Sunday 2 October 2016


2016-40  Dr Edward Bach:  Guide to the Flower Remedies

Guide to the Flower Remedies

Each of the 38 remedies discovered by Dr Bach is directed at a particular characteristic or emotional state. To select the remedies you need, think about the sort of person you are and the way you are feeling at the time of sickness.
For more information on each remedy in this list click the relevant link. It might help to read some case studies first to see how they work. What follows is a full list of the 38 flower remedies and a brief indication of the emotional state for which it is applicable, which will serve as a guide in the selection of the remedy.

01 Agrimony - mental torture behind a cheerful face
02 Aspen - fear of unknown things
03 Beech - intolerance
04 Centaury - the inability to say 'no'
05 Cerato - lack of trust in one's own decisions
06 Cherry Plum - fear of the mind giving way
07 Chestnut Bud - failure to learn from mistakes
08 Chicory - selfish, possessive love
09 Clematis - dreaming about future without working in the present
10 Crab Apple - the cleansing remedy, also for self-hatred
11 Elm - overwhelmed by responsibility
12 Gentian - discouragement after a setback
13 Gorse - hopelessness and despair
14 Heather - self-centredness and self-concern
15 Holly - hatred, envy and jealousy
16 Honeysuckle - living in the past
17 Hornbeam - tiredness at the thought of doing something
18 Impatiens - impatience
19 Larch - lack of confidence
20 Mimulus - fear of known things
21 Mustard - deep gloom for no reason
22 Oak - the plodder who keeps going past the point of exhaustion
23 Olive - exhaustion following mental or physical effort
24 Pine - guilt
25 Red Chestnut - over-concern for the welfare of loved ones
26 Rock Rose - terror and fright
27 Rock Water - self-denial, rigidity and self-repression
28 Scleranthus - inability to choose between alternatives
29 Star of Bethlehem - shock
30 Sweet Chestnut - Extreme mental anguish when everything has been tried 
31 Vervain - over-enthusiasm
32 Vine - dominance and inflexibility
33 Walnut - protection from change and unwanted influences
34 Water Violet - quiet self-reliance leading to isolation
35 White Chestnut - unwanted thoughts and mental arguments
36 Wild Oat - uncertainty over one's direction in life
37 Wild Rose - drifting, resignation, apathy
38 Willow - self-pity and resentment

There is also an emergency composite remedy known as the Rescue Remedy [which is a combination of 5 flower remedies, namely, Star of Bethlehem, Rock Rose, Impatiens, Cherry Plum and Clematis].  This is used in all emergencies.


The 12 Healers and Other Remedies by Dr Edward Bach: [Click Here]

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