Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue

“Dr Bach Flower Essences to the Rescue” is another re-blog for “Self Care September.”  Dr Bach Rescue Remedy is sold in high street chemists and health stores worldwide, endorsed by many for reducing stress and anxiety, aiding sleep, exam nerves … But, did you know that its creator – Dr Edward Bach died back in 1936? He was a doctor ahead of his time, who […]

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Walking the Wild Atlantic Way

Mullaghderg Beach “Walking the Wild Atlantic Way” was one of my first blog posts. I am sharing it again for Self Care September. In 2010, I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and possibly rheumatoid arthritis, a great relief after seven years of poor health. Although I had been a Natural Medicine’s therapist for twenty years, I never had any clients with fibromyalgia or even knew […]

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Flower Essences to Overcome Fear

This is my final post (of 10) on Dr Bach flower essences.  There are 38 essences in total, and today I will focus on those that may aid in overcoming fear: Aspen Cherry Plum Mimulus Red Chestnut Rock Rose Aspen aids healing of unknown fears or anxiety, when we suffer unexplained fear or feelings of foreboding. Mimulus is useful for known fears, such as […]

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Flower Essences – Agrimony

Dr Edward Bach described those who would benefit from his flower essence Agrimony as: “The jovial, cheerful, humorous people who love peace and are distressed by argument or quarrel, to avoid which they will agree to give up much… They hide their cares behind their humour and are considered very good friends to know” Hiding our true feelings can lead to […]

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Flower Essences – Vervain

Vervain is the Bach Flower Essence for those of us who have bucket loads of enthusiasm and great mental energy.  However, the down side of these qualities are a tendency to build up stress through an inability to relax… Bloggers beware! Dr Bach described the Vervain personality : “In illness they struggle on, long after many would have given up […]

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Flower Essences – Gentian

Today’s flower essence Gentian, is dedicated to any of my blogging friends who are feeling a little discouraged. ” Those who are easily discouraged.  They may be progressing well in illness, or in the affairs of their daily life, but any small delay or hindrance to progress causes doubt and soon disheartens them.” Twelve Healers and Other Remedies by Dr Edward Bach Dr […]

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Flower Essences – Larch

I spend a fair bit of time on my WordPress Reader, but I find some of the most beautifully creative bloggers lack confidence in their own abilities! The Bach Flower Essence Larch is : “For those who do not consider themselves as good or capable as those around them, who expect failure, who feel that they will never be a success, and […]

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Flower Essences – Scleranthus

Scleranthus is the flower essence for indecision, not to be confused with yesterday’s essence Wild Oat, which helps us through states of confusion. Scleranthus provides clarity when we cannot decide between two options: Will I or won’t I? Will I choose option A or option B? This path or that one…. It helps wipe the mud from our eyes, allowing us to make clear decisions that feel right -following […]

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Flower Essences – Wild Oat

Have you lost your way and wondered why you are here?  If so, you may benefit from the flower essence Wild Oat. My first experience of feeling lost was shortly after I turned 30.  I had spent 13 years working in a life assurance office – first in the Actuarial and then in the Underwriting Department.  I did not feel at all […]

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Flower Essences – Olive

“For those who have suffered much mentally or physically, and are so exhausted and weary that they have no more strength to make an effort.  Daily life is hard work for them without pleasure.” These are the words of Dr Edward Bach, describing those in need of Olive Bach Flower Essence. Exhaustion is common among carers looking after a loved one with […]

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