Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: pink


Flower Essence Description

Dogbane helps us to access the courage to follow our rebellious instincts, what is an important part of growth and change. It is for the fear that our rebellion will hurt or damage others, and the fear that we cannot take care of ourselves if we leave home. This is the essence to support self-confidence.

Harmonizing Qualities

Patterns of Imbalance

How to use and related questions


Dogbane is related to the following keywords:



Dogbane is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Flower Essences for Adolescents
need to rebel but are afraid to
The Core Issue: Boundaries
Codependent fear of hurting others if you follow your own path; fear of rebelling


Dogbane 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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