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

Patterns of Imbalance

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:

Using Flower Essences with Children
feel lonely and cut off from others
The Core Issue: Emotional/Mental Self-Care
Helps you see beyond the superficial differences between people to connect with the heart essence
The Core Issue: Isolation
a sense of being "on the outside looking in" in your social relationships; unsociable
Using Flower Essences with Pets and Other Animals
For pets that were abused or mal-treated, this essence helps them build trust and a sense of connection to people.
The Core Issue: Separateness
a sense of being "on the outside looking in" in your social relationships
The Core Issue: Recovery from Traumatic Experiences
isolating yourself from family and friends


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.

Desert Alchemy