Cherry Plum restores the qualities of balance, calmness, and positive control of the mind. Those in need of this remedy often feel that they are losing control of their mind, going insane, or perhaps having a breakdown. The negative Cherry Plum state can be a very extreme and uncomfortable one in which the personality experiences powerful and irrational fears. They can be snappy, on edge, want to scream, or fear that they could be uncharacteristically violent, either to themselves or others. In a very extreme state, they may have wide staring eyes and be unable to stop themselves from saying or doing things that are entirely out of their normal character. Many women experience variations of these irrational feelings related to their monthly cycle. In all these situations, Cherry Plum brings calmness, rationality, and peace.
Botanical Name: Prunus cerasifera
Type of Remedy: 2nd nineteen
Root Emotion: Fear
Dr. Bach Groups: Fear