How do we use Bach Flower Remedies?

Bach Flower Remedies work towards balancing the patient’s emotional state. During the first half of the 20th Century, Dr. Edward Bach developed a comprehensive healing system. It is intended to help to establish inner peace and develop emotional self-awareness.

He did this by harnessing the strengths of particular medicinal plants, popularly known ever since as Bach Flower Remedies.

The healing system was developed as a truly comprehensive system, by classifying small emotional problems into seven larger groups.

In which form should we use Bach flower remedies? How should they be used?

How do we use Bach flower remedies?

Although there are no strict rules regarding the usage of these remedies, it is usually recommended that you take four drops at least four times a day.

As follows, we will briefly explain the different ways in which to take these remedies:

  • Taking four drops from a dropper. We will do this by applying four drops to the tongue, using the dropper that comes with the bottle. You must avoid touching your tongue with the dropper, as the remedy may become contaminated if you do.
  • In a glass of water. This is one of the most classic ways of taking the remedy. In this case, four drops of the remedy are added to a small amount of water. To get the most out of your remedy, you should shake the glass for one minute.

In order to fully enjoy the virtues of the Bach Flower Remedies, you need to know how to administer the doses.

How do we administer Bach Flower Remedies?

  • You can take four drops of the remedy directly or by mixing them into a small amount of water.
  • It is recommended that you take four drops four times a day: when you wake up, before lunch, after your evening meal and before you go to bed.
  • You should place the drops underneath your tongue and keep them there for a few seconds before swallowing (if you have chosen to take the undiluted drops and not mixed with water).
  • They should not be mixed with alcoholic beverages.
  • The dropper must not touch your tongue, as the remedy may become contaminated if it does.

The duration of each treatment will vary in each case. If the ailment is momentary, the application will be short term and if the ailment is chronic, the application will be long term.

In circumstantial conditions such as nervousness or momentary anxiety, it will be dependent on the events that have brought about the condition.

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