MATERIA MEDICA OF THE 38 BACH FLOWER REMEDIES AGRIMONY — This remedy belongs to the group of remedies called OVERSENSITIVE

TO IDEAS AND INFLUENCES, along with HOLLY, CENTAURY, and WALNUT. There is the ability in this person to conceal feelings and put on a brave face, this involves conscious suppression of feelings, but inwardly there is held many anxieties and fears. This may force throwing oneself into many activities in order to avoid feelings and possibly hidden vices. There is a compulsion not to let others down and never to bother others with one's problems. There is an affect of restlessness and nervousness. Resentment that builds up inside with no release valve can be seen in a tendency to passive-aggressive type behavior also dissatisfaction, grief and dissapointment. Craving for stimulants such as drugs and alcohol and diversions of all sorts to assuage boredom is common to this state. The inability to look inside leaves the person with unresolved conflicts or trauma that appears as if passive or bored. ASPEN — This remedy belongs to the group of THOSE WHO HAVE FEAR. It houses illogical fears and unconscious fear with a potential for fearlessness. There are issues of trust and a potential for "psychic rape". The panic attacks in this state may include trembling and sweating (quaking like a leaf). It can be used successfully for women who have been raped and children who have been abused. The mind is too easily impressed and the pathological symptoms may include, OCD, SLEEP DISORDERS AND INSOMNIA. Other remedies in this group are MIMULUS, ROCK ROSE, CHERRY PLUM, and RED CHESTNUT. BEECH — This remedy belongs to the group OVERCARE FOR OTHERS and also includes CHICORY, VERVAIN and the arrogance remedies of ROCKWATER AND VINE. Attitudes of narrow-mindedness, intolerance and orderliness, as well as antisocial behavior are prevalent. These individuals have trouble digesting experiences. Minority groups would be included where humiliation and self esteem were at issue. There may be an appearance of haughtiness and rigidity of posture, even at the extreme, paranoid personality disorders. One may learn to feel special by being overly critical of others, but in reality there is a sadness underlying it all. Grief is not worked out and so the person is criticized not mourned. (This personality type may become a tolerant diagnostician.) CENTAURY — This remedy belongs to the group OVERREACTS TO THE WISHES OF OTHERS like the remedies AGRIMONY, HOLLY AND WALNUT. This person is timid, weak-willed and easily imposed upon. One is subservient to another's will without serving one's Higher Self. There is a need for self realization. It is the most sensitive of all remedies, and often seen just before a layer in the personality of emerging psychic abilities. The person is often under the influence of a guru or a teacher. There is an easy tendency to get sick and a weakness of mind and body, as well as DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER. Lacks the courage to let their needs be known, like CERATO and growing weakness and exhaustion like OAK.

The individual frantically tries to suppress spiritual and emotional growth. WILD ROSE. The person has a tendency to blame oneself constantly for their present state. It is helpful also for GENDER IDENTITY. The destructive forces rising within often cannot be controlled so the danger of suicide arises. HONEYSUCKLE. The remedy belongs to the group INSUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES. The remedy coaxes the mind into restful consciousness. CHERRY PLUM — This remedy has a great fear of the mind "giving away" or of losing control of one's temper. There is deep inferiority and an exaggerated "over impression" with others. and IMMATURE BEHAVIOR. It produces MIGRAINES AND ULCERS because the person keeps entering into the same arguments with the same types of personalities and never sees that the same conflicts keep arising. GORSE. AND OLIVE. like BEECH. One experiences absentmindedness and inability to focus on learning factual material and understanding moral issues. This remedy also helps with SPEECH PROBLEMS as does MIMULUS. There is a need to excercise inner intuition. The state has the same open-eyed staring quality of Stramonium. ELIMINATION. along with CLEMATIS. There is a preoccupation with oneself. The remedy is helpful in LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT DISORDERS. One cannot coordinate inner thought with outer reality. AND SEXUAL DISORDERS. and RECKLESSNESS. WHITE CHESTNUT. and defiance abound in this personality. and like CENTAURY. There is a need to follow fads. THOSE WHO SUFFER UNCERTAINTY. ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR. IMPULSIVE BEHAVIOR. HORNBEAM AND WILD OAT. even suicidal. A DEPENDENT PERSONALITY DISORDER. CERATO works well with diseases of the immune system when. and LARCH. One experiences fear of subconscious conflicts. The person lacks depth and integrity and is not readily socialized or interested in rules. It can be used in situations of HYPERACTIVITY. Unreasonable behavior. along with SCLERANTHUS. 2 . like CHESTNUT BUD. One may put oneself and others in physical danger because of a lack of regard for physical needs. It is a good FIRST REMEDY TO DISCOVER PRIMARY FEAR. The person doubts their ability and always seeks the advice of others. it doesn't know how to achieve health. Distancing oneself from the conflict long enough to look at it is usually helpful enough to change it. CHESTNUT BUD — In this state there is a failure to learn from the past. ADD.CERATO — This remedy belongs to the group. instability. as they are out of touch with the Higher Self. and ACUTE ANXIETY like ROCK ROSE. The remedy is good for young children to enhance learning capacity. There can be a tendency to BEDWETTING and a debilitated emotional state. as well as rigid schooling which brings on a dream state and no opportunity to use the inner voice.

