Bach Flower therapy
Bach flower therapy is one of the highly effective aids which help to achieve harmony and balance to all aspects of our being. It can be used to help ease daily stress, address mild mood concerns, calm anxious feelings and reduce frustration and anger
Bach flower remedies are dilutions of flower material. The remedies contain a very small amount of flower material in a 50:50 solution of brandy and water. As all the Bach Flower Remedies are pure and harmless there is no fear of giving too much or too often, though only the smallest quantities are necessary to act as a dose.
How to use Bach flower remedies
- The ‘glass of water’ method – For short-term moods and problems put two drops of each selected remedy in a glass of water. Sip as often as required until relief is obtained. You can use this method for longer-term problems as well. Just sip from the glass throughout the day, at least four times a day.
- Directly on the tongue from the stock bottle – The Bach Flower Essences can be dropped neatly onto the tongue without diluting them. It can also be rubbed behind the ears or on the temples and wrists. Take 2 to 4 drops of concentrate 4 times a day.
- Adding to bath water – Flower Essences may also be added to bath water (16 drops per use).
- Adding to lotions or oils – Dilute ten drops of each chosen essence (no more than ten essences) in a 100 ml bottle of lotion or oil.
One of the greatest advantages to Bach Flower Remedies over other types of treatments however is the fact that there are no known side effects or negative reactions and as such Flower Remedies can be used by everyone safely. The remedies work in a positive way, flooding the body with the energy required to re-establish balance within the person. the Flower Remedies to be used successfully in combination with other forms of treatment, weather it is complementary practices, talking therapies, physical work or prescribed medications, without any concern of interference. Bach flower therapy is positive and harmless therapy.
Bach flower remedies are also benefitted for children. It helps to enhance their attention and focus. It can also control jealousy among children which is quite common. Though, the use of Bach flower essences can address a full repertoire of emotional needs in children, it should only be used after a consultation with mental health professionals.