Frequently Asked Questions2019-12-04T15:35:52-07:00

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What are flower essences?2019-12-04T04:41:39-07:00

Flower essences are liquid extracts used to address profound issues of emotional well-being, soul development, and mind-body health. They are part of an emerging field of subtle energy medicine, which also includes homeopathy, acupuncture, color therapy, therapeutic touch and similar modalities.

Where and when did flower essences originate?2019-12-04T04:42:26-07:00

Although flowers have been used for healing for many centuries, flower essences in their modern form were first developed in the 1930s by an English physician, Dr. Edward Bach. He prepared 38 remedies, mostly from English wildflowers. In recent decades companies such as FES and Healing Imprints have researched new flower essences from other plant species.

How do flower essences work?2019-12-04T06:19:17-07:00

To understand how flower essences work requires a recognition that the human being is more than a physical body, but also incorporates a “body” of life energy, a “body” of sensitivity and feelings, and a spiritual essence or Self. Flower essences are energetic imprints of the life force of plants which interact with these subtle bodies of the human being, and evoke specific qualities within us. We can say that they work in a similar way to inspirational music or art, which carry meaning through the vehicle of sound or light, while the flower essences work through the medium of water.

This principle is known in physics as resonance. Just as a piano string will sound when its resonant note is sung, so our own “soul chords” respond to the “soul notes” of the flower essences which we need for our healing and growth. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs or conventional herbal medicines, the impact of the flower essences is not from direct physical or chemical intervention in our bodies. Flower essences work through the various human energy fields, which in turn influence mental, emotional and physical well-being.

Flower essence therapy utilizes a precise understanding that the thoughts, feelings and experiences of the human psyche are reflections of the same cosmic laws inherent in the growth patterns, shapes, colors, fragrances, and vital energies of Nature which are expressed in the flowering plant.

Modern physics has known for nearly a century that matter and consciousness are intertwined. However, medical science still generally works with a nineteenth century model of the human being as a mechanism in a world of machines. We expect that in this new century medical science will develop ways of studying the impact of consciousness on health, and we will learn more about the ways in which flower essences work.

Are flower essences homeopathic?2019-12-04T06:15:15-07:00

Flower essences and homeopathic remedies are kindred preparations, yet there are important differences. They are similar in that both are based on energetic, rather than biochemical principles, and are physically diluted. Both modalities address the whole person — body and mind— and work with the person’s healing process rather than by suppressing symptoms.

However, flower essences were not developed by the Law of Similars — “Like Cures Like” — which is the basis of homeopathy. Rather they balance and integrate polarities within the individual. Homeopathic practitioners work very precisely with specific pathological symptoms, matching the “proving” of the remedy to the “symptom picture” of the patient. Flower essence practitioners work with archetypal themes of soul development, which are embodied in the subtle qualities of the plants. They work with issues of self-actualization and life destiny issues as well as the pathologies which are blocking soul development.

There are also differences in preparation and usage. Flower essences are made exclusively from the fresh blossoms of plants, whereas homeopathic remedies can be made from a variety of plant parts, or from mineral, animal, or human substances. Unlike most homeopathic remedies, flower essences are not antidoted by substances such as camphor, or strong herbs.

Homeopathic remedies do not interfere with flower essences, and many homeopathic practitioners recommend flower essences for their patients. Some classical homeopaths follow a method for which no other remedies — including flower essences — should be taken during the treatment program.

How do flower essences and herbal remedies compare?2019-12-04T06:13:18-07:00

Flower essences are herbal preparations made only from the flower of the plant in a way to embody its higher vibrational healing. Herbal preparations can be made from various plant parts, using large quantities of the herb. In tea, tincture or capsule form, they have a strong effect directly on our physical state. While some herbs can be poisonous in their action and through over-dosing, flower essences are safe to use. Flower essences can be safely taken in conjunction with Herbal remedies. The Yarrow Environmental Solution is an example of a successful herbal and flower essence combination.

What is the difference between flower essences and aromatherapy oils?2019-12-04T06:11:38-07:00

The most significant difference is that essential oils have definite aromas; flower essences do not. Essential oils work primarily through the sense of smell and its effect upon the “old brain.” They are highly concentrated chemical substances, many of which are quite poisonous taken internally. Most essential oils are diluted first in a carrier oil before they are applied topically. On the other hand, flower essences are safe and gentle to use whether taken internally or used on the skin. Essential oils are produced from large quantities of plant material, the flowers, roots, seeds, or bark, depending on the location of the volatile oils in the plant. Steam-distillation is the most common extraction method. With flower essences, only the flowers are used and in a very small quantity. The vibrational imprint of the flower is extracted in water, which is then further diluted. Thus essential oils are a physical extract and flower essences are a subtle energy “extract.”