OVEREATING can be used unconsciously to draw attention to oneself. HONEYSUCKLE. You can also see BRONCHIAL ASTHMA with difficulty expiring. and CHRONIC PAIN DISORDERS in this particular state. STAR OF BETHLEHEM. These individuals do not easily attach to present reality. which is interrupted by spurts of interest. They have fairly rigid ideas in how to work with others and feel they have the right to force their opinions on others. DAYDREAM IN CLASS. and obsession with weight. Also narcissistic and lacking selfless love and the ability to nurture. The person can't grow above the severe mental state. They can be argumentative. They can go into SHOCK easily. The body may seem uninhabited (out of body). HYPOCHONDRIACAL. possessive and selfish. AND NAUSEA WITH EMACIATION. or too much oriented in what they need or in not being appreciated. The remedy cleans the blood and the digestive tract. theater. RHEUMATISM. The individual may feel shame and helplessness about repairing this situation. There is also CHRONIC LONGLASTING VIRAL STATES and CHRONIC ENVIRONMENTAL POISONING. CRABAPPLE — This remedy belongs to the group DESPONDENCY AND DESPAIR. There is much perfectionism and self disgust and a need for purification. ELM AND PINE. HYSTERIA These children and adults can sap all your energy. CLEMATIS — This remedy belongs to the group NOT SUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT REALITY. anorexia or bulemia may be present. WHITE CHESTNUT and CHESTNUT BUD. MUSTARD. WILLOW. The eating disorders are like CRAB APPLE and MUSTARD. SWEET CHESTNUT. chronic CONSTIPATION. One sees a tendency to get lost in detail. INFERTILITY can also be a common symptom of this state. 3 . OVERLY CONTROLLING. journalism. along with WILD ROSE. just waiting for changes. There is an unspoken need to be loved like SCLERANTHUS but can pout and look hurt. ANOREXIA.CHICORY — This remedy belongs to the group OVERCARE FOR OTHERS' WELFARE along with ROCK WATER. OLIVE. Skin can appear dirty or susceptible to ACNE. The care given by these individuals is often forceful. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. Preoccupation with beauty flaws and self-centered behavior can also be present. wherever emotion distracts from present reality. BULEMIA. They cannot give love in this needy state. SERVICE ORIENTED. They can be daydreamers and can develop VISION AND HEARING PROBLEMS. This personality type is found often in film. Yet they are charming to strangers. Such individuals can feign illness for attention like HEATHER AND CHESTNUT BUD. This is an ABUSE remedy. CHRONIC DIARRHEA. VOMITING. and are possessive of goods. These individuals may also reject attention and further alienate others. These individuals can be PASSIVE. COLD HANDS AND FEET. VINE and shows imbalance in caring for and controlling others. VERVAIN. and clematis brings them back to reality. along with OAK.

