Bach Flower Remedies for Anger

Bach Flower Remedies for Anger

Bach Flower Remedies for Anger

Anger is a natural and healthy emotion. The problem comes when the anger becomes uncontrollable or unhealthy for us, our loved ones, families, friends or employers. Anger is one of the most difficult emotions to deal with. It can be chronic, or it can happen as a sudden burst when you least expect it. Whether anger is an occasional issue for you, or something more serious, there are ways to soothe your anger no matter what form it takes. Flower remedies can calm feelings of anger, help you find inner peace, compassion and patience. Here we'll explore some specific flower remedies that may help calm your feelings of anger and help you find balance again.

What are Bach flower remedies?

Bach flower remedies are a natural, safe and gentle approach to emotional wellbeing. Dr Edward Bach developed flower remedies in the 1930s, finding solutions for illness in nature, and they’ve been used widely across the world since as natural remedies for emotional wellbeing. He created 38 flower essences in total, some of which can be indicated for feelings of anger.

Why are you angry?

Anger can describe many states of mind. Therefore, we can’t say “this is the best Bach flower remedy for anger” as it depends on what’s making you feel angry. Holly is the flower remedy typically understood to be indicated for anger however this is only true if the anger is directed at another person in the form of jealousy, hatred, envy, revenge or suspicion.

Bach flower remedies for anger

In reality, anger can describe many emotional states such as frustration (Vervain), intolerance (Beech), aggression (Vine), impatience (Impatiens), blaming others (Willow) or a lack of emotional control or fear of being violent (Cherry Plum.)

It’s important to identify why you’re angry, identify the negative emotion or emotional pain and select the right flower remedies for you.

Flower Essences Indicated for Anger

The below are some possible flower essences which can be indicated for anger, depending on the reason behind those feelings. Take a look through the flower essences and if any jump out at you, you can add them to a personalised remedy bottle in create your remedy.

Holly

You experience strong emotions such as jealousy, envy, hate and revenge. This can lead to explosive outbursts or anger and rage. You hate someone or something and these feelings

Beech

You’re intolerant and can’t stand the shortcomings of others. You lack empathy and are unable to see other people’s viewpoints. You are often seething inside with irritation annoyed at someone’s ignorance or shortcoming. This remedy will help you to be more understanding.

Cherry Plum

Your temper flares up so much you think you may be losing control. A ticking time bomb of rage and nerves stretched to breaking point. You fear you may hurt yourself or someone else. You feel on the edge of a nervous breakdown, perhaps are a prolonged period of anxiety or depression. You’re irrational and hysterical and feel like you're losing control.

Impatiens

You get impatient and irritable with the slow pace of people or things. You can be restless and annoyed if people don’t think or do as quickly as you would like. You find it hard to wait for things to take their natural course and want to speed everything up. You can easily flare up and can appear brusque as a result, though it usually passes quickly.

Vervain

You’re on a mission to change the world and let no-one stop you! You are over-enthusiastic with strong principles and can become frustrated and tense if things don’t go your way. You find it difficult to relax.

Vine

You are bossy and must get your way at any price. You disregard others’ opinions and never doubt your superiority. You can be aggressive, hard, and cruel at times. You can be ruthless in your own egotistical gain. Perhaps children who beat up their classmates. This remedy will help you accept other’s needs and be more understanding.

Willow

You are resentful and carry a grudge. You feel sorry for yourself and blame others for your misfortune. You are bitter and see yourself as a victim of fate rather than that you may have had a role to play in your life’s situation. You make demands on fate but are not prepared to do anything in return. This will remedy will help you to take responsibility for your fate in life and actively choose to make positive choices to move forward if you’re not happy in your life.

Other Bach flower to consider

These are some of the more common Bach flowers for anger, however there are many other negative emotions that could be having an impact.

For example, if you lack self-confidence and this leads you to project that as anger, you may look at taking Larch.

If you tend to have a negative self-image and dislike yourself you might want to consider Crab Apple. This includes a negative body image.

For difficulties with panic attacks, nightmares and sheer terror you would look at Rock Rose.

If you feel overwhelmed and this is projecting itself as as anger, you would look to include Elm.

If your anger comes as a result of a small setback or you're easily disheartened, you might want to consider Gentian.

You would consider Chestnut Bud if you kept making the same mistakes over and over.

Rock water would be one to consider if you're a perfectionist and practice self-denial of pleasures in pursuit of perfection. Perhaps your anger is a result of something not going as planned or feeling like you're unable to control yourself.

As you can see, there are many Bach flowers for anger so it's difficult to this is the best flower remedy for anger. However, there are many options available and we hope you see light at the end of the tunnel. After a couple of keeps you should see a significant difference in your behaviour and be able to stop yourself from losing self control quite so often.

You can create your own combination of flower remedies here.

Bach flowers are also natural remedies for PMS anger

PMS anger can be overwhelming. When women are in the last week of her cycle before menstruation, many experience irritability and hostility with a few experiencing physical violence.

What is interesting about our PMS anger is that it's often out of character for us to act in this way. We start noticing ourselves yelling at others more than normal and often with little provocation. This is when we want to reach for Bach flowers for anger. If you’re out of control with your anger during PMS it might be time to look at taking a combination of remedies listed on this page or create your own combination here.

Bach flower anger

How do you take flower remedies?

Flower remedies are not essential oils, they are taken orally. Take a minimum of four drops, four times per day especially first thing in the morning and last thing at night. You can either add the drops to a drink or put them directly in your mouth under the tongue. If you put directly into your mouth, please be mindful not to touch your mouth as this risks contaminating the bottle. If following these directions, the bottle should last approximately three weeks, by which time you should hopefully have felt some of the balancing effects of the remedies.

With Mindful Remedies, you can select up to seven flower essences in a bottle, however more is not better. If there are too many remedies in a bottle this may slow down the effects of the ones needed so pick carefully.

Click here to create your own personalised remedy and select the flower essences you feel best align with your feelings and emotions.

For when you need a little help finding your way.

Mindful Remedies provides natural remedies for anger as well as other emotional problems using Bach flower remedies. We believe in looking at the individual rather than a one-size-fits all approach to health and wellness. Our personalised flower remedies are individually tailored to meet your specific needs, handcrafted based on the remedies you select.

Mindful Remedies Anger

Making up a remedy

If any of the above resonated with you and you wish to create your own bottle, go to our remedy page for anger, where all of the above remedies are available for you to add.

We provide all 38 flower essences, and you are free to combine them as much as you like. A bottle costs £24 if you want to create your own remedy, or £52 for a Bach flower therapy one-on-one consultation online. This includes a 50-minute online consultation during which we go through your issues in detail and discover insights that may assist you in selecting the best remedy for you.

What does Bach flower therapy involve?

If you’re struggling with anger, negative emotions or feel like you're losing control, you can book an appointment for Bach Flower Therapy that can provide a more in depth consultation and provide recommendations tailored to you. Mindful Remedies is a welcoming online environment where you may share your problems without fear of being judged or ridiculed.

We frequently have a fragmented self-image, and engaging with an outside expert may provide us with new perspectives.

What does the consultation include?

  • 50 minute consultation via Zoom
  • Personal recommendation of flower remedies
  • Mindful Remedies bottle with your personalised blend of essences
  • Postage within the UK

Find out more about online consultations here or if you'd like to create your own flower remedy for anger you can click here on our page specifically for anger or here to view all 38 flower remedies.

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