Arroyo Willow

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: green/yellow


Flower Essence Description

Restoring a consciousness of personal will, Arroyo Willow helps us responsibly create our life experiences while remaining flexibly true to ourselves.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • acknowledging your responsibility for the situations in your life
  • creating the most positive reality possible
  • owning creative power of thought
  • being strong but not rigid
  • not letting your energy be side-tracked by others or distractions
  • clearing away what is unnecessary
  • taking responsibility
  • being true to Self
  • antidote for feeling the victim
  • letting go of rigidity and surrendering to a more flexible outlook
  • sensing our umbilical cord to the universe
  • restores a consciousness of will
  • facilitates a perceptual shift

Patterns of Imbalance

  • being easily sidetracked by distractions or others
  • creating a negative reality, and then blaming outside forces
  • feeling bitterness or resentment for what life has done to you
  • feeling fragmented, inwardly scattered
  • rigid and needing to control
  • bitterness; resentment of self, others, or God
  • feeling locked into something uncomfortable

How to use and related questions


Arroyo Willow is related to the following keywords:

bitternessblamecontrolcreativitydistractedflexibilitymindothersperceptionrelationshipreleaseresentmentresponsiblerigidityscatteredsurrendervictimwillspiritual connection


Arroyo Willow is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

The Core Issue: Envy
For feelings on bitterness and resentment, feeling a victim and unable to have what you want
The Core Issue: Flexibility
rigid and needing to control
The Core Issue: Resentment
feeling bitterness or resentment for what life has done to you


Arroyo Willow is part of the following series or practitioner kits:

Individual Essences Kit

This kit contains our full line of 119 individual flower essences, all of which are described in depth in The Alchemy of the Desert – Fourth Edition.

Upgrade Kit

This kit includes the 41 individual essences not included in the Flower Card Kit. It is for those who previously purchased the Flower Cards Kit and want to upgrade it to the Individual Essences Kit.

More information

The above information is an excerpt of the book The Alchemy of the Desert - Second Edition by Cynthia Athina Kemp Scherer. Please refer to that book for in-depth information about this flower essence.