A tree growing on hills and edges of woods . Male and female flowers grow on the same tree . They open at the time when needles just become visible as tiny bright green fruit .
Emotional Group : “Despondency and Despair”
Key Indications :
Lack of Self Confidence, Inferiority complex, Anticipating failure.
LARCH NEGATIVE EMOTIONS :
Lacks confidence to take risk. Fear of failure, fear of being criticised.
Self conscious, scared to take up any new task, they feel they cannot do it , they are bound to fail.
In spite of being capable they are convinced of their failure and do not work.
They lack ambition due to lack of self confidence.
They are shy and avoid situations to be faced where the person may come in limelight.
Inferiority complex may be developing since childhood.
They are jealous of other’s achievements ,they do appreciate others and thing that they can never reach to such heights., or even for a smallest of task they think they are incapable.
Positivity Expected is :
Gain Self Confidence.
Willing to try new things , remove the apprehension that they cannot do it.
Concentrates on the work on hand instead of thinking of failure.
Can feel the joy of success.
Start to believe in themselves and their capabilities.
Do not get disheartened by difficulties.
Become positive and start getting the feel that they can do it.
Comparison with other Bach Remedies :
Larch– Lack of self confidence, feels cannot accomplish, failure is bound to happen. Never takes initiative.
Cerato – Lack of faith on his own decisions, depends on others advice, but do take initiative.
Scleranthus – Lacks quick judgement. Oscillates between two opinions, takes his own decisions although he has no trust on his own decisions.
Mimulus – Fear of upcoming events , temporarily looses confidence.
Crab Apple — Lack of confidence due to physical appearance.