Bach Flower Therapy
The 38 Flower Remedies discovered by Dr Bach balance a particular characteristic or emotional state by aligning us with the vibration of that emotion. When selecting a Remedy, tune in to how you are feeling at the moment and the sort of person you are in your nature. To choose your remedy tick the box in front of the statement if it applies to you.
1. AGRIMONY ...... INNER PEACE
I am finding peace within myself. I allow others to see me as I really am.
Do you hide your worries behind a cheerful, smiling face to conceal your pain from others?
Are you distressed by arguments and quarrels, often “giving in” to avoid conflict?
When you feel life’s pressures weighing you down, do you often turn to food, work, alcohol, drugs or other outside influences to help you cope?
2. ASPEN ...... TRUST
I have faith in life. I am being guided. I am filled with courage and inner strength.
Do you have feelings of apprehension or anxiety without knowing why?
Do you feel that something bad may happen but you are not sure what?
Do you wake up with a sense of anxiety of what the day will bring?
3. BEECH ...... TOLERANCE
I release all feelings of judgement and criticism. I accept other peoples' differences.
Are you annoyed by the habits and shortcomingsof others?
Do you find yourself being overly critical and intolerant, usually looking for what someone has done wrong and not right?
Do the incompetence and foolishness of others irritate you?
4. CENTAURY ...... INNER STRENGTH
I am the master of my life. I share from a place of inner strength. I serve others by being true to myself.
Do you often neglect your own needs in order to please others?
Is it difficult to say no to those who impose upon your good nature?
Do you tend to be easily influenced by those stronger in nature than yourself?
5. CERATO ...... INTUITION
I trust in my own inner guidance. I am confident that I know what is right for me.
Do you constantly second-guess your own decisions and judgment?
Do you often seek advice and confirmation from other people, mistrusting your own intuition?
Do you change direction often, even after asking advice, because you feel confused or unsure?
6. CHERRY PLUM ...... COMPOSURE
I remain balanced and strong under extreme stress. I acknowledge a higher force guiding my life.
Are you afraid you might lose control of yourself mentally, emotionally or physically?
Do you fear that you may think or do something that you feel is wrong?
Do you fear you may hurt yourself or others or become violent and explosive?
7. CHESTNUT BUD ...... WISDOM
I recognise and am able to let go of old patterns. I am learning something new from every experience.
Do you find yourself making the same mistakes over and over again such as choosing the wrong type of partner or staying in a job you dislike?
Do you fail to learn from the mistakes or experience of others?
Do you wish you would not repeat the same patterns again and again?
8. CHICORY ...... SELFLESSNESS
I respect the freedom and individuality of others. I love and nurture myself.
I draw on the source of universal love to share freely with others.
Do you need to be needed and want your loved ones to be close by?
Do you feel unloved and unappreciated by your loved ones?
Are you possessive of those you care for, feeling you know what is best for them?
9. CLEMATIS ...... CREATIVE IDEALISM
I am inspired to manifest my ideals. I am happy to be here now. I am involved in life.
Do you often feel spacey and absent minded?
Do you find yourself preoccupied and dreamy, unable to concentrate for any length of time?
Are you drowsy and listless, sleeping more often than necessary?
10. CRAB APPLE ...... PERSPECTIVE
I accept my imperfections. I love my body. I cleanse myself of any toxicity or disharmonious energy.
Are you obsessed with cleanliness or feel toxic or contaminated?
Are you embarrassed and ashamed of yourself or feel physically unattractive?
Do you tend to concentrate on small physical conditions such as pimples or marks?
11. ELM ...... SELF-ASSURANCE
I am confident and capable of meeting my responsibilities. I always have the help I need.
Do you feel overwhelmed by your responsibilities?
Do you feel it is too difficult to handle all the many tasks ahead of you?
Do you become depressed and exhausted when faced with your everyday commitments?
12. GENTIAN ...... PERSEVERANCE
I persevere despite difficulties and setbacks. Everything has a deeper meaning.
Do you become discouraged and depressed when things go wrong?
Are you easily disheartened when faced with difficult situations?
Does your depressed attitude prevent you from making an effort to accomplish something?
13. GORSE ...... OPTIMISM
I have faith in life. Hope brings healing. Every new day is a new opportunity. Life is a gift.
Do you feel hopeless, as if there is no reason to try to improve things?
Do you lack faith that things could get better in your life and therefore make no effort to improve your circumstances?
Do you believe that nothing can be done to relieve your pain and suffering?
14. HEATHER ...... COMPASSION
I am secure within myself. I nurture myself. Through caring for others, I forget my self.
Do you find that others may avoid you because you seem to talk too much?
Do you dislike being alone, always seeking the companionship of others, to have someone to talk to?
Do your conversations usually wind up focusing on your interests or problems?
15. HOLLY ...... LOVE
I open my heart. I love and am loved. Love is the greatest healing elixir.
I feel united with all life.
Are you suspicious of others, feeling that people have “ulterior motives”?
Do you feel great anger toward other people?
Are you full of jealousy, mistrust or hate?
16. HONEYSUCKLE ...... LETTING GO
I let go of the past. I am here now. They are free and I am free.
I move forward in life with joy and ease.
Do you find yourself living in the past, nostalgic and homesick for the “way it was”?
