Celandine

Ranunculus ficarius

Essence Properties: Joy; lightness; joyful appreciation and expression; for seeing beauty and light in the world; for joyful music and song.

Indications: depression, gloominess; negativity; ‘Eeyore’ days; loss of trust in goodness; for when we spread gloom and negativity in our conversations.

Further Insights: Celandine doesn't ask us to deny how we are feeling.  It simply inspires us to look at things afresh, to see the gifts in our life and in our experience.  It encourages us to see whether things really are as bad as we have allowed ourselves to think or to describe to others - or whether we can in fact allow the light of joy to shine through our lives - to enlighten our own experience and perhaps also that of others.