Foxglove (Digitalis lutea scrophulariaceae)
This essence helps promote balance and harmony, negating low self-esteem and releasing sadness that is trapped inside. It opens one to feelings of comfort and caring. It can improve self-image and help balance emotional disturbances, especially related to trauma at birth. It can connect to trauma and release the related terror. It is helpful for both mother and child during the birth process. It can balance the pancreas, and cravings and promote healthy eating habits. It dissipates old anger from childhood and can help one then forgive the past. This essence brings feelings of relief and opens one to the experience of joy aligned with one’s higher self and nature.
For those who have had birth trauma, physical, emotional or spiritual. It is especially related to the umbilical cord. Also for those who have had complex relationships with their parents, and as a result lose their self esteem and may have emotionally related eating disorders, either over eating for comfort or stop eating because of feeling negated. This may manifest as anorexia nervosa and bulimia or other self punishment. There develops a self imposed feeling of being cut off from goodness and joy. They may be prone to inappropriate “pleasures” as sugar cravings/addiction, experimenting with drugs and sex for amusement. There tends to be a feeling of being lost, hopeless and unloved because of difficult home situations.