Desert Sumac

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: white


Flower Essence Description

Desert Sumac helps us transform the pain of loneliness and separation by seeing beyond the superficial differences in people. It is for those who feel they are on the outside looking in in social relationships.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • helps heal the pain of separation and loneliness through awakening your ability to perceive the beauty in life and in people
  • seeing beyond the superficial differences among people to contact that “soul level” wherein your essential humanity and oneness with life is experienced
  • helpful in any context where there is an intention to deepen the attunement and connection between yourself and another
  • expands and opens the personality to radiate and receive human warmth and affection
  • evokes an attitude of thankfulness and joy in being alive
  • helps when you are perceiving others in a negative light by changing that perspective to viewing others from your unconditionally loving heart
  • breaks down useless old walls that once protected but now wall you in
  • knowing that “so little is so much”
  • blooming in even the most desolate of times
  • prosperity, abundance

Patterns of Imbalance

  • loneliness, isolation, separation
  • feeling disconnected from people and the world
  • a sense of being on the outside looking in in your social relationships
  • contraction and withdrawal into yourself
  • unsociability
  • feeling a lack of abundance
  • shame

How to use and related questions


Desert Sumac is related to the following keywords:

abundanceaffectionbeautydifferencesdisconnectedhumanityisolationlacklonelinessjoynegativeprosperityseparatenessshamesocialsuperficialthankfulnessrelationshipunsociabilitywarmwithdrawalempathycynicismappreciativeparticipateremoteunconditional love


Desert Sumac is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:


Desert Sumac 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.

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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