and intimidation in the face of any task. therefore losing connection with others. It infuses a sense of Divine Love. So would be useless in a terminal illness. in business competition and spiritual practicioners. WATER VIOLET. 4 . There is a tendency toward exhaustion of mind. MENOPAUSE is often a time when these symptoms are apparent. and STAR OF BETHLEHEM. GORSE — This remedy belongs to the group THOSE WHO SUFFER UNCERTAINTY along with HORNBEAM. The common pathology includes OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER. CERATO. WILD OAT. along with SCLERANTHUS. and NARCISSISTIC OBSESSION WITH ILLNESS. This state carries a sense of hopelessness of ever being cured. and getting "stuck in talking". Hypochondriasis. Individual lonely because he is too focused on himself. GENTIAN — This remedy belongs to the group. SWEET CHESTNUT. Holly is for everything that is not love. Active anger is Holly and passive is Wild Oat. They live on the energy of others (emotional vampire) and can make mountains out of molehills. in order to rejuvenate. and IMPATIENS. This remedy can accelerate physical healing and secure a sense of emotional groundedness. The personality turns away from the higher self. and envy. even though they do a good job. The person remains in the ego development phase of maturation. HOLLY — This remedy is used to transform jealousy. CERATO. HEATHER — "THE NEEDY CHILD" Individual can only be concerned with himself and at the cost of others. the peson who is angry feels the pain. for example. and will incessantly desire to discuss themselves. Holly opens the heart. The individual may experience "frazzled nerves" due to an overstimulating environment. There is also a compulsive need to question everything. LARCH. WILD OAT. This remedy is also of the group DESPONDENCY AND DESPAIR along with PINE. ( WHITE CHESTNUT) There is a very strong sense of duty. WILLOW. This personality is the eternal pessimist and is constantly discouraged. failed business. or impossible family situation.ELM — This individual doesn't feel up to the task. especially noise and turmoil. This remedy belongs to the group LONELINESS along with CHICORY. Even in great energy. UNRESOLVED CONFLICTS and LARGE WORKLOADS CAN LEAD TO DISEASE. GENTIAN and SCLERANTHUS. THOSE WHO SUFFER UNCERTAINTY. It is close to the shadow side of envy as seen. feigning illness. There is emotional deprivation in infancy. This child will talk with anyone. One can feel anxiety. There is a conflict experienced because if the anger is expressed others may suffer and if held within. There is a delusion that one deserves sympathy and regard. the body needs its rest. body and emotions. HORNBEAM. The individual needs new ideas about himself in order to enter a new phase of recovery from illness. TENSION HEADACHES. Sibling rivalry is a very good example of this state. GORSE. hatred.

NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. It clears the head and makes life a pleasure again. Also. and ANTISOCIAL PERSONALITY DISORDERS.MIGRAINES. Much violence and abuse originate in this state and may manifest even if not wished for. PARANOIA. tense. NOT SUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES along with HORNBEAM. and are arrogant. and are QUICK THINKING and NATURAL EXTROVERTS. One sees demands only on the mental plane. WILD ROSE. IMPATIENS — The personality is irritable. There is worry and insufficient empowerment to meet life's challenges. and can suffer from SKIN RASHES. and PROCRASTINATION. The person is overwhelmed and bored and irritable. intimidating and self centered. HORNBEAM — This remedy is for THOSE WHO SUFFER UNCERTAINTY along with SCLERANTHUS. The remedy can be used after A HEAD INJURY to help with concentration. It has mental fatigue after a prolonged convalescense. DELUSIONS. There is also a problem with impulse control and the remedy restores a balance of mind over emotions. There is UNRESOLVED TRAUMA or SEVERE GRIEF like STAR OF BETHLEHEM as well as SLEEPINESS.” It can be used in CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASE and MENTAL RETARDATION. CLEMATIS. or prolonged consumption in the modern world. LARCH — This individual suffers with poor self confidence. GENTIAN and GORSE. It works well for ALCOHOLICS who do not feel as good as others. with good ability. and CHESTNUT BUD. It is especially useful in circumstances where children or partners are dying or have died. The individual is efficient with lots of skill and ability. They are leaders with short tempers. The personality is logical and self limiting and not robust enough to fight off negative feelings. These individuals can experience HOT FLASHES. CERATO. The state creates NERVOUS TENSION and CARDIOVASCULAR STRAIN. Therefore. one can see alienation from others and may present depression but is a lack of joy or courage. they experience fear of failure and the personality doesnít unfold but impoverishes. MUSTARD. and DIMINISHED VITALITY. 5 . WHITE CHESTNUT. "nothing goes in. A feeling of self mastery is achieved as with HOLLY and CHERRY PLUM AND VERVAIN. WILD OAT. There is no willpower to push oneself. These individuals are not fully engaged in the here and now and live in the past. and driven. LETHARGY. HONEYSUCKLE — This remedy treats homesickness and prolonged bereavement and belongs to the group. Larch is also excellent in treating IMPOTENCE. It is also excellent for people with good intentions who are easily annoyed. The person is too focused on the inside instead of tasks in the environment like CERATO and MIMULUS. MUSTARD. Inner tension mounts out of concern for others. There is loneliness like HEATHER and WATER VIOLET. The projected anger causes the individual to see disturbances or people as a threat. These strong emotions can rule the self and create much suffering.

