Red Chestnut Red Chestnut


25 Red Chestnut, Aesculus carnea

Guiding principle:
FEAR - Imagining the worst, over-concern for others

About this herb:
Scientific name: Aesculus carnea
Description: Red chestnut can reach a height of 60 feet. Primarily it is found in tree groups and alleys. The bark is furrowed, The vigorous dark-pink blossoms open from the end of May to the end of June.

The aims of this flower essence:
One continuously worries about other people and cares much more for one´s relatives than for oneself.

Dr. Bach wrote:
For those who find it difficult not to be anxious for other people. Often they have ceased to worry about themselves, but for those of whom they are fond they may suffer much, frequently anticipating that some unfortunate thing may happen to them.  (The 12 Healers and other remedies, 1936)