Here are our Bach Flower Remedies to reduce stress, panic and worry
In times like these, it’s not unusual for stress and anxiety levels to rise. There is a lot of negativity in the air right now and this can cause panic and fear for many. If you’re feeling anxious, stressed or worried, why not try some Bach flower remedies.
Bach flowers are fantastic for emotional healing as they address lots of negative feelings, including unhappiness and fear of the unknown. In this blog, we explain what Bach flower remedies are, how they work and the best remedies for panic, stress and anxiety.
Don’t suffer in silence, support yourself emotionally with these amazing remedies.
What are Bach Flower Remedies?
Bach Flower remedies were discovered in the 1930’s by Dr. Edward Bach, a British doctor and homeopath. In his medical work, he noticed that every disease in the body was a manifestation of either emotional
Feelings of unhappiness, fear and worry seemed to create physical symptoms in the body.
Dr. Bach wanted to find a gentle and non-invasive approach to heal his patients. He enjoyed walking in nature himself and he noticed that certain plants had a similar energy to his patients. Dr. Bach found that particular flowers and plants had the healing power to alleviate emotional symptoms.
He began making remedies out of the flowers he collected and tested them on his patients. The results were remarkable; when given the right flower remedy, his patients started to recover, first emotionally and then their physical symptoms disappeared.
Over the course of several years, Dr. Bach discovered 38 healing flowers and plants; these subsequently became the 38 Bach Flower remedies he created.
Bach Flower remedies are made from spring water infused with wild flowers, either by boiling or the sun-steeped method. They are preserved using 27% grape-based brandy.
How do Bach Flower Remedies work?
Bach Flower remedies are categorised into seven emotional groups:
Fear – uncertainty – apathy/lack of interest in life – loneliness – oversensitivity – despondency or despair – excessive worry for other’s welfare
They work by banishing negative emotions so that balance in the mind and body can be restored. The remedies make you feel calmer and happier, allowing your body to heal itself. Each flower remedy is associated with an emotion; taking the remedy can help you overcome a specific situation or fear associated with that emotion. Some of the emotions Bach Flower remedies can help with include:
Sadness – panic attacks and anxiety – emotional eating – self-concern – anger and resentment – trauma – lack of focus
Bach Flowers for Panic and Fear
- Rescue remedy is a combination of flowers and it works wonders when you feel panicked and fearful of a situation.
- Aspen is for when you feel fearful without a specific reason such as fear of the unknown.
- Mimulus is indicated for a specific fear such as getting an illness or losing your job.
- White Chestnut helps when your mind is burdened or overwhelmed.
Bach Flowers for Stress
- Rescue Remedy is a go-to remedy for stressful situations where you feel overwhelmed and your emotions are out of control.
- Sweet Chestnut is indicated when you are so distressed, you can’t bear it.
- Oak is for workaholics and those who don’t take care of themselves; both of which can make you susceptible to getting sick.
- Elm is for feelings of overwhelm.
Bach Flowers for Anxiety and Worry
- Impatiens is for those who get anxious when ill and want a speedy recovery.
- Mimulus is indicated when you feel anxious and worried about a particular thing such as becoming ill or not being able to go outside.
- Rescue Remedy is perfect for moments when you are stricken with anxiety and your heart is racing. It calms down your nervous system.
- White Chestnut is for negative mind chatter, helping to relax you.
Support yourself emotionally
Whether you are feeing anxious, stressed and worried, Bach flower remedies can help support you emotionally. They are simple to take and can be used discreetly. Stop negative emotions and bring balance back to your mind and body.