As a medical intuitive healer with 29 years full time experience in natural healing, I have studied, mastered and recommend natural healing remedies of all kinds.
Food healing. Vitamins, minerals and supplements. Amino acids. Herbs. Alchemical remedies. Homeopathy and more.
Someone once asked me what I thought were the most powerful natural healing remedies and without hesitation I responded “Flower essences!”
What Are Flower Essences?
Flower essences are natural healing remedies made from flowers.
They have no adverse side effects and can be safely used by people of all ages.
If you happen to be taking any pharmaceutical medications recommended by your medical doctor, they will not interfere with your drugs.
Flower essences are vibrational remedies that address the emotional, mental and spiritual underpinnings of all disease.
How Flower Essences Work
It’s important to understand how we in natural healing view the development and resolution of all disease.
Illness begins in your energy field.
You are a soul having a human experience in your physical body.
Your soul controls your mind.
Your mind controls your emotions.
Your emotions controls your energetic system.
Your energy system controls your physical body.
When you experience physical illness, the imbalance in your health has been occurring for some time either at your soul level, in your thoughts and beliefs, in your emotions and/or at the energetic level.
When you want to heal your physical body, you have to move the energy of the imbalance out of your physical, out of your energetic system which includes your acupuncture system, breath and chakras, resolving the core emotional issues and changing your mind about the thoughts and beliefs that attracted the disease in the first place as well as possibly addressing the issue at the soul level.
Simply put, disease moves from outside your energy field through all the layers into your physical body.
When we heal, we release the imbalances out of the physical body, energy body, emotions, thoughts and beliefs and release from the depths of our soul.
Flower essences address imbalances in the emotions, mind level and soul.
Once you understand that disease begins in your soul, mind or emotions, you can grasp the fact that working at these levels is in fact the most powerful way to resolve what really ails you.
Your Issues Are Unique to You
Someone once asked me, “So what’s the best flower essence for PTSD? For Lymes disease? For chronic fatigue?”
The answer is there is no one flower essence that addresses one illness.
The emotions you feel, the thoughts and beliefs you hold and even your soul challenges are totally unique to you.
That is why when you are wanting to use flower essences for healing, you will need to work with someone capable of empowering you to understand the emotional, mental and spiritual causes of your disease.
This is the work that I do as a medical intuitive healer.
How to Use Flower Essences
When you use flower essences for healing, you have several choices:
One. You can take 2 to 4 drops of the essence under your tongue five times per day. There is an acupuncture point under your tongue that directs energy into your entire system.
Two. You can put 2 to 4 drops of the essence in your water bottle and drink it throughout the day.
Three. You can put 2 to 4 drops of the essence in your bath water.
Four. If you are treating animals or young children, you can put 2 to 4 drops in their food or water bowl.
Five. You can put 2 to 4 drops of the essence in an atomizer and spray your energy field and/or spray your home and living space.
Six. For individuals who are incredibly sensitive, you can also use a photograph of the flower or flowers that make up the remedy. I have photographs of many of the orchid remedies throughout my home and also use photographs of the orchid remedies in my healing work.
You can take up to six flower essences at once time.
A trained flower essence practitioner such as myself can tell you how long you need to take any flower essence to help you resolve the issues.
Once of the most important ways to use flower essences is with what is referred to as your constitutional remedy.
At your soul level, you came in to this lifetime to resolve certain issues.
These emotional, mental and spiritual issues may have been plaguing you your entire lifetime.
A constitutional remedy helps you resolve these core issues.
You take a constitutional remedy for at least six months, taking the drops at least five times a day in the various ways I have previously explained.
Current Emotional Challenges
You can also take flower essences to resolve current emotional challenges.
For example, you may have been experiencing temporary anxiety or depression in reaction to current life challenges.
Flower essences can be taken for as short of a period as one day, one week, one month or just a couple of months.
As your flower essence practitioner and the medical intuitive healer reading your issues, I will advise you how long you would need to take any one flower essence to resolve the issues.
Flower Essences Are Made and Used All Over the World
In my healing room, I have flower essences from quite literally all over the world made on every continent on the planet.
We have all experienced looking at a beautiful flower and feeling uplifted in their presence.
My healing room is full of orchids and people report they feel better just walking into the room!
Nevertheless, there are certain lines of flower essences I use most often:
Australian Bush Flower Essences
Flower Essences Are the Ideal Remedy for Children and Pets
Often we want to help loved ones who are quite literally unable to speak with us.
Although most of my clients are humans, over the years I have done medical intuitive readings for all kinds of animals – dogs, cats, horses, even goats!
My youngest clients have been newborn babies. My oldest clients have been well into their 90s. I can remember helping a 90 year old be able to regain her ability to walk after a long period of immobilization – such rewarding work!
We may sense that something is amiss with our babies, young children and pets but not be able to communicate adequately about what is actually bothering them.
