Sow Thistle

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: yellow

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Flower Essence Description

Sow Thistle helps us deal appropriately with obnoxious behavior, whether our own or that of others. It helps us deal with feeling intimidated by dominating personalities. It is also excellent if we find ourselves wanting a relationship so badly that we don’t give the other person the space they need.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • in social interactions with people, this essence helps us appropriately deal with obnoxious behavior, whether it is our own or someone else’s
  • it is an excellent essence for working in groups and easing social contacts
  • giving others the space they need regardles of our own desires
  • facilitates strength in appropriate directions

Patterns of Imbalance

  • acting out behaviors that tend to be distasteful to others
  • dealing with others who have obnoxious behaviors
  • being socially inappropriate or dealing with another who is socially inappropriate
  • being strong in an inappropriate direction
  • feeling intimidated by a dominating personality, role or mask
  • wanting a relationship so badly that we don’t give the other person the space they need
  • insisting and being too pushy, which scares or annoys others

How to use and related questions

Keywords

Sow Thistle is related to the following keywords:

appropriatedesiresdominationgroupintimidateobnoxiouspushyrelationshipsocialstrengthpushingambitionself-absorbedadolescenceoverpoweredoverprotectiveintimacy

Articles

Sow Thistle is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Flower Essences for Adolescents
socially inappropriate or obnoxious; too domineering
The Core Issue: Enhancing Attention and Focus
tendency to blurt out whatever you are thinking, unmindful of others around you
Using Flower Essences with Children
socially inappropriate or obnoxious
The Core Issue: Intimacy
pushing to make intimacy happen too quickly
Using Flower Essences with Pets and Other Animals
For pets and animals with obnoxious or domineering behavior.

Kits

Sow Thistle 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.