Therapeutic indications

The therapeutic indications are grouped in seven general categories of psychosomatic disorders, as follows:

1. Fear
Aspen: fretfulness with no apparent determined cause
Cherry Plum: anguish induced by loss of control
Mimulus: fear generated by causes which participate to the personal treadmill, phobias shyness
Red Chestnut: excessive preoccupation with other people, joined by the actual involvement of self-disregard
Rock Rose: panic, extreme fear, feeling of terror

2. Loneliness
Heather: propensity to excessive talk which hints on the preoccupation with one’s own self
Impatiens: impatience, propensity to irascibility
Water Violet: pride, retreat from the social life, repression

3. Indecision
Cerato: exaggerated dependence on other people’s advice and suggestion; wasted intuition
Gentian: discouraging distrust caused by major failure
Gorse: depression, pessimism, hopelessness
Hornbeam: postponing decisions and actions, lack of enthusiasm
Sclerathus: inability to choose between similar options
Wild Oat: discovering one’s own calling in this life

4. Hypersensitivity
Agrimony: dissimulated optimism, hysterical joy, repressed problems (with various degrees of intensity and complexity)
Centaury: inability to refuse, excessive tolerance accompanied by the chronic lack of self-esteem
Holly: violent tendencies and actions, declared or repressed envy, vengefulness, possessiveness
Walnut: support in major changes

5. Excessive preoccupation with other people
Beech: intolerance, addiction to precision and order, rigidity, critical disposition towards the others
Chicory: the will to be the center of attention, emotional blackmail
Rock Water: involutional self-perfectionism, inflexibility
Vervain: revolt (justified or generated by controversial situations) against unjustice, the will to act in order to make justice
Vine: dominating abusive attitude, excess of power

6. Addiction
Crab Apple: unconstructive exigencies to one’s own person, psycho-emotional purification, feelings of uncleanliness, addiction to detail
Elm: overwhelming responsibilities, inferiority complexes, nihilistic thinking (unjustified anticipation of failure)
Larch: lack of self-esteem
Oak: Sisyphean perseverance, addition to “doing something”
Pine: the haunting feeling of guilt, incertitude related to the efficiency of personal qualities
Star of Bethlehem: side effects (medium and long-term) of traumatizing situations, chronic sufferance
Sweet Chestnut: emotional agony, (apparent) emotional traumas over the limit of supportability
Willow: self-victimization, hidden resentment, unconditioned pessimism

7. Lack of interest in the present moment
Chestnut Bud: extended inability to learn from past mistakes
Clematis: denial of palpable reality, absence from the concrete present, dreamy attitude
Honeysuckle: vicious nostalgia, anchoring in a hyperbolized past, home sickness
Olive: exhaustion of all sorts
Wild Rose: resignation, apathy
White Chestnut: conversations with one’s own person (speaking to one’s self), undesired thoughts
Mustard: anguish in all its plurality of meanings