Frequently Asked Questions About Flower Essences

Flower essences have been providing individuals natural healing since the 1930s. While flower essences have been around for many decades there are still many questions about the proper way to take and use flower essences.

How do I take flower essences?  

Take 4 drops under the tongue 4 times daily.  It is useful to add a dropperful to a water bottle and sip your water throughout the day.  Flower essences should be chosen according to desired outcomes and which emotions you would like to balance.   

What are flower essences?

Flower essences are a group of natural remedies formulated specifically to balance emotional states.  There are 38 original Bach Flower essences.  They were formulated by Dr. Edward Bach in the 1930’s.  Dr. Bach was ahead of his time, realizing the mind body connection decades before it was acknowledged in the mainstream.  Dr. Bach was an English medical doctor, bacteriologist, and homeopath.

How are flower essences made?

Flower essences are prepared by picking specific species of fresh wildflowers in the morning when there is dew on the petals and then placing them in pure spring water and the sun for several hours.  The water is then strained and mixed with brandy.  The theory is that the energetic information of the fresh flowers is transferred and stored in the water. 

How do flower essences work?

Flower essences are formulated to address specific emotional needs.  When they are prepared, the theory is that the flower energy is transferred to the spring water they are soaked in.  In this way, the positive frequencies of the flower communicate with your body’s energy and restore balance and harmony. 

Do flower essences work?

Yes.  Flower essences do work.  There are some small studies that validate the effectiveness as well as experiential knowledge to verify effectiveness. 

Nanoscopic vibrations in water from flower blossoms can be difficult to measure.  Putting that to the test in the human body and explaining medicinal flower power from the body’s perspective is a concept that science has not yet caught up with.