The Sparkling Lotus repertory is very strongly rooted in various rose essences. Tropicana Rose essence has the distinction of being the most popular of the bunch at a feedback level. All rose essences interact, at an electrical level, with our central and sympathetic nervous systems in some combination of ways. There used to be a prolific and detailed Rose alchemy component to online flower essence information banks but nearly all the links I tested-out ahead of time have gone dead. So these background notes really only reflect my own experiences, feedback such as the link posted below, and my awareness that literal rose flowers soothe so much for so many that I can't imagine their electrical essences would do any less in the more subtle registers. The more hypersensitive/emotionally hyper-active you are the more likely you are to respond to rose's many-petal'd invitation to slow and soothe and savor your own unique creative and psychic flow.
Here's a link from bygone days in which a gifted flower alchemist shared her experiences with the essence.
My favorite orange rose is a deep coral glow of a beauty. The flowers smell like freshly cut apples sprinkled with bee pollen. She beckoned from a sales rack outside the next town's hardware store. At the time we had 'driven into the country' from our former home. This is probably one of my top dozen most cherished essences. Probably in the top five of that list.
This flower medicine spirit soothes neuro-circuitry in a way that's equally nourishing, revitalizing, and protective. Absolutely lovely especially when wading in deep-orange waters...
the California Poppy medicine spirit is very adept at soaking up hyper-emotional or overcharged sexual compulsion. It's protective and illuminating to all the chakras but the chalice shape of these flowers opened to a fresh day's light always puts me in mind of the sacral center's bowl-like moon blooming from the six sacred lotus petals.
I also associate my own creative flow with this flower. All I have to do is see a picture of a blooming field or a single chalice spangled with morning dew and its light and I feel my mind and hands itching to make something and/or a growing need to elevate whatever I'm already making.
The flower medicine spirit vibrates at a vacillating but always-very high frequency. In the FES repertory guidebook this one's designated as a shield against luceferic light. Also false reflections of equally false psychic or spiritual light sources. Can work very well as a stabilizing ally for complex-PTSD.
Calendula essence holds a long established relationship to smooth and inclusive manners of spoken communication. the Calendula flower medicine spirit holds and generates a great capacity for holding and reflecting light. This is also a great ally for effectively levelling-up the game of whatever forms of truth telling you employ in you work and larger life.
Siberian Wallflowers are so vividly orange they need their share of cooling down by garden design standards. I grew them the year they were meant to be popular but weren't ('02 or '03) and consequently a number of the small upstart greenhouses I visited were selling them cheap by the time I went on a mission of mercy prowl.
There's a lot of high vibrational range in this essence - perhaps most of all for people who want to open to spirit at a specifically creative level. This happens to be one of the three flower essences that taught me the most about opening to my own inner channels of intuition. It helped me make the jump from reading plants with confidence and accuracy but assuming everything else I picked up was either wishful imagination or a test of some undefined Nature to see if I'd have the humility and grace to stay in my lane - to integrating more layered forms of awareness that may or may not relate directly to flowers' healing capacities to help humans.
Roadside Orange Day Lilies that I lovingly cultivated from a scant dried corm back at the old place. I made this essence on what then felt like an odd hunch it would be helpful in clearing the atmosphere during emotional meltdowns related to one of a kind events such as weddings, a child's christening, and so forth.
In a more distanced world of the commonsense present I wonder if this might be good for personal collaborations that are designed to be unusually brief or centered around a specific once-in-a-lifetime theme/form of inter-laced workmanship.
Long ago a friend and I noticed how the flowers swoop out on both sides of the Honeysuckle bud cluster. She pointed out that the fattened buds remided her of ovaries and the long flowers' throats reminded her of fallopian tubes. When I co-created an essence in my old garden I read the flowers in the established way: so that the flower's trumpet shape served as an ability to receive far-off spiritual and psychic messages. But I also thought of my friend's earlier life read. I asked the flowers if their medicine spirit had the ability to plant especially sweet sacral center healing seeds of long term beauty. And so it would seem that Spirit does have such abilities as well as a sweetening attribute that's frequency rather than scent based.
Red-Orange Passionflower from an enormous plant living in the main greenhouse at Logee's. It used to be a very straight zip south from the old place so J and I were prone to go sometime between Valentine's Day and our Anniversary in early March. Just the right time of year to wander agog at the many flowering wonders of this place.
the Passionflower healing signature relates to cleansing and healing from our deepest wounds in ways that facilitate turning that wounding and its healing into some type of Service work. Two different people have asked me about orange passionflower - calling to them for alchemy and not knowing WHAT.
This is a path of Service essence irrespective of what it facilitates to get you in alignment for such a thing.
In the summer of 2005 a few pagan-centric alchemists began working with my flower essence handbook and their own druthers of what they were inclined to make of their deepening earth/light/human triangulations. Several were strongly guided through meditation or automatic writing to prepare an essence bowl for this fire-flower while the sun was in Leo.
They grew obsessed with it. And the skies kept raining pretty much alla time but often most frustratingly after two hours of vivid sunlight. Eventually it all worked out but it was a time of receiving multiple emotionalized emails concerning 'weather on the 8's' and how heartbreaking it all was. there will be a third installment mixing what's left of the red and orange flower considerations and suggestions.