Bach Flower Remedies are a collection of 38 plant and flower-based remedies discovered in the 1930s by

Dr Edward Bach, a Harley Street physician.

Each Bach remedy deals with a specific negative emotion, so we can select and take one or more remedies to match our moods.

They work to address everyday emotional imbalances and so help maintain our emotional and physical well-being. 

  1. Agrimony: Put on a cheerful face to hide problems
  2. Aspen: Have unexplained fear and worries, are nervous and anxious 
  3. Beech: Are critical and intolerant of others
  4. Centaury: Have difficulty in saying no and are anxious to please
  5. Cerato: Doubt your own ability to judge situations
  6. Cherry plum: Fear losing control of your behaviour
  7. Chestnut Bud: Fail to learn from experience, repeating the same mistakes 
  8. Chicory: Are overly possessive and expect others to conform to your values
  9. Clematis: Day-dream and generally have a lack of interest in the present
  10. Crab Apple: Have a poor self-image and are ashamed or embarrassed by unpleasant physical symptoms, characteristics or features
  11. Elm: Are overwhelmed or burdened by responsibility
  12. Gentian: Are easily discouraged, hesitant and despondent
  13. Gorse: Feel hopelessness and despair and are pessimistic
  14. Heather: Feel self-absorbed, dislike being alone, and are excessively talkative
  15. Holly: Have feelings of extreme jealousy, are envious and suspicious
  16. Honeysuckle: Live in the past, feel homesick or nostalgic
  17. Hornbeam: Get the 'Monday morning' feeling, doubting your ability to face the day's work
  18. Impatiens: Are impatient and easily irritated
  19. Larch: Lack self-confidence and feel inferior
  20. Mimulus: Have a fear rooted in known causes e.g. spiders, flying, death etc
  21. Mustard: Experience unexplained deep gloom
  22. Oak: Are driven by a strong sense of duty, and struggle on although exhausted
  23. Olive: Feel exhausted in body and mind
  24. Pine: Feel full of guilt and blame yourself for other people's mistakes
  25. Red Chestnut: Are over-anxious or over-concerned for others
  26. Rescue Remedy: Are in a demanding or stressful situation *
  27. Rock Rose: Have experienced terror, have been frozen in fear and feel helpless
  28. Rock Water: Are inflexible, setting yourself very high standards
  29. Scleranthus: Suffer from indecision
  30. Star of Bethlehem: Have experienced shock, grief or a fright
  31. Sweet Chestnut: Are at the limits of endurance and in deep despair
  32. Vervain: Are over-enthusiastic, argumentative with fixed principals and ideas
  33. Vine: Are strong-willed with a tendency to be domineering or inflexible
  34. Walnut: Face major life changes and are in need of protection from the influences of others
  35. Water Violet: Prefer to be alone or are proud and aloof
  36. White Chestnut: Have unwanted thoughts, preoccupations and worries
  37. Wild Oats: Are uncertain as to the correct path in life, dissatisfied with your current life style, and can't decide which path to follow
  38. Wild Rose: Make little effort to improve situations
  39. Willow: Are resentful and have feelings of self-pity, "poor me"

*Cherry Plum, Clematis, Impatiens, Rock Rose and Star of Bethlehem make up Rescue Remedy






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