Mustard Mustard


21 Mustard, Sinapis arvensis

Guiding principle:
INSUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES - Gloom, sadness

About this herb:
Scientific name: Sinapis arvensis
Description: Mustard is an annual plant and reaches a height of 30 inches. It grows primarily at the sides of roads and in fields. The stem and the leaves are hairy, the glowing yellow flowers form at first short spikes that soon turn into long, pearl-like husks. It blooms from May to September.

The aims of this flower essence:
Depressions, periods of melancholy come and go without any noticable reason.

Dr. Bach wrote:
Those who are liable to times of gloom, or even despair, as though a cold dark cloud overshadowed them and hid the light and the joy of life. It may not be possible to give any reason or explanation for such attacks. Under these conditions it is almost impossible to appear happy or cheerful. (The 12 Healers and other remedies, 1936)