Bach Flower Details
To understand fully which combination of Bach Flower remedies will be of most benefit, you should book an appointment with a fully qualified Bach Flower practitioner.
In the meantime, below is a list of the Bach Flower essences and a brief description of who could benefit from them:
Agrimony (Agrimony eupatoria) for those who hide worries
behind a brave face.
Aspen (Populus tremula) for vague apprehension or fear for
no known reason.
Beech (Faqus sylvatica) is for
people who are critical and intolerant of others, prone to nagging and
Centaury (Centaurium unbellatum) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who find
it difficult to say no to other people.
Cerato (Ceratostigma willmottiana) is for people who lack faith in their own judgement.
Cherry Plum (Prunus cerasifera) is the remedy that helps deal
with the frantic fear associated with loss of control
Chestnut Bud (Aesculus hippocastanum) is the Bach Flower Remedy
for people who fail to learn the lessons of life. They may repeat the same
mistakes over and over - for example, taking a succession of identical jobs and
being surprised to find each one unfulfilling.
Chicory (Cichorium intybus) is for people that are full of love and care for
their families and friends but they can feel slighted and unnecessarily hurt if they
don't get the same sort of love back in return.
Clematis (Clematis Vitalba) is the Bach Flower Remedy for daydreamers; people
whose minds drift away from the present into fantasies of the future, or into alternative
versions of the present.
Crab Apple (Malus Pumila) is known as the cleansing remedy, it
helps people who are feeling unclean, self-disgusted, or get small things out
Elm (Ulmus Procera) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people
suffering a temporary loss of self-confidence due to the overwhelming amount of
responsibility they have taken on.
Gentian (Gentiana Amarella) is the Bach Flower Remedy for the relatively mild discouragement,
doubt and despondency that follows when something has gone.
Gorse (Ulex Europaeus) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who have given up
belief that there is any hope for them.
Heather (Calluna Vulgaris) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who are obsessed
with themselves, but who do not like to be alone.
Holly (Ilex aquifolium) is for helping people deal with the anger based on
hatred, suspicion, envy or jealousy.
Honeysuckle (Lonicera Caprifolium) is the Bach Flower Remedy for
people who live in the past instead of the present.
Hornbeam (Carpinus Betulus) The Bach Flower Remedy used for feelings of
exhaustion and tiredness that come before an effort has been made like the
Monday morning feeling and for those who procrastinate.
Impatiens (Impatiens Glandulifera) is, as its name suggests,
the Bach FLower Remedy against impatience and against frustration and
irritability caused by impatience.
Larch (Larix Decidua) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who feel that they
are not as good as others and that they are bound to fail.
Mimulus (Mimulus Guttatus) is for known fears. When you know what it is that
frightens you, then Mimulus is the remedy to take.
Mustard (Sinapis Arvensis) is the Bach Flower Remedy for deep gloom and
depression that descends for no apparent reason out of a clear blue sky.
Oak (Quercus Robur) is the Bach Flower Remedy for strong, persevering, steady
people who never give up but are no longer able to struggle against adversity.
Olive (Olea Europaea) the Bach Flower Remedy for tiredness and exhaustion
after an effort of some kind, such as hard physical or mental labour, or the
long struggle against illness.
Pine (Pinnus Sylvestris) is for those who blame themselves. Even when
successful they think that they could have done better and they are never
content with their efforts or the results.
Red Chestnut (Aesculus carnea) is for people who feel fear for
the well-being of others: the husband afraid when his wife goes out alone or
the mother worrying about her child at school
Rock Rose (Helianthenum Nummularium) is the Bach Flower Remedy
against terror, feeling alarmed, intensely scared, panicky. Itís an important
ingredient in Rescue Remedy.
Rock Water (Aqua Petra) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who
take self-repression and self-denial to extremes. It helps the rigid minded,
self-denying and overly puristic.
Scleranthus The Bach Flower Remedy for people who find it
difficult to make up their minds which option of two or more they ought to
choose uncertain and indecisive
Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum unbellatum). This is the
remedy for the after-effects of any shock, such as unexpected bad news or an
unexpected and unwelcome event. It is one of the remedies in the Bach Flower Rescue
Sweet chestnut (Castanea Sativa) the Bach Flower Remedy for those
moments when the anguish is so great as to seem to be unbearable
Vervain (verbena officinalis) for people who are over-enthusiastic perfectionists
with a keen sense of justice and extreme mental energy These people can be insistent,
wilful and too fervent for their own good.
Vine (Vitis Vinifera) is the Bach Flower Remedy for people who know their
own minds and think they know what is best for others
Walnut (Juglans Regia) helps to protect against outside influences in general,
and against the effects of change in particular
Water Violet (Hottonia Palustris) is for those talented, capable
people whose independence and self-reliance can make them seem to be proud and
disdainful of others
White Chestnut (Aesculus Hippocastanum) is for unwanted thoughts,
worries and mental arguments, which intrude into the mind and stop people from
concentrating on things that they should be doing.
Wild Oat (Bromus Ramosus) is for those who feel that
they want to do something worthwhile with their lives but do not know in which
direction they should move
Wild Rose (Rose Canina) is for people
who have accepted all that life throws at them and have given up the struggle
(Salix Vitellina) is for people who feel resentful and bitter about the way their
lives have gone