Bach Flower’s Rescue Remedy ™- Why it may not work.


If it's so amazing... The most famous of the Bach Flower Remedies is called The Rescue Remedy ™. It’s what is mostly seen at health food stores and pharmacies.  As that name is trademarked, it is also referred to as the Five Flower Formula. It’s also what many use as a benchmark for whether the…

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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…