Thurber’s Gilia

Essence Type: Individual Flower Essence
Flower Color: purple


Flower Essence Description

For all types of fears that paralyze us, this is the essence of choice. Also for resolving the frustration of our limitations and the paradoxical fear of living without our limitations.

Harmonizing Qualities

  • penetration into and through anything fear related
  • moving beyond the concept of limitations
  • accessing the courage to be able to face your fears directly
  • able to be comfortable in the “limbo” state when the old sense of self has dissolved and the new you is not yet born

Patterns of Imbalance

  • fear that you may never emerge from a limiting situation
  • fear that you may emerge from your limitations
  • feeling entranced by your fears
  • fear that results when you no longer have the security of your previous sense of self

How to use and related questions


Thurber’s Gilia is related to the following keywords:



Thurber’s Gilia is mentioned in the following core-issue articles:

Using Flower Essences with Children
fear: paralyzed by their fears
Using Flower Essences with Children
wet the bed (with Inmortal and Scorpion Weed)
Using Flower Essences with Children
afraid of the dark (with Scorpion Weed)
The Core Issue: Decision-Making
inability to see possibility; entrapped in limitations your mind has created that keep you from seeing possibility; fear of making a decision
The Core Issue: Fear
Supports you in resolving limitation-based fears: that you might not emerge from a limiting situation; that you will emerge from a limiting situation; of your identity being threatened; that keeps you frozen in inaction.
The Core Issue: Meditation
fear of letting go of limitations
Using Desert Alchemy® Flower Essences with Pets and Other Animals
For fear, especially the kind that paralyzes or freezes an animal in inaction.
The Core Issue: Recovery from Traumatic Experiences
any type of fear (use together Scorpion Weed); fears that keep you frozen or inactive and unable to help yourself


Thurber’s Gilia 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.

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