Hedgehog Cactus

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: magenta


Flower Essence Description

Hedgehog Cactus helps us sort out the difference between self-nurturance and overindulgence. It intensifies empathetic perceptions, bringing us closer to nature.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • encourages a broader, more inclusive overview
  • self-nurturance and self-acceptance
  • encourages confidence in yourself and your ability to participate in life
  • an intensified empathetic perception allows you to feel closer to others and to nature
  • feeling radiantly comfortable with yourself and with the world
  • finding a balance between self-nurturance and overindulgence

Patterns of Imbalance

  • stuck in or too focused on details
  • self-neglect
  • overindulgence
  • feeling worthless, inferior
  • feeling cut off from the source of life, excluded, separate
  • unappreciative
  • closed perception

How to use and related questions


Hedgehog Cactus is related to the following keywords:

addictionconfidencedetailsexcludednurturanceoverindulgenceoverviewperceptionperspectiveself-neglectself-nurturanceseparatenesstranscendenceappreciativeunappreciativeencouragementmoderationparticipateself-careself-absorbedempathyself-controlself-disciplinespiritual insight


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

The Core Issue: "All or Nothing" Thinking
for all or nothing thinking about physical self-nurturance; inability to find the difference between overindulgence and neglect
The Core Issue: Breaking Limitative Habits
when you know what you need to do to change a habit, but cannot take the actions necessary to change
The Core Issue: Overindulgence
for finding a balance between self-nurturance and overindulgence
The Core Issue: Physical Self-Care
self-neglectful attitudes; inability to find a balance between overindulgence and under-indulgence
The Core Issue: Self-control
caught up in either overindulgence or self-neglect and feeling unable to act on what you know is right for your physical well-being
The Core Issue: Separateness
feeling cut off from the source of life, excluded, separate


Hedgehog Cactus 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 International Institute of Applied Physiology in Tucson, Arizona.

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