Mimulus Bach flower
THE FLOWERS OF BACH
IDENTIFICATION OF THE PLANT
Remedy name Bach flower: Mimulus
Common name in Italian: yellow mimol
Scientific name: Mimulus guttatus (Family Scrophulariaceae)
WHO IS THIS REMEDY FOR
The remedy Mimulus among the Bach flowers is generally indicated for shy, silent, delicate people who are very sensitive, who have difficulty in relating to others and are afraid of known things, such as spiders, insects, the dark, a possible accident, claustrophobia, etc. These are fears not of what they do not know but of things they know and have already been experienced.
For fear of repetition of painful moments and states, the mimulus person prefers to avoid all those situations that could cause the event again.
Mimulus is a silent person who does not share his phobias with others because he is almost ashamed of his fears and hides them without facing them.
He is a calm and shy person and consequently cannot bear loud noises, noise, strong light, excessive cold or excessive heat, often stammers and blushes.
This state of affairs makes daily life difficult to live even for those around him because everything and even the people themselves are perceived as a possible threat.
Edward Bach gives the following description of a person Mimulus «Fear of the things of the world: illness, pain, accidents, poverty, darkness, loneliness, misfortune, the fears of everyday life. These people bear their fears in silence and in secret and do not like to tell other people about them. (1)
WHAT HELPS TO SOLVE THE MIMULUS REMEDY
The Bach flower remedy mimulus is for stimulate to have more courage to face daily life with more serenity and to overcome without much fear the difficulties that life presents every day. In practice, it allows the mimulus person to reintegrate into the world and not be afraid of it.
TYPE OF PREPARATION
If you want to prepare the Mimulus mother tincture of Bach flowers, picking the flowers directly in the field, the method to be used is that of solarization.
FLOWERING PERIOD AND BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICSThe plant is in bloom during the summer period (June - September).
It is not an easy plant to find especially because it grows mainly near waterways, in very humid areas and, not bearing chemical pollution, it is becoming increasingly rare to find it.
It is a plant native to North America and the word "mimulus" comes from the Latin "mino" which means "actor, mime" because it seems to resemble a mask; while "guttatus" means "" spotted "since the flower is dotted with red.Note
(1) Taken from The Twelve Healers and other remedies by E. Bach