Flower essences and essential oils are very complimentary to each other in healing work. While both affect the mind-body continuum, they work from opposite pathways. Essential oils enter through the senses to reach the soul, while flower essences impact the subtle energy fields of the soul to affect physical well-being. Flower essences and essential oils combine well in spray bottles and in topical applications, such as in skin cremes and massage oils.

Can I take flower essences if I am on medication?2019-12-04T06:09:20-07:00

Because the essences are a vibrational therapy and their impact is not from direct physical or chemical intervention in our bodies, they can be used in conjunction with other therapies, including prescribed medications for both physical and emotional ailments. Many people taking psychiatric drugs are able to taper down or gradually eliminate their medications by using flower essences. It is important for anyone taking prescribed medications to have their condition professionally monitored, and not to attempt to discontinue medication without medical supervision. Flower essences are most effective when used in conjunction with counseling therapies.

Are there any harmful or side effects from flower essences?2019-12-04T06:08:01-07:00

Flower essences contain only minute traces of actual physical substance; they are primarily vibrational in nature, as are homeopathic remedies. This means that they are non-toxic and have no direct impact upon the body’s biochemistry, as do many pharmaceutical and psychoactive drugs. Therefore, there is no such thing as an overdose from flower essences.

At the same time, it is possible to have discomforting experiences with flower essences. They sometimes stir up disturbing emotions, and there may be initial resistance to this awareness, which can cause inner conflict. This is not an aggravation or side effect, but part of the therapeutic process which can lead to greater health and awareness. However, a poorly chosen selection of essences may be experienced as chaotic rather than healing.

It is also possible to have physical reactions when taking the flower essences, such as fatigue, headaches, or a temporary rash. These experiences are the body’s way of responding to the emotional awakening elicited by the flower essences, and usually pass within a day or so. If a person feels that the emotional or physical response to the essences is too strong, the dosage frequency can be decreased or a new essence combination tried.

How long do essences last?2019-12-04T06:05:51-07:00

A one-ounce (30 ml) dosage bottle is generally used at the rate of four drops, four times daily, and lasts about one month. This is a typical cycle for emotional change, and it is recommended that you use an essence for at least this period of time to fully experience its impact. The remedies often have a subtle beginning, which gradually becomes more obvious. However, a month is only a general suggestion; many people use flower essences for longer or shorter periods of time than this, with good results. An essence or combination should be discontinued when you feel you have completely absorbed or consciously recognized the benefits which were intended from it.

How will I know if they are working?2019-12-04T06:04:17-07:00

Unlike chemical drugs which suppress symptoms, flower essences are catalysts for emotional change, and work by stimulating awareness. Many people report general but discernible differences with essences. They may feel clearer, calmer, or better able to cope. However, in order to note really specific changes with flower essences you will need some way of objectively observing your emotional and mental states. You may wish to keep a journal, discuss your issues regularly with a friend or counselor, or take note of your dreams and other inner events. Often it is the comments of others close to us which first alerts us to changes taking place.

Becoming aware of inner changes may take some practice. With physical experiences, we know how to focus our awareness on a problem or pain. For example, the pain is not just in my leg, but mostly in my foot, or precisely in my left foot; it’s a throbbing pain that is worse at night or in cold weather. In a similar way, we can learn to be more precisely aware of our emotions and thoughts by a conscious program of self-observation and reflection.

What if my condition is really serious?2019-12-04T04:47:53-07:00

If you have a serious mental or emotional condition, or a known physical medical problem, you should seek the care or advice of a qualified health practitioner. Many health practitioners now include the flower essences in their health programs, or work with other practitioners who do.

Do flower essences have physical effects? Can they cure physical illness?2019-12-04T04:46:59-07:00

Flower essences do not work bio-chemically like aspirin does for a headache, but they can affect our experience of our bodies. For example, essences which help release emotional stress may result in less physical tension. Someone who overworks may discover just how tired he or she really is. Flower essences can help people who suffer from physical illness by addressing the emotional responses to the illness, and by working with the underlying conflicts and tensions that may have contributed to the onset of the illness. However, flower essences are not cures for any specific illness, and are chosen on the basis of mental and emotional issues, rather than specific physical ailments.

