The Ojai Valley, located in Ventura county, California, is fondly referred to as the ‘Shagri La’ of California. Its landscape contains diverse micro climates and a wide range of plant species. I am thrilled to be offering a collection of Ojai flower essences co-created in the valley and from the surrounding wilderness areas.
Black Walnut: Juglans californicaEnergetically targets parasite infections. Those negatively influenced by some aspect of their past would benefit from this essence. It supports a clear internal space to address dysfunction. Use to break old habits and find fresh solutions. Useful for toxic past life influences.
Blue Curls: Trichostema lanatumThis essence activates the blue downward channel which helps to settle the nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems. Useful for high strung individuals prone to panic. Use to help the entire organism to settle.
Blue Woolystar: Amsonia tomentosaFor those who feel life is dull or are in a period of confusion and seeking renewal. Supports right livelihood, the throat chakra and helps us channel creative and personal power in inspired ways.
Restores dignity; good for those who are splintered and burned out. Restores inner composure lost to stress, burnout, overwork and fear.
Brodiaea: Dichelostemma capitatum
Clears toxic energy and helps one get to the core what’s essential and true. Purifying; good for those who are hard on themselves.
Broomsage: Lepidospartum squamatum
For maintaining openness and vulnerability, helps those who are afraid to make emotional contact with others. A softening heart opening remedy.
Bush Mallow: Malacothamnus fasciculatus
Treats patterns of argumentativeness and critical tendencies. Helps us release the need to be right and remain open and grounded. Nurtures the process of transformation access to the inner sanctuary of stillness
California Ash: Fraxinus dipetala
California Bay: Umbellularia californicaStrength, confidence uprightness, healthy self focus, use to help break the cycle disappointment and setbacks. Good for times of challenge, struggle or competition helps us channel the energy of success. Anchors the green life force energy.
Courage to speak and say what needs to be said, treats self consciousness around speaking.
California Golden Violet: Viola pedunculata
California Sagebrush: Artemisia californicaclears old emotional debris from the chakras and auric field. Assists catharsis helps clear the 3rd chakra of old ideas, attitudes and programming. A release essence useful in times of turmoil.
Canyon Sunflower: Venegasia CarpesioidesHelps us acknowledge patterns that need to change; for self acceptance and clear seeing. Helps move denser energy from the 3rd chakra. Awareness of the responsibility we hold with regards to creating our life.
Cardinal Monkeyflower: Mimulus cardinalsGood for those who limit their own experience of power for fear of how it will affect others. This essence helps us transform our relationship to anger, power, fear, and worth. It helps the system take in more energy and not fear anger. It helps bring a balance to our relationship with anger so it may become an ally to personal growth. A good essence for those afraid of heat and fire.
Catalina Mariposa Lily: Calochortus catalinaeProvides the system with a nurturing energy which helps to offset, pain, trauma, and negative conditioning that has its roots in infancy, early childhood, and energy transferred from the mother to developing fetus. It can help re-orient the system in a way that increase worthiness, self love and self forgiveness. This essence helps to bring out our caring nature, good for all aspects of mothering for women and men. This essence works with deeper imprints related to nurturing and can make us aware of our deeper needs.
Cestrum: Cestrum aurantiacumA transformational remedy that catalyzes repressed thoughts and feelings. Counters disassociation and dreaminess to help one get in touch with their feelings. Useful for lack of motivation and diminished will forces. Good for breathing and lung difficulties, maybe helpful for ex-smokers to refresh the lungs.
Chaparral Currant: Ribes malvaceumFor fear of abandonment, fear during transitions; for those who feel alone, empty and disconnected. Strengthens the heart chakra treats old grief; resilience of the heart, keeping the heart strong and soft, ease relationship pain, a remedy of embodied love.A wonderful heart remedy, great for sadness, lose and seperation; honoring the saddened heart with dignity, hope and peace. Learning to be vulnerable, honest and true with our emotions; assistance to live a more heart centered life.
Cottonwood: Populus trichocarpaA steadying remedy allows for a sense of rootedness to manifest, stabilizes the psyche. A sense of cohesion and connection begins to take shape offsetting fears, instability, and lack of grounding. A good remedy for overwhelm and paranoia it also provides support to those who feel aimless and rudderless.
Cream Cups: Platystemon californicusHelps an overworked, tense mental body touch in with more peace and space. Indicated when there is tension from the shoulders up. Good for children who carry tension.
Dunn’s Lobelia: Lobelia dunniiConnects the throat chakra with the 6th and 7th chakras. This will enhance all manner of speech and communication. It helps a person express their ideas with clarity. Use it to support inspired speaking and the health of the throat and throat chakra.
Elderbery: Sambucus mexicanaCleanses the subtle bodies, increases the light quotient of the astral body; good for those who are sick, worn down, depleted and weary. Energetically helpful for those with viral conditions. Supports opening to deeper levels of wisdom.
Elegant Clarkia: Clarkia unguiculataProtects one from psychic manipulation and shadow forces, works primarily in the area of the 3rd eye. Healing for those who come from a fundamentalist upbringing. Treats fear of punishment and fear of being controlled.
Ephedra: Ephedra viridisThis essence helps to consolidate our energy and strengthens the flow of energy in the meridians. A good essence for healers brings more sensitivity and energy flow to the hands. Supports vitality and breath.
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus sideroxylonA fortifying essence that strengthens the lungs, adrenals, and kidneys. It supports the expelling quality of the lungs it is good for those who have suffered smoke inhalation. Eucalyptus can help us process grief. It is also helps us renew our commitment to our life goals.
Golden Yarrow: Eriophyllum confertiflorumThis essence releases rigid tendencies in the mental body. Softens emotional edges – helps with emotional clarity and finding emotional balance. Brings a gentleness out in the personality and a willingness to work through conflict.
