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Assist in increasing intuition.
Strengthen coping abilities.
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Agrimony Agrimonia eupatoria
(+) Emotional honesty, acknowledging and working with emotional pain, ability to radiate genuine equanimity and inner peace
(-) Anxiety hidden by a mask of cheerfulness; denial and avoidance of emotional pain, addictive behavior to anesthetize feelings
Aloe Vera Aloe vera
(+) Creative activity integrated with vital life-energy, active expression of soul fire
(-) Over-emphasis of will forces or creative fervor; “burned-out” or workaholic syndrome
Alpine Lily Lilium parvum
(+) Radiant and self-assured feminine identity, physical presence grounded in the female body
(-) Artificial or disembodied feminine self, lack of connection and awareness of female body, rejection of   female organs as “lower”
Angel’s Trumpet Brugmansia candida
(+) Spiritual surrender at death or at times of deep transformation; opening the soul to the spiritual world
(-) Fear of death, resistance to letting go of material
Angelica Angelica archangelica
(+) Feeling protection and guidance from spiritual beings, especially during threshold experiences such as birth and death, or other life passages
(-) Feeling cut off, bereft of spiritual guidance and protection; spiritual orphan
Arnica Arnica mollis
(+) Conscious embodiment, despite emergency or stress; recovery from deep-seated strain, post-trauma, or scarring
(-) Disconnection of Higher Self from body during shock or trauma; disassociation, unconsciousness, dysfunction or latent illness deriving from past trauma
Aspen Populus tremula
(+) Trust and confidence to meet the unknown, sensitive attunement to the spiritual world; perceptive awareness of psychic realms
(-) Fear of the unknown, vague anxiety and apprehension, hidden fears, nightmares; easily startled or frightened
Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila menziesii
(+) Childlike innocence and trust; feeling supported and loved, especially by male figures; faith in the providence of spiritual beings
(-) Defensiveness, insecurity, mistrust of others; estrangement from higher spiritual authority; lack of support from the father or other masculine influences in childhood
Basil Ocimum basilicum
(+) Integration of sexuality and spirituality into a sacred wholeness
(-) Polarization of sexuality and spirituality, typically leading to clandestine behavior, bifurcated relationships or sexual addiction
Beech Fagus sylvatica
(+) Tolerance, acceptance of others’ differences and imperfections, seeing the good within each person and situation; ability to offer praise to others
(-) Criticalness, judgmental attitudes, intolerance; perfectionist expectations of others; hyper-reactive to one’s social and physical environment due to underlying sensitivity
Black Cohosh Cimicifuga racemosa
(+) Courage to confront rather than retreat from abusive or threatening relationships or situations; clear and contained psychic forces
(-) Enmeshed in a relationship or lifestyle that is abusive, addictive or violent; dark, brooding emotions, congested or toxic psychic forces
Black-Eyed Susan Rudbeckia hirta
(+) Awake consciousness capable of acknowledging all aspects of the Self; penetrating insight and self-aware behavior
(-) Avoidance or repression of traumatic or shadow aspects of the personality, addictive or hypnotic behavior due to loss of consciousness
Blackberry Rubus ursinus
(+) Competent manifestation in the world; clearly directed forces of will, intentional and decisive action
(-) Inability to translate goals and ideals into concrete action or viable activities; procrastination
Bleeding Heart Dicentra formosa
(+) Ability to love others unconditionally, with an open heart; emotional freedom
(-) Entangled in relationships based on fear, possessiveness or neediness; emotionnal co-dependence
Borage Borago officinalis
(+) heart forces, buoyant courage and optimism
(-) Heavy-heartedness or grief, lack of confidence in facing difficult circumstances; depressive behavior
Buttercup Ranunculus occidentalis
(+) inner light, unattached to outer recognition or fame; self-assured
(-) Feelings of low self-worth, inability to acknowledge or experience one’s inner light and uniqueness; self-deprecating
Calendula Calendula officinalis
(+) warmth and receptivity, especially in the use of the spoken word and in dialogue with others
(-) Argumentative, lack of receptivity in communication with others; verbal abuse
California Pitcher Plant Darlingtonia californica
(+) vitality, healthy bodily instincts
(-) Listless or anemic; disassociated from or fearful of the instinctual aspects of the Self, poor digestion and assimilation
California Poppy Eschscholzia californica
