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      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 fussiness.

      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 of proportion.


      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. It’s 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 Remedy

      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 for fulfilment

      Willow (Salix Vitellina) is for people who feel resentful and bitter about the way their lives have gone


beech can help those who are too critical






cherry plum can help those who feel they've lost control






Clematis bach flower remedy can help daydreamers focus




Elm bach flower remedy can help build confidence




Heather bach flower can help deal with self obsession




Impatiens bach flower remedy can help battle frustration and impatience




Oak Bach flower can help the struggle against adversity






Rock rose bach flower can help deal with intense fear






Sweet Chestnut bach flower can help when anguish seems unbearable





Wild oat can help people who are not sure which way to turn



      The remedies are usually sold singly as stock bottles, which are intended to be diluted, but after consultation with a Bach Flower Practitioner you may be given a combination of several remedies, often up to 6 or 7.

      For background on Bach Flower remedies click here


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