Tara Health Centre include Flower Essences in all our
naturopathic consultations as they are so effective in treating emotional
upsets and stress as well as physical conditions triggered by emotional
is an inevitable part of their lives. We all suffer from fears, anxieties,
insecurities, shyness, poor self-image, resentment, obtrusive thoughts,
apprehension and more. Using flower essences is a method of alleviating
negative emotional states that may contribute to illness or hinder personal
They are a very powerful tool that is used effectively to help balance the
majority of these negative emotions.
One can achieve a
feeling of inner peace, calmness and relaxation without the side effects
often associated with tranquilizers and other drugs. Drops of a solution
infused with the "essence" of a flower are placed under the tongue or taken
in water. The practitioner helps the client choose appropriate essences,
focusing on the client's emotional state rather than on a particular
Flower remedies have been used for centuries by
different cultures, for instance we have Bush Flower Essences here in Australia.
The flower remedies can alleviate feelings such as anger, jealousy, guilt
and break patterns like rigid thoughts, indecision and a sense of being
Bach Flower Remedies
Bach flowers are an effective and natural healing
method using wild flowers. Discovered by Dr Edward Bach in England in the
1930's they are used to treat both the body and the mind. By treating the
emotional state of a person, as well as their physical complaints, a holistic
approach to healing is found.
As Dr. Bach,
says in his book Heal Thyself,
God in His mercy has given us food to eat, so has He placed amongst the
herbs of the fields beautiful plants to heal us when we are sick. These are
there to extend a helping hand to man in those darker hours of forgetfulness
when he loses sight of his Divinity, and allows the cloud of fear or pain to
obscure his vision."
is no true healing unless there is a change in outlook, peace of mind, and
inner happiness" Dr. Edward Bach, 1934
is a well known Bach Flower Remedy, it is a complex of certain flowers given at
times of shock and stress, bringing back a sense of calm and relaxation.
flower remedy is often used to treat patients suffering from uncertainty
and a lack of faith - which may lead to depression and a sceptical
positive outcome of this remedy is that it gives confidence and
conviction, perseverance and optimism.
Bach flower remedies work at a
subtle level, gently helping to restore balance restore and bring about a
greater sense of well being.