Red Admiral ( Vanesa atlanta)

1 dram or 3.7ml
1/2oz or 15ml
2oz Spray

This essence helps recognize and release shame caused by bullying, harsh words of judgement, peer pressure, family and authority figures. An individual may experience spontaneous sweating, shakiness, increased body temperature, queasy stomach and "sunken" posture. The individual wants to "disappear," retreat and isolate to a safe place and avoid eye contact. The person speaks hesitantly and looks away.

Shame is also a result of childhood abuse, rape, neglect and violence. The brain acts as if it is in danger, activating the fight or flight syndrome. Chronic shame makes one feel not good enough and is physically very painful. It is a complex emotional response often experienced during  early dependent stages of childhood.

Shame is processed in the limbic system of the brain, often returning during uncomfortable actions and feelings caused by association. Professional help is available and can reverse self destructive actions.

This essence helps an individual to promote kinder self talk and recognize when shameful self talk turns inwards.  The individual observe self talk without negative reactions. In time it can help bring out compassionate leadership skills and strength of purpose.

                             " Transform and fly away to create a safe place"

Ancient and indigenous cultures use ceremonies, such as smudging and purification with scent, smoke and sweating. Historically, the flowers in this blend were also used for women's complaints, increasing intuition, fertility and attracting abundance and health."

Massage 2 drops 3 x daily on clean unbroken skin."

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