Mustard Flower Essence: The Light Flower
Mustard Flower Essence: The light Flower- A great aid to help you cope with SAD –Seasonal Affective Disorder
Mustard relates to the Soul qualities of cheerfulness, serenity and clarity. In the negative Mustard state, you are surrounded by gloomy depression. Out of the clear blue sky, deep melancholy of an unknown origin descends upon you. You can experience lack of motivation, having no energy, you do not want to move your body. This remedy dispels the gloom and brings joy.
SAD – Seasonal Affective Disorder is a mood disorder in which people who experience depressive symptoms at the same time each year, most commonly in the winter. Common symptoms include, having no energy, oversleeping and changes in appetite often craving carbohydrates. The diminishing sunlight in the winter months affecting the circadian clock and the levels of rising melatonin and lowering serotonin are found to be some of the causes. One study looked at predisposition to SAD. Correlations were found to be in certain personality traits: neuroticism, friendliness, openness and avoidance coping style.
Mustard flower essence can be a great aid in helping cope with this mood disorder as it has the affinity to help lift dark moods and restore joy and light. Flower essences work well along other coping strategies such as light therapy, exercise and balance diet.