Botanical name: Populus tremula
Blooms: from March and April
Physical appearance: pendant male and smaller round female catkins
Preparation method: Boiling method
Belongs to ‘Fear’ Group
Extract from The Twelve Healers and Other Remedies, by Dr. Edward Bach
Vague unknown fears, for which there can be given no explanation, no reason. Yet the patient may be terrified of something terrible going to happen, he knows not what. These vague unexplainable fears may haunt by night or day. Sufferers often are afraid to tell their trouble to others.
Indication: For vague and unknown fear.
Aspen is remedy for fearful feelings that do not have any known cause. People in the state may feel as if something disastrous is going to happen but they have no idea of that makes them feel like that. They feel eerie kind of fear which slowly creeps in. Children in aspen may be scared to sleep in dark for the fear of monster or may have similar notions. Aspen can help calm the apprehension and fear lessening and increase inner faith and confidence.
I have inner strength to face future.
I have all courage I need.
Bach Remedies for Animals
Animals in Aspen state may appear agitated for no apparent reason. Sometimes they show fear by showing night terrors. This feeling can happen during the day or night and they may have an apprehensive look. There is no obvious trigger on why they are behaving like this. When spell of fear has no specific trigger Aspen likely to help.