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Cherry Blossoms
1:1 Spagyric preparation of Prunus avium, with plant’s salt principle added.
Planetary ruler: Venus.

Physical properties:
Cherry blossoms are high in antioxidants reducing inflammation and being cleansing and cooling for the liver. It lowers blood pressure and helps to establish a steady rhythm of the heart, whilst simultaneously calming the nerves. The flowers also moistens the large intestines to reduce constipation, are mildly antibacterial and ease constriction of the bronchial tubes, thus being beneficial for asthma or tight/tickly coughs. Melatonin can be found in parts of the cherry tree and thus these blossoms may help with sleep.

Emotional/Spiritual Properties:
These delicate, vibrant blossoms invite us so undeniably into our bodies. Metaphysically speaking, it seems though much of our pain and dissatisfaction with physical being originated in underlying mental/emotional tension. This sounds obvious in a way, but the ramifications are huge, and we notice this in the power of this humble blossom… when one takes cherry blossom there can be almost instant reduction in the aches and pains in the body – because the mental/emotion tension behind it all just dissipates. Time slows a little and the colours become brighter as we slide smoothly into our physical beingness… the mind entrances itself as it becomes held by a body at ease. When it is time to relax and enjoy life, there is cherry blossom.

Cherry Blossom