Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 5 or if I fooled myself, I did a great job.


Are they a placebo? Part 5 As I have mentioned, I had suffered from depression for most of my life. While I had overcome most types, I had reached a point where Clinical Depression was slowly destroying me, and my life. Every little thing, no matter how small, or imagined, would send me spiralling into…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 4 or do animals know the difference between placebo and the real thing?


  Are they a placebo? Part 4 Over the years, I have used the remedies with great success, which would pretty much suggest that they are not a placebo. I thought I’d share some compelling examples. One day, my mother’s two year old dog suddenly collapsed and went limp for no apparent reason.  She carried…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 2 or why didn’t this remedy for terror heal my anger?


Are they a placebo? Part 2 Because  they are so small, I would carry around a bottle of Rescue Remedy in my pocket, and keep a tube of Rescue Cream at work. A practice that has continued to this day. There were many departments no my floor, and across from me, there was a young…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies (BFR) – Are they a placebo? part 1, or wait, this is just alcohol!


Are they a placebo? Part 1. What I want to do with this entry is discuss if the Bach Flower Remedies are a placebo or not. It is reasonable for people to be sceptical about the BFR’s and so they should be. I certainly was. When I first saw them around 1992, the claims they…

Healing Depression Series: Bach Flower Remedies or Flower Power.


Bach Flower Remedies – Introduction    I hated being depressed. I hated it so much that I relentlessly pursued and tried everything that I could get my hands on. I tried herbs, psychic healers, meditation, therapies like Reiki and Kinesiology, crystals, aura-light, aura-soma, anti-depressants and just about anything else I could get access to. Each…