The 38 Bach Flower Remedies

In the table below, the first column lists the remedies in alphabetical order. The second column describes the negative emotion that the remedy works on and you might be experiencing; in the third column the positive outcome after taking the remedy is shown.

Remedy Name Negative Emotion Positive Effect of Remedy
Agrimony mental torture behind a cheerful face genuine optimism
Aspen fear of unknown things reassurance
Beech intolerance tolerance
Centaury Inability to say no Assertiveness
Cerato lack of trust in ones decisions ability to self-choose
Cherry Plum fear of the mind giving way composure
Chestnut Bud failure to learn from mistakes learning from ones experience
Chicory selfish, possessive love, demands respect truly selfless in care and concern for others
Clematis dreaming of the future without working in the present focus
Crab Apple self-dislike/disgust (physically or mentally) broadminded, genuine self-satisfaction
Elm feeling of being overwhelmed by responsibility powerful abilities for responsibilities
Gentian discouragement after a setback encouragement
Gorse hopelessness and despair hope
Heather self-centredness, self-concern, hates to be alone selfless, helper
Holly hatred, envy and jealousy generous, loving, tolerant
Honeysuckle living in the past letting go of the experience
Hornbeam tiredness at the thought of doing something resolve, "get up and go"
Impatiens impatience patience
Larch lack of confidence confidence
Mimulus fear of known things courage
Mustard deep gloom for no reason brightness
Oak the plodder who keeps going past the point of exhaustion brave "fighter" without loss of hope
Olive exhaustion following mental or physical effort restoration
Pine guilt balanced sense of responsibility
Red Chestnut over-concern for the welfare of loved ones genuine concern without irrationality
Rock Rose terror and fright fearlessness
Rock Water self-denial, rigidity and self-repression ability to enjoy experiences in life
Scleranthus inability to choose between alternatives decisiveness
Star of Bethlehem shock comfort
Sweet Chestnut extreme mental anguish, when everything has been tried solace
Vervain over-enthusiasm unwind
Vine dominance and inflexibility wise, understanding leader
Walnut protection from change and unwanted influences ability to adjust
Water Violet quiet self-reliance leading to isolation connect
White Chestnut unwanted thoughts and mental arguments tranquillity
Wild Oat uncertainty over ones direction in life finds their path
Wild Rose drifting, resignation, apathy enthusiasm
Willow self-pity and resentment positivity