Flower essences are a simple and natural solution that contains flowers, water and brandy. This solution is set into a bowl and infused by natural sunlight the later further distilled. The final solution is a very diluted mixture that is preserved by the brandy additive. The preparation turns into a mild solution that no longer carries the natural aroma of the source flower. Instead, the flower’s energy is said to be released into the solution creating a unique energy signature. The energy of the flower is considered a healing source for mental, physical or spiritual health.
Flower dilutions are primarily used for homeopathic remedies intended to bring emotional and spiritual wellness. Conditions such as depression, anxiety, insomnia and stress are said to greatly improve as a result of these natural mixtures. Because flower essences are so diluted, with only small trace amounts of chemical components from the source flower, these solutions are considered to be safe for various medicinal, healing and therapeutic purposes.
Flower therapy or remedies have been used by various cultures for many centuries. Then and now, it is widely believed that the flowers essence possess healing powers that can be used to successfully treat serious conditions such as stress, anxiety, fear and depression. The believe is that illness brings a about a disconnect that weakens our ability to cope with the normal stressors life brings. Our ability to connect to ourselves and others is compromised. Those that practice essence therapy, believe these solutions restore our ability to focus on our core purpose in life further allowing a regenerative process that aides in overall healing. This healing is believed to extend to physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Sickness, disease and emotional imbalances are said to stop the free flow of vital energy that is needed to promote health on the important four levels. These levels would be spiritual, emotional, mental and physical. If the condition is left untreated, it is believed that the illness will progress and further disrupt each level of vital energy. When this happens, it is believed that the body, the mind and the spirit are out of balance and harmony must be reached to achieve holistic healing. Therefore, flower remedies must address each level of “life” energy to bring about the balance necessary to restore health and inner peace.
For centuries, these solutions were used as part of calming rituals and religious ceremonies due to the belief that flowers contain an energy force that reconnects to the human spirit promoting inner peace, harmony and well-being. In our present day, contemporary times, many still believe these solutions are capable of helping deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. A flower’s essence is believed to open up our consciousness to a higher state of being. They allow us to connect to our deepest emotion and innermost person.
There is negative and positive energy. Flower solutions possess a positive energy that is believed to elevate or mind and spirit thus providing to be very useful for those suffering depression and anxiety disorders. For those that do not believe in the healing power of flowers, are said to still be able to benefit from their curative properties. Flower essences heal in many ways. They help to give clarity, focus and determination to pursue their individual life purpose.
There are many documented remedies using flower solutions. Remedies have been used to treat, fear, despondency, oversensitivity and despair to name just a few. Specific flowers are said to cure specific emotion or physical conditions. For instance, Crab Apple is said to be a cleansing remedy that can be used to absolve self-hatred. And pine can be used to alleviate guilt. Whatever the condition or aliment, flower therapy is widely believed and trusted to lift self-esteem, intuition and a deeper sense of self. Therefore, these flower treatments bring about a happier overall healthier individual.
There are many alternative, holistic treatments out there that are said to bring about inner peace and internal healing. Flower essence therapy is considered a peaceful, gentle therapy that heals at a deeply spiritual level. Working on your emotions and mental state, it can bring healing to all levels, just as homoeopathy or meditation. Ultimate healing occurs when we are at peace with ourselves and the world around us.