Holly Holly


15 Holly, Ilex aquifolium

Guiding principle:
OVER-SENSITIVITY TO INFLUENCES AND IDEAS - Anger, hatred

About this herb:
Scientific name: Ilex aquifolium
Description: Holly is an evergreen tree or bush with hard, shiny leaves and thorns growing in forests or hedges. The trunk has a smooth gray bark and can grow to 35 feet high. The small, white to light pink blossoms have a sweet fragrance, female and male blossoms bloom normally on separate bushes. It is in flower from May to June. The berries are glowing red.

The aims of this flower essence:
One reacts aggressively. Jealousy, mistrust, hate and envy are characteristic.

Dr. Bach wrote:
For those who sometimes are attacked by thoughts of such kind as jealousy, envy, revenge, suspicion. For the different forms of vexation. Within themselves they may suffer much, often when there is no real cause for their unhappiness. (The 12 Healers and other remedies, 1936)