Lasavia Healing Essences are the gift of vitality of plants, minerals, insects and birds delivered to you with the utmost care. Our resolve is to deliver to you Elemental Healing through the introduction of an essence into your being. Put a few drops in water, drink and take a moment to be inspired by the qualities of the essence that you have chosen.
Essence: Enables you to feel grounded and relaxed so you are able to respond appropriately to your surroundings.
Use: Use for shock, particularly when there has been a sudden change in circumstance. It is excellent to use when thoughts and actions are scattered. Dandelion can bring back focus and re-establish inner peace. It helps children and adults recover from shyness, particularly in big crowds or when there is a feeling of overwhelm in social situations. It clarifies personal boundaries and helps discern collective and personal emotions when participating in group process.
Description: Dandelion possesses a hollow stem that supports a brightly emanating composite flower head that is sensitive to the sun, opening at dawn and closing at dusk. Dandelion pertains to the earth. It makes fast to the earth in an upright manner. The stem will grow higher if it is growing amongst tall plants so that when it flowers it may be in the sun. Even the seeds, that are designed to be carried by the wind, have a perfect anchored parachute shape allowing them to float down to earth in an upright manner. The seed head is like a convex station for silvery stars with an earth centre of brown seeds.
The leaves are without hairs and the margins of the leaves are jagged like teeth where one of its folk names, ‘lion’s teeth’, come from. The leaves grow close to the ground in a floret. Dandelion has a long history as a healing plant. Its botanical name, taraxacum, is derived from Greek taraxos meaning disorder and akos, remedy.
Meaning: Dandelion’s essence is nourishment. It contains the qualities of both the earth and the sun. The dandelion remedy enables relaxation throughout the body, knowing all is well. It is a tonic that allows us to access joy within the body. It reminds us to celebrate with others and to stretch out when despondent.
On the physical plane, dandelion helps clear toxins from the body. On the energetic plane, it helps us to shift the energetic toxins and challenges of the modern world. Its strength is that it stays fully connected to all aspects of itself and therefore helps integration after a spiritual process, healing or states of shock.