Flower Essences est. 1977
Want to take really good care of yourself?

The Essential Flower Essence Handbook


Newly revised edition (also in Italian, Japanese, Czech, Romanian, and English in India)
Featuring Spirit-in-Nature (formerly Master’s Flower) Essences
by Lila Devi
347 pages, $19.95 softcover


About The Book

Flower essences work by stimulating our positive qualities. Learn about the oldest essence line outside the U.K., established in 1977 and based on decades of research and case histories, plus the initial interpretations of the world-renowned master teacher, Paramhansa Yogananda. In The Essential Flower Essence Handbook, founder Lila Devi brings these essences to life. An intriguing healing art, Lila takes you on a journey into the  heart of the Nature kingdom, revealing its secrets through clear insights and flowery wisdom.

  • In depth compilation of the Spirit-in-Nature (formerly Master’s Flower) Essences
  • Charts, illustrations and practical text
  • Easy-to-use cross-reference index
  • Positive character strengths of each theme
  • Essence enhancers, visualizations and affirmations
  • Trade paperback, 347 pages, ISBN: 978-56589-081-7

“Thank you for The Handbook. You’re able to translate this whole realm of energy and put words to it. As a practitioner, I’m always trying to help people understand these concepts; this book really captures them!”

Fran Fayden, Center for Intuitive Healing, Concord, CA


An Exerpt from the Cherry Blossom chapter:

Quality: Cheerfulness

Message of Self-Mastery: Lighthearted; hope; inspiration to others; seeing the good in everything; optimistic; positive; the ability to make light of difficulties; genuine, soul-stirring laughter; even-mindedness

Pattern of Disharmony: Moodiness; grumpiness; faultfinding; “waking up on the wrong side of the bed”; contrariness; ornery; feeling mildly to moderately emotionally out of control; moods of known and unknown origin; for the need to “snap out of it.”


About the Author

Lila Devi, the founder and director of Spirit-in-Nature Essences, is considered one of the foremost experts in flower essences in the world today. She lectures extensively both nationally and abroad. Lila received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and psychology along with a secondary education teaching certificate from the University of Michigan. Lila lives in California’s Sierra Nevada foothills.

“This wonderful book magically reveals the secret healing powers of flowers. Filled with fascinating stories, The Essential Flower Essence Handbook is an enjoyable and thought-provoking read.”

—Joseph Cornell, author of Sharing Nature with Children


“The best and most comprehensive book in a very competitive field.”

—Michael Van Meter, Royal Publications


“The look and organization of The Handbook are both first rate. The writing is superior to every work in this and associated fields that I have read.“

—Joanne Aldrich, Wholistic Nutritional Consultant


“Easy to read and practical. A must for the natural health practitioner.”

—Jeffrey R. Cram, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist and Researcher in Applied Psychophysiology


“The Master’s Flower Essences have had a significant impact on my life. I’ve noticed dramatic results with each one. Having such a wide range of themes and needs from which to choose is especially helpful.”

—Sue Loper-Powers, RN, Nevada City, CA