Are you unable to change present circumstances because you are always looking back and never forward?
Do you often contemplate past regrets?
17. HORNBEAM ...... ENTHUSIASM
I have all the energy I need. I am involved and interested in my daily activities.
Do you often feel too tired to face the day ahead?
Do you feel overworked or bored with your life?
Do you tend to procrastinate and put off some tasks while easily accomplishing those that are more enjoyable?
18. IMPATIENS ...... PATIENCE
I relax. I accept the flow of life and the pace of others. I allow the process of life to gently unfold. I am patient and understanding.
Do you feel a sense of urgency in everything you do, always rushing to get through things?
Are you impatient and irritable with others who seem to do things too slowly for you?
Do you prefer to work alone?
19. LARCH ...... SELF-CONFIDENCE
I act with confidence. I express myself creatively. I can do it. I will do it. I am doing it.
Do you lack self-confidence?
Do you lack self-confidence?
Do you feel inferior and often become discouraged?
Are you so sure that you will fail that you do not even attempt things?
20. MIMULUS ...... COURAGE
I act with courage and inner strength. I recognise each problem as an opportunity for growth.
Do you have fears of identifiable things, i.e. illness, death, pain, heights, darkness, dogs, etc.?
Are you shy, overly sensitive and often afraid?
Do you often worry about everyday situations, i.e. traffic, bills, etc.?
21. MUSTARD ...... JOY
I am moving from darkness to light. I am filled with the joy of life. My heart feels light and happy.
Do you feel depressed without knowing why?
Do you feel your moods swinging back and forth?
Do you feel deep gloom, which seems to quickly appear for no apparent reason and then lifts just as suddenly?
22. OAK ...... STABILITY
I experience renewed strength and stability. I feel strong and energetic. I accept my limits.
Are you exhausted but feel the need to struggle on against all odds?
Do you have a strong sense of duty and dependability, carrying on no matter what obstacles stand in your way?
Do you neglect your own needs in order to complete a task?
23. OLIVE ...... REJUVENATION
I feel revitalised in mind and body. I tap into an unlimited energy source within me.
I relax and experience a new strength.
Do you feel utterly and completely exhausted, both physically and mentally?
Are you totally drained of all energy with no reserves left, finding it difficult to carry on?
Have you just been through a long period of illness, stress, or strain with no relief?
24. PINE ...... SELF-ACCEPTANCE
I release all guilt. I accept my mistakes. I forgive myself. I love and accept myself.
Do you set overly high standards for yourself, never satisfied with your achievements?
Are you full of guilt and self-reproach?
Do you blame yourself for everything that goes
wrong, sometimes even the mistakes of others?
25. RED CHESTNUT ...... OBJECTIVITY
I trust in the unfolding of life.
I have a healthy detachment from the problems of others.
I am radiating peace, calm and optimism.
26. ROCK ROSE ...... SELF-TRANSCENDENCE
I face the most extreme challenges with unshakeable courage.
I am immortal spirit. I am in God's hands.
27. ROCK WATER ...... FLEXIBILITY
I am open to new insights and experiences.
I allow the joy of life to flow freely through me.
I am flexible and relaxed.
28. SCLERANTHUS ...... BALANCE
I am decisive in thought and action.
I bring balance to all areas of my life.
I act from inner certainty.
29. STAR OF BETHLEHEM ...... HEALING
I feel calm and soothed.
I am freed from the trauma of the past.
My soul finds consolation and healing in the divine light.
30. SWEET CHESTNUT ...... FAITH
In the darkest hours, I find courage and faith in a divine power.
When the need is greatest, God's help is nearest.
31. VERVAIN ...... MODERATION
I practice moderation in thought and action.
I allow others to hold their own beliefs.
I feel relaxed, open and balanced.
32. VINE ...... HUMILITY
I am tolerant and respectful of the individuality of others.
I harmonise my will with the universal will.
33. WALNUT ...... TRANSITIONS
I break all links which hinder my growth.
I now have the strength to follow my own inner guidance.
I move forward with ease into the next phase of my life.
34. WATER VIOLET ...... SHARING
I am sharing love, humility and wisdom.
I need the world and the world needs me,
35. WHITE CHESTNUT ...... TRANQUILLITY
My mind grows calm and peaceful.
I become quiet within and the answers I seek begin to emerge.
36. WILD OAT ...... SELF-ACTUALIZATION
I express my soul's purpose in my life's activities.
I am clear about my life direction.
37. WILD ROSE ...... VITALITY
I feel alive with interest in life.
I am developing new and positive life goals.
38. WILLOW ...... FORGIVENESS
I release all feelings of blame and bitterness towards others.
I accept responsibility for my life situation.
I am now thinking, doing and achieving positive things.
39. RESCUE REMEDY(6,9,18,26,29) ...... EMERGENCY
I ask for help and divine guidance.
Balance and harmony are restored.
Did you think you were finished and the questionnaire will automatically give you your Bach Flower Remedies? Unfortunately it all starts with you taking responsibility for your well being. Please grab a pen and paper, go back to the questionnaire and note down the number of the flowers (for example 39. for RESCUE REMEDY) where you ticked 3 boxes, 2 boxes or 1 box.
Choose up to 6 remedies at a time to work with.