However, a highly trained flower essence practitioner such as myself can tune in to determine which remedies would provide emotional balance for our loved ones.
You can put the flower essences in the water bowl of your pet and in your baby’s bottle. It’s good to know they are safe and will provide the remedy at a subtle vibrational level.
What Is the Doctrine of Signatures?
In natural healing, the Doctrine of Signatures states that God has somehow marked plants to indicate how they should be used for healing.
Many herbalists and flower essence creators believe that each plant has a purpose for healing.
For example, walnuts look like the human brain and are known for containing nutrients helpful for our brain.
Willow bark is abundant in damp conditions and is known to treat aches.
The tall proud shrub used to make Five Corners Australian Bush Flower Essence gets its name from a fruit that has five corners. This flower essence distributes energy through the body and helps us to celebrate our own beauty
You may notice you are particularly attracted to specific kinds of flowers to uplift your own soul.
Ever since a friend gave me my first orchid, I have surrounded my healing room with orchids, which are known to be the most evolved flowers on the face of the earth. Many of my clients working over time evolve their own soul to become the highest best versions of themselves.
My Favorite Flower Essences
Throughout the years I have used more flower essences than I can even count.
These are the flower essences I find myself recommending most often for our current challenges and affirmations that I commonly use along with them.
The creators of each flower essence have a different description.
My comments here are based on my 29 years full time experience in natural healing using flower essences from all over the world.
I have provided for you affirmations you can use along with each flower essence.
Andean Fire Living Tree Orchid Essence
This essence is helpful for those who are resolving PTSD, abuse, torture and the major horrors of human suffering.
Often we have experienced unutterable suffering, sometimes even going back through multiple generations of our family.
You may think you can never get over abuse but this remedy may assist you in releasing the trauma way down deep.
Affirm: I JOYFULLY RELEASE THE IMPRINTS OF ABUSE AND CLAIM MY BIRTHRIGHT AS A STRONG HUMAN SOUL
MY SOUL RISES ABOVE ALL THAT HAS CHALLENGED ME IN THIS LIFETIME
Angelic Canopy Living Tree Orchid Essence
This essence helps you to feel surrounded by angels.
In fact, of course, you are already surrounded by angels but you may not feel disconnected from the divine love and light that already surrounds you.
Taking this essence allows you to experience the serenity of knowing and experiencing you are surrounded by divine love and light.
Affirm: MY ANGELS UPLIFT AND SURROUND ME
I AM PROTECTED BY THE DIVINE LOVE AND LIGHT OF MY ANGELS
Being in Grace Living Tree Orchid Essence
This remedy helps you release old emotional pain that may appear as physical distress or energetic blocks.
Talk therapy may be incredibly helpful. However, simply talking about what bothers us may not fully release the energy. I find this remedy to be like washing your hair – rinsing out the old.
Affirm: I JOYFULLY RELEASE OLD PAIN THAT BINDS ME TO THE PAST
I LET GO OF OLD EMOTIONAL BAGGAGE WITH EASE AND GRACE
Dagger Hakea Australian Bush Flower Essence
Many people attempt physical detoxification programs without addressing the true cause of inner toxicity – bitterness, resentment and lack of forgiveness.
Dagger Hakea empowers you to forgive and let go of the old grudges towards friends and family members that have held you back.
I will never forget my first detoxification program. I would wake up every morning and write in my journal how angry I felt!
Realize that as you physically detoxify your body this process may pull up old emotions that you need to release simultaneously for the detoxification to be fully complete. Take this essence while you are detoxing.
Affirm: I TAKE ALL MISTAKES FOR LOVE
I FORGIVE AND FORGET, ACKNOWLEDGING THE GIFTS IN ALL MY LIFE’S EXPERIENCES
For so many of us, we feel as if our lives are lurching from one struggle to the next.
As I have written about, the largest cult in the world is difficult – feeling and believing every aspect of life has to be so hard.
Easy Indigo Essence allows us to release the pattern of rushing, pushing and struggling.
Affirm: LIFE IS FUN AND EASY FOR ME
IT IS EASY FOR ME TO BE ALL HERE RIGHT NOW
Five Corners Australian Bush Flower Essence
Many of us have lost connection with our inner beauty. This translates into low self esteem and difficulty expressing our gorgeous selves in our outer clothing.
If you don’t feel beautiful, this is the remedy to help you get in touch what’s especially gorgeous about you.
Affirm: I RADIATE MY INNER AND OUTER BEAUTY
I CELEBRATE MY NATURAL BEAUTY AND CONFIDENTLY EXPRESS WHO I REALLY AM
This essence allows you to align with the frequency of the goddess of compassion and mercy.
Many women feel disconnected from their divine feminine self.
This essence also empowers you to nurture yourself when you feel your load is too heavy.
