“Vague unknown fears for which there can be given no explanation, no reason. It is a terror that something awful is going to happen even though it is unclear what exactly. These vague inexplicable fears may haunt by night or day. Sufferers may often be afraid to tell their trouble to others.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords: Fear, worries, unknown fears
Pet Indication: Vague or unaccountable fears. Appearing agitated for no apparent reason
This remedy will help ease fear and apprehension whose cause is unknown; trembling, shaking, panting, snorting, sweating, urination, fearful look in the eyes, ears and/or tail down are just a few indications of such anxieties and nervousness that can be treated with Aspen. For dogs who bark for no apparent reason or at no one; other signs include whimpering, shivering, cowering, scurrying back and forth, looking scared, hiding. Aspen is always helpful in treating dogs that become panicky when their owners are packing or preparing to go out. A horse that may be in need of Aspen will be high strung, shy, and will refuse to move forward or pass objects. They may pull away, rear up and refuse to be loaded in stalls and trailers. Cats who show signs of needing Aspen tend to over-groom and refuse to be handled.
Aspen is a good Bach Flower Remedy to give to animals who are experiencing changes in their environment and at times may become scared and confused from such changes. Aspen is also appropriate for anxious, nervous owners and handlers who may unintentionally communicate their fears to their animals.