Bach Remedies and their Corresponding Crystals, Part 5
“[For] those who are very strict in their way of living; they deny themselves many of the joys and pleasures of life because they consider it might interfere with their work. They are hard masters to themselves. They wish to be well and strong and active, and will do anything which they believe will keep them so. They hope to be examples which will appeal to others who may then follow their ideas and are better as a result.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Self-repression, self-denial, self-perfection, overwork, self-sacrificing, opinionated
Human indication: Is indicated when you are too strict and set too-high standards for yourself, to the point of self-domination and self-martyrdom.
Crystals: Calcites (all colors), Moldavite, Amber, Rainbow Obsidian, Green Aventurine
Affirmation: “When I create balance in my life between work and play, I can be more effective in everything I do.”
“[For] those who suffer much from being unable to decide between two things, first one seeming right, then the other. They are usually quiet people, and bear their difficulty alone, as they are not inclined to discuss it with others.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keyword:Indecision, imbalance, uncertainty, dizziness
Human indication: When you suffer from indecision, particularly when faced with two choices.
Crystals: Bloodstone, Lapis Lazuli, Red Calcite, Orange Calcite
Affirmation: “I am divinely guided to make the best decision for this moment in time. I can change and adjust course of action easily if needed.”
Star of Bethlehem
“For those in great distress under conditions which, for a time, produce great unhappiness; the shock of serious news, the loss of someone dear, the fright following an accident, and such like. For those who, for a time, refuse to be consoled, this remedy brings comfort.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Trauma, after-effect of shock, post-traumatic stress
Human indication: For after-effects of trauma or traumatic experience.
Animal/pet indication: Abused, mistreated in the past; trauma or shock.
Crystals: Apache Tears, together with one or more of the following: Rose Quartz, Danburite, Pink Tourmaline, Spodumene (especially Kunzite)
Affirmation: “I am gentle with myself, as my soul and body heal at the deepest levels of my being.”
“For those moments which happen to some people when the anguish is so great as to seem to be unbearable. When the mind or body feels as if it had borne to the uttermost limit of its endurance, and that now it must give way. [For times] when it seems there is nothing but destruction and annihilation left to face.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Extreme mental anguish, hopeless despair, intense sorrow
Human indication: When you feel hopeless despair and you feel an intense sorrow and feel destroyed by it.
Crystals: Black Tourmaline together with one or more of the following: Seraphinite, Angelite, Celestite, Rutilated Quartz
Affirmation: “There is a greater purpose behind this and I trust that things will turn around. I am confident that solution is on its way and that I’ll receive Divine help.”
“[For] those with fixed principles and ideas, which they are confident are right, and which they very rarely change. They have a great wish to convert all around them to their own views of life. They are strong of will and have much courage when they are convinced of those things that they wish to teach. In illness they struggle on, long after many would have given up their duties.”– Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Over-enthusiasm, hyper-active, fanatical, highly strung
Human indication: For people who are strong-willed and highly strung, with minds that race ahead of events.
Crystals: Labradorite, Moonstone, Botswana Agate, White Agate, Red Aventurine
Affirmation: “I am open to new ideas and am curious to learn more.”
“[For] very capable people, certain of their own ability; confident of success. Being so assured, they think that it would be for the benefit of others if they could be persuaded to do things as they themselves do, or as they are certain is right. Even in illness they will direct their attendants. They may be of great value in [an] emergency.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Domineering, inflexible, very capable, gifted, bullying, aggressive
Human indication: For those who dominate others. They know better than everyone else and put others down.
Crystals: Chevron Amethyst, Angelite, Chrysoprase, Obsidian
Affirmation: “I love doing things my way and I let others do things their way. My greatest gift is being able to support others in their efforts so we can make this world a better place.”
“For those who have definite ideals and ambitions in life and are fulfilling them, but on rare occasions are tempted to be led away from their own ideas, aims and work by the enthusiasm, convictions or strong opinions of others. The remedy gives constancy and protection from outside influences.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Change, link-breaker, menopause, puberty, moving, let go of the past, protection
Human indication: Protection from outside influences and energies. Helps you adjust to major changes.
Crystals: Black Tourmaline, Moldavite, Labradorite, Ruby
Affirmation: “I am confident in my abilities to make the best decisions for each situation. My Higher Self and my connection to the Divine provide all the guidance I need.”
“For those who, in health or illness, like to be alone. Very quiet people, who move about without noise; they are aloof, leave people alone and go their own way. [They are] often clever and talented. Their peace and calmness is a blessing to those around them.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Proud, aloof, lonely, anti-social, disdainful, condescending, self-reliant, private
Human indication: People who feel lonely because they have a tendency to appear proud and anti-social.
Crystals: Peach Quartz, Carnelian, Red Coral, Chrysocolla, Chrysanthemum Stone
Affirmation: “I am eager to explore the world and make friends to enrich my life. Others accept and appreciate me as I accept and appreciate them.”
“For those who cannot prevent thoughts, ideas, [or] arguments which they do not desire from entering their minds. Usually at such times when the interest of the moment is not strong enough to keep the mind full. Thoughts which worry and still remain or, if for a time thrown out, will return. They seem to circle round and round and cause mental torture. The presence of such unpleasant thoughts drives out peace and interferes with being able to think only of the work or pleasure of the day.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords: Repeated unwanted thoughts, mental arguments, concentration, sleeplessness, insomnia.
Human Indication: When your mind is cluttered with thoughts or mental arguments. You may be unable to sleep because of the thoughts.
Crystals: Fluorite, Aquamarine, Gold Sheen Obsidian, Smokey Quartz, Selenite
Affirmations: “I let go of thoughts that are not helpful and create more space for those which bring me joy.”
“[For] those who have ambitions to do something of prominence in life; who wish to have much experience, and to enjoy all that which is possible for them; to take life to the full[est]. Their difficulty is to determine what occupation to follow; as although their ambitions are strong, they have no calling which appeals to them above all others. This may cause delay and dissatisfaction.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Cross-road in life, decision making, lack of clarity, drifting in life
Human indication: When you are uncertain of correct path in life. Helpful when you need to make important decisions.
Crystals: Arfvedsonite, Turquoise, Citrine, Lapis Lazuli
Affirmations: “My highest purpose and my path in life are revealed to me as I pay attention to what makes me feel most alive, fulfilled and inspired.”
“[For] those who, without apparently sufficient reason, become resigned to all that happens, and just glide through life, take it as it is, without any effort to improve things and find some joy. They have surrendered to the struggle of life without complaint.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Apathy, resignation, lost motivation, lack of ambition
Human indication: For anyone who is resigned to an unpleasant situation whether illness, a monotonous life or uncongenial work.
Crystals: Fuchsite, Green Aventurine, Garnet, Spinel
Affirmation: “Every day brings new opportunities for joy and excitement. I am thankful for the unexpected blessings that come my way.”
“For those who have suffered adversity or misfortune and find these difficult to accept, without complaint or resentment, as they judge life much by the success which it brings. They feel that they have not deserved so great a trial that it was unjust, and they become embittered. They often take less interest and are less active in those things of life which they had previously enjoyed.” – Dr. Edward Bach
Keywords:Self-pity, resentment, short-changed, ‘poor me’, sulky, irritable, grumbling, bitterness, blame, complain
Human indication: When you feel resentment, self-pity, and bitterness. You would like to regain a sense of humor and proportion.
Crystals: Rainbow Clear Quartz, Iceland Spar (Optical Calcite), Imperial Topaz, Citrine
Affirmation: “I have the power to make my life enjoyable and fulfilling to me. I do something that nourishes my soul every day.”