This state has high ideals and it never occurs to the individual that one can get to heaven on playfulness also. ASPEN. like a hummingbird caught in a colony of rooks. PSYCHOSOMATIC DISEASE. SWEET CHESTNUT. The individual may appear very absent minded. The individual is bent over with exertion and one-sided activity. or thing is seen as a hurdle to be avoided.MIMULUS — This remedy is for THOSE WHO HAVE FEAR along with ROCK ROSE. and ill tempered nature are usually present. WILD ROSE. STAR OF BETHLEHEM. and tasks as well as interactions with others give them no joy. Mustard can also be used for AUTISM and RETARDATION in order to replace existential gloom with joy (HORNBEAM and WILD OAT). LACK OF INTEREST IN THE PRESENT MOMENT. and overwork abound for these individuals. COMPULSION TO WORK OVERRIDES THE NEED TO ENJOY HEALTHY DIVERSIONS and CREATIVE RELAXATION. It is a deeper state than elm. Excellent for people of a delicate nature. They are shy and nervous and worse after any kind of surgery. one can see weight gain or loss and constipation. One perseveres in one's duties at the expense of one's health (CENTAURY). Dread of darkness (climate affective disorder) and a disinclination to recreation and health supportive interests is common in this state. CHERRY PLUM. Weeping. There is a lack of confidence and courage and fears of enclosed spaces. serious intention. Oak belongs to the group DESPONDENCE and DESPAIR along with WILLOW and CRABAPPLE. physical and spiritual exhaustion are present. such as elevators and cancer. HIVES. 6 . OAK — This remedy describes the "soldier and sufferer. ELM. MUSTARD — This remedy is used for deep depression with no known cause. Therefore the remedy is good to give if someone is in need of perseverance after a long illness or in physical therapy. and can be responsible for lowering of consciousness and the ability to receive the amount of light that is necessary for the brain to function properly. It belongs with HONEYSUCKLE. WHITE CHESTNUT. There are great archetypal fears on the physical plane.” There is a stoic perseverance in the face of hardship. The dreaded personality. There is a reluctance to appear weak in front of others. loneliness. Therefore. and PINE. There is the emotional sensation of a dark cloud hanging over everything. Mental. OLIVE. LARCH. crowds and exams. moroseness. CLEMATIS. AND PASSIVE DEPENDENT PERSONALITY. This remedy can be useful in HEAD INJURY where nerve damage and/or misallignment of the skull are present. lethargy and CHRONIC FATIGUE and disturbances of APPETITE and these symptoms are shared with CHICORY and CRABAPPLE. and RED CHESTNUT. The issues of self-discipline. Gloom. DUODENAL ULCERS. The individual is shy and tries to hide that fact from others and is hypersensitive to the environment. loyalty. as well as focusing on completing tasks and commitment. PHOBIAS. The state includes CHRONIC DIARRHEA. Fear of knowledge. ATOPIC DERMATITIS. and CHESTNUT BUD in the group. They are based on the harshness of this world and life in this body. These are fears of a concrete origin with lowered vitality with hypochondriacal obsessions from a minor symptom. event.

