The Therapeutic Uses of Seed Essences have been classified under seven headings, based on the different aspects and symbolism of the seed.

Group 1- The Hard Shell

The seed has a hard shell, protecting it from the outside. Seed essences can be used for the emotional, mental and spiritual issues associated with this quality. In the repertory this translates as:

  • Endurance, persistence, resilience, patience

  • Not bending or caving in under pressure

  • Increasing our ability to self-protect

  • Feeling safe and secure

  • Maintaining our privacy

  • Any fear emanating from the outside world

  • The calming of any form of panic

Group 2 - Storing the Knowledge

The therapeutic uses categorised in this group arise from the seed being a vessel of information. It develops at the end of the growth cycle and contains all the information and knowledge needed to create a new life in the same form. Harvest. Within the seed essence repertory this quality is expressed  as:

  • Reconnecting to and strengthening the protective blessing that comes down to us from our ancestors

  • Unblocking of the past

  • Connecting us to the records of wisdom

  • When we fail and have to do the same again

  • The learning of lessons

  • Growth and maturity

  • Realisation

  • Reaping what we sow

Group 3 - Quiet and Still

The seed appears at the end of the growth cycle.  All the energy and activity has died away, leaving the seeds to ripen on the stem and ultimately to lie dormant in the Good Earth

  • Helping us to slow down and take a break

  • The calming of agitations on all levels of being

  • Convalescence

  • Rest recuperation and recovery

Group 4 - Burial and Resurrection

The seed has the desire to fall to the Good Earth and bury itself: the end of the cycle of life is reached.  Transformation is about to occur.

  • Fear of the dark and unknown

  • Assisting us in periods of transition and transformation when aspects of our being die or peel away in order to give new life the potential to emerge

  • The dark night of the soul

  • Finding the light at the end of the tunnel

  • Going through radical change

  • Reinventing ourselves

Group 5 - Germination

  • Reconnecting us to the font of eternal youth

  • Making us feel younger

  • Rejuvenation on all levels of being

  • Starting out afresh

  • Butterflies and nerves that proceed an event

  • Journeying into the unknown

Group 6 - Growth Potential and Purpose

The seed knows its purpose in life.  In the repertory this translates as:

  • Putting us more in touch with our life's purpose

  • Being true to ourselves
  • Greater clarity in our life

  • Greater meaning to our existence

  • Helping us engage more fully with our destiny

  • Enabling us to fulfil our true potential

  • Staying focussed and committed even when there appears to be little or no success or movement forward

  • Greater self-confidence

  • Greater self-belief

  • Improving creativity

  • More confident self-expression

  • Inspiration

Group 7   The Cosmic Seed

The Cosmos has seeded the Earth.  Everything on this planet, including Gaia herself, has grown from the seeding from Cosmic Dust.  A part of us each one of us resonates with the Cosmic Seed.  Our own inner seed is a core part of our spiritual nature.


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