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7 Flower Remedies for Depression

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7 Flower Remedies for Depression

Everyone feels down sometimes. Perhaps  you’re overwhelmed, exhausted from chronic illness, or dealing with life circumstances that feel hopeless.  Of course, you should always consult a doctor if you experience depression, particularly if you have suicidal thoughts or tendencies, or can’t cope with life.  But, if you just need a little support from a natural remedy to help you through one of the inevitable rough patches in life, Bach flower remedies can help.

Edward Bach was a medical doctor and one of the earliest homeopaths at the beginning of the twentieth century.  Disillusioned by modern medicine, he believed that every physical, emotional, mental, or spiritual symptom offered clues as to what we need to restore balance.  Over time,  he discovered flower remedies.

Following are some of Bach’s flower remedies for depression.  Select the remedy or remedies that best match how you are feeling.  You can take one or more remedies.  Simply add four drops of the remedy to a glass of water and sip throughout the day.  Alternatively, take two drops under the tongue four times a day or as necessary.

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Michelle Schoffro Cook, MSc, RNCP, ROHP, DNM, PhD is an international best-selling and 17-time book author and board-certified doctor of natural medicine, whose works include: 60 Seconds to Slim, Weekend Wonder Detox, Healing Recipes, The Vitality Diet, Allergy-Proof, Arthritis-Proof, Total Body Detox, The Life Force Diet, The Ultimate pH Solution, The 4-Week Ultimate Body Detox Plan, and her new book The Probiotic Promise. Subscribe to her free e-magazine World's Healthiest News at to receive monthly health news, tips, recipes and more. Follow her on Twitter @mschoffrocook and Facebook.


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12:46AM PDT on May 11, 2015

Nice to read this article will be very helpful in the future, share more info with us. Good job! Alistair Bond

8:00AM PST on Nov 26, 2014


11:59AM PDT on Oct 10, 2014

What? bet they taste gross.

4:06AM PDT on Oct 9, 2014

Where do you buy them?

12:30AM PDT on Oct 8, 2014

This is an interesting article but based on Dale doing some research on Wikipedia, and what it said there about his ideas and the way he derived these remedies, if these so called remedies could possibly be healing or if it is more created in the person's mind such as a placebo.

7:10AM PDT on Jul 17, 2014

interesting info

7:08PM PDT on May 21, 2014


7:50PM PDT on May 12, 2014

I don't know why most articles on flower essences always refer to the Bach essences,There are many many other essence sets available. I use the ones from Perelandra ltd.They not only have flower essences that deal with emotional health, they have a whole line of microbial ballancing solutions that address every body system. And they have essence products just for animals, plants, the soil,and human innitiated projects. The idea here is that humans are highly creative but they don't know beans about ballance. Nature knows how to keep things in ballance, so when people 'work' with Nature, the inherent intelligence in Nature will move the human project foreward in ballance. It is fascinating stuff to watch this unfold.

1:11PM PDT on May 12, 2014


10:21PM PDT on May 9, 2014

Flower remedies work gently on the energetic system of the total being, along with.proper nutrition, exercise, balancing of hormones & dealing with life issue's in a positive way it can greatly help being another "tool in the natural arsenal". The great thing about flower remedies is they are gentle & have no side effects & can be a gentle.nudge that can help oneself move in the direction of being able to.implement all.of the other healthy tools mentioned above, because they help balance the energetic being therefore moving oneself in a positive direction of making better choices all around.

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