(+) heart-centered spirituality; strong interior alignment for values and choices
(-) Attachment to illusion or grandeur, superficial spirituality or fantasy, external glamour or escapism through psychedelic drugs or other out-of-body activities
California Wild Rose Rosa californica
(+) for the Earth and for human life, enthusiasm for doing and serving
(-) Apathy, resignation, pronounced passivity; inability to catalyze will forces through the hear
Calla Lily Zantedeschia aethiopica
(+) about sexual identity, sexual self-acceptance; individualized integration of masculine and feminine qualities
(-) Confusion or ambivalence about sexual identity or gender; wounding due to cultural gender bias
Canyon Dudleya Dudleya cymosa
(+) psychic and physical energies; grounded presence in everyday life; positive charisma
(-) Distorted psychic experiences; inflated involvement in psychic or charismatic experiences; addiction to “trauma-drama” lifestyle
Cayenne Capsicum annuum
(+) Fiery  and energetic, inwardly mobile, capable of change and transformation
(-) Stagnation, inability to move forward toward change
Centaury Centaurium erythraea
(+) Serving others from inner strength, while nourishing one’s own needs; acting from strength of inner purpose, saying “No” when appropriate
(-) Weak-willed, dominated by others, servile, acting to please; difficulty saying “No;” fatigue and related problems due to self-neglect
Cerato Ceratostigma willmottiana
(+) Trusting one’s inner knowing, intuition; self-confidence, certainty
(-) Uncertainty or doubt of one’s inner wisdom and truth; invalidating what one knows, over-dependent on advice from others
Chamomile Matricaria recutita
(+) Serene, sun-like disposition, emotional balance
(-) Easily upset, moody and irritable, inability to release emotional tension, especially in the stomach or solar plexus
Chaparral Larrea sp.
(+) Balance psychic awareness, deep penetration and understanding of the transpersonal aspects of oneself
(-) Psychic and physical toxicity, disturbed dreams and chaotic inner life, toxicity due to drugs, violence or post-traumatic stress
Cherry Plum Prunus cerasifera
(+) Spiritual surrender and trust, feeling guided and protected by a Higher Power; balance and equanimity despite extreme stress or adversity
(-) Fear of losing control, mental and emotional breakdown; desperate or destructive impulses; acute tension and rigidity
Chestnut Bud Aesculus hippocastanum
(+) Ability to cultivate life wisdom, understanding the laws of karma; intelligence derived from life experience
(-) Poor observation of one’s experiences, failure to learn life’s lessons, repeating the same mistakes
Chicory Cichorium intybus
(+) Selfless love given freely, respecting the freedom and individuality of others; emotional containment
(-) Possessive or manipulative behaviors disguised as love, demanding, or emotionally needy; getting attention through negative behavior; self-centeredness
Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum
(+) Able to distinguish higher spiritual identity from temporal personality; transpersonal and transcendent soul expression
(-) Fear of aging and mortality, over-attachment to temporal personality; healing crisis due to materialistic focus of the soul
Clematis Clematis vitalba
(+) Awake, focused presence; manifesting inspiration in practical life; conscious embodiment and interest in the world
(-) Avoidance of the present by daydreaming; other-worldly and impractical ideals; fuzzy or vague states of floating consciousness
Corn Zea mays
(+) Alignment with the Earth, especially through the body and feet; grounded presence
(-) Inability to stay centered in the body; disorientation and stress, particularly in urban or crowded environments
Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus
(+) Integration of ideas and speech; coherent thinking; mercurial expression
(-) Unfocused, disorganized communication; overexcited speech, overwhelmed by too many ideas
Crab Apple Malus sylvestris
(+) Cleansing and restorative, bringing a sense of inner purity
(-) Feeling unclean and impure, needing to release physical or psychic toxicity; also: obsessed with imperfection or cleansing rituals
Dandelion Taraxacum officinale
(+) Dynamic (+) physical energy and expressive life force; inner ease in work and play
(-) Tense, rigid or stiff, especially in the musculature of the body; over-striving and hard-driving
Deer Brush Ceanothus integerrimus
(+) Gentle purity and clarity of purpose; motives and actions that are allied with one’s true feelings
(-) Mixed or conflicting motives; dishonest or polite responses not based upon genuine feelings
Dill Anethum graveolens
(+) Ability to experience and absorb a wide variety of sensory experiences, heightened awareness of taste, touch, hearing, sight, smell, etc.
