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    In a positive Chicory state an individual is able to give freely without the expectation of a return. They are able to respect the individuality of their loved ones without trying to manipulate or change them. In a state of imbalance, an individual needing Chicory might use emotional blackmail, be excessively possessive and needy, expect gratitude for doing things for others they were not asked to do. Chicory is a Bach Flower Essence.

Chicory Flower Essence For Unconditional Love — And Feeling You Are Loved Enough

The chicory plant is a member of the dandelion family. A perennial herbaceous plant, its flowers are usually lavender in color but may be light blue, white or pink. There are several varieties of chicory. Some are eaten in salads, others are used as coffee substitutes and still others are raised as food for livestock.

When used as a Bach flower remedy, chicory essence is intended for people can feel needy and act emotionally demanding. They never feel they get enough love and may try to manipulate others to get it. Edward Bach, a British homeopath, developed Bach flower remedies or essences in the 1930s. Every flower has a different healing attribute and those healing attributes can address different emotional states — such as feeling insecure, overwhelmed or sad. Chicory flower essence falls under the category of “overcare for the welfare of others.”

Chicory flower essence is useful if you:

  • Tend to use emotional blackmail
  • Feel needy or that you lack emotional support from others
  • Tend to nag, criticize or insist on advising others
  • Need help letting go of children who are growing up
  • Feel like the love you receive is insufficient

What else can you learn about chicory flower essence online? Chicory is used in combination with other flower essences to match your unique situation. Using it with beech can help you be
more tolerant and compassionate toward others, while using it with cerato can help you feel
more confident in your decision-making. At The Flower Apothecary, we create blends of
different flower essences that work in harmony with each other.

Uses for Chicory Flower Essence

Chicory flower essence can be used for various emotional states:

  • Feeling under-appreciated — Feel like what you do for people goes unappreciated? Chicory flower essence can help you feel fulfilled in your acts of service by not expecting anything in return.
  • Feeling easily offended or hurt- You are easily hurt by what other people say and you find it hard to forgive and forget.
  • Feeling empty and unfulfilled- Helps you feel fulfilled without the need for others to fulfill you. People who have had issues with abandonment may benefit from Chicory flower essence.

Products Containing Chicory Flower Essence

Some of the flower essence blends we offer include:

Children’s Health Cell Salts & Flower Essences — This flower essence blend promotes physical and emotional balance in children. It can help alleviate feelings of neediness, jealousy and sibling rivalry. It also:

  • Promotes confidence and reduces fears
  • Reduces excessive talking and extreme self-centeredness
  • Supports the immune system
  • Supports healthy tooth and bone development
  • May ease cold and congestion symptoms

Calm & Collected  — Enhances calm and composure, diminishes angry outbursts

  • Excellent for anger management
  • Increases patience and tolerance
  • Assists in keeping calm and in control
  • Helpful for children who have angry outbursts & tantrums

Pure Confidence — This flower essence blend enhances self-esteem and diminishes feelings of guilt. It can help you:

  • Feel more confident, comfortable and self-assured in your own skin
  • Break free from comparing yourself to other people
  • Feel worthy and deserving of love
  • Trust yourself and your intuition more

Pure Gratitude — This flower essence helps make you more appreciative of the abundance in life. It also can help you:

  • See situations more objectively and clearly
  • Accept yourself and others more fully
  • Feel more positive in your daily life

Pure Love — This flower essence blend promotes universal and unconditional love, enhancing your capacity to give and receive love. It can be helpful for children with sibling rivalry issues. It also:

  • Supports the healthy expression of love
  • Helps resolve a needy or possessive attitude, easing jealousy
  • Helps you recover from old wounds and abandonment issues
  • Helps resolve feelings of victimization

Women’s Health Cell Salts & Flower Essences — This flower essence blend promotes physical and emotional balance in women. It also helps:

  • Support healthy skin, hair and nails
  • Support a healthy menstrual cycle and ease water retention
  • Diminish self-doubt and promote confidence
  • Combat sluggishness
  • Diminish feelings of guilt and enhance healthy self-love
  • Support the immune system naturally

How to Use Chicory Flower Essence

As with any flower essence, you can use chicory flower essence in a variety of ways:

  • Add it to water or another beverage or to food
  • Place it directly on or beneath your tongue
  • Add it to your bath water, shampoo or conditioner
  • Add it to a spritzer

Try four drops of chicory flower essence — or a blend that contains it — 4 times a day or as needed.

Wondering where to buy chicory essence? If you have questions about flower essences or would like to buy chicory flower essence or a blend that includes it, you may purchase it here or contact us.