The animal remedies respond to danger with immediate fight or flight. This response is instinctive in nature and takes place with no contemplation. This state is neither like the emotional panic of the plants or the loss of reason seen in the minerals. The animal remedies express a state of high tension, fear, and fright in which the instinct for self-survival overpowers the rational mind (Ambra, Androc. Bufo, Crot-h. Coc-c. Elaps, Lach. Mosch. Murx. Sep. Spong. Ther.