Flower Descriptions


Below is a description of the healing potential for each flower in the  Bach System:


Agrimony ~ helps you communicate your true feelings rather than hide them behind a cheerful face.


Aspen ~ replaces apprehension and vague fears with a sense of security and peace of mind.


Beech ~ helps you to be more tolerant and see the positive in others despite their imperfections.


Centaury ~ helps you take care of your own needs and assert yourself if you find it hard to say no to others.


Cerato ~ instills decisiveness when you question your own judgment and ask others for advice.


Cherry Plum ~ helps you act rationally and think clearly with a calm and balanced mind when you fear losing control.


Chestnut Bud ~ helps you observe your mistakes objectively so you can learn from them and move on.


Chicory ~ helps you let go of those you care for, allowing them to lead their own lives.


Clematis ~ helps you live more actively in the present rather than in the future or in your own dream world.


Crab Apple ~ helps you accept your physical imperfections and feel better about the way you are.


Elm ~ restores your normal strength and optimism when you are temporarily overwhelmed or burdened by responsibility.


Gentian ~ inspires a positive attitude when you feel discouraged or despondent due to setbacks.


Gorse ~ encourages a brighter, more positive perspective when you feel there is no hope left.


Heather ~ helps you listen to and empathize with others rather than being overly concerned and talkative about your own affairs.


Holly ~ encourages a more generous nature when you feel jealous, envious, vengeful or suspicious.


Honeysuckle ~ helps you to put memories of the past in proper perspective if you are feeling homesick or overly nostalgic.


Hornbeam ~ restores energy when you are mentally weary, procrastinate and doubt your ability to face the task ahead.


Impatiens ~ helps you deal with slow situations or people with good humor rather than impatience or irritability.


Larch ~ instills a greater sense of self-esteem when you feel inferior, fear failure or lack confidence.


Mimulus ~ brings courage and calm to face things that frighten or worry you, also aids the shy and timid.


Mustard ~ brings back joy and cheerfulness when gloom descends for no obvious reason.


Oak ~ allows the naturally strong to take a break rather than struggle on without rest.


Olive ~ restores energy when you are physically and mentally exhausted.


Pine ~ allows you to accept yourself and your actions as they are rather than feel guilty or blame yourself for the mistakes of others.


Red Chestnut ~ allows you to love without anxiety or fear for the well-being of your loved ones.


Rock Rose ~ adds courage and presence of mind in the face of terror or extreme fear.


Rock Water ~ helps you to enjoy life’s pleasures rather than stick too rigidly to your ideals or personal habits.


Scleranthus ~ allows you to make decisions more easily when you cannot choose between two options.


Star of Bethlehem ~ softens the impact of shock, grief or fright.


Sweet Chestnut ~ brings optimism and peace of mind when anguish overwhelms you and you can find no way out.


Vervain ~ helps you to relax when you are overly enthusiastic or strongly driven.


Vine ~ allows you to develop your natural leadership skills without being domineering or inflexible.


Walnut ~ allows you to make or adapt to major life changes and to fulfill your ambitions free from the influence of others.


Water Violet ~ helps you to develop warmer relationships with others when your pride or independence makes you appear aloof.


White Chestnut ~ encourages a peaceful and calm mind when thoughts and worries go round and round in your head.


Wild Oat ~ helps you to determine what to do with your life, when you are undecided about which path to take.


Wild Rose  ~ helps you feel interest and joy in life when you feel apathetic and resigned to the situation you are in.


Willow ~ helps you to forgive past injustices and move on when you feel resentful and bitter.


Rescue Remedy ~ the combination of 5 of the flowers: Impatiens, Star of Bethlehem, Cherry Plum, Rock Rose and Clemetis,  used for emergency situations.