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Holly

 

Ilex aquifolium

 
holly
 

One of Bach's second 19 remedies.
Prepared by the boiling method.

 

Indication

 

For those who are sometimes attacked by thoughts of such kind as jealousy, envy, revenge, suspicion.

 

Twelve Healers 1936

 

Affirmation

 

The ultimate conquest of all will be through love and gentleness, and when we have sufficiently developed these two qualities nothing will be able to assail us, since we shall ever have compassion and not offer resistance.

 

Collected Writings p135

 

Habitat notes

 

General

 

Holly grows in thickets and woodland, being seeded by birds. It is found in woods, scrub, hedges and rocky ravines up to 550m in the mountains.

 

Britain

 

Holly grows throughout Britain but is rather less common in the eastern counties.

 

Emotional state

 

For any kind of strongly negative state: anger, jealousy, bitterness, rage, envy, suspicion, revenge, hatred, violence, bad temper, contempt, vexation, selfishness, frustration - all states antipathetic to love.

 

Barnard, Guide to Bach Flower Remedies