There are 38 flower remedies, and the healing powers are directed to a particular emotional state or characteristic of that state. The remedies are used as a natural therapy in relieving any emotional states that are negative in the mind.
The Bach Flower remedies are safe, and easy to use. To select the remedy that is best for you, ask yourself how you are feeling. If you fear the unknown, then the flower remedy of Aspen would be a good choice.
Do you feel anguish? Sweet Chestnut would be the pick for you. You can also select a combination of them to mix together.
Let’s take a peek at each flower remedy:
Agrimony is for mental torture that you hide behind a cheerful or happy face. A typical Agrimony person is a sad person, but still the life of the party.
Aspen is used for fears, mostly unknown fears. It is used for anxiety when a person thinks that something terrible is goingto happen, even though “it” is unclear.
Beech is used for those persons who need to see more good in the world. It is used to invite more understanding in their life.
Centaury is for gentle people who tend to get over zealous about serving others. They go out of their way to please, even if it means a detrement to their own well being.
Cerato is for persons that don’t have enough confidence in their choices. They always seem to look for advice outside their own mind.
Cherry Plum flower remedy is used when a person is fearful of doing something dreadful. It is used when impulses can not be controlled.
Chestnut Bud is a remedy for those who need to take the full experience of life.
Chicory remedy is used for those who are too mindful of what other say. The tend to dote on their children, and relatives trying to find something that should be put right.
Clematis is for the dreamy people. They don’t have much interest in life. They are quiet, but not real happy in life.
Crab Apple is the Bach Flower remedy for those who feel they are never quite clean enough.
Elm remedy is for those folks who are looking to benefit humanity, but often feel the task is too daunting. They in turn become depressed.
Gentian flower remedy is used for people who get easily discouraged in their life. EVen a small hindrance can cause them to become depressed.
Gorse is useful for people who are feeling hopeless. Nothing seems to be able to persuade them into being happy.
Heather remedy is useful for people who are always looking to be with someone. They are afraid to be alone, even for a short time.
Holly is for people who find themselves feeling jealous. It can be used in people who feel vengeful. Also used for people who tend to be suspicious of others.
Honeysuckle is for the people who tend to live in times gone by. The past is a better place, and the future is not going to be happy.
Hornbeam is useful for those who never seem to have the mental or physical strength to go on. Their days seem too much for them.
Impatiens is used for people who tend to think quick, and can be impatient. They are often loners.
Larch remedy is used for those who expect to fail in whatever they choose to do.
Mimulus is used for people who fear everday life. They are always afraid of pain, illness, and other “dreads” that people live with every day.
Mustard remedy is useful for those people who feel despair all the time. They never appear happy.
Oak is useful for people who are facing daily life strong, and brave but are fighting an illness.
Olive is for those people who have suffered either mentally or physically and are worn out. They don’t feel they have the strength to go on.
Pine is used for those who blame themselves for never being “totally” successful. They never seem to be satisfied.
Red Chestnut is used for people who get anxious about other people’s welfare. They tend to not care about themselves.
Rock Rose is the remedy for cases where the person sees no hope. It is used when the person is frightened by illness, accident or in case of emergencies.
Rock Water is used for people who are too strict in the way they live. The refuse to have fun.
Scleranthus would be used for people who can’t make decisions between things. They see one thing, and then another, and then can’t choose which is right.
Star of Bethlehem brings hope to people who have serious news, and is in shock over it. They are hard to be consoled.
Sweet Chestnut for those who feel anquish, this can help life more bearable.
Vervain is used to help people realize that their way, is not always the right way. They see life in fixed ways, and are hard pressed to change.
Vine is useful for patients that are over capable and self assured. They think their way is the right way, and often direct people when it is not fitting.
Walnut remedy is used to help people who can be led astray from what they want in life. They can be lead easily off their path
Water Violet is for those who like to be alone. They tend to leave people out of their life, and go on their way.
White Chestnut remedy is used people who can’t seem to control their thoughts. Thoughts enter the mind, and tend to make them worry. These thoughts cause unhappiness in their life.
Wild Oat flower remedy is used for those kinds of people who have super ambitions in life. They have a problem choosing a job, but they have no real calling in life. They want to experience it all.
Wild Rose people tend to just slide through life, not really experience anything truly. They don’t feel the need to improve anything, and find it hard to find happiness.
Willow is used for people who have been through hardships, and find it hard to accept. They often complain and can be resentful of others. They judge life by success, and not real happiness.
Using Bach Flower Remedies
Bach flower remedies are safe, all natural, and can be used by the entire family. The best way to use them, is to look over each trait, or emotion description. This is one case where you must be honest with yourself. Ask yourself, is this remedy for me. Truly, give the answer. If it is, you will want to add that to the mix.
To make a mix, add 7 drops of each Bach flower remedy to a dark bottle. You can use up to 7 remedies per bottle/per emotional state. Less is actually better. You are treating on a deep level, and it is best to use the ones that are truly the exact way you are feeling. Fill the rest of the bottle with filtered water. Bach flower remedies can be taken throughout the day as needed, up to 4 times a day.
The most popular form of Bach Flower remedies is Rescue Remedy.
It is a combination of Impatiens, Star of Bethlehem, Cherry Plum, Rock Rose, and Clematis. It is very useful for feelings of stress, and anxiety. It can even help calm a crying baby, which nothing else has helped to sooth. It can be used for traumatic situations where the person does not seem like they can be consoled.
The Rescue Remedy cream is used for aches, pains, and bruising. It helps to soothe skin after being cut, or scraped.