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Australian Bush Flower Essences

What are Australian Bush Flower Essences:

Australian bush flower essences or flower remedies are liquid infusions made from the flowers that grow wild in the many different regions around Australia. The history of using flowers to heal not only emotional imbalances but also physical injuries, extends back thousands of years. Indigenous Australians recognised the healing abilities the flowers were able to provide and used them to address many concerns relating to emotional wellbeing, spiritual development, and mental health.

Several other cultures including Egyptians, Malay and Africans also used flowers to treat emotional states and imbalances. The earliest European documented use of flower essences was made by the great healer Paracelsus in the 16th century, he would collect the dew from the flowers and use it to treat his patient’s emotional imbalances.

Although bush flowers have been used for many centuries, they were rediscovered in the early 1900’s by Dr Edward Bach. His understanding and knowledge of plants and flowers allowed him to development and bring to the world, the first 38 Bach Flower Remedies.​

How are the Australian Bush Flower Essences prepared:

The process to create an Australian bush flower essence is called sun steeping, the flowers are picked from either the stem or branch of the plant or tree, usually using another part of the plant, the flowers are then placed into a bowl of water and left exposed in the sun for several hours. Once the energetic imprint of the flowers have been infused into the water, a small amount of brandy is added, to preserve the flower essence. The water and brandy are then transferred into a large bottle, and this becomes the mother essence, this essence is then diluted to make up the stock and dose bottles, which are sold onto stores and practitioners.

Bush flower essences are different from essential oils or herbal tinctures, they do not contain any physical substances from the flowers or plants. The healing vibration from the flowers has been captured in the water and it is this essence that creates the change within us.

How do they work:

Australian bush flower essences work by allowing individuals to clear the blocks and beliefs they hold and reconnect with their higher self. Every person has a specific life purpose, a bit like a pre-determined plan, if we are able to tune into our intuition and allow it to guide us, our lives will flow easily.

When we fail to listen to our inner knowing and continue on the wrong path, life can become difficult, we can suffer from illness or injuries, start to develop negative beliefs and thoughts and we lose our way in life.

​All flowers have a specific vibrational energy, the essences work on an energetic level rather than biochemical, they don’t suppress our symptoms, they work by addressing the underlying emotions and releasing any unnecessary patterns, therefore allowing you to attract what is beneficial to you. If you are feeling and seeing life as dull and flat, you feel unappreciated or taken for granted, a beautiful flower called Pink Flannel Flower could be given to change those feelings around, so you would feel gratitude, open hearted and lightness of being instead. Your energy level will be raised, and the lower vibrational feelings disappear, which will then allow you to easily connect back in with your higher self and get your life back on track in a positive way.

Are they safe:

Australian bush flower essences are extremely safe, they can be used by everyone, including children and animals. You can use them either internally or they can be made up with a cream and used externally. Flower essences work beautifully with many other healing modalities and are an incredible tool for practitioners to give to their clients, so they can continue their healing journey at home in-between treatments.

While they are usually subtle in their effect, there are some rare occasions where they may bring buried feelings and emotions to the surface. While this can be uncomfortable to deal with, it does mean the flower essences are working and these emotions are coming up so you can release them and allow yourself to truly heal.

What are the benefits of taking Australian Bush Flower Essences:

The energetic imprint of each flower can relieve a broad range of emotional and mental problems, they can also help by giving us more clarity and quality in our lives. Bush flower essences generally work quickly, depending on the level of imbalance and how long it has been there, with some flowers you will notice a change almost immediately, but with other flowers it may take a little longer for you to feel the shifts.

Some of the positive outcomes from using the flower essences may include, clear spiritual communication, belief in abundance, universal trust, unconditional love, inner peace, releasing family patterns, and a renewed ability to embrace life fully.

Other benefits of Australian Bush Flower Essences:

  • Belief in oneself
  • Forgiveness
  • Trust
  • Openness
  • Heals damage to the Aura
  • Appreciation
  • Self Reliance
  • Inner Strength
  • Self Empowerment