9-) Overwhelm due to excess stimulation, hypersensitivity to environment or to outer activity, sensory congestion
Dogwood Cornus nuttallii
(+) Grace-filled movement, physical and etheric harmony in the body
(-) Awkward and painful awareness of the body; latent emotional trauma or abuse affecting the body, accident prone
Easter-Lily Lilium longiflorum
(+) Soul purity which embraces all aspects of life and body, especially sexual identity
(-) Tension in sexual identity; conflicting sexual values or experiences; virgin/whore split in psyche
Echinacea Echinacea purpurea
(+) Core integrity and immunity, maintaining a strong sense of Self, especially when challenged by stress or disease
(-) Shattered by severe trauma or abuse; physical or emotional disintegration of Self Identity; poor immune function; vacant presence
Elm Ulmus procera
(+) Joyous service, faith and confidence to complete one’s task; ability to shoulder tasks effectively
(-) Overwhelmed by personal or work obligations, feeling unequal to the task required; dysfunctional or scattered response to responsibilities and commitments
Evening-Primrose Oenothera hookeri
(+) Awareness and healing of painful early emotions absorbed from parents; ability to open emotionally and form deep, committed relationships
(-) Profound feeling of rejection stemming from in utero or early childhood experience; avoidance of commitment in relationships, fear of parenthood; sexual and emotional coldness or repression
Fairy Lantern Calochortus albus
(+) Healthy maturation; acceptance of adult responsibilities, positive integration of “child” identity
(-) Immaturity, helplessness, neediness, childish dependency; unable to take responsibility
Fawn Lily Erythronium purpurascens
(+) Involvement in the social fabric of the world; ability to share one’s spiritual gifts with others
(-) Withdrawal, isolation, self-protection; overly delicate or mystical, lacking the inner strength to participate in community and family
Filaree Erodium cicutarium
(+) Star-like vision, a cosmic overview which holds the events of ordinary life in perspective
(-) Obsessive worry and compulsion about minor events; unable to gain a wider perspective in daily life; hyper-focus on small details
Forget-Me-Not Myosotis sylvatica
(+) Awareness of karmic connections in one’s personal relationships; perceptive mindfulness of subtle realms and transpersonal relationships
(-) Lack of connection with souls in the spiritual world; loneliness and isolation due to death of a loved one; soul myopia
Fuchsia Fuchsia hybrid
(+) Genuine emotional vitality, ability to express intense feelings
(-) Hyper-emotionality or hysteria that masks deeply-seated pain and trauma; misdirected psychosomatic responses to pain and stress
Garlic Allium sativum
(+) Resilient and vital response to life, active resistance to adverse influences
(-) Fearful or weak due to parasitic influence, prone to low vitality; mediumistic
Gentian Ulmus procera
(+) Perseverance, confidence; faith to continue despite apparent setbacks
(-) Discouragement after a setback; doubt; depression due to a sense of failure
Golden Ear Drops Dicentra chysantha
(+) Ability to remember and understand core experiences that define emotional history; nourishment and insight from past experiences
(-) Suppressed toxic memories of childhood; feelings of pain and trauma about past events, affecting present emotional identity
Golden-Yarrow Achillea filipendulina
(+) Remaining open to others while staying self-contained; active social involvement which preserves inner equilibrium
(-) Over-sensitivity to one’s social surroundings, resulting in social isolation, or a false social persona; dependence on drugs for protection or social masking
Goldenrod Dicentra chysantha
(+) Strong and secure sense of individuality, balanced with group or social consciousness
(-) Overly influenced by group or cultural ties; inability to be true to oneself, easily susceptible to peer pressure or external social demands
Gorse Ulex europaeus
(+) Deep and abiding conviction and hope; equanimity and light-filled optimism
(-) Pessimistic attitude, unable to trust or imagine a positive outcome for future events
Heather Calluna vulgaris