ITCHING. One must learn to have faith that each person will find their way. and a challenge to deal with one's vital energy as well. sobbing. ROCK ROSE. This remedy will help to deal with stress with stamina and joy. A perceived closeness to death of self or loved one can cause panic and internal trembling. Red Chestnut is a good remedy for codependents and enablers. sensitivity to noise and touch. and like HYDROGEN requires wholeness to survive. and ASPEN. WILD ROSE. A good antidote to accidents. CHESTNUT BUD. ELM. PTSD. and worry wears away at the nervous system. and rest and recuperation are called for. RED CHESTNUT WILL RESTORE EQUILIBRIUM AFTER A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. ASTHMA. RED CHESTNUT — This remedy belongs to the group OVERLY CONCERNED FOR THE WELFARE OF OTHERS like Calcarea Carbonica. choking sensation. can be seen if there is deep seated conflict being expressed through the body. There is a masochistic desire to sacrifice the self as one clings to guilt. indigestion. when there is difficulty coping with the onrush of elemental energies. There is an accelerated heart rate. nausea.OLIVE — This remedy show total exhaustion of mind and body after a great strain or nursing the sick. HONEYSUCKLE. But things always work out differently than we expect and we cannot control another's destiny. WILLOW. Also excellent in the treatment of holocaust survivors and refugees. as well as extreme terror and panic. The Olive state is always a call to humility. and constantly tells their children to "be careful. as well as the aforementioned symptoms. The adrenal overload is repaired after so much fright. WHITE CHESTNUT. AND LARCH. one starts a task and doesn't finish it. and even feel their pain. and MUSTARD. GASTRIC and DUODENAL ULCERS. and peace of mind is restored. ANGER. LOWERED KIDNEY FUNCTION is seen and LOWERED OXYGEN LEVELS IN THE BLOOD as well as TOXIC INTESTINAL FLORA and ALCOHOLISM. But there is great attachment to those held dear. The solar plexus is frozen with fear. It is similar to Chicory but much more selfless. vomiting. IRRATIONAL BEHAVIOR. It is a state caused by trauma or fear. The person in a Pine state also is susceptible to regret. IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME. The person is even afraid of harmless symptoms. and emotions. dry mouth. The remedy belongs to the group LACK OF INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES along with CLEMATIS. Overprotection and self-sacrifice are common in this state. OCD. and self-blame. and INSOMNIA can be seen along with other remedies such as MUSTARD and WHITE CHESTNUT. Weakness and nervousness are common. SWEET CHESTNUT. sudden illness and natural disasters. It also antidotes chronic worry and loss of sleep. Apathy can be present. body.” Red Chestnut also belongs to the group THOSE WHO HAVE FEAR along with MIMULUS. HATRED. There is weariness of mind. Those in social services or suffering from prolonged illness. PINE — This state has much GUILT and DESPAIR along with CRABAPPLE. 7 . OAK. STAR OF BETHLEHEM. They suffer for those they love. Good remedy for countertransference. fainting and internal trembling. like Stramonium. self-reproach. CHERRY PLUM. There is a tightening of the stomach to hold on to others. One can harbor feelings of helplessness and self blame. RESENTMENT and IMPATIENCE.

and plagued by feelings of inadequacy and indecision. overwhelmed. That individual cannot reach his/her own intuitive center. This remedy like Chicory and Heather is much worse if stimulated by details and cares and cannot make career decisions. with a lack of balance. These actions and attitudes grow out of despair and disappointment. OVERCARE FOR OTHERS' WELFARE in the general group. This is where the inner tension and strain are produced. Also present in this state is a sense of spiritual perfectionism and pride. with many nervous and dithery gestures. This self-centered willpower can elicit despair. VERVAIN. Their bodily symptoms seem to change constantly. These individuals are aimless. SACRIFICE and LOSS OF PLEASURE are the emotional results. frustration. There is a half dream state and accompanying inner numbness and psychosomatic illness. with suppressed feelings of deep pain and despair. 8 . This state can develop before the age of three years due to a chaotic environment. There can be quick changes of weight and can be good for travel sickness and head injuries (Mustard. Scleranthus produces mental calm and the ability to be in charge (Elm). Also one can see alternation between mental and emotional symptoms (Platina). indecisive and reactive in their behavior. and Wild Oat). and high and low temperatures. It is used well for anger and prolonged outrage that may lead to depression. There is a constant need to suppress important human needs: "the adaptable idealist. as well as indecisiveness leading to chronic illness with a vacillation between feeling loved and rejected (ASTHMA)." They tend to change clothes two or three times a day. These individuals need to overly control and influence others. PINE and CRABAPPLE. (Ignatia and Aconite).ROCK WATER — A remedy used to treat self repression and perfectionism. It is good to use if there is NO RESPONSE TO TREATMENT. Rigidity and hardening of structure are common physical and emotional attributes. There can be tendencies toward obsessive compulsive disorder and ritualism. Hornbeam. ONE CAN SEE ULCERATIVE COLITIS AND CROHN'S DISEASE DUE TO GRIEF. BEECH. along with. as well as the driven perfectionism of marathon runners and triathletes. as well as conversion disorder can be helped by this remedy. CHICORY. impulsive. They are either in "heaven or in hell. VERVAIN. The personality cannot come into an active role in life. dissociative and multiple personality disorder. BIPOLAR DISORDER. anger and inner conflict (Kali Carbonicum). RED CHESTNUT and VINE. This remedy allows the personality to move through DENIAL and move into ACKNOWLEDGEMENT of emotional possibilities and balance. These persons are emotionally unstable. They are active or apathetic and cannot decide between two choices.” SCLERANTHUS — Manic depression. It is also used in cases of TUBERCULOSIS and OTHER LUNG DISEASES. This remedy can reintegrate the personality and help insure mental clarity and inner strength. depression. Constipation alternates with diarrhea. and inner ear problems. There is an unconscious block on the psychic energy and there can also be a lack of appetite and digestive system. STAR OF BETHLEHEM — This remedy is for shock and fright. and so one can also think of CHERRY PLUM.

