Ocotillo

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: red

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Flower Essence Description

If we have subconscious or unexpressed feelings that erupt in uncontrolled ways, Ocotillo gives insight into and acceptance of our emotions without feeling victimized by them.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • responding rather than reacting to emotionally charged events
  • insight into and acceptance of emotions
  • shielding and protection
  • trust in the knowledge that we are unconditionally loved, protected and guided
  • soothing, calming and grounding
  • in touch with unconditional loving support
  • able to feel emotions and not be victimized by them
  • finding a deep sense of security and acceptance within yourself
  • allowing actions to spring from love and not obligation
  • being able to respond to situations rather than reactive

Patterns of Imbalance

  • subconscious or unexpressed feelings that erupt in uncontrolled ways
  • emotionally reactive
  • insecure
  • feeling victimized by your emotions

How to use and related questions

Keywords

Ocotillo is related to the following keywords:

acceptancecompulsivedefensiveeruptinsecurityirresponsiblejealousneedyobligatedoverreactreactiverespondresponsiblesecuritysubconscioustransmutationtrustvictimfearnon-reactiveserviceadolescencepowerlessselflessemotional expression

Articles

Ocotillo is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Flower Essences for Adolescents
erupt in uncontrollably strong emotional reactions (with Violet Curls)
Using Flower Essences with Children
erupt in uncontrollably strong emotional reactions
The Core Issue: Emotional Overwhelm
emotionally reactive; intense emotional eruptions that are sourced in something from the past and not from a present situation
The Core Issue: Insecurity
Brings us a sense of security and confidence that we will be able to handle our powerful emotions, even when they are sudden and mysterious.
The Core Issue: Emotional Reactivity
subconscious or unexpressed feelings which erupt in uncontrolled ways
The Core Issue: Subconscious Causations
for when old, subconscious feelings erupt, provoked by a situation in the present; feeling out of control or victimized by your feelings

Kits

Ocotillo 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 78 of our individual flower essences that correspond to the set of 78 flower cards.

Applied Physiology Kit

This kit is a set of 30 selected flower essences that form an integral part of the healing program pioneered by Richard Utt, founder of the Institute of Applied Physiology.