Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: red


Flower Essence Description

Clarity and focus are the key words for this hedgehog cactus. This is an excellent essence for manifestation, meditation or any situation requiring mental steadiness and acuity.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • clear, sharp focus in one direction or on one subject
  • relieves mind clutter so the focus is direct and to the point
  • metering out your energy with discrimination
  • energy focused in directions that support the upward spiral of life
  • an essence to facilitate manifestation

Patterns of Imbalance

  • unable to remain focused on something
  • fuzzy thinking
  • undirected thoughts that ramble around
  • inability to meditate
  • expending your energy in inappropriate directions or indiscriminately
  • wasting energy

How to use and related questions


Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus is related to the following keywords:

articulateclaritycoherentdiscriminationfocusincoherentindiscriminatemanifestationmindrambleundirectedwasteunfocusedcontemplationbrainadolescenceapathyboredomconcentrationjudgmentstudydiscernmentattentionunclearenergy distribution


Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Flower Essences for Adolescents
difficulty focusing
The Core Issue: Apathy
for lack of interest in things
The Core Issue: Assimilation
Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus is the essence to use if you have difficulty remaining clearly focused on what you want to assimilate
The Core Issue: Enhancing Attention and Focus
inability to focus or concentrate on something
Using Flower Essences with Children
have difficulty focusing
The Core Issue: Decision-Making
inability to clearly define the situation and see the options available to you
The Core Issue: Discrimination
expending your energy in inappropriate directions or indiscriminately; lack of clarity
The Core Issue: Emotional/Mental Self-Care
Supports the ability to have clarity and focus, to to find and meet intellectual challenges, and to meter out your energy with discrimination
Using Flower Essences with Pets and Other Animals
Another essence to help pets during training, this essence supports focus and attention span.

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.