When the male aspects of the personality are under-developed Sunflower can bring greater empowerment. Like the Sun, one feels able to radiate outwards and reach for the peaks of personal achievement. It can balance an underdeveloped or overdeveloped ego, and bring warmth and compassion. Also useful where there are problems with the father figure.
Indications for using Sunflower
- For those of either sex who have difficulties expressing their male qualities in a balanced fashion
- For those who have conflict with authority figures.
- For those who are suffering from an ongoing damaged relationship with the dominant parent
Negative - Bombastic, egotism, boastfulness, self-effacement and aggrandisement.
Positive - Warm, radiant, positive, action, compassion, individuality, belief, assertiveness.