysuckle

Presence

“Stop living in the past; use your experiences to fuel your ability to live in the present. The positive potential of Honeysuckle is the ability to live in the present without the past holding you back. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
honeysuckle

Vervain

Live and Let Live

Vervain

Unwind

“Remain strong willed and enthusiastic, but be open to flexible ideas from others. The positive potential of Vervain is serenity, wisdom and tolerance. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
vervain

Beech

Live and Let Live

Beech

Tolerance

“Beech Tolerance See the good in others and things; be more tolerant and compassionate towards them and don’t be critical. The positive potential of Beech is a sense of compassion towards others. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
beech

Chicory

Live and Let Live

Chicory

Release

“Don’t become too overprotective and manipulate your loved ones. Take a step back and let them live their own lives. The positive potential of Chicory is an ability to care for others selflessly, without expecting anything in return. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
chicory

Vine

Live and Let Live

Vine

Inspire

“Be open and flexible, without appearing dominant. The positive potential of Vine is determination without domination. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
vine

Rock Water

Live and Let Live

Rock Water

Flexibility

“Don’t be so hard on yourself and set yourself inflexible and high goals. The positive potential of Rock Water is a flexible attitude towards achieving your goals. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
rock water

Gorse

Know Your Own Mind

Gorse

Hope

“Don’t give up and feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel. The positive potential of Gorse is a sense of faith and hope. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
gorse

Gentian

Know Your Own Mind

Gentian

Encouragement

“Don’t be discouraged when something goes wrong or you encounter a setback. The positive potential of Gentian is the ability to put mistakes in context so you can approach the next challenge to the best of your ability. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
gentian

Wild Oat

Know Your Own Mind

Wild Oat

Direction

“Get a clearer picture of what you want in life; define your goals and give them direction. The positive potential of Wild Oat is the ability to decide on the right path. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
wild oat

Hornbeam

Know Your Own Mind

Hornbeam

Resolve

“Get motivated and shake off that ‘Monday morning feeling’. Let the certainty in your ability and strength fuel your motivation. The positive potential of Hornbeam is certainty in your ability and strength to face the day. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
hornbeam

Cerato

Know Your Own Mind

Cerato

Guidance

“Trust your inner wisdom and don’t doubt your own judgement. The positive potential of Cerato is shown in those who trust their own inner wisdom and follow it.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
cerato

Scleranthus

Know Your Own Mind

Scleranthus

Decisiveness

“Don’t hesitate and be uncertain. Be decisive in situations where you struggle to make decisions. The positive potential of Sclerantus is certainty and decisiveness. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
scleranthus

Sweet Chestnut

Find Joy and Hope

Sweet Chestnut

Solace

“Let go of anguish. Embrace optimism and peace of mind. The positive potential of Sweet Chestnut is having hope. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
sweet chestnut

Willow

Find Joy and Hope

Willow

Positivity

“Forget past injustices and stop feeling sorry for yourself, be in control of your destiny and have faith in others. The positive potential of Willow is positivity and optimism. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
willow

Crab Apple

Find Joy and Hope

Crab Apple

Acceptance

“Accept yourself, don’t let poor self image make you feel unclean. The positive Potential of Crab Apple is acceptance of yourself and your imperfections. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
crab apple

Elm

Find Joy and Hope

Elm

Support

“Don’t get overwhelmed, put your problems into perspective and take on only what you feel you can cope with. The positive potential of Elm is self-assurance and keeping perspective. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
elm

Larch

Find Joy and Hope

Larch

Confidence

“Be confident in your abilities; feel a sense of determination with a balanced sense of self-esteem. The positive potential of Larch is the ability to approach different situations with confidence and determination. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
larch

Star of Bethlehem

Find Joy and Hope

Star of Bethlehem

Comfort

“Don’t let the shock of a bad experience hold you back. Balance your emotions and deal with the situation. The positive potential of the Star of Bethlehem is being strong. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
sob

Pine

Find Joy and Hope

Pine

Absolution

“Stop blaming yourself and feeling guilty. The positive potential of Pine is the ability to acknowledge mistakes but not to dwell on them. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
pine

Oak

Find Joy and Hope

Oak

Strength

“Don’t struggle on and push yourself too hard, allow yourself some time to relax and re charge. The positive potential of Oak is the ability to be strong but understand your own limits.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
oak

Aspen

Face Your Fears

Aspen

Reassurance

“Don’t let that unexplained apprehensive unsettled feeling get the best of you. Have faith and face up to your fears. The positive potential of Aspen is a state of inner peace and security. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
aspen

Red Chestnut

Face Your Fears

Red Chestnut

Peace of mind

“Stop feeling overly concerned for others. The positive potential of Red Chestnut is the ability to care for others with the right level of compassion but without the worry. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
red chestnut

Cherry Plum

Face Your Fears

Cherry Plum

Composure

“Stay cool and don’t lose control; a calm mind can fuel rational thinking. The positive potential of Cherry Plum is a person who has a serene mind and is able to think and act rationally. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
cherry plum

Chestnut Bud

Face Your Fears

Chestnut Bud

Insight

“Avoid making the same mistakes over and over; learn from them and move forward. The positive potential of Chestnut bud is to learn from past mistakes, gaining knowledge and wisdom to move forward in life. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
chestnut bud

Rock Rose

Face Your Fears

Rock Rose

Fearlessness

“Don’t get overwhelmed by scary situations, embrace them with courage. The positive potential of Rock Rose is courage and presence of mind.”

-

+ Add to my essence list
rock rose

Mimulus

Face Your Fears

Mimulus

Courage

“Don’t let doubts and fears bother you, embrace them and face difficulties with courage. The positive potential of Mimulus is the courage to face trails and difficulties with perspective. ”

-

+ Add to my essence list
mimulus