Bach flower remedies are an alternative or complementary treatment that is used for emotional problems and pain. They are made from watered-down extracts from flowers of wild plants. They gently restore the balance between mind and body by casting out negative emotions such as fear, worry, hatred and indecision which interfere with the equilibrium of the being. The Bach Flower Remedies allow peace and happiness to return to the sufferer so that the body is free to heal itself.
What are the common concerns that Bach Flower Therapy addresses?
Fear & Anxiety
Insufficient interest in present circumstances
Frustration & Loneliness
Low Self Esteem
Despondency or despair
Over concern for the welfare of others.
Bach flower remedies may be considered useful for people who are currently feeling disturbed, worried, sleepless, and stressed because of the various situations in their life like stressed work environment, incompatible relationships, health situation of a loved one, stress because of personal health issues, transitional phases of life (settling in new school/college/job, newly married, post pregnancy, career break, menopause, etc.)
How does Bach Flower Therapy work?
Flower remedies work on the principle of resonance in the subtle body where imbalance starts. In other words, the action of flower remedies is energetic, not biochemical. The plants used in the system have a unique vibrational energy pattern. Sometimes flower remedies work immediately, other times the effects maybe felt over days or weeks, layer by layer.
During the process:
The Bach Flower Therapist assesses the needs of a client based on a psychological interview. The therapist then prepares a unique mixture of 1 -7 Flower Remedies for the client to take, depending on his or her psychological needs. Most commonly, only 2 – 4 Remedies are used at one time and the drops from the composite are to be taken under the tongue or in any liquid, a minimum of 4 times daily.
The progress is monitored on a weekly or monthly basis and the remedy is adjusted according to changes that have occurred during the period. When the client is feeling fine, Bach treatment is stopped. Psychological counselling may or may not continue at this point, depending on the needs of the client.