Will flower essences make me feel better?2019-12-04T04:46:27-07:00

In the long run, working with flower essences will help you to feel more alive and in touch with your goals, values, and creativity. However, the essences do not create euphoria, nor do they banish pain and conflict. They work by stimulating awareness of our conflicts and challenges, and they strengthen our ability to work through the obstacles to our health and growth. Thus, taking flower essences may at times stimulate some discomfort and awareness of pain or conflict. This is a normal part of the journey towards wellness, and can lead to a much more complete state of health than the suppression of pain, or artificial stimulation of feelings through bio-chemical intervention.

How do I choose flower essences? How do I decide which mental or emotional issues are most in need of assistance?2019-12-04T04:45:25-07:00

The first step is to decide which mental and emotional issues are most important for your health and growth. Based on your choice, you then select the flower essence blends  which correspond with these issues.

Most of our product listings  give an explanation with regards to which aspects ( Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Etc.) they address and what unique healing qualities that contain.

Can I use more than one Flower Essence Blend at a time?2019-12-04T04:44:39-07:00

It is best to consult the instructions that accompany each of our products ( singles and sets) to determine the effectiveness of using them  in combinations.

Our Flower Essence Blends can be taken together with no adverse side effects – although the overall benefits may be reduced with certain combinations. Our Packaged sets contains groups of flower essence blends that are designed to work together over to time to achieve the desired outcome.

How do I use flower essences?2019-12-04T04:44:04-07:00

They are typically taken orally from a dropper bottle; the standard dosage is four drops four times daily.
Before each dose, gently tap the bottom of the bottle in the palm of your hand to mix the components and activate the vibrations. You can then place 3-4 drops of the  under your tongue, three times per day.  It is also acceptable to put 9 drops  into your water bottle and sip throughout the day instead of dosing under your tongue.

How are the essences prepared?2019-12-04T04:43:46-07:00

Flower essences are diluted, potentized herbal infusions or decoctions, prepared from wildflowers or pristine garden blossoms. They are made directly in the “laboratory of nature,” where the four alchemical elements of earth, water, air and fire are found in harmonious balance. To this is added the fifth “quintessential” element of the sensitive awareness and attunement of the preparer. The fresh, dew-filled blossoms are gathered in the early morning of a clear, sunny day. Floating on the surface of a bowl of water, they are irradiated by the warmth and light of the sun for several hours. This process creates an energetic imprint of the etheric energy pattern of the flower in the water, embodying the healing archetype of that plant. This “mother essence” is preserved with brandy and then further diluted and potentized to form the “stock” which is sold in stores and to practitioners.

How do flower essences work?2019-12-04T06:19:17-07:00

To understand how flower essences work requires a recognition that the human being is more than a physical body, but also incorporates a “body” of life energy, a “body” of sensitivity and feelings, and a spiritual essence or Self. Flower essences are energetic imprints of the life force of plants which interact with these subtle bodies of the human being, and evoke specific qualities within us. We can say that they work in a similar way to inspirational music or art, which carry meaning through the vehicle of sound or light, while the flower essences work through the medium of water.

This principle is known in physics as resonance. Just as a piano string will sound when its resonant note is sung, so our own “soul chords” respond to the “soul notes” of the flower essences which we need for our healing and growth. Unlike pharmaceutical drugs or conventional herbal medicines, the impact of the flower essences is not from direct physical or chemical intervention in our bodies. Flower essences work through the various human energy fields, which in turn influence mental, emotional and physical well-being.

Flower essence therapy utilizes a precise understanding that the thoughts, feelings and experiences of the human psyche are reflections of the same cosmic laws inherent in the growth patterns, shapes, colors, fragrances, and vital energies of Nature which are expressed in the flowering plant.

Modern physics has known for nearly a century that matter and consciousness are intertwined. However, medical science still generally works with a nineteenth century model of the human being as a mechanism in a world of machines. We expect that in this new century medical science will develop ways of studying the impact of consciousness on health, and we will learn more about the ways in which flower essences work.

