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Ainsworth Bach Flower Guide

QUICK GUIDE to Symptoms and The Flower Essence

   

AGRIMONY

 

ELM

 

MUSTARD

 

VERVAIN

SYMPTOM
  hidden worry & inner torment   inadequacy / overwhelmed   moodiness / sudden gloom   willful / fanatical / stressed
FLOWER ESSENCE
  cheerfulness & peace   belief in one's self-strength   balance and clarity   quiet, tranquil & open
   

ASPEN

 

GENTIAN

 

OAK

 

VINE

SYMPTOM
  anxiety / apprehension   discouraged / self-doubt   over achieving & persevering   arrogant / dictatorial
FLOWER ESSENCE
  optimism & trust   courage & faith   achieving without strain   compassion / loving leader
   

BEECH

 

GORSE

 

OLIVE

 

WALNUT

SYMPTOM
  intolerance / criticism   hopeless / pathetic   burnt out & exhausted   over-sensitive to change
FLOWER ESSENCE
  tolerant with open mind   hopeful & enthusiastic   mental, physical & emotional balance   protect - outside influence
   

CENTAURY

 

HEATHER

 

PINE

 

WATER VIOLET

SYMPTOM
  over-obliging / weak, kind   talkative, needs company   guilt / self-reproach & blame   reserved / aloof / withdrawn
FLOWER ESSENCE
  'service' / knowing worker   listing skills / calm   self-esteem   involvement / peace / calm
   

CERATO

 

HOLLY

 

RED CHESTNUT

 

WHITE CHESTNUT

SYMPTOM
  indecision, easily led   hate / jealousy / revenge   over-caring & worrying for others   unwanted spiraling thoughts
FLOWER ESSENCE
  individual / trusts intuition   love   caring, trusting of the process of life   serenity, clam & clarity
   

CHERRY PLUM

 

HONEYSUCKLE

 

ROCK ROSE

 

WILD OAT

SYMPTOM
  fear of being violent   living in the past   panic / alarm, terror / horrified   no direction / unfulfilled
FLOWER ESSENCE
  self-control   grounds in the present   calm   accepts guidance & purpose
   

CHESTNUT BUD

 

HORNBEAM

 

ROCK WATER

 

WILD ROSE

SYMPTOM
  refusing to learn by experience   tiredness / weary   rigid / self-denial   apathetic, resigned
FLOWER ESSENCE
  learning from experience   mental & physical strength   flexibility   enthusiasm, joy of life
   

CHICORY

 

IMPATIENS

 

SCLERANTHUS

 

WILLOW

SYMPTOM
  clinging / manipulative   impatience / irritated / tense   indecision   anger / resentment
FLOWER ESSENCE
  unselfish / sense of oneness   patience & forgiveness   decisive / determined   forgiveness / acceptance
   

CLEMATIS

 

LARCH

 

STAR OF BETHLEHEM

   
SYMPTOM
  dreamy / absent / "out of it"   lack confidence, expects failure   shock and grief / fright    
FLOWER ESSENCE
  concentrated & grounded   self-confidence, will to succeed   accepts the inevitable    
   

CRAB APPLE

 

MIMULUS

 

SWEET CHESTNUT

   
SYMPTOM
  ashamed, self-disgust   fears known things, nervous / shy   welcomes death    
FLOWER ESSENCE
  free of shame, cleansed   fearlessness / bravery   peace & purpose