Our History

Through the years

  • 1930 – Dr. Bach gives up his Harley Street medical practice to develop a natural healing system of flower remedies. He discovers new methods to harness infused energized flower and plant water by using a sun or boiling method which captures the true essence of the plant matter.
  • Early 1930s – Dr. Bach begins working with selected homeopathic pharmacies, including Nelsons, to distribute the concentrated remedies.
  • 1934 – Dr. Bach moves to the village of Sotwell at a house call Mount Vernon (later to become The Bach Centre).
  • 1935 – Dr. Bach completes his system of 38 original flower remedies.
  • 1961 – Nora Weeks, a former assistant of Dr. Bach who runs The Bach Centre, asks Nelsons to formulate a base cream for RESCUE CREAM®.
  • Late 1970s – The Bach Centre takes out its first trademarks. The original brand of 38 remedies are marked with Dr. Bach’s signature on the bottle.
  • 1991 – As demand for the signature brand soared during the 1980s, The Bach Centre works with Nelsons to begin bottling and distributing the remedies.
  • 1993 – A formal Nelsons and Bach partnership is made permanent in 1993.
  • 1994 – Nelsons works with the Bach Foundation to establish the Bach International Education Programme (BIEP).
  • 2002 – BACH® ORIGINAL FLOWER REMEDIES moves to a standardize bottle, the 20 mL size.
  • 2003 – Nelsons moves its bottling plant from Abingdon, UK to the premises in Wimbledon, UK where it is today.
  • 2005 – Nelsons celebrates the 75-year anniversary of the Nelsons-Bach partnership.
  • 2005 – Nelsons begins to take on the preparation of the Mother Tinctures.
  • 2018 – The BACH® brand is redesigned to incorporate the emotional grouping and respective flowers onto each bottle, aiding remedy selection with a new and beautiful look. More info >

BACH® ORIGINAL FLOWER REMEDIES are a homeopathic dilution: see NelsonsDilution.com for details.

* Claims based on traditional homeopathic practice, not accepted medical evidence. Not FDA evaluated.

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