(+) Inner tranquility; emotional self-sufficiency; positive solitude
(-) Talkative and self-absorbed; over-concerned with one’s own problems; unconscious usurpation of others’ psychic energy
Hibiscus Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
(+) Warmth and responsiveness in sexuality; integration of soul warmth and bodily passion
(-) Inability to enjoy sexual experience; lack of warmth and vitality, often due to prior exploitation, false cultural expectations or abuse
Holly Ilex aquifolium
(+) Loving and inclusive gestures to others; heartfelt compassion; ability to express gratitude to others
(-) Social isolation; jealousy, envy, suspicion, anger
Honeysuckle Lonicera caprifolium
(+) Being fully in the present; acceptance of current life conditions
(-) Nostalgia; emotional attachment to the past, longing for prior condition which seems more appealing
Hornbeam Carpinus betulus
(+) Dynamic involvement in life’s tasks; steady state of energy
(-) Unexplained fatigue or weariness, correlated to daily tasks or responsibilities that do not fully engage soul commitment and interest
Hound’s Tongue Cynoglossum grande
(+) Holistic thinking; perceiving the physical world and physical life with spiritually clear thoughts
(-) Materialistic world view, weighed down or dulled by a mundane or overly analytical viewpoint; can be accompanied by heaviness or torpor in the physical body
Impatiens Impatiens glandulifera
(+) Ability to flow harmoniously with time and daily rhythms, patient embrace of life events and the pace of others
(-) Impatience, irritation, hypertension, intolerance; pain due to tension and resistance in the body
Indian Paintbrush Castilleja miniata
(+) Lively, energetic creativity, exuberant artistic activity
(-) Low vitality and exhaustion, difficulty rousing physical forces to sustain the intensity of creative work; inability to bring creative forces into physical expression
Indian Pink Silene californica
(+) Ability to remain centered and focused, even under stress or high levels of activity; managing and coordinating diverse tasks
(-) Psychic forces which are easily fragmented by too much movement; frayed and overwhelmed during multi-leveled activity
Iris Iris douglasiana
(+) Inspired artistry, soulful creativity in touch with higher realms; radiant, iridescent vision in all aspects of life
(-) Lacking inspiration or creativity; feeling weighed down by the ordinariness of the world; dullness or spectator consciousness
Lady’s Slipper Cypripedium parviflorum
(+) Higher purpose aligned with daily work, integration of spiritual vision with vital forces in the root and creative chakras
(-) Life purpose and direction not aligned with outer activity; nervous exhaustion or sexual depletion due to inability to access life force in the lower chakras
Larch Larix decidua
(+) Self-confidence, creative expression, ability to be spontaneous and take risks
(-) Lack of confidence, expectation of failure, self-censorship, unable to find one’s voice or speak one’s convictions
Larkspur Delphinium depauperatum
(+) Charismatic leadership, contagious enthusiasm, joyful service
(-) Leadership distorted by self-aggrandizement or burdensome dutifulness; inability to motivate or inspire others
Lavender Lavandula officinalis
(+) Spiritual sensitivity, highly refined awareness intact with stable bodily health
(-) Nervous or high-wired energy states, over-stimulation of mental or spiritual forces, depletion of physical forces; insomnia
Lotus Nelumbo nucifera
(+) Expansive and inclusive spirituality, ability to synthesize diverse life experience in service to the spiritual world
(-) Spiritual pride, inflated sense of Self, out of touch with ordinary personality and humble tasks
Love-Lies-Bleeding Amaranthus caudatus
(+) Transcendent consciousness, the ability to move beyond personal pain, suffering or mental anguish; transpersonal vision; compassionate acceptance of life karma
(-) Intensification of pain and suffering due to isolation; profound melancholia or despair due to the over-personalization of one’s pain
Madia Madia elegans
(+) Precise thinking, disciplined focus and concentration
(-) Easily distracted, inability to concentrate, splintered activity that is unproductive
Mallow Sidalcea sp.
