Black Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
Increases introspection. Helps to bring emotions to the surface so that they can be acknowledged, experienced and released. Brings courage to go deeper into the unknown to gain understanding of personal trauma. Increases self awareness and insight.
Repressed trauma often acted out on others. Avoidance of shadow aspects of the personality, unconsciousness, possible addictive behavior and fear of the unknown. May be stuck in abusive patterns.