Flower Essences For Emotional Healing

Since 2020, traumatic experiences have been nearly impossible to avoid.

From a global pandemic to social injustice to environmental catastrophes and economic crises- we've been forced to face these issues, and these events have triggered unresolved personal and ancestral traumas in many of us.

Unfortunately, traditional western medicine typically only treats the mental and physical manifestations of acute stress, disease, physical trauma, rarely acknowledging such needed emotional and energetic healing aspects.

I want to bring your attention to a not-so-well-known field of flower essence therapy.

Flower essences are subtle liquid extracts that address profound emotional wellbeing, soul development, and mind-body health. They can stimulate deep levels of awareness and life-altering changes. They are much more than a replacement for pharmaceutical drugs or other natural herbal medicines. Flower essences imply a different healing approach that includes the body, the soul, and the psyche - the totality of the human mind, including conscious AND unconscious.

Our ancestors were profoundly connected with nature and felt like a part of it. It may surprise you, but the history of flower essences can be traced back to more than 3000 years, with many cultures using them to treat emotional health and wellbeing.

The earliest written European records of flower essence usage date back to Abbess Hildegard von Bingen as early as the twelfth century and Paracelsus, the famous Swiss medical professor, alchemist, and herbalist in the sixteenth century. They collected the dew from flowers to treat his patients' emotional imbalances. Flower essences have also been widely used in Asia, India, South America, and A