(+) Warm and personable, open-hearted sharing, trust in social process
(-) Insecure in relationships, paralysis in reaching out to others, resulting in social barriers
Manzanita Arctostaphylos viscida
(+) Joyous embodiment, spiritual identity integrated with the physical body
(-) Estranged from the earthly world; aversion or revulsion toward the body and physical world; eating and sleeping disorders
Mariposa Lily Calochortus leichtlinii
(+) Maternal consciousness, warm, feminine and nurturing; mother-child bonding, positive connection to mother and similar female figures
(-) Alienated from mother or from mothering role, feelings of childhood abandonment or abuse; orphan state of consciousness
Milkweed Asclepias cordifolia
(+) Healthy ego strength; independence and self-reliance
(-) Neediness and emotional regression, dulling the consciousness through drugs, alcohol, overeating; creating dependency or sickness to receive attention
Mimulus Mimulus guttatus
(+) Courage and confidence to face life’s challenges; radiant light that shines outward to the world
(-) Over-exaggerated concern for daily life events; extreme apprehensionn of new thresholds of experience
Morning Glory Ipomoea purpurea
(+) Sparkling vital force, awake and refreshed; in touch with natural life rhythms
(-) Dull, toxic, or “hung over,” inability to fully enter the body, especially in the morning; addictive or erratic living habits that deplete life force
Mountain Pennyroyal Monardella odoratissima
(+) Strength and clarity of thought, mental integrity and positivity
(-) Unconscious absorption of negative programming, psychic contamination or possession
Mountain Pride Penstemon newberryi
(+) Forthright masculine energy; warrior-like spirituality which confronts and transforms
(-) Vacillation and withdrawal in the face of challenge; lack of assertiveness, inability to take a stand for one’s convictions
Mugwort Artemisia douglasiana
(+) Integration of psychic or dream experiences with daily life; flexible, multi-dimensional consciousness, warm and expansive soul qualities
(-) Tendency to hysteria, fantasy or projection, overactive psychic life unable to distinguish or integrate trans-physical experiences
Mullein Verbascum Thapsus
(+) Strong sense of inner conscience, truthfulness, uprightness
(-) Inability to hear one’s inner voice; moral weakness and confusion, indecisiveness; lying or deception to oneself or others
Mustard Sinapis arvensis
(+) Emotional equilibrium, ability to integrate suffering and joy into a positive whole
(-) Overly susceptible to depression or despair due to fluctuating life events; bouts of mania followed by depression
Nasturtium Tropaeolum majus
(+) Glowing vitality, radiant warmth; living thinking
(-) Overly “dry” or intellectual consciousness; depletion of life-force and emotional verve from too much study
Nicotiana Nicotiana alata
(+) Inner peace centered in the heart and breath; physical and emotional well-being through harmonious connection with rhythmic pulsations in the Earth
(-) Rigid or mechanized qualities in the body; blunted feelings, shallow breathing; over-use of hard-edge masculine forces
Oak Quercus robur
(+) Balanced strength, accepting limits, knowing when to surrender
(-) Iron-willed, inflexible; over-striving beyond one’s limits; taking on more than one can inwardly sustain
Olive Olea europaea
(+) Rejuvenation of life force; energetic depth and longevity; sense of wellbeing; ability to cultivate the conditions for deep rest and renewal
(-) Complete exhaustion or physical collapse usually due to extreme demand on one’s physical forces; resistance to deep rest
Oregon Grape Berberis aquifolium
(+) Loving inclusion of others, positive expectation of good will from others, ability to trust
(-) Paranoid or defensive behavior; expectation of hostility from others; antagonistic projection
Penstemon Penstemon davidsonii
(+) Inner fortitude despite outer hardships; perseverance; ability to endure and forbear adversity
(-) Feeling persecuted or sorry for oneself; inability to bear life’s difficult circumstances
Peppermint Mentha piperita
(+) Mindful and wakeful clarity, warm metabolism balanced with cool head forces
(-) Dull or sluggish, especially mental lethargy; under-active metabolism which depletes mental forces
Pine Pinus sylvestris
(+) Self-acceptance, self-forgiveness; freedom to move forward despite past mistakes
(-) Melancholic obsession with past events; over-emphasis on guilt or self-blame, paralysis due to excessive self-criticism
Pink Monkeyflower Mimulus lewisii
(+) Emotional transparency; courage to take emotional risks with others
