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.

Essence Enhances Helps to Overcome
Almond Essence Self-control, Moral vigor Addictive in personality, workahcolic prone, sexual immoderation
Apple Essence Mental Clarity, Healthy and magnetic attitudes Doubts, indecisive, worrying, health related fears, recurrence of toxic emotions such as anger, jealousy etc
Avocado Essence Good memory, Concentration Holding onto the past, unambitious, repeating mistakes, absentmindedness
Banana Essence Humility, Non-reactiveness Arrogant, quarrelsome, drawing conflict, reactive
Blackberry Essence Purity of Thought, Positive Outlook Cynical, sarcastic, negative, judgemental, fault finding nature
Cherry Essence Cheerfulness Sad, gloomy, moody, self-pitying
Coconut Essence Uplifted Spiritual Awareness Procastinating, unwilling, non-commital
Corn Essence Mental Vitality Bored, lethargic, stuck in mental rut, needing stimulants
Date Essence Tender Sweetness Unpleasant, narrow, irritable, craving sweet
Fig Essence Flexibility and Self-acceptance Overly disciplined, dogmatic, fanatical
Grape Essence Love, Devotion Seperation/Divorce, grieving, possessive, pushy
Lettuce Essence Calmness Restlessness, nervousness, inability to concentrate
Orange Essence Enthusiasm, Hope Unhappy, sad, hopeless, disinterested
Peach Essence Unselfishness Rude, self-involved, disinterested in others
Pear Essence Peacefulness, Emergency Essence Traumatized, nervous, unresolved in conflict
Pineapple Essence Self-assurance Inferiority Complex, poverty consciousness
Raspberry Essence Kindness, Compassion Bitter, resentful, easily hurt, over emotional
Spinach Essence Simplicity, Guilelessness Overly analytical, unhappy childhood roots, overwhelmed
Strawberry Essence Dignity Poor self-image, self-blaming, shy
Tomato Essence Mental Strength, Endurance Cowardly, quitter's attitude, fear of any nature

Physical Problems

Physical Problems Possible Roots Suggested Essence
High Blood Pressure Mental tension Pear or Spinach
Anger Lettuce, Almond or Apple
Agitation Lettuce
Excess Almond
Intolerance Date
Resentment Raspberry
Rigidity Fig
Back problem Mental or physical tension Pear, Fig or Spinach
Fear Tomato, Apple or Spinach
Insecurity Strawberry
Diabetes Need for sweetness Date
Tension, Inflexibility Pear or Fig
Heart Condition Lack of love / compassion Grape or Raspberry
Tension, anxiety Pear or Lettuce
Sadness Cherry
Headaches Physical or mental tension Fig, Pear or Spinach
Anxiety Banana, Tomato
Agitation Lettuce
Toxic condition Blackberry
Asthma Fear Apple, Spinach or Tomato
Anxiety Pear or Lettuce
Overweight Lack of self control Almond
Feeling unloved Grape
Loneliness Grape, Date or Peach
Eating when tense Fig, Pear or Lettuce
Eating when anxious Banana or Tomato
Eating when bored Corn

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 difficulties Suggested Essence
Stress Pear, Spinach, Almond or Tomato
Depression Orange, Cherry or Peach
Mental fatigue Corn
Negative emotions Grape
Anger Lettuce, Almond or Apple
Concentration, memory (for students) Avocado
Insomnia Lettuce
Nervousness Lettuce, Almond or Banana
Shock, accident, injury Pear

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.