Taking Bach Remedies

How to take the 38 Flower Remedies

Bach™ Original Flower Remedies are 38 essences derived from flowers and plants. Rediscover your inner sense of peace and balance your emotions. The complete system of 38 essences capture the positive potential of the plants they’re from.

The essences come in handy, portable dropper bottles – be sure to look out for the original Bach signature on the label.

The essences are easy and gentle to use and can be tailored to your own needs and preferences. Each essence corresponds to a specific emotion. You can use them individually, or create your own combination using up to seven essences.


Using a single essence:

Put 2 drops into a drink of your choice, and sip regularly. Alternatively, you may place two drops of undiluted essence under your tongue and repeat as necessary.


Using multiple essences:

Add 2 drops of each essence (up to a maximum of 7 essences) into a mixing bottle with some water. Take 4 drops 4 times a day. A teaspoon of cider vinegar or brandy may be added to the remedy as a preservative.

Ready-to-use 30ml mixing bottles are available from your Bach Flower Remedies stockist.


All Bach Original Flower Remedies contain alcohol as a preservative and therefore may be unsuitable for some people.


Popular Essences

Not sure where to start? How about trying one of our most popular essences:

Larch - for Confidence

Be confident in your abilities; feel a sense of determination with a balanced sense of self-esteem. The positive potential of Larch is the ability to approach different situations with confidence and determination.

Elm - for Support

Don’t get overwhelmed, put your problems into perspective and take on only what you feel you can cope with. The positive potential of Elm is self-assurance and keeping perspective.

White Chestnut - for Tranquillity

Don’t let those repetitive thoughts get in the way. The positive potential of White Chestnut is peace of mind.