(-) Feelings of shame, guilt, or unworthiness; fear of exposure and rejection due to prior abuse or trauma
Pink Yarrow Achillea millefolium var. rubra
(+) Loving awareness of others within a field of self-contained consciousness; appropriate emotional boundaries
(-) Unbalanced sympathetic forces, overly absorbent auric field, lack of emotional clarity, dysfunctional merging with others
Poison Oak Toxicodendron diversilobum
(+) Positive vulnerability, ability to make contact with others through touch
(-) Fear of intimate contact, protective of personal boundaries; reactive or rejecting in relationships
Pomegranate Punica granatum
(+) Joyful expression of feminine creativity, actively productive and nurturing at home or in the world
(-) Ambivalent or confused about the focus of creativity, especially between values of career and home, creative and procreative, personal and globa
Pretty Face Triteleia ixioides ssp. Scabra
(+) Radiant inner beauty; self-acceptance in relation to personal appearance despite handicaps or blemishes
(-) Feeling ugly or rejected because of personal appearance; over-identified with physical appearance
Purple Monkeyflower Mimulus kelloggii
(+) Love-based rather than fear-based spirituality, calm and clarity when experiencing spiritual phenomena; the courage to trust in one’s own spiritual experience or guidance
(-) Fear of retribution or censure if one departs from religious conventions of family or community; apprehension or avoidance of threshold experiences due to fear-based beliefs or ritual abuse
Quaking-Grass Briza maxima
(+) Harmonious community consciousness, flexible and receptive in group work
(-) Dysfunctional in group settings, inability to compromise, over-attachment to personal will and desire in social situations
Queen Anne’s Lace Daucus carota
(+) Spiritual insight and vision; integration of psychic faculties with sexual and emotional aspects of Self
(-) Projection or lack of objectivity in psychic awareness; distortion of psychic perception or physical eyesight due to sexual or emotional imbalances
Quince Chaenomeles speciosa
(+) Loving strength and firm loving; integration of masculine initiating power and feminine nurturing qualities
(-) Inability to catalyze or reconcile strength and power with affection and tenderness; dysfunctional or inconsistent parenting or leadership behavior
Rabbitbrush Chrysothamnus nauseosus
(+) Lively and alert mental field; acute sensory perception and mobile state of mind
(-) Easily overwhelmed by details; unable to cope with simultaneous events, “fuzzy” consciousness that is unable to register details
Red Chestnut Aesculus carnea
(+) Compassionate and trusting awareness of others; calm and serene disposition when considering the situation of others or life events
(-) Obsessive fear and apprehension for wellbeing of others, anticipation of problems accompanied by mental agitation or repetitive worry
Red-Clover Trifolium pratense
(+) Calm and steady presence, especially in emergency situations, internally generated behavior
(-) Susceptible to mass hysteria and anxiety, easily influenced by panic or other forms of group thought
Rock Rose Helianthemum nummularium
(+) Transcendent courage when facing adversity; ability to assume control in catastrophic situations by remaining grounded and present
(-) Gripping terror, panic; fear of death or annihilation; lack of embodiment and presence for the immediate situation
Rock Water Solarized spring water
(+) Flexibility, spontaneity, and flowing receptivity; apprehending the spirit rather than the letter of the law
(-) Rigid standards for oneself or others, asceticism, self-denial; bound by rules, regimens or regulations
Rosemary Rosmarinus officinalis
(+) Warm physical presence and mental vitality; healthy embodiment
(-) Forgetfulness or poor learning ability, loosely incarnated in body, lacking physical/etheric warmth, especially in bodily extremities; traumatic out-of-body spiritual experiences
Sage Salvia officinalis
(+) Wisdom derived from life experience; ability to assess and understand life process from a higher perspective
(-) Seeing life as ill-fated or undeserved; inability to perceive higher purpose and meaning in life events
Sagebrush Artemesia tridentate
(+) Essential awareness that releases what is extraneous, receptive “emptiness” capable of transformation and change
(-) Over-identification with illusory parts of oneself; cluttered and chaotic attachments; need to release dysfunctional and stifling aspects within the personality or surroundings
Saguaro Cereus giganteus