Are flower essences homeopathic?2019-12-04T06:15:15-07:00

Flower essences and homeopathic remedies are kindred preparations, yet there are important differences. They are similar in that both are based on energetic, rather than biochemical principles, and are physically diluted. Both modalities address the whole person — body and mind— and work with the person’s healing process rather than by suppressing symptoms.

However, flower essences were not developed by the Law of Similars — “Like Cures Like” — which is the basis of homeopathy. Rather they balance and integrate polarities within the individual. Homeopathic practitioners work very precisely with specific pathological symptoms, matching the “proving” of the remedy to the “symptom picture” of the patient. Flower essence practitioners work with archetypal themes of soul development, which are embodied in the subtle qualities of the plants. They work with issues of self-actualization and life destiny issues as well as the pathologies which are blocking soul development.

There are also differences in preparation and usage. Flower essences are made exclusively from the fresh blossoms of plants, whereas homeopathic remedies can be made from a variety of plant parts, or from mineral, animal, or human substances. Unlike most homeopathic remedies, flower essences are not antidoted by substances such as camphor, or strong herbs.

Homeopathic remedies do not interfere with flower essences, and many homeopathic practitioners recommend flower essences for their patients. Some classical homeopaths follow a method for which no other remedies — including flower essences — should be taken during the treatment program.

How do flower essences and herbal remedies compare?2019-12-04T06:13:18-07:00

Flower essences are herbal preparations made only from the flower of the plant in a way to embody its higher vibrational healing. Herbal preparations can be made from various plant parts, using large quantities of the herb. In tea, tincture or capsule form, they have a strong effect directly on our physical state. While some herbs can be poisonous in their action and through over-dosing, flower essences are safe to use. Flower essences can be safely taken in conjunction with Herbal remedies. The Yarrow Environmental Solution is an example of a successful herbal and flower essence combination.

What is the difference between flower essences and aromatherapy oils?2019-12-04T06:11:38-07:00

The most significant difference is that essential oils have definite aromas; flower essences do not. Essential oils work primarily through the sense of smell and its effect upon the “old brain.” They are highly concentrated chemical substances, many of which are quite poisonous taken internally. Most essential oils are diluted first in a carrier oil before they are applied topically. On the other hand, flower essences are safe and gentle to use whether taken internally or used on the skin. Essential oils are produced from large quantities of plant material, the flowers, roots, seeds, or bark, depending on the location of the volatile oils in the plant. Steam-distillation is the most common extraction method. With flower essences, only the flowers are used and in a very small quantity. The vibrational imprint of the flower is extracted in water, which is then further diluted. Thus essential oils are a physical extract and flower essences are a subtle energy “extract.”

Flower essences and essential oils are very complimentary to each other in healing work. While both affect the mind-body continuum, they work from opposite pathways. Essential oils enter through the senses to reach the soul, while flower essences impact the subtle energy fields of the soul to affect physical well-being. Flower essences and essential oils combine well in spray bottles and in topical applications, such as in skin cremes and massage oils.

Can I take flower essences if I am on medication?2019-12-04T06:09:20-07:00

Because the essences are a vibrational therapy and their impact is not from direct physical or chemical intervention in our bodies, they can be used in conjunction with other therapies, including prescribed medications for both physical and emotional ailments. Many people taking psychiatric drugs are able to taper down or gradually eliminate their medications by using flower essences. It is important for anyone taking prescribed medications to have their condition professionally monitored, and not to attempt to discontinue medication without medical supervision. Flower essences are most effective when used in conjunction with counseling therapies.

Are there any harmful or side effects from flower essences?2019-12-04T06:08:01-07:00

Flower essences contain only minute traces of actual physical substance; they are primarily vibrational in nature, as are homeopathic remedies. This means that they are non-toxic and have no direct impact upon the body’s biochemistry, as do many pharmaceutical and psychoactive drugs. Therefore, there is no such thing as an overdose from flower essences.

At the same time, it is possible to have discomforting experiences with flower essences. They sometimes stir up disturbing emotions, and there may be initial resistance to this awareness, which can cause inner conflict. This is not an aggravation or side effect, but part of the therapeutic process which can lead to greater health and awareness. However, a poorly chosen selection of essences may be experienced as chaotic rather than healing.

It is also possible to have physical reactions when taking the flower essences, such as fatigue, headaches, or a temporary rash. These experiences are the body’s way of responding to the emotional awakening elicited by the flower essences, and usually pass within a day or so. If a person feels that the emotional or physical response to the essences is too strong, the dosage frequency can be decreased or a new essence combination tried.

