*Please note: A flower essence is energetic and odorless and therefore distinct from essential oils.
About Rowan Flower Essence
Folklore and tradition holds Rowan as a powerful and sacred tree said to cast a bright golden glow. It was called upon in times of need for protection and empowerment. Rowan is boldly decorated with clusters of bright red berries produced from delicate, and seemingly glowing, white flowers. The wild Rowan is found naturally only among birch trees with a tendency to grow taller and extend past the canopy of the surrounding flora. Our Rowan flower essence was made in a magical place, the oldest and largest forest in Iceland. This Rowan tree watches over a huge glacial river, where it is said that an ancient worm lives and protects the golden ring. Iceland's rich folklore is currently alive and well; we have heard that the worm was last seen few months ago.
Rowan flower essence is grounding, centering, and immensely strengthening. Rowan works to remove dark thoughts and enhances the ability to forgive. It helps to integrate, heal and release the past. It can be used to release deeply suppressed emotional pain and patterns of self-rejection, self-pity, hopelessness, desperation and pessimism.
Rowan strengthens the Wei qi, our protective shield, to enhance inner stability. Rowan opens and flows the Qi (Life force) in the acupuncture channels, in particular, and enhances the flow of Qi in the extremities. It may be useful for those people experiencing decreased energetic flow in the hands and feet (use with Helichrysum EO).
Keywords Related to Rowan
- Inner Strength
- Purges Darkness & Negativity
How to Use Rowan Flower Essence
Due to the energetic nature of flower essences, it is important to not let the glass dropper touch anything other than the flower essence itself in order to keep the essence as potent as possible. Flower essences have an extremely high level of safety and can be used by people of all ages without concern. Flower essences are great for animals too.
- Internally: 1-2 drops on the tongue, four times a day or as desired. They can also be added to spring water and sipped on throughout the day.
- Externally: Flower essences can be applied topically to areas of the body, such as the acupuncture or marma points. A few drops can also be added to baths, massage oil, body care products, clearing/room spray (spring water and essential oil blend), and numerous other ways.
What are Flower Essences?
Flower essences are a bioenergetic imprint of a flower that has been transferred and stabilized in water. It is the Qi or the Life Force of a flower that has been captured in water. Flower essences are an important tool to address issues related to and rooted in the emotions, mind and soul. Flower essences as a primary treatment for what Traditional Chinese Medicine calls Shen or Spirit, which is a term referring to our psychological health and wellbeing. Each flower is profoundly intelligent and holds specific transformational information found in nature that can help us realize our true nature and help us shift out of self-limiting, self-destructive patterns and behaviors. Flower essences support physical healing by optimizing body, mind and spirit wellbeing. Since flower essences are energetic in nature, their benefits are not due to a direct bio-chemical interaction with the body but instead work on the various energy pathways and fields, such as the acupuncture meridians, to create balance and harmony.
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