Flower essences, Find Alternative Medicine, Remedy and Healing, Ethnoscience
List of United States Folk Remedy and Healing
Flower essences - Ethnoscience Glossary Terms and Abbreviations
Flower essences are specially prepared extracts of plants and flowers. Each plant species used is thought to have a different type of healing property. Similar to the preparation of homeopathies, the flowers are extracted in an alcohol solution that is shaken and diluted several times. Flower essences are used to change a person's emotional state, with the goal of improving both physical and mental well-being. A few drops of the flower essence are taken under the tongue to restore harmony and balance. The flower essences are thought to help relieve the basic causes of stress. Bach flower remedies are the best-known flower remedies. The Bach flower remedies include 38 different essences. Each of these essences is supposed to correspond with a particular state of mind.