How long do essences last?2019-12-04T06:05:51-07:00

A one-ounce (30 ml) dosage bottle is generally used at the rate of four drops, four times daily, and lasts about one month. This is a typical cycle for emotional change, and it is recommended that you use an essence for at least this period of time to fully experience its impact. The remedies often have a subtle beginning, which gradually becomes more obvious. However, a month is only a general suggestion; many people use flower essences for longer or shorter periods of time than this, with good results. An essence or combination should be discontinued when you feel you have completely absorbed or consciously recognized the benefits which were intended from it.

How will I know if they are working?2019-12-04T06:04:17-07:00

Unlike chemical drugs which suppress symptoms, flower essences are catalysts for emotional change, and work by stimulating awareness. Many people report general but discernible differences with essences. They may feel clearer, calmer, or better able to cope. However, in order to note really specific changes with flower essences you will need some way of objectively observing your emotional and mental states. You may wish to keep a journal, discuss your issues regularly with a friend or counselor, or take note of your dreams and other inner events. Often it is the comments of others close to us which first alerts us to changes taking place.

Becoming aware of inner changes may take some practice. With physical experiences, we know how to focus our awareness on a problem or pain. For example, the pain is not just in my leg, but mostly in my foot, or precisely in my left foot; it’s a throbbing pain that is worse at night or in cold weather. In a similar way, we can learn to be more precisely aware of our emotions and thoughts by a conscious program of self-observation and reflection.

What if my condition is really serious?2019-12-04T04:47:53-07:00

If you have a serious mental or emotional condition, or a known physical medical problem, you should seek the care or advice of a qualified health practitioner. Many health practitioners now include the flower essences in their health programs, or work with other practitioners who do.

Do flower essences have physical effects? Can they cure physical illness?2019-12-04T04:46:59-07:00

Flower essences do not work bio-chemically like aspirin does for a headache, but they can affect our experience of our bodies. For example, essences which help release emotional stress may result in less physical tension. Someone who overworks may discover just how tired he or she really is. Flower essences can help people who suffer from physical illness by addressing the emotional responses to the illness, and by working with the underlying conflicts and tensions that may have contributed to the onset of the illness. However, flower essences are not cures for any specific illness, and are chosen on the basis of mental and emotional issues, rather than specific physical ailments.

Will flower essences make me feel better?2019-12-04T04:46:27-07:00

In the long run, working with flower essences will help you to feel more alive and in touch with your goals, values, and creativity. However, the essences do not create euphoria, nor do they banish pain and conflict. They work by stimulating awareness of our conflicts and challenges, and they strengthen our ability to work through the obstacles to our health and growth. Thus, taking flower essences may at times stimulate some discomfort and awareness of pain or conflict. This is a normal part of the journey towards wellness, and can lead to a much more complete state of health than the suppression of pain, or artificial stimulation of feelings through bio-chemical intervention.

How do I choose flower essences? How do I decide which mental or emotional issues are most in need of assistance?2019-12-04T04:45:25-07:00

The first step is to decide which mental and emotional issues are most important for your health and growth. Based on your choice, you then select the flower essence blends  which correspond with these issues.

Most of our product listings  give an explanation with regards to which aspects ( Mental, Emotional, Spiritual, Etc.) they address and what unique healing qualities that contain.

Can I use more than one Flower Essence Blend at a time?2019-12-04T04:44:39-07:00

It is best to consult the instructions that accompany each of our products ( singles and sets) to determine the effectiveness of using them  in combinations.

Our Flower Essence Blends can be taken together with no adverse side effects – although the overall benefits may be reduced with certain combinations. Our Packaged sets contains groups of flower essence blends that are designed to work together over to time to achieve the desired outcome.

How do I use flower essences?2019-12-04T04:44:04-07:00

They are typically taken orally from a dropper bottle; the standard dosage is four drops four times daily.
Before each dose, gently tap the bottom of the bottle in the palm of your hand to mix the components and activate the vibrations. You can then place 3-4 drops of the  under your tongue, three times per day.  It is also acceptable to put 9 drops  into your water bottle and sip throughout the day instead of dosing under your tongue.

