E.WagnerHolisticHealth: April 2014

E.WagnerHolisticHealth: April 2014

Blog# 26: Three Important Flower Essences for Spring

This flower can help those who keep

overwhelmingly busy schedules and suffer the consequences. These people are so busy that they neglect

their physical, emotional, and spiritual health, and consequently develop great

tension in their bodies, especially in their upper back and neck. Dandelion flower essence helps to release

this tension and the associated blocked or suppressed emotions. The essence can be taken orally, added to

massage oil, and even lightly sprayed in a workplace or home. Dandelion is well known as a detoxifying

bitter tonic which cleanses the liver, increases bile flow, and restores normal

bowel function. The herb also helps

release stagnant emotions, especially anger, which is the emotion associated

with the liver and gall bladder in Asian Medicine.

Nettles. Also called stinging nettles, this flower essence can help

people who tend to be cold and angry, even spiteful, possibly because they feel

cheated by others or by life in general.

It can help in the expression of these emotions, thus allowing more open

and honest connection with others. Nettles

flower essence helps cleanse toxins from the body which are due to emotional

stress. The essence also helps the body

relax. It is especially effective in

reducing or resolving conflict and cruelty within the home or workplace. The herb is one of the world’s most

nutritious greens, especially rich in vitamins A and C, as well as in iron,

silica, and potassium. It helps rid the

body of toxins by stimulating kidney and liver function, and has long been used

to support those convalescing from illness or suffering from anemia.

As a flower essence, peppermint helps people who suffer from mental

sluggishness and digestive tract upset due to stress or an inappropriate

diet. It can help improve digestion and

absorption of nutrients, and, as a result, can increase mental and physical

sometimes used to help improve mental concentration and is an excellent remedy

for students, especially around exam time, including spring final exams. It can also help alleviate mild

depression. As an herbal remedy, it can improve blood

circulation and warms the body. It tends

to relax tension and relieve pain, including menstrual cramps. Peppermint herb acts as a mild muscle

relaxant, and can help alleviate problems ranging from indigestion, mild asthmatic

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other herbs and flower essences that can help with detoxification and energy level.

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