Those who have ambitions to do something of prominence in life, who wish to have much experience, and to enjoy all that which is possible for them, to take life to the full. Their difficulty is to determine what occupation to follow; as although their ambitions are strong, they have no calling which appeals to them above all others. This may cause delay and dissatisfaction. [Bach: Twelve Healers and Other Remedies 1936]
Nickie Murray Talks
Let us find one thing in life that attracts us most and do it. Let that one thing be so part of us that it is as natural as breathing; as natural as it is for the bee to collect honey, and the tree to shed its old leaves in autumn and bring forth new ones in the spring. If we study nature we find that every creature, bird, tree and flower has its definite part to play, its own definite and peculiar work through which it aids and enriches the entire Universe. [Bach: Collected Writings]
It is a remedy that may be needed by anyone, and in cases which do not respond to other herbs, or even when it seems difficult to decide which to give, try this for at least a week.
If the patient does well, continue with it so long as they improve before changing to another remedy.
[Barnard: Guide to the Bach Flower Remedies]
Wild Oat likes a moist soil and prefers a little shade. Look for it where mowers and grazing animals cannot reach on steep banks and among the trees.
Wild Oat grows throughout the country on hedge-banks and along the edge of woodland.