Is your work with animals similar to your work with humans?2019-12-04T04:29:25-07:00

Yes and No. The process for evaluating energy patterns and developing a custom remedy is the same. However, humans are much more complex than animals. Not just physically, but emotionally, mentally and spiritually as well. Because we humans are so smart, we get in the way of our own self-healing much more often than animals do. An evaluation and custom remedy for a person can take up to 1 hour longer than one for an animal. There is usually much more counseling and education needed for the human healing process as well. Children fall somewhere in between with their needs, depending on their age.

We began our work with animals 4 years after we started our work with adults and children. Our clients were so satisfied that they began to request services for their pets….Now, some days, we have more animal clients than people! Pet owners especially like the work we do with elderly cats and dogs that are near the end of their life. They appreciate the fact that we work not just with their elderly pet’s failing body, but with the psyche and spirit as well.

My pet’s veterinarian wants to know what I am doing because my pet is so much better. It ‘s hard for me to explain, will you talk to him?2019-12-04T04:31:38-07:00

Yes. Refer your pet’s veterinarian or your personal health care provider to HealingImprints.com. Then, if they still have questions have them call or e-mail Info@HealingImprints.com and we will do our best to answer in a timely manner.

Can I combine flower remedies with my pet’s CBD oil, medications or other supplements?2019-12-04T06:46:13-07:00

Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends complement most other medications and supplements very well.  Because they work on a subtle energy level, rather than a biochemical level, they don’t conflict with or interfere with other treatments like CBD oil. If your pet is under medical care, it is always best to be safe and consult your pet’s health care provider before starting any new supplement or therapy.

Do flower essences only work while I am giving them to my pet?2019-12-04T06:43:37-07:00

Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends can produce lasting or permanent “re-tuning” of emotional states. So, the adjustment your pet experienced  a few months ago should continue to be effective for some time after you stop giving it. How long is very much dependent on the individual pet and circumstances. Your pet can  get back out of emotional balance, and need another round of Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends to reinforce her positive behavior. See the question “How long will my pet need to take flower essences?” for a further discussion of this.

What should I expect when giving flower remedies to my pet?2019-12-04T06:38:56-07:00

Every animal is unique, and some behaviors are more deep-seated than others. Because of this, it’s important to keep in mind that how quickly you will see a change in your dog will vary. Every individual tends to incorporate change at their own pace, and some hold on to the way they react more strongly than others.

Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends work subtly, which is sometimes hard for people unfamiliar with them to grasp. While they are possible, you’re best off not expecting big, sweeping changes in your pet’s attitude. Look, instead, for noticeable shifts (sometimes  subtle, sometimes very obvious) in your pet’s attitude in situations that  previously had caused stress or a particular negative reaction. You should  see a progressive reduction in intensity,  frequency, duration, and/or tenacity of the negative reaction.

Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends are non-toxic and have no harmful side effects. If an essence is not the right one for your pet, then you simply will see no change (keep in mind though, to look for subtle changes). The formulas are very safe, and nothing bad will happen if one animal gets a taste of the formula intended another. Healing Imprints Flower Essence Blends are not sedative and will not make your pet act “dopey”. However, I have  seen a noticeable relaxation response within minutes of the first dose, particularly when Rescue Remedy is involved.

How long does it take for pets to respond to flower essences?2019-12-04T06:39:41-07:00

The most typical time frame to to begin to see improvement is 3-5 days after starting flower essences with your pet. With some pets, it may take up to 2 weeks or even longer for early signs of balancing to begin. Occasionally, if the animal is severely stressed or out of balance (or very sensitive to energy therapies), you might see a change within minutes of the first dose. Each pet is an individual and will incorporate changes at their own pace, so be patient and keep track of subtle shifts in your pet’s outlook and behavior.

Are flower essences safe for dogs and other pets?2019-12-04T06:22:45-07:00

Flower essences are 100% safe for dogs and other pets, and animals in general. They are non-toxic, non-habit-forming, have no negative side effects, and cannot be overdosed. In worldwide popular use since their development in the 1930’s by English physician and bacteriologist Dr. Edward Bach, flower remedies benefit the emotional health and well-being of not only humans, but companion animals and domestic and captive-wild species.

