Helpful Charts

Flower Essences Qualities

Flower essences stimulate our positive qualities. The table below describes each essence in nutshell. Click on a essence, to know more about a particular essence in detail.

EssenceEnhancesHelps to Overcome
Almond EssenceSelf-control, Moral vigorAddictive in personality, workahcolic prone, sexual immoderation
Apple EssenceMental Clarity, Healthy and magnetic attitudesDoubts, indecisive, worrying, health related fears, recurrence of toxic emotions such as anger, jealousy etc
Avocado EssenceGood memory, ConcentrationHolding onto the past, unambitious, repeating mistakes, absentmindedness
Banana EssenceHumility, Non-reactivenessArrogant, quarrelsome, drawing conflict, reactive
Blackberry EssencePurity of Thought, Positive OutlookCynical, sarcastic, negative, judgemental, fault finding nature
Cherry EssenceCheerfulnessSad, gloomy, moody, self-pitying
Coconut EssenceUplifted Spiritual AwarenessProcastinating, unwilling, non-commital
Corn EssenceMental VitalityBored, lethargic, stuck in mental rut, needing stimulants
Date EssenceTender SweetnessUnpleasant, narrow, irritable, craving sweet
Fig EssenceFlexibility and Self-acceptanceOverly disciplined, dogmatic, fanatical
Grape EssenceLove, DevotionSeperation/Divorce, grieving, possessive, pushy
Lettuce EssenceCalmnessRestlessness, nervousness, inability to concentrate
Orange EssenceEnthusiasm, HopeUnhappy, sad, hopeless, disinterested
Peach EssenceUnselfishnessRude, self-involved, disinterested in others
Pear EssencePeacefulness, Emergency EssenceTraumatized, nervous, unresolved in conflict
Pineapple EssenceSelf-assuranceInferiority Complex, poverty consciousness
Raspberry EssenceKindness, CompassionBitter, resentful, easily hurt, over emotional
Spinach EssenceSimplicity, GuilelessnessOverly analytical, unhappy childhood roots, overwhelmed
Strawberry EssenceDignityPoor self-image, self-blaming, shy
Tomato EssenceMental Strength, EnduranceCowardly, quitter's attitude, fear of any nature

Physical Problems

Physical ProblemsPossible RootsSuggested Essence
High Blood PressureMental tensionPear or Spinach
AngerLettuce, Almond or Apple
AgitationLettuce
ExcessAlmond
IntoleranceDate
ResentmentRaspberry
RigidityFig
Back problemMental or physical tensionPear, Fig or Spinach
FearTomato, Apple or Spinach
InsecurityStrawberry
DiabetesNeed for sweetnessDate
Tension, InflexibilityPear or Fig
Heart ConditionLack of love / compassionGrape or Raspberry
Tension, anxietyPear or Lettuce
SadnessCherry
HeadachesPhysical or mental tensionFig, Pear or Spinach
AnxietyBanana, Tomato
AgitationLettuce
Toxic conditionBlackberry
AsthmaFearApple, Spinach or Tomato
AnxietyPear or Lettuce
OverweightLack of self controlAlmond
Feeling unlovedGrape
LonelinessGrape, Date or Peach
Eating when tenseFig, Pear or Lettuce
Eating when anxiousBanana or Tomato
Eating when boredCorn

Please note: Flower essences do not work directly on the physical body, but on mental, emotional, and spiritual levels. Our challene is to undertand the underlying roots of physical conditions. When more than one essence is listed for a particular issue, you can choose among them according to your intuition or take them all, one at a time.

Emotional and Mental Difficulties

Emotional and mental difficultiesSuggested Essence
StressPear, Spinach, Almond or Tomato
DepressionOrange, Cherry or Peach
Mental fatigueCorn
Negative emotionsGrape
AngerLettuce, Almond or Apple
Concentration, memory (for students)Avocado
InsomniaLettuce
NervousnessLettuce, Almond or Banana
Shock, accident, injuryPear

Flower Essences with other remedies

Yogananda Flower Essences may be taken together with other system of remedies like homeopathy, allopathy, ayurveda and other line of flower essences. 

Disclaimer: Flower essences do not replace treatment by a duly licensed health care professional.