Flower Essences: A Higher Potential
Updated: Oct 29, 2020
What are they?
Flower essences are diluted herbal remedies used to support the emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of an individual. There is no physical components of the flowers in the remedy, only the vibrational aspect of the flower remains. Flower essences are typically given as a combination of several individual flower essence singles after becoming familiar with the person.
How do they work?
Flower essences are a type of energy medicine that affects the subtle energy field. Thus they subtly affect us on a deep level. There are many other modalities that also function on this plane including homeopathy, acupuncture, Reiki, craniosacral therapy, Qi gong and yoga.
Purpose and Safety
The goal of flower essences are to move the soul through the circumstances that are obstructing a person from reaching their unique potential. Another benefit of working with flower essences are that they are safe to take with medications and surgical procedures.
The duration of treatment will depend on severity, chronicity and impact on a person’s life. Schedule a follow up appointment when issues that are concerning arise to discuss them. This is a normal although uncomfortable part of the process of healing with flower essences.
For more information
Kaminski, P., & Katz, R. (2004). Flower essence repertory: a comprehensive guide to North American and English flower essences for emotional and spiritual well-being. Nevada City, CA: Flower Essence Society.
Wigmore Publications. (1995). The 38 flower remedies: an introduction and guide to the 38 flower remedies. London.
Srinivasan, T. M. (2010). Energy Medicine. International Journal of Yoga, 3(1). doi: 10.4103/0973-6131.66770