FANATICISM and POOR IMPULSE CONTROL as well as BIPOLAR NATURE fall within the boundaries of this remedy. It belongs to the group. It is THE BREAKER OF SPELLS and allows one to let go of the ideas 9 . pregnancy and old age. This remedy belongs to the group DESPONDECY AND DESPAIR along with MUSTARD. OAK. Walnut is also supportive to those with a pioneering spirit and need the guidance of the Higher Self. VINE. IMPATIENS and HOLLY all help contain Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. OVERCARE FOR OTHERS. VERVAIN — These individuals are overdoers and perfectionists. and one of the most negative states of the soul. disgust. OAK. meno-pause. ELM. WALNUT — This personality is always worse with change of circumstances. It is an emergency state of the soul. The stress of these attitudes can at times lead to emotional breakdown (HYPERTHYROIDISM).SWEET CHESTNUT — A remedy for despair. Over-enthusiastic. STAR OF BETHLEHEM. Attitudes such as deep nihilism which could lead to suicidal ideation can also be present. and rejection. (joy. This remedy allows the individual to take the final steps to change some negative aspects of their personality where they are still caught up in old circumstances. love friendship. Walnut can alleviate stress due to major change so as not to revert to old patterns. like Causticum. There is a morbid preoccupation with the self and its problems. The Vine person is convinced of his or her leadership abilities and therefore assumes overcontrol of others. This remedy experiences the DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL. It helps with a new beginning in the emotional and spiritual spheres. They are also sensitive to injustice. PINE. The opinions and wishes of others are disregarded. and LARCH. and tend to proselytize their belief system. That can be abusive and stubborn as well as goal-oriented and these individuals don't normally attend to their own needs. These feelings can sometimes lead to the onset of GASTRIC and DUODENAL ULCERS and CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE. ambitious and suffer from envy.) VINE — The attitude for this personality is DOMINEERING. It can be used after prolonged pain. such as teething. These individuals can be overbearing. There is a tendency toward egocentrism with tyrannical needs. The manic type state can be improved with Vervain as it helps release muscle tension like CHERRY PLUM. Transformation is gradually achieved without getting lost in the process. These individuals hide their feelings like AGRIMONY and are NOT as suicidal as CHERRY PLUM. puberty. One's inner reserves have been drained. CHERRY PLUM. CHICORY. VERVAIN. and there can be a morbid preoccupation with death. WILLOW. Vine opens the goals of the Higher Self because this state was preceded by overattempts to fight back and is created by powerful inner tensions. The soul is unprotected. The individual is convinced that there is no more help for him and he has reached the limit of his endurance. It is for those who are about to take the final step to break old conventions. Vervain state shows psychosis with excessive fervency. like a bird that has fallen from the nest. The personality confronts itself ready for a spiritual change. CRABAPPLE. To be used where major changes are about to take place.

