The 38 Bach Flower Remedies
Each remedy is directed at a particular characteristic or emotional state which we can suffer with from time to time.
A guide to choosing the most beneficial remedy combination is to find the remedy which reflects what you are feeling at present & how you are responding to your life situation. We choose the remedies when we are experiencing negative states of mind or passing moods. All the remedies have a positive quality to them.Taking the right remedy for the temporary disharmony we are feeling will flood out the negativity to leave us feeling positively balanced & in harmony with our selves again.
Choose from 1-7 remedies, you can then contact me to mix up your own treatment bottle or book a consultation to help you further with your choices.
Agrimony – For those that hide their mental torture behind a cheerful face.
Aspen– Feeling fear of unknown things, an inexplicable anxiety or foreboding.
Beech – When feeling critical & intolerant towards others.
Centaury– The inability to say ‘no’ to others. Weak- willed & easily led. (Often denying their own wishes)
Cerato – lack of trust in one’s own decisions & judgments will seek confirmation from others.
Cherry Plum – fear of losing control of their mind or their behaviour.
Chestnut Bud – failure to learn from experience, repeating past mistakes.
Chicory – when overly possessive & demanding attention from loved ones, feeling a need of their attention.
Clematis – finding it difficult to be present, dreaminess appearing absentminded, because their thoughts are in the future.
Crab Apple – the cleansing remedy, for mind & body. Can feel unclean or have obsession with cleanliness. Can suffer from a poor self image.
Elm – feeling overwhelmed by responsibility or workload, when usually competent & capable.
Gentian – for doubt & discouragement after a setback, easily discouraged & depressed when things go wrong.
Gorse – Extreme hopelessness and despair, for those that have given up the fight.
Heather – When self preoccupied, compulsive talkers; needy & can tend to buttonhole others.
Holly -- Has feelings of hatred, envy and jealousy. Is suspicious & aggressive. Strong emotions within.
Honeysuckle– Dwells in the past, over-attachment to past memories of happier days or unable to get over unhappy past experiences.
Hornbeam – Monday morning “ feeling. Mental tiredness, lack of enthusiasm at the thought of doing something. Procrastinates.
Impatiens – impatient; is easily irritated, wants everything done quickly.
Larch – lack of confidence in their own ability, fears failure.
Mimulus – fear of known things, when you know the cause of your fear.
Mustard – deep gloom for no reason. A dark cloud that seems to descend from nowhere.
Oak – the plodder who keeps going past the point of exhaustion, has a strong sense of duty.
Olive – exhaustion following mental or physical effort, after a long period of strain or personal difficulty.
Pine – guilt, self reproach, blames self.
Red Chestnut – over-concern & fear for the welfare of loved ones. That they may come to harm.
Rock Rose – sudden terror or fright.
Rock Water – self-denial, rigidity and self-repression, set themselves high standards.
Scleranthus – inability to choose between alternatives, finds it difficult to make decisions. Their moods may fluctuate.
Star of Bethlehem – For the after effects of shock, trauma; mental or physical. Grief/bereavement, after an accident or bad news. May be numbed or withdrawn.
Sweet Chestnut – extreme mental anguish, when everything has been tried and there is no light left, intense sorrow.
Vervain – Over-enthusiasm, over achiever, strong willed. Sensitive to in justice.
Vine – dominance and inflexibility, for those who dominate & can override the wishes of others.
Walnut – Protection from change & outside influences. A link breaker from old ties & restrictions. Helps one adapt to new circumstances.
Water Violet – quiet self-reliance leading to isolation, can be withdrawn, proud aloof.
White Chestnut – unwanted thoughts and mental arguments, going over things, leading to a troubled mind.
Wild Oat – uncertainty over one’s direction in life, ambitious, tried many things, lacks a clear direction.
Wild Rose – drifting, resignation, apathy, can lack energy & ambition.
Willow – self-pity ,resentment & bitterness.“ I don’t deserve this!’’
If you find that any of the remedy descriptions are really resonating with you and would like to know more about how they can be of support to you, please feel free to contact me.