Holly in Bach flower therapy : properties, benefits, uses

Holly in Bach flower therapy

properties, benefits, uses

Holly ( Ilex Aquifolium ) is part of the Aquifoliaceae family. Holly is a perennial tree, common in Europe, the Alps and southern China and is found above 400m. of altitude. The leaves are glossy green, sprout from the bottom, have resistant quills to protect themselves from forest animals. It ‘a shrub that grows in the woods generally, its berries are bright red, has flowers white and fragrant blooming in spring.

Holly : properties and benefits

The key word for this flower is “l ‘ Othello’ by William Shakespeare , who is hurt, is susceptible, and hypersensitive thinks evil, probably at the base there is internal cross insecurity that drives us to assume and act aggressively and cruel.

The Dr. Edward Bach describes people Holly as well: ” … those who, sometimes, are assailed by feelings such as envy, jealousy, revenge, suspicion. These people can suffer a lot, often without there being a real reason for their unhappiness… ”. They are characters who have difficulty opening up to the outside and to love , it often happens that the much suffering manifested by a Holly type is not understandable to most and generates a lot of unhappiness.

It is a flower that can be used as a spiritual catalyst remedy, to be taken when it is not clear which remedy to administer, especially in energetic and active people; here it is as if Holly were a powerful trailblazer in order to break the deadlock. 

The benefits that the holly generates are the ability to give without expecting anything in return, here we are willing to share what we have with others. Thus, possessiveness vanishes and inner harmony returns, we open up to life. Moreover, the success of others is lived with joy .

• Initial-inhibited emotions (before taking the flower):

Anger , envy, hatred, jealousy, distrust and aggression.

• Evolutionary-loose emotions (after taking the flower):

Dr. Edward Bach defines it as a remedy for love: “ … Holly protects us from everything when it is not part of universal love. Holly opens her heart and makes us one with divine love…  ”. Universal love , openness, compassion and generosity.

Holly : uses

Holly is especially indicated for those who are visceral, twisted, who consequently experience hepatobiliary disorders, biliary colic,diarrheaor constipation,cystitisor heart-related pathologies; therefore it is also used in children, for their jealousies between brothers and / or sisters; while in adults it can often be dosed together with Chicory , who feels betrayed and mocked.

Holly is precious to those who have a bad temper , who lack love and understanding towards others.

Holly Bach Flower Affirmation

  • I open my heart to love and compassion.
  • I feel the love that is in me and in others.
  • I realize that I am part of universal love.
  • I trust in the universal love that unites us all.
  • I feel part of the Whole and I trust him.

Bach Flower List

1. Agrimony 2. Aspen 3. Beech
4. Centaury5. Cerato6. Cherry Plum
7. Chestnut Bud 8. Chicory9. Clematis
10. Crab Apple11. Elm12. Gentian
13. Gorse 14. Heather15. Holly
16. Honeysuckle 17. Hornbeam 18. Impatiens
19. Larch20. Mimulus21. Mustard
22. Oak23. Olive24. Pine
25. Red Chestnut26. Rock Rose27. Rock Water
28. Scleranthus29. Star Of Bethlehem30. Sweet Chestnut
31. Vervain 32. Vine 33. Walnut
34. Water Violet35. White Chestnut36. Wild Oat
37. Wild Rose38. Willow39. Rescue Remedy  

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