Goldstar: Bloomeria croceaFor those who have difficulty seeing their value and worth and those who feel the weight of the world is their responsibility to help release. Helps to release past life karmic debt that is ready to be released.
Gooseberry Fuchsia: Ribes speciosumFor help with accessing and transforming anger and other volatile emotions. It stimulates the red channel and 1st and 2nd chakras catalyzing the movement of repressed energy that draws our vitality. In this way it increases feelings of empowerment. Good for psychosomatic issues related to repressed anger – can help with mental fogginess.
Exaggerated concern and worry leading to fear, anxiety and feeling lost. Helps one to feel the connection and support that is available through trust.
Heron’s Bill: Erodium reichardii
Hummingbird Sage: Salvia spathaceaIntroduces an expansive energy into the body and energy field that helps us embrace possibility more whole heartedly. Good for those resistant to change. Maybe good for certain blood disorders.
Lomatium: Lomatium mohavenseThis essence helps those who feel congested. It opens an ability to see past the mundane to other dimensions of possibility. Helps us open to new perspectives. A good remedy for energetically supporting the system during viral infections.
Matillija Poppy: Romneya coulteriA balancing remedy, balances the flow of energy between the root and crown – helping to bring all chakras into alignment. Can balance the elements as they express within us balances Air with grounding, Earth with lightness, Fire with cool and Water with structure. Matillija Poppy flower essence can be added to many combinations for extra support.
Nerium: Nerium oleanderThis essence works on multiple levels of the heart chakra. It can help with spiritual issues related to the heart chakra such as karmic and past life challenges. It allows us to see and work through hard feelings which block the flow of love. It will help us confront selfishness and greed in ourselves.
Olive: Olea europaeaA deeply restorative essence, good for adrenal stress and exhaustion, helps us with long term recovery on all levels. Useful for recovery after struggle, long term illness and trial. A very useful essence for those suffering from deep fatigue and needing rest.
An excellent remedy for the female system, useful for all issues in the female body. Helps with female empowerment useful in all case where there is a challenge with the female anatomy. It helps men develop maternal aspects.
Pomegranate: Punica granatum
Purple Sage: Salvia leucophyllaHelps us drink deeply from well of experience; helps us to extract wisdom from our own life experience; good for dryness of the mind. Helps align you to your guiding star.
Red Maids: Calandrinia menziesiigoodGood for those who over-identify and become weighed down by their cares and concerns, good for over analyzing, gentle grounding, joy, eases emotional tension, strengthens chakra one, promotes motivation.
Red Penstemon: Penstemon rostriflorusThis essence increases courage. It is helpful for physical collapsing due to perceived challenge of engagement; useful for the elderly, handicap and those with chronic illness.
Scarlet Bugler: Penstemon centranthifoliusMotivating, enhances determination and helps clear energy blocks created by fear, helps us move past our limitations. Strengthens the root chakra and lower metabolic forces.
This essence helps bring more cohesion to confused and disoriented emotional/psychological states. Useful for helping us find emotional clarity and our emotional center. Organs associated with this essence are heart, thymus and pineal.
Southern Honeysuckle: Lonicera subspicata
Suisun Aster: Symphyotrichum lentumpositive ancestral contact; addresses psychic and emotional toxicity caused by deep hatred, grudges and related unprocessed emotions. Use when pride blocks the healing process; an end of life essence.
Sycamore: Platanus racemosarooted, confidence, trusting self more deeply; increases energy and endurance helps with lethargy and fatigue.
Tree Tobacco: Nicotiana glaucaAccess to understanding of subconscious patterns of addiction. Supports and deepens transformation by keeping fresh awareness and energy circulating.
Two Color Phacelia: Phacelia bicolorFor deeper insight into the core origins of some of our fears. Provides access to deeper areas of the energy system where information regarding our fears and insecurities lie.
Venus Mariposa Lily: Calochortus venustusUse this essence for children who have a history of bed wetting, difficult birth, issues with mom, afraid of being orphaned; It helps us confront issues of abandonment. To heal inner child wounds of abandonment and neglect. Carries the vibration of healthy maternal energy for love and support.
Vinegar Weed: Lessingia grandiflourumAlleviates the pressure of time helping one to let go of tension and stress caused by time pressure. Clarity and lightness lessens the fear of making mistakes. Helps you draw a deeper sense of stillness into your life.
Volcanic Gilia: Gilia ochroleuca Provides upliftment through connecting one to the higher planes. Connects one with the angelic realm for healing and strengthens the energy cord which grounds and connects us with higher worlds.
Western Mugwort: Artemisia vulgarisHelps us draw inspiration from our dreams to alter our reality. Helps us contact non-ordinary reality with greater ease; a tonic for the subtle bodies and all around useful remedy. Good for those with an inactive dream life.
White Globe Lily: Calochortus albaHelps us take greater responsibility for our lives especially our health. For accessing our mature self to transform our life, helps us see where we have the ability to make healthy changes.
White Larkspur: Delphinium novomexicanumanAn essence of humility, helps see and embrace their authority, helps us trust our capacities to meet our challenges. Supports alignment of thinking, feeling and action; brings out balanced leadership qualities; fear of responsibility, maturity. An excellent remedy for those on the spiritual path. White larkspur flower essence helps us to access the ‘silent witness’, excellent for those distracted by drama and celebrity. Fosters humility and inner quite wonderful for meditation.
Yerba Santa: Eriodictyon parryiA truly wonderful remedy for expanding the lungs and the inner sanctuary of the chest cavity. Restores and even flow to the breath this helps us harmonize and express difficult and challenging emotions.