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Bach 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 you only need to think about the sort of person you are and the way you are feeling. Then you take the remedies you need.

Find out how to buy genuine Bach Flower Remedies.

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Here is a list of the 38 remedies and their indications.

  1. Agrimony - mental torture behind a cheerful face
  2. Aspen - fear of unknown things
  3. Beech - intolerance
  4. Centaury - the inability to say 'no'
  5. Cerato - lack of trust in one's own decisions
  6. Cherry Plum - fear of the mind giving way
  7. Chestnut Bud - failure to learn from mistakes
  8. Chicory - selfish, possessive love
  9. Clematis - dreaming of the 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 - procrastination, 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 and there is no light left
  31. Vervain - over-enthusiasm
  32. Vine - dominance and inflexibility
  33. Walnut - protection from change and unwanted influences
  34. Water Violet - pride and aloofness
  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 a combination remedy called Rescue Remedy. go to top

Rescue Cream, pack and bottles

Read more about Bach Flower Remedies in this popular book from the 'Teach Yourself' series: go to top

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Stefan Ball: 'Teach yourself Bach Flower Remedies'.

UK edition: out of print

US edition available from Amazon: $11.95 (and cheaper)

Find out where and how the Bach Flower Remedies are made and how they were discovered: http://www.bachcentre.com/centre/firstpag.htm

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