Olive Olive


23 Olive, Olea europaea

Guiding principle:
INSUFFICIENT INTEREST IN PRESENT CIRCUMSTANCES - Exhaustion

About this herb:
Scientific name: Olea europaea
Description: The olive tree is evergreen and native to the Mediterranean area. It reaches a height between 16 and 50 feet. The bark is light grey, the surface of the leaf is dark green and the underside silvery. The small white to cream-colored blossoms have four petals. It blooms during the spring months from April to July.

The aims of this flower essence:
One feels physically and mentally worn out and exhausted. Everything is too much.

Dr. Bach wrote:
Those who have suffered much mentally or physically and are so exhausted and weary that they feel they have no more strength to make any effort. Daily life is hard work for them, without pleasure. (The 12 Healers and other remedies, 1936)