As the name implies, the person is impatient. No one moves quickly enough for this person. If they ask someone to do something, they end up taking over and doing it themselves because they are quicker. They tend to finish other people’s sentences. The person is irritable and has mental tension through frustration and other pressures.
Impatiens helps balance the person to be less hasty in action and thought. It helps the person to be more relaxed and patient. It balances them to be gentler towards shortcomings of others. This is also good for children who cannot sit still in class.
Impatiens is one of the five Bach flowers in Rescue Remedy.