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  • Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium) for extreme terror, panic, hysteria, fright, and nightmares.
  • Mimulus (Mimulus guttatus) for known fears; for example, fear of heights, pain, darkness, poverty, death, being alone, of other people, etc. Also for timidity and shyness.
  • Cherry Plum (Prunus cerasifera) for fear of losing mental and physical control; inclination to uncontrollable rages and impulses, with fear of causing harm to oneself or others, for example suicidal tendencies or losing one’s temper.
  • Aspen (Populus tremula) for vague fears and anxieties of unknown origin, a sense of foreboding, apprehension, or impending disaster.
  • Red Chestnut (Aesculus carnea) for excessive fear or over concern for others-especially loved ones, for example; over concern during their illness, automobile trips, etc., always anticipating that something unfortunate may happen to them.


  • Cerato (Ceratostigma willmottianum) for those who doubt their own ability to judge and make decisions. They are constantly seeking others advice and are often misguided.
  • Scleranthus (Scleranthus annuus) for those who are indecisive, being unable to decide between two choices, first one seeming right then the other. They may also be subject to energy or mood swings.
  • Gentian (Gentianella amarella) for those easily discouraged, in whom even small delays may cause hesitation, despondency and self-doubt.
  • Gorse (Ulex europaeus) for feelings of despair, hopelessness, and futility.
  • Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus) for that Monday-morning feeling of not being able to face the day; for tiredness and a tendency towards procrastination; for those who feel that some part of their bodies or minds need strengthening.
  • Wild Oat (Bromus ramosus) for those dissatisfied in their current career or life style, their difficulty however, is in determining exactly what career to follow.

Lack of Interest in Circumstances

  • Clematis (Clematis vitalba) for those who tend toward escapism living more in the future than in the present; for lack of concentration, daydreaming, lack of interest in present circumstances, and spaciness.
  • Honeysuckle (Lonicera caprifolium) for those dwelling too much in the past, reminiscing about the “good old days” nostalgia, and home sickness.
  • Wild Rose (Rosa canina) for those who are apathetic and have resigned themselves to their circumstances, making little effort to improve things or to find joy.
  • Olive (Olea europaea) for total mental and physical exhaustion and weariness; for sapped vitality from a long illness or personal ordeal.
  • White Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) for persistent, unwanted thoughts, mental arguments, or preoccupation with some worry or episode.
  • Mustard (Sinapis arvensis) for deep gloom that comes on for no apparent reason, bringing sudden melancholy and heavy sadness.
  • Chestnut Bud (Aesculus hippocastanum) for those who fail to learn from experience, continually repeating the same patterns and mistakes.


  • Water Violet (Hottonia palustris) for those whose preference is to be alone; seemingly aloof, proud, reserved, self-reliant, sometimes ‘superior’ in attitude. Capable and reliable they will advise, but not get ‘personally’ involved in others affairs.
  • Impatiens (Impatiens glandulifera) for those quick in thought and action but often impatient, especially with those who are slower than they; for those who show irritability through lack of patience.
  • Heather (Calluna vulgaris) for those talkative persons who constantly seek the companionship of anyone who will listen to their troubles. They are self-absorbed, generally poor listeners, and have difficulty being alone for any length of time.

Oversensitive to Influences and Ideas

  • Agrimony (Agrimonia eupatoria) for those not wishing to burden others with their troubles, covering up their suffering with a cheerful facade; they often seek escape from pain and worry through the use of drugs or alcohol.
  • Centaury (Centaurium umbellatum) for those who have difficulty in saying no, often becoming subservient in their desire to serve others; anxious to please they can be easily exploited, neglecting their own interests.
  • Walnut (Juglans regia) for stabilizing emotions during periods of transition, such as teething, puberty, adolescence, and menopause; for breaking past links and adjusting to new beginnings, such as new jobs, adjusting to new residence, cultures, or even relationships.
  • Holly (Ilex aquifolium) for negative feelings such as envy, jealousy, suspicion, revenge, and hatred; for all states showing a need for more love.

Despondency or Despair

  • Larch (Larix decidua) for those who, despite being capable, lack self-confidence. Anticipating failure, they often do not make a real effort to succeed.
  • Pine (Pinus sylvestris) for those not satisfied with their own efforts, who are self-reproachful and suffer much from guilt and the faults they attach to themselves, feeling they should or could have done better. They are often quick to blame themselves for the mistakes of others.
  • Elm (Ulmus procera) for those who over extend themselves and become overwhelmed and burdened by their responsibilities.
  • Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa) for those who feel they have reached the limits of their endurance; for dark despair, when the anguish seems to be unbearable.
  • Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) for mental and emotional stress during and following such traumatic experiences as grief, loss and accidents.
  • Willow (Salix vitellina) for those who have suffered from some misfortune or circumstance they feel was unjust or unfair. As a result, they become resentful and bitter toward others.
  • Oak (Quercus robur) for those who despite illness and adversity never give up. They are brave and determined to overcome all obstacles in order to reach their intended goal.
  • Crab Apple (Malus pumila) for feelings of shame, uncleanliness, or fear of contamination; for poor self-image, particularly as it relates to parts of or growths on the body. Will assist in detoxification and the cleansing of wounds, both internal and external.

Overcare for the Welfare of Others

  • Chicory (Cichorium intybus) for those who are overfull of care and possessive of those close to them; they can be demanding and self-pitying, with a need for others to conform to their ideals.
  • Vervain (Verbena officinalis) for those who have strong opinions, always teaching and philosophizing. They are easily incensed by injustices, and when taken to the extreme can be overenthusiastic, argumentative, and overbearing.
  • Vine (Vitis vinifera) for those who are strong-willed leaders in their own right. However, when carried to extremes, they can become autocratic, dictatorial, ruthless, and dominating.
  • Beech (Fagus sylvatica) for those who, while desiring perfection, easily find fault with people and things. Critical and intolerant at times, they may fail to see the good within others, overreacting to small annoyances or other people’s idiosyncrasies.
  • Rock Water (Aqua petra) for those who are strict and rigid with themselves in their daily living. They are hard masters to themselves, struggling toward some ideal or to set an example for others. This would include strict adherence to a life style or to religious, personal, or social disciplines.

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Dee is an Adv. Certified Aromatherapist, Reiki Master, Adv. Color/Crystal Therapist, Herbalist, Dr. of Reflexology and single mom who is dedicated to helping others any way she can.

One way she chooses to help is by offering information on the benefits and uses of natural health and healing methods for the well-being of both people and pets.