Agrimony “The jovial, cheerful, humorous people who love peace and are distressed by argument or quarrel, to avoid which they will agree to give up much. Though generally they have troubles and are tormented and restless and worried in mind or in body, they hide their cares behind their humor and are considered very good friends to know. They often take alcohol or drugs in excess, to stimulate them and help themselves bear their trials with cheerfulness.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keywords: Addiction, unhappy, anxiety, insomnia Human Indication: Mental torment behind a brave face. Appear care-free and humorous in order to mask anxieties and unhappiness.
Crab Apple “This is the remedy of cleansing. For those who feel as if they have something not quite clean about themselves. Often it is something of apparently little importance, in others there may be more serious disease which is almost disregarded compared to the one thing on which they concentrate. In both types they are anxious to be free from the one particular thing which is greatest in their minds and which seems so essential to them that it should be cured. They become despondent if treatment fails. Being a cleanser, this remedy purifies wounds if the patient has reason to believe that some poison has entered which must be drawn out.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords: Cleansing, poor self image, sense of not being clean, obsessive, poor self image Human indication: When you feel unclean or have a hard time accepting your own self image. Cleansing: Use externally on ringworm, rashes and warts. Animal/Pet indication: Obsessive cleanliness, fastidiousness; excessive grooming. Pets with rashes
Impatiens “Those who are quick in thought and action and who wish all things to be done without hesitation or delay. When ill they are anxious for a hasty recovery. They find it very difficult to be patient with people who are slow as they consider it wrong and a waste of time, and they will Endeavour to make such people quicker in all ways. They often prefer to work and think alone, so that they can do everything at their own speed.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keyword: Impatience, irritated, nervy, frustration, fidgety, accident-prone, hasty Human indication: Suitable for people who are easily irritated and impatient. They speak and think quickly, and are energetic, but tense. Animal/pet indication: Impatient and seeming to have boundless energy, can’t wait to go for a walk or rushes ahead
Larch “For those who do not consider themselves as good or capable as those around them, who expect failure, who feel that they will never be a success, an so do not venture or make a strong enough attempt to succeed.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keyword: Lack of confidence, depressed, discouraged, feeling of inferiority Human indication: When you need more self-confidence. Animal/pet indication: Lack of self-confidence or avoiding situations where they have to perform.
Mimulus “Fear of worldly things, illness, pain, accidents, poverty, of dark, of being alone, of misfortune. The fears of everyday life. These people quietly and secretly bear their dread; they do not freely speak of it to others.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keyword: Fear, blushing, stammering, shyness, timid, sensitive, lack of courage Human indication: Fear of known things such as fear of being alone, fear of spiders, fear of flying or fear of the dark. Shyness is also a known fear. Animal/pet indication: For fears: afraid of lightening, visits to the vet. May shake or shiver when confronted. Shy and timid animals.
Olive “Those who have suffered much mentally or physically and are so exhausted and weary that they feel they have no more strength to make any effort. Daily life is hard work for them, without pleasure.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keyword: Lack of energy, fatigue, convalescence Human indication: When you are exhausted with no reserves of strength or energy. Animal/pet indication: Exhaustion, fatigue due to overwork: for working animals or those involved in racing, competitive events or shows.
Rock Rose “The remedy of emergency for cases where there even appears no hope. In accident serious or sudden illness, or when the patient is very frightened or terrified, or if the conditions is serious enough to cause great fear to those around. If the patient is not conscious the lips may be moistened with the remedy.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keywords: Frozen fear, terror Human indication: When you feel terror, or after a nightmare. The feeling that you cannot react or move. Animal/pet indication: Terror, panic-stricken: body trembling, cowers or runs away. Deer in the head light.
Star of Bethlehem “For those in great distress under conditions which for a time produce great unhappiness. The shock of serious news, the loss of someone dear, the fright following an accident, and such like. For those who for a time refuse to be consoled, this remedy brings comfort.” – Dr. Edward Bach Keywords: Trauma, after effect of shock, post traumatic stress Human indication: For after effects of trauma or traumatic experience. Animal/pet indication: Abused, mistreated in the past. Trauma or shock.