Affirm: I EMBODY AND EXPRESS THE BEAUTY OF MY DIVINE FEMININE SELF
I RADIATE COMPASSION AND KINDNESS
Light of My Eye Living Tree Orchid Essence
There are times when we feel quite literally surrounded by darkness.
We feel so encompassed by this darkness that we are unable to see our way forwards.
Light of My Eye brings light into your pineal gland and into your third eye chakra.
Affirm: I AWAKEN MY INNER VISION AND SEE CLEARLY THROUGH THE LIGHT OF MY SOUL.
I RADIATE LOVE AND LIGHT.
This is the remedy when you feel as though your physical forces are entirely spent and you need to reach for your spiritual connection to get through the long struggle.
You may feel beyond tired and have to keep going somehow. This remedy will help you find the inner strength to continue.
Affirm: THE STRENGTH OF MY SOUL SUSTAINS ME, THE LOVE OF GOD UPLIFTS ME.
I AM SUSTAINED BY THE LOVE AND LIGHT OF GOD.
Indigo Essences are designed for highly sensitive people.
This essence empowers us to feel safe in the world we live in so that we can get out of fight, flight or freeze.
Affirm: I FEEL SAFE ON PLANET EARTH
I AM SHIELDED AND PROTECTED
Shadow Warrior Living Tree Orchid Essence
Every single one of us has a shadow, which can best be understood as the unfortunate part of your ego.
In a nutshell, you don’t want your evil twin to run your life – you want your best self to rule the show.
Shadow Warrior allows you to set aside the negativity of your shadow so that you can lead your life from the divine wisdom of your higher self.
Affirm: I AM LEAD BY THE DIVINE LIGHT OF MY SOUL
I SHINE MY LIGHT FOR THE WORLD TO SEE
Soul Shield+ Living Tree Orchid Essence
This is a remedy for psychic protection.
I have recommended this remedy for chaplains who have to hold the hands of dying patients, empaths who take on the energy and emotions of everyone around them as well as people who work closely with others and need stronger boundaries.
Affirm: I AM SURROUNDED BY THE LOVE AND LIGHT OF GOD.
NOTHING COMES IN AND NOTHING GOES OUT EXCEPT UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.
I ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN HEALTHY BOUNDARIES
Tall Yellow Top Australian Bush Flower Essence
In working with many clients who reported feeling depressed, I often find that the core issue is actually loneliness.
I wrote at length about how to overcome loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic. You can read an article I wrote and watch a video to learn a healing technique to clear loneliness at this link.
This is an essence to resolve alienation, disconnection and a feeling like you don’t belong anywhere.
As it works deep in your psyche you will feel more meaningfully connected to a loving community of friends and loved ones.
Affirm: I AM DEEPLY CONNECTED TO A MEANINGFUL, LOVING COMMUNITY IN MY LIFE.
I AM SURROUNDED BY LOVE AND LIGHT.
A lot of depression comes from the pressure of change when we find ourselves switching jobs, moving our house, retiring or facing new chapters in our lives.
Walnut helps us to adapt to major transformations in our life.
Affirm: I AM SAFE IT’S ONLY CHANGE
I WELCOME BENEFICIAL CHANGES
I GIVE MYSELF PERMISSION TO EVOLVE TO MY HIGHEST POTENTIAL
White Chestnut Bach Flower Remedy
White Chestnut helps those who are unable to quiet their mind.
A lot of what feels like anxiety occurs because our minds are simply too chatty, too active and too fast.
Whether you are constantly worried, find yourself unable to meditate or simply feel overwhelmed by anxious mental chatter, this Bach flower can help you stop the ceaseless mental loops that keep you mentally stuck.
Affirm: I QUIET MY MIND AND DISCOVER THE PEACE WITHIN
I RELAX AND EXPERIENCE INNER CALM
This is the remedy for when you can’t decide who you want to be when you grow up.
You could be a doctor, lawyer or Indian chief and your energy is running in all different directions without focus.
This remedy will direct you to your true soul’s purpose.
Affirm: MY PURPOSE BECOMES CLEAR
I KNOW WHO I AM AND WHAT I AM HERE TO DO IN THIS LIFETIME
In 2015, I had the great privilege of creating my own flower essence, Reverence, from my Paphiopedilum Haynaldianum orchid under the direction of Don Dennis of Living Tree Orchid Essences.
Although not commercially available, I share this flower essence with clients who come for in person healings.
What Does A Flower Essence Consultation Look Like?
During a flower essence consultation, a practitioner listens to your current challenges, tunes into you and makes specific recommendations about which remedies will bring you relief and advises you how long to take them.
I frequently recommend flower essences in my medical intuitive readings to alleviate the mental, emotional and spiritual underpinnings of my clients current challenges.
What is healing? Healing happens when you take the appropriate flower essences to release the vibrational patterns that have caused your disease.
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