Dr Edward Bach’s description for Olive
Those who have suffered much mentally or physically and are so exhausted and weary that they feel they have no more strength to make any effort. Daily life is hard work for them, without pleasure.
– The Twelve Healers and Other Remedies
Olive is grouped in "Not sufficient interest in Present Circumstances"
The Olive remedy, within Dr. Edward Bach's system of flower essences, is specifically designed for individuals experiencing mental and physical fatigue to the point of complete exhaustion. People in need of this remedy often endure a profound sense of weariness, both mentally and physically. The symptoms indicative of the Olive state include a pervasive and overwhelming tiredness that extends beyond the normal wear and tear of everyday life. Those requiring Olive may find themselves drained of energy, struggling to muster the strength to fulfill their daily responsibilities. Emotionally, they may feel depleted and unable to summon the enthusiasm necessary to engage with life's challenges.
Individuals in need of the Olive remedy may exhibit symptoms such as persistent fatigue, both mentally and physically. This exhaustion goes beyond the ordinary tiredness one might experience and becomes a pervasive state of weariness that affects their ability to function optimally. Emotionally, they may feel overwhelmed by the demands of life, finding it challenging to summon the necessary energy to face their daily tasks.
The Olive remedy is categorized under the group of remedies known as "Insufficient Interest in Present Circumstances," alongside remedies such as Clematis, Honeysuckle, Wild Rose, White Chestnut, and Mustard. This group addresses various aspects of emotional states characterized by a lack of engagement with the present, encompassing issues ranging from apathy and lack of motivation to feelings of despair.
Numerous case studies and success stories illustrate the efficacy of the Olive remedy in supporting individuals dealing with profound exhaustion. Patients who have incorporated Olive into their wellness routines report a significant improvement in their energy levels, both mentally and physically. These success stories highlight the transformative impact of addressing emotional and mental states on overall well-being.
The Olive remedy is derived from the olive tree, scientifically known as Olea europaea. This evergreen tree is native to the Mediterranean region and is widely cultivated for its fruit, olives, and the oil extracted from them. The olive tree has a long history and is symbolic of peace, healing, and endurance.
The positive potential of the Olive remedy lies in its ability to restore vitality and renew energy levels. Those who benefit from this remedy may experience a rejuvenation of both mind and body, allowing them to face life's challenges with renewed strength and vigor. Olive offers support for individuals to overcome exhaustion and regain a sense of balance, enabling them to actively participate in and enjoy their present circumstances.