Hottonia palustris Keywords: Proud; Aloof The Water Violet type is knowledgeable, calm, and capable. They are private, sedate people, who are often asked for advise but will not impose their opinions or wishes on others. Gentle and self-reliant, they have a sense of superiority. Carried to extremes, they can be aloof, appearing proud, disdainful and condescending. When they are tied, or there are too many external distractions, they have a tendency to withdraw, appearing anti-social and cold. When suffering they keep their troubles to themselves. They do not lean on others for support and may be considered emotionally cold. They find it hard to open up to others, finding it easier to retreat behind their calm facade. Bach Flower Remedies Created by a Harley Street doctor in the 1930's, the Bach Flower Remedies are 38 plant and flower based remedies that can help you manage the emotional demands of everyday life. Each remedy aids a specific emotion. You can take them individually or mix them together to match the way you feel. Looking for Bach Flower Remedies for Pets?