WHITE CHESTNUT — In this state we can see constant mental chatter. The delusion of being "above others" and "special" is maintained. The state emerges from deeply held humiliations and offenses. IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME. So the offended decides to raise himself above the offender instead of possibly receiving the appraisal of their personality. One can experience aimlessness because of a lack of purpose in life. This state can also manifest in EATING and SEXUAL DISORDERS. It stabilizes chiropractic manipulation. so the child was not able to practice making his/her own decisions. But there is a deep down vulnerability and loneliness that shies away from confrontation (NARCISSISM). This constant flow of chatter "blocks the soul's progress. even in bed at night. One often sees domineering parents in the childhood. it offers protection from deep impressionability and environmental radiation like power lines and computers. PEPTIC ULCERS. and PHYSICAL ILLNESSES DUE TO LACK OF KNOWLEDGE. RETARDATION. CHERRY PLUM and CRABAPPLE. WATER VIOLET — This type of individual can appear proud and aloof. WILD OAT — Shows the inability to decide one's future course of life. GORSE. Active engagement with others is avoided." There is preoccupation and intense worry (OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER. and like HOLLY. GENTIAN and SCLERANTHUS. FRONTAL HEADACHES. MENTAL DISORDERS. Pride alienates others and it may be the unconscious need to keep others away because of fear. ISOLATION LEAVES THE INNER SELF EMPTY. One sees an inability to stop anxiety and compulsive thinking as with the states resolved by PINE. pollens and perfumes. This remedy is an excellent help for such problems such as HEAD INJURIES. or DISINTEREST IN THE BODY. preventing sleep. NON-INSULIN DEPENDENT DIABETES. and GRINDING LOWER JAWS.of the past in order to fulfill the mission of one's life. OBESITY. It is an excessively self-centered personality. The desire for attention fuels the feelings of grandiosity. ULCERS and INDIGESTION). Physical symptoms can include GASTRIC and DUODENAL ULCERS. The over-impressionability causes disturbances from deep within. like CERATO. There is a need for depth and breadth to tap into intuition. 10 . These individuals can also suffer from INSOMNIA. There is a lack of motivation and a feeling of indifference as well as a lack of appetite. it is a good opener to a case. helps with the pain of withdrawal from addiction and stabilizes the therapist against the energies of his or her clients. One then becomes unapproachable and unassailable and must then withdraw to deal with their own problems in their own way. Teachers and healers are often WATER VIOLET. These individuals start many things and are good at them but can't decide. Children can lose interest in school and play. HORNBEAM. boredom and lack of concentration.

LACK OF INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES. As in chronic illness or a "stuck" marriage. DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS. Unreleased anger can cause COLICKY PAINS. self pity. These individuals can be boring and tiresome. There is no joy in wishes or dreams. but instead there is resigned acceptance. PSYCHOSIS. ANTISOCIAL and DISRUPTIVE PERSONALITIES (HOLLY) and even PARANOID STATES with feelings of dissatisfaction.WILD ROSE — There is a deep sense of HOPELESSNESS. such as SCHIZOPHRENIC STATES. as well as PHYSICAL RIGIDITY and WORN FEATURES. CHRONIC COUGHS. It describes the PASSIVE-AGGRESSIVE PERSONALITY. HEART PROBLEMS. and SCHIZOID PERSONALITY where passivity is the major emotional presentation. 11 . SKIN LESIONS. HYPERTENSION. The soul feels deserted and abandoned.” A deep misunderstanding develops during the first days of life or from earlier existences and initiative is abandoned. Wild Rose belongs to the group. as though hungry and there is no one there to attend to its needs. This remedy is for all disorders involving resentment and blame. This remedy can also be used when processing EARLY CHILDHOOD in psychotherapy. and belongs to the group. and INSOMNIA. There is a disinterest in fighting for health and a withdrawal from reality to protect the emotional life. the person is beyond depression. TENSION HEADACHES. and DEPRESSION. The personality becomes chronically entrenched in TERMINAL ILLNESS or DISABILITY. DESPAIR AND DESPONDENCY along with PINE. OAK. LARCH. SWEET CHESTNUT. ELM. WILLOW — This remedy is used for PSYCHOSOMATIC ILLNESS as is the remedy HOLLY. There is resignation in regard to inner and outer life. One feels victimized and burdened by an undeserved fate and seeks to blame others. HYPERVENTILATION. CONSTIPATION. Psychosomatic illness is caused by suppression of emotions and/or overcompliance. This individual shows resentment and bitterness. One sees a lack of energy as well as a "flat affect". TACHYCARDIA. self-righteousness and denial of reality. This individual lives in a fixed state of "negative personality. CRAB APPLE and STAR OF BETHLEHEM. it can be used in MENTAL ILLNESS. The person is half dead.

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