Honeysuckle Honeysuckle


16 Honeysuckle, Lonicera Caprifolium

Guiding principle:
INSUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES - Living in the past

About this herb:
Scientific name: Lonicera caprifolium
Description: Honeysuckle is a climbing plant. It can reach a height of 20 feet. It is found in forests and in hedges. The plants build a cluster of long, red, tube-shaped flowers. The petals are red outside and white inside. After pollination the flowers turn yellow. It blooms from June to September.

The aims of this flower essence:
One lives in the past. 'In the former times, everything was better.'

Dr. Bach wrote:
Those who live much in the past, perhaps a time of great happiness, or memories of a lost friend, or ambitions which have not come true. They do not expect further happiness such as they have had.     (The 12 Healers and other remedies, 1936)