Klein’s Pencil Cholla Cactus

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: silvery pink


Flower Essence Description

This cactus essence encourages our creativity and growth in dealing with a relationship that feels stuck. It is excellent for when we stay in a relationship that is not supporting our growth in some way.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • joy
  • vitality
  • excitement
  • growing outward
  • gently unfolding to a process
  • becoming receptive to the forces that are familiar and gentle or trusted
  • resolution of our relationship to lust
  • resolution of our relationship to relationship

Patterns of Imbalance

  • being “stuck” in a relationship to someone or something but not wanting to leave
  • focusing on aspects of a relationship that are not encouraging growth
  • hesitation, withdrawal or closing up
  • holding back emotionally in a relationship
  • staying with a relationship that is holding you back emotionally
  • fear of becoming overwhelmed by some force larger than yourself
  • holding yourself down in a situation or relationship
  • feeling “at the mercy” of your lust

How to use and related questions


Klein’s Pencil Cholla Cactus is related to the following keywords:

denialempowermentfearguiltintimacyjoylustobligatedoverindulgenceoverwhelmedrelationshipresignationresolutionstuckunablevictimvitalitywithdrawalabuseconnectiondominationindividuatemanipulationnon-attachmentoverpoweredresistanceclingingsexualitypleasuredesiresholding back


Klein’s Pencil Cholla Cactus is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

The Core Issue: Emotional/Mental Self-Care
For clarifying what your needs are and ascertaining if another is capable of fulfilling them
The Core Issue: Intimacy
feelings of lust are overpowering consideration of your partner
The Core Issue: Obligation
staying in a relationship that is holding you back emotionally; hiding behind your obligation in the relationship.
The Core Issue: Pleasure
for focusing solely on your own pleasure in a sexual relationship instead of caring about your partner's pleasure


Klein’s Pencil Cholla Cactus is included in the following 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 – Second Edition.

Flower Card Kit

A selection of seventy-eight of our individual flower essences that correspond to the set of seventy-eight flower cards.