How to use Bach Flower Remedies to relieve anxiety
Bach Flower remedies are a gentle way to reduce stress and anxiety naturally.
The good thing about these remedies is that they don’t interact with prescription medications or herbal remedies and they’re safe for all ages.
I’ve been using Bach Flower remedies to help with my anxiety for years and although there isn’t any scientific evidence to prove that they work, I really feel that they do help.
I’ve also prescribed these remedies to my naturopathy clients over the years with good results.
In this article I’ve compiled a list of the 8 best Bach Flower remedies for reducing stress and anxiety.
Important Note: These remedies can be helpful for anxiety symptoms but they’re not a cure for anxiety. Please talk to your doctor about treatment options for anxiety.
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What are Bach Flower Remedies?
The Bach Flower Remedies were developed about 80 years ago by Dr. Edward Bach, a British Homeopath.
The remedies are hand produced in England using natural spring water infused with wild flowers.
Bach Flower remedies work on the emotions and are helpful for anxiety, depression, fears, jealousy, low self-esteem, worries and trauma.
The Bach flower drops can be placed directly under the tongue or added to a glass of water.
Bach Flower Remedies work alongside herbs, homeopathy and medications, and are safe for everyone, including children and pets.
The remedies can be used individually or mixed together.
Here are 8 Bach Flower remedies for anxiety:
1. Red Chestnut
Red Chestnut is the remedy for fears that something bad is going to happen to your children or family members.
Aspen is the remedy for fears of the unknown or a fear that something bad is going to happen but you can’t identify what it is.
Elm is the remedy for when you’re feeling overwhelmed, with too much to do and not enough time to do it.
4. Rock Rose
Rock Rose is the remedy for reducing panic attacks.
5. Cherry Plum
Cherry Plum is the remedy for bad temper, explosive anger, fears that you may lose control or feeling like you want to hurt yourself or others.
Mimulus is the remedy for fears of anything that can be identified.
Fear of spiders, fear of dying, fear of heights, fear of losing your job, fear of flying, fear of a panic attack, fear of water etc.
7. White Chestnut
White Chestnut is the remedy for repetitive thoughts or worries.
8. Rescue Remedy
Rescue Remedy is a combination of five remedies including Impatiens, Star of Bethlehem, Cherry Plum, Rock Rose and Clematis.
Rescue Remedy a helpful remedy to keep on hand for stressful situations. I like to keep some Rescue Pastilles in my bag just in case.
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