Hands-of-Faith Holistic Healing Centers® Blog

The harmonizing and healing properties of flowers have been acknowledged and utilized throughout history. The ancient Egyptians as well as the Australian Aboriginals made use of flowers to heal the emotions. In the 16th century, Paracelsus described collecting dew from flowering plants, diluting it and using this essence to treat various disorders. Now, in the West, flower remedies have been used with great success for more than 65 years thanks to Dr. Edward Bach‘s rediscovery and formulation of them.

Prior to the pharmaceutical revolution that followed World War II, plant-based remedies were the predominant form of medical therapy. Herbal medicines make use of fresh or dried plants — leaves, roots, stems, flowers and sometimes the fruit — in medicinal preparations. Herbal tinctures are extracted oils and other substances from various parts of a plant through the use of heat or alcohol. Homeopathic remedies are created by diluting…

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