What are flower essences?
Flower essences are liquid extracts used to address profound issues of emotional well-being, soul development, and mind-body health. They are part of an emerging field of subtle energy medicine, which also includes homeopathy, acupuncture,color therapy, therapeutic touch and similar modalities.
Where and when did flower essences originate?
Although flowers have been used for healing for many centuries, flower essences in their modern form were first developed in the 1930s by an English physician, Dr. Edward Bach. He prepared 38 remedies, mostly from English wildflowers. In recent decades companies such as FES have researched new flower essences from other plant species.
How are the essences prepared?
Flower essences are dilute, potentized herbal infusions or decoctions, prepared from wildflowers or pristine garden blossoms. They are made directly in the “laboratory of nature,” where the four alchemical elements of earth, water, air, and fire are found in harmonious balance. To this is added the fifth “quintessential” element of the sensitive awareness and attunement of the preparer. The fresh, dew-filled blossoms are gathered in the early morning of a clear, sunny day. Floating on the surface of a bowl of water, they are irradiated by the warmth and light of the sun for several hours. This process creates an energetic imprint of the etheric energy pattern of the flower in the water, embodying the healing archetype of that plant. This “mother essence” is preserved with organic grape alcohol and then further diluted and potentized to form the “stock” which is sold in stores and to practitioners.
What to expect in a Flower Essence Therapy Session
Your session will take up to 30 minutes. Your practitioner will ask you a series of questions that will pinpoint the 7 top essences for you. These flower essences will then be prepared in tincture made especially for you. The tincture will be in water and is meant to be taken 4 times a day in water or directly by mouth. A future appointment is scheduled to evaluate the effectiveness of the remedy and adjustments are made with the formula to continue treatment for optimal benefit.
30-minute session + tincture: $75 — Schedule Appointment