Flower essences want us to vibrate at a higher level of energy frequency to what we do now, to be the best we can be. They are here to support us in our transition away from a place of being bullied, living in fear, to discovering our own unique identity and loving ourselves more. We start to improve our emotional wellbeing as a result. We begin to appreciate nature more as we benefit from it directly and become an Ally Of Nature ourselves. The essences can assist us in every stage of our personal development journey as we evolve towards wholeness and an altogether brighter future.
Dr Edward Bach was a pioneer in understanding the connection of our emotional wellbeing with that of our physical health. He developed 38 Bach Flower Essences all sourced from nature. He would often walk around his Welsh mountain home sampling dew drops upon different flowers to try and decipher an essence for a particular type of emotion he was feeling. The flowers, by imprinting their particular quality into the water upon the plant gave him his answer.
Today flower essences are best collected by the use of a cut glass bowl filled with holy spring water and then placed in the vicinity of the plant to have the positive energy of the flower captured from it. The plant then imprints its essence into the bowl almost as if a photograph is being taken of it through the water. This creates the mother essence to which all stock and then dosage bottles can then be formed.
Dr Bach had the unique ability to be able to put himself into a negative emotional state in order to find relief from it through the flower essences he was sampling. This often meant for him that he could spend days or weeks walking around in an uncomfortable mood before he found what he was looking for to ease the symptom he was experiencing.
I have found through my own experience that the flowers have wanted to work with me somewhat in reverse, so in creating the Allies of Nature range of flower essences I have often been presented with a flower that has wanted to make itself known to me as the next obvious choice in the range. I would then have to discover what that flower was all about pretty much by all the experiences being presented to me in my life at the time.
So like Dr Bach I was also encountering days and weeks of challenging, uncomfortable situations and feelings in order to maximise the understanding of the particular essence I was working with. However, this understanding now makes me more confident of each individual restorative quality and message that the flower essence has wanted to bring to me for everyone's own benefit.
Steve McFadden, in his book 'Legend Of The Rainbow Warriors', a prophecy, which I believe the Allies of Nature Community is all about, has written that 'In this prophecy, the Rainbow Warriors would wear feathers and beads, and communicate with the flowers. The flowers, it is said, would guide them and support them as they walked their life paths. Once you learn to communicate with the flowers, you will be lead from flower to flower to help you eliminate prejudice and hate from your life.'
This is how the flower essences are working in combination with the rest of my shamanic practices, month by month, flower by flower, utilising the qualities of the particular flowers that want to present themselves in nature at the time. They can also be used as bespoke personal and / or spatial essences that are required in your own personal development journey to maximise your chances of progression.