Chestnut Bud (Aesculus hippocastanum)
This essences helps break the pattern of repeating dysfunctional situations in one’s life. Taking this essence can help facilitate awakening to the consequences of one’s actions. There is then more mental flexibility and ability to learn from life experiences. There is more interest in life and learning from one’s mistakes so that patterns are not repeated. It has the ability to assist the person to connect with one’s core essence to find one’s true nature, transmuting the dysfunction and allowing the blossoming of that essence.
For those, especially children, who are inattentive and absent-minded, being forgetful, easily distracted and may be seen as “slow”. They are often seen as having ADD or ADHD symptoms. They have trouble focusing, and have difficulty learning. They keep repeating the same dysfunctional behaviors and patterns thus making the same mistakes over and over. It is not uncommon for adults as well who keep repeating the same unwanted situations in life. There seems to be no recognition of the cause and effect in their life and almost a defiant sense of doing the same thing over and over, regardless of the consequences.