Flower Essences For Children
Spirit-in-Nature Essences are highly recommended for children, who are naturally receptive to these natural remedies.
Flower essences build a welcome bridge between children’s relationships with those around them, and especially with themselves:
- For families
- For the dynamics between mother and child
- For issues with siblings
- At school
- With peers
What better tool than flower essences to “nurture their nature” to:
- enhance their innate talents, gifts and charm
- support their intrinsic wisdom
- redirect their behaviors and attitudes toward their highest potential
For more information:
- Dosage Directions for Children
- Essence Definitions for Children
- Free Online Essential Flower Essence Handbook – Children’s Chapter
- NEW! Children Blog Posts
Dosage Directions for Children
- Directions for children are basically the same as for adults: 2 to 4 drops of Stock Concentrate under the tongue, or added to water or juice, though not milk (10 minutes before a meal or an hour after), 4 times daily. The essences can be given more often if needed, even 10 to 20 times a day.
- You may also add 16 Stock Concentrate drops to bath water or 2 to 4 drops to the baby bottle. Spraying the crib or bed with the essences in a misting bottle is helpful as well. During pregnancy is an especially sensitive time to take essences. Also, babies who are nursing will receive essences through the mother’s milk.
- To eliminate the brandy preservative, simply prepare a 1-oz. Dosage Bottle with 2 drops of Stock Concentrate and filling the bottle with spring water. This bottle will retain its potency for one month if refrigerated. Please note: essences need to be stored out of heat and direct sunlight.
- Any combination of the above dosage methods is acceptable. You may find your child reminding you when it’s time for an essence!
Essence Definitions for Children
- Almond – Self-Control, including control of sexual energies; calmness; beneficial to pre-teens; for excessive behavior; restlessness
- Apple – Healthfulness; for cultivating healthy attitudes; may be administered during illness or when the thought of illness is present; for periods of discouragement or lethargy
- Avocado – Good Memory; for the child who forgets his chores, manners, or personal habits; helps with school work; sharpens concentration; for children who have trouble paying attention; for learning musical instruments or undertaking creative endeavors; a good essence to take before exams
- Banana – Humility; calmness; for children who needs to center their attention less on themselves and more on family and friends; for “the bully”
- Blackberry – Purity of thought; for “the terrible two’s”; for children who have been exposed to harmful movies or television programs; for negative attitudes
- Cherry – Cheerfulness; for the child prone to moods or periods of withdrawal; for times of sadness or disappointment; helps with the trauma of divorce, imminent or past; for bed-wetting
- Coconut – Upliftment; helps a child deal with sibling rivalry; for times of challenge or struggle in school or in group dynamics; helps develop maturity and the ability to make better choices in life, especially in difficult or “stuck” situations; good for going to the dentist
- Corn – Mental Vitality; for new beginnings: a new school year, moving to a new location, making new friends, or in any new situation; for encouragement; for a burst of energy; for “the study blahs”; for unwillingness; procrastination; to help children keep their rooms clean
- Date – Sweetness; tenderness; for the child with a sour disposition; for a critical or judgmental nature; irritability; for the child who finds fault with others, especially siblings; for whining
- Fig – Flexibility; for the child who is too hard on himself or tries too hard; dissatisfaction with accomplishments no matter how fine; for seeing many sides of an issue; for training of any kind; for nail-biting or thumb-sucking
- Grape – Love; for any attitudes that are unloving; for stubborn, self-willed moods; jealousy; clinginess; for domineering energy; for the tattletale; for tantrums; for the child who dominates others; for children who have been abandoned or abused
- Lettuce – Calmness; helps children who are too wound up to play constructively; for bouncing off the walls; for sleeplessness for children and parents alike (especially with newborns); for stage fright in school plays or for standing up in front of the class; for children who don’t like salad!
- Orange – Joy; to banish melancholia; for deep-seated moods; discontent; helpful during teething; for tests of some duration; good for emotional issues connected with any accidents to the head; for abuse issues
- Peach – Selflessness; concern for the welfare of others; excellent for weaning; for sharing; cooperation with other children; promotes a healthy, nurturing attitude toward others
- Pear – Peacefulness; for any emergencies: accidents, sudden illness, major or minor injuries; helpful with toilet training; facilitates the learning of positive new habits; for fidgety, restless energy; for children who have a hard time listening in school or to their parents
- Pineapple – Self-Assuredness; helps to “untie the apron strings”; for the child who has been singled out by peers for being smaller, larger, or somehow different; for the child who is painfully shy
- Raspberry – Kindheartedness; promotes a giving nature; for over-sensitivity; for the child who lashes out without apparent reason; for the child who hurts others or is easily hurt
- Spinach – Simplicity; for the child who is prematurely grown up or overly serious; stress, exhaustion, overwork; for those situations when a child feels distraught or overwhelmed; for overcoming a dysfunctional background
- Strawberry – Dignity; for the child who has trouble letting go of being a baby; for the child dealing with a divorce or separation of parents; for valuing oneself; for clarity of self-image
- Tomato – Strength, Courage; to dissolve fears; for children who suffer from nightmares; for overwhelming fear of performance; breaking bad habits; helps children to move forward in their lives when they are anxious or extremely nervous