(+) Awareness of what is ancient and sacred, a sense of tradition or lineage; ability to learn from elders
(-) Conflict with images of authority, sense of separateness or alienation from the past
Saint John’s Wort Hypericum perforatum
(+) Illumined consciousness, light-filled awareness; solar strength
(-) Psychic and physical vulnerability; fearful or disturbed dreams; depression due to lack of contact with spiritual world
Scarlet Monkeyflower Mimulus cardinalis
(+) Direct and clear communication of deep feelings, especially anger or disappointment, integration of the emotional “shadow”
(-) Fear or repression of intense feelings; inability to act upon issues of anger and powerlessness; need to be seen as “nice” rather than “real”
Scleranthus Scleranthus annuus
(+) Decisiveness, inner resolve, ability to weigh choices and make judgments
(-) Hesitation, indecision, confusion and ambiguity; wavering between choices or values
Scotch-Broom Cysisus scoparius
(+) Positive and optimistic feelings about future events; sun-like forces of action and connection in the world
(-) Disheartened and depressed; overcome with pessimism and despair, especially regarding one’s personal relationship to world events
Self-Heal Prunella vulgaris
(+) Ability to tap into health-giving forces for body and soul; lifestyle choices that lead to wellness and wholeness
(-) Inability to take inner responsibility for one’s healing, lacking in spiritual motivation for wellness, overly dependent on external advice for health choices
Shasta-Daisy Chrysanthemum maximum
(+) Mandalic or holistic consciousness, ability to synthesize disparate ideas into a living wholeness
(-) Over-intellectualization of reality, especially seeing information as bits and pieces rather than parts of a whole; artificial or mechanized intelligence
Shooting Star Dodecatheon hendersonii
(+) Humanized spirituality, cosmic consciousness warmed with caring for all that is human and earthly
(-) Profound feeling of alienation, especially not feeling at home on Earth, nor a part of the human family; disturbed birth trauma
Snapdragon Antirrhinum majus
(+) Lively, dynamic energy; healthy libido; verbal communication which is emotionally balanced
(-) Verbal aggression and hostility; repressed or misdirected libido; mouth and jaw tension, misplaced snapping, biting or eating behaviours
Star of Bethlehem Ornithogalum umbellatum
(+) Unity with deepest part of the Self; sense of inner divinity and wholeness
(-) Shock or trauma, either recent or from a past experience; need for healing and comfort from the spiritual world
Star-Thistle Centaurea solstitialis
(+) Generous and inclusive, ability to share with others due to an inner feeling of abundance
(-) Fear of lack, inability to give freely and spontaneously, miserly or hoarding tendencies
Star-Tulip Calochortus tolmiei
(+) Sensitive and receptive attunement; serene soul disposition, inner listening to others and to higher worlds, especially in dreams and meditation
(-) Inability to cultivate quiet inner presence, lack of attunement or soul insight, unable to meditate or pray
Sticky Monkeyflower Mimulus aurantiacus
(+) Balanced integration of human warmth and sexual intimacy; ability to express deep feelings of love and connectedness in sexual relationships
(-) Repressed sexual feelings, inappropriate sexual behavior divorced from human love; inability to experience human warmth in sexual experiences; deep fear of sexuality and intimacy
Sunflower Helianthus annuus
(+) Unique individuality, spiritualized ego forces infused into a sun-radiant personality
(-) Distorted or vacillating sense of Self; inflation or self-effacement, low self-esteem or arrogance; poor relation to father or solar aspects of Self
Sweet Chestnut Castanea sativa
(+) Spiritual depth, faith derived from encountering adversity; solitude rooted in spiritual communion
(-) Pronounced despair and agony; feeling of aloneness or abandonment due to a “dark night of the soul”
Sweet Pea Lathyrus latifolus
(+) Commitment to community, a sense of one’s place on Earth, ability to form social roots
(-) Inability to form bonds with social community or to find one’s place on Earth; homelessness, dislocation or frequent travel and moving
Tansy Tanacetum vulgare
(+) Decisive and goal-oriented, purposeful in action, self-directed mastery and achievement
(-) Lethargy, procrastination, inability to take straightforward action; habits which undermine or subvert real abilities and talents
Tiger-Lily Lilium humboldtii
(+) Positive social interaction; collaboration derived from dynamic balance of feminine and masculine soul forces
