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Bach Flower Remedies: Emotional Healing For Pets

Bach Flower remedies were created in the early 1900s and have been a popular alternative for those struggling with emotional problems. They are basically made from extracts from the flowers of wild plants and each remedy helps with a particular emotional problem such as grief, anger, sadness, depression etc.

They were created in England by Edward Bach who was a medical doctor as well as a homeopath. The Bach remedies for humans are known around the world and if you look at the reviews it’s clear to see just how popular these little remedies are. These remedies have been successfully used on people and animals for over 80 years to help deal with negative emotions.

Bach Rescue Remedy For Pets

Bach Remedies for pets are alcohol-free and are suitable to use on pets of all shapes, sizes and breeds. The inactive Ingredients are 80% Vegetable Glycerin and 20% water making them 100% safe for your beloved pets.Unlike a tablet, the rescue remedy is easy to use, simply place 2 drops of the formula in to your pets drinking water.

These are fantastic to use if your pet has fears such as the vets, thunderstorms or if they are generally anxious due to a traumatic event. Just like humans, animals have emotions too and can develop fears and anxieties so the Bach Remedies are an excellent choice to help balance those emotions.The blend is made up of five flower remedies which are impatients, star of bethlehem, cherry plum, rock rose and clematis.

Bach Remedy: Suitable For All Animals

You can also use the individual remedies for your pet, to know which one to choose simply take a look at the indications below and this will relate to a specific remedy.

Aspen - For those who appear agitated for no apparent reason.
Beech -  Intolerance toward animals, people, events and situations.
Cherry Plum - A loss of self-control, violently scratching itself.
Chestnut Bud - Repeated unsuccessful behavior patterns, doesn’t learn from past mistakes
Chicory - Possessive in nature, very territorial. Manipulatively loving to keep control
Clematis - No apparent interest in the world around them: animals who sleep all the time, have trouble paying attention, or seem to live more in a dream than in the present
Crab Apple - Obsessive cleanliness, fastidiousness; excessive grooming. Pets with rashes
Gentian - Overwhelmed by a sense of responsibility froma temporary circumstance: abadoning their litter
Heather - Overly concerned with companionship. Constant barking
Holly - Jealousy of other animals or a new baby in the home. Angry growling, hissing, barking, snapping or unprovoked attacks
Honeysuckle - Homesickness or over-attachment to the past. Loss of owner or home
Hornbeam - Lethargy or lack of enthusiasm to go anywhere, but once engaged in an activity or game is fully involved
Impatiens - Impatient and seeming to have boundless energy; can’t wait to go for a walk or rushes ahead
Larch - Lack of self-confidence or avoiding situations where they have to perform
Mimulus - For fears; afraid of lightening, visits to the vet. May shake or shiver when confronted. Shy and timid animals
Olive - Exhaustion, fatigue due to overwork: for working animals or those involved in racing, competitive events or shows
Rock Rose - Terror, panic-stricken: body trembling, cowers or runs away
Scleranthus - Animals who can’t make up their mind; any swinging behavior pattern (eats/doesn’t, sleeps a lot/no sleep)
Star of Bethlehem - Abused, mistreated in the past. Trauma or shock
Vervain - Enthusiastic, always want to be involved, high strung
Vine - Authoritative, dominant even over their owners
Walnut - For any period of change
Water Violet - Unfriendly, stand-offish: do not invite or welcome cuddles, petting or obvious affection
Wild Oat - Loss of sense of direction or purpose; especially good for working or show animals who are being retired
Wild Rose - Lack of energy, enthusiasm: submissive and disinterested

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