Cherry Plum

Prunus cerasifera

"Fear of the mind being over-strained, of reason giving way, of doing fearful and dreaded things, not wished and known wrong, yet there comes the thought and impulse to do them."

—Edward Bach, The Twelve Healers

This remedy is for fear of losing control, for those who feel that their mental composure is about to break down. In extreme cases, the person may feel that they are at the end of their rope, or about to snap or lose their mind, or even commit an act of violence against themselves or others. They often engage in obsessive and compulsive behaviors as a way to maintain control over their inner experience.

Keywords: Fear of losing control, loss of control, emotional blow ups or tantrums

Positive state: Composure, calm, spontaneity