Flower and Vibrational Essences: Emotional Tuning Forks

What Exactly are Flower or Vibrational Essences?

The analogy of essences as emotional tuning forks is an appropriate one, given they work at the energetic level.   Flower essences have been a form of healing for a very long time. There is evidence that suggests the use of flower essences in ancient Egypt. Australian aborigines have long known of the benefits of sitting beside a particular flower in order to receive its healing frequency.  When stress causes us to be “out of tune” essences issue a “true note” to help us to re-establish balance.

Dr Edward Bach: Modern Rediscovery of Flower Essences

The modern day expert who is acknowledged as the “father” of flower essences is Dr.

Bach Centre

Photo: Bach Centre

Edward Bach. Edward Bach was a renowned physician who gave up his Harley Street medical practice to develop flower essences. His objective was to “treat the person, not the disease.”

What Essences are NOT

Essences are not essential oils, which are used in aromatherapy.  Essences are the energetic signatures of plants, animals, environments, crystals, etc. captured in water and preserved with alcohol, glycerine, apple cider vinegar and red shiso.  Essences do not have any scent, as opposed to aromatherapy oils, which are distilled from plant material.

How do Essences Work?

Essences often work by bringing about or heightening our understanding of what might be wrong with us. You yourself, however, have to be aware, watch for small signs, and note Two March Remedy Walletshow you feel. You often only know what you are by knowing what you are not!

How are Essences Taken?

Essence drops can be put directly on the tongue, put in a small glass of water and sipped, put in the bath or room spray, put in a burner or rubbed on pulse points.  How they are applied is immaterial – some people are so sensitive to their vibration that they only need to hold an essence bottle!

Essences Used in The Healing Garden

A range of flower essences are used, including:




**You can find these and other essences at Healthlines