Fear of mind giving way
- Verge of nervous breakdown. Near hysteria, can shout for help
- Fear of suicide
- Fear that mind will give way to doing fearful things
- Fear of losing control and reason.
- Fear of insanity
- Possibility of sudden murderous and violent impulses
This Bach flower remedy (Cherry Plum) is for the desperate fear of the mind giving way of insanity and of the impulse to do harm to other people or to oneself. It is therefore, the remedy for those people who become prone to thoughts of suicide. The Cherry Plum state may follow a long period of anxiety or depression and those in this desperate frame of mind are often on the verge of a nervous breakdown or feel that they are on the point of madness. The bach flower remedy (Cherry Plum) can, however also be of help when the mood is of an acute or sudden nature and is indicated wherever there is lack of emotional control, such as, sudden outbursts of irrational behavior unusual, rage or violence.
Symptoms usually build up over a period of time. Pallor, staring eyes, agitation, sometimes nervous talk or obsessive questioning, imminent mild insanity.
Courtesy: Bach Flower Remedies for Everyone by Farokh J. Master
When you are in deep despair and feel like you are going to “lose it”.