How do I give flower remedies to my dog or other pets?2019-12-04T06:40:25-07:00

The most common way of giving flower essence formulas is either by dropper bottle, or a bottle equipped with a “mister” top. Both of these are quite convenient.  For pets of all sizes, 2-3 drops is the normal dose, or 1-2 sprays of the formula, each time the formula is given. This should be done 3-4 times each day, and can be given “as needed” in troublesome situations. Amounts and frequency can be increased safely, although more than the 3 or 4 times a day probably won’t speed or intensify the effect – you will just run out faster. A usual routine would be to give a new formula 4 to 6 times/day over the first 3 days, tapering off to 3-4 times a day after that. This helps get the formula solidly into your pet’s system.

Before giving each dose, it’s recommended that you shake the bottle vigorously in a vertical (top to bottom) direction. Then the spray or drops can be given directly into the mouth (avoid touching the dropper or sprayer to the mouth or any other surface). Alternatively, they can be applied to a “treat” and fed to your pet or, if you just have the one animal (or your pets have separate water bowls) you can add the formula to your dog’s water. Some people prefer to put a few drops of the formula on the hands and rub it into their pet’s gums, or mist/rub it around the head.

One last tip: When administering the formula to your pet, be matter of fact. Most animals accept this strange new thing easily if you project a positive, ”no big deal” attitude.

How often should I give my pets flower essences?2019-12-04T06:40:00-07:00

For any ongoing behavior issue, flower essences should be given to your pet 3-4 times daily. It helps to give the doses at around the same time each day. This is not so much to “keep it in the system”, but to develop a rhythm to the balancing effects. With pets that have very serious deep-seated issues, it may be helpful to start out giving flower essences more often per day for the first couple of weeks. (Only increase the frequency, not the amount given. Greater quantity per dose isn’t harmful, but it won’t speed the process, either.) Acute situations are dosed a little differently. When a negative emotional state comes on suddenly, such as with a very specific trigger (a thunderstorm would be a common example), give several doses in succession, until the dog gets relief. Three doses spaced 3-5 minutes apart are often sufficient.

Do you only work with adults? How about children and pets?2019-12-04T04:25:31-07:00

We work with people and pets of all ages. We have made remedies for toddlers as well as aging cats and their owners. Vibrational and homeopathic remedies are among the gentler forms of healing available. Our customization of each remedy based on the individual client’s energetic needs, makes them adaptable to almost any situation.

How exactly do the vibrational remedies work?2019-12-04T04:27:21-07:00

All living beings have what is called an etheric or subtle energy body. The etheric body holds vibrational blueprints for how our physical body is formed. Parts of this blueprint can become altered energetically and then lead to alterations in the physical body….such as weakness, decreased ability to fight diseases, an allergic or auto-immune response or even true disease as defined by allopathic medicine.  HealingImprints custom vibrational remedies contain hundreds of vibrations that have been matched to the client’s needs. These vibrational imprints work to repattern the subtle energy body towards wellness. Thus building a clearer healthier blueprint from which the body can rebuild.. Our custom remedies also contain vibrations that  balance unhealthy mental and emotional patterns as well. 

How often should I have a new energy evaluation and a new HealingImprint made?2019-12-04T04:40:36-07:00

The frequency of evaluations and custom remedies is determined by your needs or the needs of your pet. With your first HealingImprint we will send a recommendation for a good time for your next evaluation. Each set of custom remedies are usually taken for 4 weeks, followed by a 2 week period for the body to equilibrate to a new energetic baseline. So, in general we do not recommend new remedies any more often than every 4-6 weeks. From this guideline, we have clients who choose a very active rebuilding and maintenance program and have a HealingImprint made every 6 weeks. Others choose to have a remedy made every 2-6 months.

If you are ever wondering if it is a good time for you or your pet to have a HealingImprint made; just Email us your identifying information: (name, age, sex, address) and we will check energetically, using the computer, to see if it’s a good time. If it is not, we can usually recommend a good time for the future.

Are there any situations in which your remedies are not recommended?2019-12-04T04:40:48-07:00

We do not make custom remedies for pregnant women because there are actually two individual clients there instead of one. We are unable during pregnancy to separate the energy fields of the baby from the mother to get a specific evaluation of the mother’s energy. For the same reason, we do not make custom remedies for people with organ transplants.

Also, every single client is evaluated to determine if this is a good mode of healing for them. If for any reason, HealingImprints are not right for you or your pet, due to timing or other energetic issues, we would let you know immediately and refund any fees paid.This rarely happens. However, we have the utmost respect for each individual’s healing process. It is not a good idea to force any modality of healing on the Body-Mind-Soul complex when it is not in a receiving mode.