This particular wild grass is for those who feel rather lost in life; dissatisfied with what they are doing or have achieved- they have ambition but do not know which way to channel it. Wild Oat helps them to find the direction in life that will lead to more fulfillment and satisfaction and be more certain about what they truly want to do.
This is the essence for indecision and hesitancy, for the ability to decide between one thing and another. Shall I go or shall I stay? Shall I buy this or that?- first choosing one thing, then deciding on the other. This constant dilemma can be very wearing and cause much mental turmoil. Scleranthus is the essence to ease this uncertainty, to help the person know his/her own mind and thus help in reaching a decision without so much debate.
This essence is for that feeling most of us experience sometimes- perhaps most commonly on Monday mornings. A lack of mental strength to face the day ahead, a feeling of weariness just at the thought of it, a desire to procrastinate because all that was once pleasure has become a chore. Hornbeam restores the strength we need to face our work and look forward with more enthusiasm.
This essence restores hope and optimism to those who have become pessimistic. They have lost all hope of happiness returning or of there being a positive change in their circumstances. When ill Gorse people believe they will never get better and have no faith in their treatment. They may not even seek treatment because they feel so negative about their chance of recovery.
This essence gives encouragement to those who feel discouraged, disappointed, doubtful or are about to lose faith. Gentian helps them to be more positive in their outlook and feel more hopeful. It is the essence for the depression that occurs as a setback- losing a job, failing a driving test or examination. Gentian helps the person to see their way through these unfortunate circumstances and focus on brighter opportunities.
This essence helps those who doubt their own judgment. Cerato people can make a decision, but because they distrust their intuition, seek the reassurance of others. They can become confused or misled, often following inappropriate advice. Cerato helps them restore faith in themselves, so that they are more confident of their own judgment.