These people like to mother those they care for and tend to be overly full of love and care for their children, family and friends, knowing what is best for them and trying to live their lives for them. They like to feel needed and are hurt if those around them are too independent and do not seek or heed their advice. The most negative Chicory people become possessive, clingy and selfish and can then stifle the freedom of those whom they love, so turning them away in their desire to hold on to them. They are happiest when they have their family around them, when they are the center of attention and the one their family turns to for guidance. This essence helps such people to channel their love in a more positive way so that they care and advise, but at the same time are aware of their loved ones own needs and desires- being there when needed but mindful of individuality and the need for independence.
This essence made from the bud of the horse chestnut tree is for those who do not take full advantage of experience and so repeat the same mistakes time and time again. This essence helps such people to be more observant and aware of this pitfall and so learn the lessons of daily life more easily.
This essence is for those who hide their worries, anxieties and fears behind a cheerful façade. They do not like to make a fuss, make light of their difficulties and pretend all is well. They are jovial, humorous people who love peace and are distressed by arguments. This essence helps to relieve the worry anquish or fear that they keep to themselves, and helps to ease the agony they have locked away inside.
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.
This essence is for those fears, which have no identifiable cause. For feelings of apprehension or anticipation and that feeling as though something is about to happen. This essence helps those suffering this way to realize the emptiness of their fears, and to put them into true perspective.
The blossom of the Cherry Plum is for the dreadful fear of losing control. The fear of madness, insanity, of doing something out of character, something irrational or the sudden urge to do harm to oneself or another. This person may be afraid to be alone, yet also be afraid to be with others in case they should break down, become hysterical or lose all sense of reason. This essence helps the sufferer to find peace and sanity despite their tortuous thoughts, thus restoring calm and reason.
This is the essence for those who find it hard to understand the difficulties of others. The Beech person is intolerant and critical of people’s failings, habits and faults and irritated by their apparent shortcomings and foolishness. The Beech essence helps people of this nature to be more tolerant and lenient of the plight of others, realizing that their ways might be different but not necessarily inferior.
Crab Apple is the remedy for those who feel unclean and suffer from a poor self-image. It is a cleansing essence for mind and body.
The Centaury person is very gentle, kind and over-anxious to please others. They find it hard to say no and so become overworked or easily imposed upon. Sometimes people take them for granted or abuse their good nature. This essence helps to promote the inner strength that is needed for these gentle people to stand up for themselves, and cope with the dominance of others.