Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: white


Flower Essence Description

For those who take life too seriously and feel that they are responsible for everything and often have an underlying sense of insecurity.

Harmonizing Qualities

Patterns of Imbalance

How to use and related questions


Cow Parsnip is related to the following keywords:

fearfrazzledlighteningoversensitiveoverwhelmedplayrelaxingsensitiveseriousnesssurrenderwillworrycompassionsympathyworkaholicspaced out


Cow Parsnip is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Using Flower Essences with Children
overly responsible and lacks the ability to play
The Core Issue: Emotional/Mental Self-Care
Excellent to use if you are feeling overly responsible for others, or if your role in life keeps you from allowing yourself to play and relax
The Core Issue: Sensitivity
For the highly sensitive individual who has covered it up with being overly responsible. If you are overly serious and are unable to play and have fun, this essence supports you in knowing you can handle your life by turning it over to a Higher Power and by letting play and fun be an integrated part of living.
The Core Issue: Seriousness
feeling like you are responsible for everything; often indicated for the eldest child


Cow Parsnip 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.

Applied Physiology Kit

This kit is a set of 30 selected Desert Alchemy® flower essences that form an integral part of the healing program pioneered by Richard Utt, founder of the original Institute of Applied Physiology in Tucson, Arizona.

More information

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

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