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An essence used in the pseudoscience of flower essence therapy, which is believed to provide radiant inner light to help individuals with low self-esteem.

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She said: "We're thrilled to be acquiring Buttercup to grow the Child's Play brand in the North East.
The saying goes, if your chin reflects the yellow of the buttercup flower when held it, then you like butter.
Cut peeled buttercups into wedges, and then toss the wedges with olive oil and herbs before roasting in an open pan.
Not only is there a cat called Dorothy, there is a dog called Buttercup, whose appearance leads to buttercups appearing in the garden, and some mice who live there - all of whom seem to want to look after any children who reside there.
SCIENTISTS have discovered why buttercups glow yellow under people's chins - and it has nothing to do with liking butter.
Reflection of light by the smooth surface of the cells and by the air layer effectively doubles the gloss of the petal, explaining why buttercups are so much better at reflecting light under your chin than any other flower.
The July sun is shining on a lush meadow spattered with buttercups.
Most will feature the traditional meadow favourites like poppies, foxgloves, buttercups, cornflowers, toadflax, primroses, daisies, cowslips and the like.
The first intact fossil of a mature eudicot--a type of flowering plant whose membership includes buttercups, apple and maple trees, dandelions, and proteas--has been discovered by scientists from the U.
BUTTERCUPS in a field are like wrinkles on a face - both indicate signs of ageing, according to a Mid Wales scientist.
The traditional symbol of the product, yellow buttercups, speak for naturalness ("Botterbloom" is regional dialect for Butterblume, or buttercup), while a seashore motive has been added, symbolizing North Germany.