Wild Lettuce Flower Essence


30 ml (1 fl.oz)

A flower essence crafted with fresh wild lettuce flowers (lactuca serriola), a mildly poisonous plant that can cause skin irritation when the fresh plant latex is touched. The flowers were ritually and sustainable harvested from the wild and mindfully prayed over. A flower essence, made from a significantly diluted solar infusion of water and fresh flowers, is a safe and gentle way to work with poisonous plant medicine and to work with a plant’s spirit when its more potent medicine isn’t needed.

Wild lettuce has been uses as a medicine and ritual herb since ancient times with evidence found at archaeological excavations in the Mediterranean and Egypt. The flower essence is used to help soothe stress, agitation, and restlessness. It can also aid those who need help focusing their communication to stay on topic and those who feel like they don’t have a voice. In folk magic it is associated with the dead, the underworld, sleep, and dreams. In ancient mythology it is associated with semen due to its milky latex and was connected to the male fertility gods Min, Pan, and Adonis. The flower essence could be used to connect with masculine energies.

Does not ship to Canada, Australia, or NZ.

Flower Essence Info:

Flower essences embody a living tradition of magical herbalism. In use since the early 1900s, flower essences are not tinctures but diluted cold water infusions of the fresh flowers which are harvested in a mindful ceremony and prayed over. Developed by Doctor Edward Bach in the1930s, they are meant to be ingested in homeopathic amounts to help with emotional pain such as fear, uncertainty, loneliness, oversensitivity, burnout, sadness, and trauma. Flower essences made from poisonous plants are safe to ingest and can be used for spiritual cleansing, magical rituals, anointing, and plant spirit communion.

We sell flower essences as 30 ml stock bottles. A stock bottle is simply 50% best brandy and 50% water. Three drops of a flower’s mother essence are put into this stock bottle and we ship it to you ready for use. The mother essence is the pure cold water infusion of the fresh flowers which are harvested ritually, prayed over, and infused in the morning sun for a couple hours before straining and using to make stock bottles. The finished flower essence you receive is a diluted version of this mother essence preserved with the alcohol. There are only three drops of a mother essence in each bottle of our flower essences.


To work with wild lettuce flower essence, take three drops under your tongue 1-3 times a day for a period of 3, 6, or 9 days, weeks, or months depending on your situation.

To use this flower essence for magic and ritual, take three drops beforehand. Add the flower essence to ritual baths or holy water. Use it anoint candles, talismans, herbal sachets, etc. Ask the plant spirit for aid and guidance through rough times. Don’t forget to leave an offering to the plant after it has helped you and the circle of giving is complete. Fitting offerings include incense, honey, flowers, tobacco leaf, or planting it in your garden.

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Mother essence of lactuca serriola flowers, filtered water, and distilled grape alcohol.

Weight0.09 kg
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