(-) Overly aggressive “yang” forces, excessive competition rather than cooperation
Trillium Trillium chloropetalum
(+) Secure sense of personal welfare and financial well-being; ability to serve and give to others
(-) Distortions in survival chakra, fear due to materialistic emphasis, greed for possessions and power; poverty consciousness that leads to overly-materialistic focus
Trumpet Vine Campsis tagliabuana
(+) Articulate and colorful in verbal expression; active, dynamic projection of oneself in social situations
(-) Lack of vitality or soul force in expression; inability to be assertive or to speak clearly, speech impediments
Vervain Verbena officinalis
(+) Ability to practice moderation, tolerance, and balance; “the middle way;” passionate and embodied idealism
(-) Overbearing or insistent behavior regarding one’s beliefs; intensity bordering on fanaticism; nervous exhaustion from over-striving
Vine Vitis vinifera
(+) Selfless service, recognition of the individuality of others; inner authority derived from connection to higher spiritual identity
(-) Domineering, tyrannical, forcing one’s will on others; need to subjugate others in order to gain ego strength
Violet Viola odorata
(+) Delicate, highly perceptive sensitivity, elevated spiritual perspective; socially responsive but self-contained
(-) Profound shyness, cool and aloof, fear of being submerged in groups
Walnut Juglans regia
(+) Freedom from limiting influences, making healthy transitions in life, inner strength to follow one’s own path and destiny
(-) Overly influenced by the social expectations or values of family or community, past experiences or beliefs that inhibit the soul’s evolution
Water Violet Hottonia palustr
(+) Dignity and inner composure balanced with social connections to others; ability to share one’s gifts with others
(-) Aloof, withdrawn, disdainful of “lower” relationships; making distinctions based on class, race or social status that insure separation from others; false pride
White Chestnut Aesculus hippocastanum
(+) Tranquil disposition, spacious mental state that transcends personal or petty thoughts
(-) Worry-bound repetitive thoughts, chattering mind; restless and agitated mental condition; insomnia
Wild Oat Bromus ramosus
(+) Work as an expression of inner calling; manifestation of one’s true goals and values; work experiences motivated by a clear life purpose and conviction
(-) Confusion and indecision about life direction; trying many activities but chronically dissatisfied or restless, lack of commitment or focus; work for survival rather than service
Wild Rose Rosa canina
(+) Will to live, joy and commitment to life despite trials or pain
(-) Resignation or apathy; inability to embrace life; pain or suffering that paralyzes body and soul; lingering illness which does not resolve itself
Willow Salix vitellina
(+) Acceptance, forgiveness, taking responsibility for one’s life situation, adaptable to changing fortunes and circumstances
(-) Feeling resentful, inflexible or rigid emotional memories which turn to bitterness; tendency to blame others or see oneself as the victim
Yarrow Achillea millefolium
(+) Luminous and strong auric field, compassionate and inclusive sensitivity, refined and flexible psychic forces
(-) Extreme vulnerability to others and to the environment; easily depleted, overly absorbent of negative influences, psychic toxicity
Yarrow Environmental Solution
(+) Physical and etheric vitality, self-regulating and adaptive immune response to environmental stresses
(-) Disturbance of life-force and vitality by noxious radiation, pollution, or other geopathic stress; residual effects of past exposure; dysfunctional immune response; allergic hypersensitivity
Yellow Star Tulip Calochortus monophyllus
(+) Empathetic receptivity to the feelings and experiences of others; compassionate response based upon social awareness
(-) Insensitivity to the sufferings of others; lack of perception for the consequences of one’s actions on others
Yerba Santa Eriodictyon californicum
(+) Free-flowing emotion, ability to harmonize breathing with feeling; capacity to express a full range of human emotions, especially pain and sadness; positive melancholy and soul depth
(-) Constricted feelings, particularly in the heart and lungs; internalized grief and melancholy, deeply repressed emotions
Zinnia Zinnia elegan
(+) Childlike playfulness and curiosity, detached perspective on Self, sense of humor
(-) Over-serious and dull, lack of spontaneity or humor; overly somber self-identity; workaholic tendencies