9 Flower Essences for Sensual Empowerment

9 Flower Essences for Sensual Empowerment

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A master flower essence practitioner offers her favorite flower essences to encourage healing and embodied sensuality.

Flowers offer a delight for the senses, with their delicious fragrances, glorious colors, and beautiful forms. A manifestation of nature’s magnificence, their presence contributes to personal wellbeing by simply appearing before us.

It’s no wonder we offer floral bouquets as acts of celebration and love. The energy from flowers is so potent that on the quantum level, it has a healing quality that can be accessed in the form of flower essence remedies. Akin to homeopathy, the small bottles of tinctures are taken orally for a short period of time to balance challenging emotions. Used for centuries by herbalists and healers, flower therapy gained popularity in the 1930s with the in-depth discoveries of Dr. Edward Bach and has since become a worldwide self-care phenomenon.

Flower Essences to Rebalance Trauma

When I look towards the energy of flowers to create sensual empowerment, I first consider what gets in the way of a healthy experience of pleasure. Having suffered physical or emotional trauma makes it difficult to feel connected to your body, which can make physical pleasure feel wrong or bad.

A common pattern is to indulge in daydreams or substances to avoid the pain of past trauma. This habit of disassociation may have been formed at an early age as a source of protection. Clematis flower essence is called for when you notice an inability to be fully present in your body. You may find your focus drifting off into thoughts of the future, and it may be hard to stay grounded in the here and now. As Clematis lends its grace, you transcend the need to escape and become rooted in the strength of your own dynamic presence.

If you’ve experienced your body as the subject of wounding, there may be an even deeper disconnection from your physical being creating obstacles to sensual experiencing. Poison Oak flower essence addresses a type of fear connected to physical touch. (As flower essences contain only the energy of the plants and none of their physical constituents, flower essences are always non-toxic!) For those who’ve experienced sexual trauma, Poison Oak flower essence is used to promote positive vulnerability, which in turn reconnects you to your sense of pleasure and fulfills your need for physical closeness.

The distorted cultural ideas that favor unrealistic stereotypes of sexuality prey on the psyches of women and men alike and engender a dehumanized view of sensuality. When feelings of exploitation hold you back from physical enjoyment, Hibiscus flower essence offers glowing warmth to enliven your inner passion. As you become more responsive to your sexual needs and desires, you begin to experience authentic enjoyment of lovemaking and tender touch.

Flower Essences for Reigniting Self-Love

Igniting self-love is a powerful act of awakening to the dynamic flow of your sensuality. All too often, self-judgment and self-doubt sabotage your mind and create negative self-talk that keeps you stuck in unhealthy patterns. How do you reconnect with your innate power of self-love amidst the noise of demeaning mental chatter? Pine flower essence addresses this form of shame and self-blame that shows up as an inability to see yourself in a positive light. The transformation is that of heightened self-esteem as a sense of self-forgiveness washes over you and reminds you that you are indeed worthy and deserving of experiencing life’s sensual gifts.

Crab Apple flower essence is a universal remedy for eliciting deeper self-love when you find it challenging to let go of your self-perceived flaws. You may be obsessed with a sense of negative body image, or you may have a compulsion to constantly focus on small details about your appearance. The transformative power this flower offers is a sense of acceptance of your imperfections. As your appreciation for your magnificent self grows, you begin to relax into your true essence of divine perfection, just as you are.

Over the last few years, I’ve cultivated a deep connection with Jasmine flower essence as a powerful self-love ally. When there’s a sense of vulnerability and resistance to sharing your personal gifts of sensuality, the energy Jasmine emits is one of radiance, allowing you to confidently display your inner beauty to the world. This delicate flower guides you to embrace self-care practices as you become more able to nourish and attune to yourself with loving care.

Flower Essence-Inspired Practices for Connecting With the Body

Finding ways to consciously express yourself through movement is wholly empowering and a big part of what brings your sensuality deliciously to life. Taking time each day to connect with your body is energizing, as well as soothing. Several times a week, explore various practices to connect with your body in ways that feel the most nourishing and inspiring.

  • The art of Kundalini yoga is a wonderful way to discover your body’s strength and sensuality. The practice activates the divine feminine energy at the base of the spine, which creates a sense of empowerment of your sensual essence.

  • Qigong is a gentle exercise that engages your subtle energy body. Practicing for a short amount of time each day brings profound results. You might notice increased vitality, as well as a more peaceful demeanor with this refined flow of movement.

  • Self-expression through vocalization is an experience that invites you to find your voice without inhibition. Singing circles and choirs offer a sense of community connection through musical harmony. Your sensual energy is enlivened as you rise up with others and cry out in a passionate display.

  • The element of water provides a sensuous experience that can be cultivated regularly for pleasure and wellbeing. At least once a week, find a water feature to join with. Lakes, rivers, hot springs, and oceans provide a deep sense of nourishment for your body, mind, spirit, and soul. In addition to bathing in natural sources, you can find delight in taking floral-infused baths at home. Adding flower essences to your bathwater is an effective way for your body to drink in the delicious medicine. Add several drops of White Chestnut flower essence to induce a calm, peaceful mind free from worry and overthinking; Olive flower essence to support physical recovery when there’s exhaustion after an illness, travel, or hormonal changes; and Lavender flower essence for deep relaxation when you feel wired or frayed at the end of the day.

  • Several times a week, give yourself the gift of loving touch. Affectionately stroke and caress the parts of your body that stimulate a sense of physical bliss. By developing more awareness of your own sensual rhythms, you become more sensually responsive and better able to commune with others in a relaxed, spontaneous way.

Embracing Wholeness With Flower Essences

Armed with the powerful tools of flower remedies and rituals that help to release trauma, cultivate loving acceptance, and celebrate a deeper connection with your body, you grow stronger and more skillful at managing imbalances in your divine sensuality.

In the light of consistent self-care, you become more aware of how to honor yourself through the innate rhythms of your soul. You emerge stronger, more graceful, and more sensual, with a sense of wholeness that can be claimed as your very own.

Explore these three flower essences to build courage.

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