27 Dec But It Is Me Who Am The Healing Herb (Bhagavad-Gita : Ch.9, T.16)
On Bach Flower Therapies
Sent by Ramananda Raya Dasa
(Click on the pictures to discover the Treasure House Of India’s Spiritual Wisdom as presented by ISKCON Founder Acharya Srila A.C Bhaktivedanta Swami Srila Prabhupada)
January 2011 Citi Shakti Mataji, a very close English disciple of His Holiness Bhakti Tirtha Swami and a top psychiatrist in England visited Radhadesh. I was impressed hearing her Srimad-Bhagavatam class. “Spiritual life is all about relationship,” she mentioned. She also explained how in England the main health problem appears to become mental diseases. We all know about the current pressure/stress on people in today’s world…
The other day Prasannatma Prabhu, a Belgian devotee, visited me here in my apartment on the Radhadesh premises. His wife is a nurse in a Belgian hospital and his son is a professional psychologist. He spoke very enthusiastically about the Bach Flower Therapies. He tells me his son is very successfully using the Bach Flower therapies on a professional level
Here is some more information : http://www.bachcentre.com/centre/remedies.ht.
Wikipedia info on Edward Bach :
In 1930, at the age of 43, Edward Bach decided to search for a new healing technique. He spent the spring and summer discovering and preparing new flower remedies – which include no part of the plant but simply what Bach claimed to be the pattern of energy of the flower. In the winter he treated patients free of charge.
Rather than being based on medical research, using the scientific method, Bach’s flower remedies were intuitively derived and based on his perceived psychic connections to the plants.p. 185 If he felt a negative emotion, he would hold his hand over different plants, and if one alleviated the emotion, he would ascribe the power to heal that emotional problem to that plant. He believed that early morning sunlight passing through dew-drops on flower petals transferred the healing power of the flower onto the water, so he would collect the dew drops from the plants and preserve the dew with an equal amount of brandy to produce a mother tincture which would be further diluted before use. Later, he found that the amount of dew he could collect was not sufficient, so he would suspend flowers in spring water and allow the sun’s rays to pass through them.
Rather than recognizing the role of germ theory of disease, defective organs and/or tissue, and other known and demonstrable sources of disease, Bach thought of illness as the result of a conflict between the purposes of the soul and the personality’s actions and outlooks. This internal war, according to Bach, leads to negative moods and energy blocking, which causes a lack of “harmony,” thus leading to physical diseases.