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Table 1 The Bach flower remedies and their indications

From: Bach Flower Remedies for psychological problems and pain: a systematic review

Agrimony mental torture behind a cheerful face
Aspen fear of unknown things
Beech Intolerance, perfectionist
Centazry the inability to say 'no'
Cerato lack of trust in one's own decisions
Cherry Plum fear of the mind giving way, fear of losing control
Chestnut Bud failure to learn from mistakes
Chicory selfish, possessive love, needs the appreciation of others
Clematis dreaming of the future without working in the present, absentminded
Crab Apple the cleansing remedy, also for self-hatred, poor body image
Elm overwhelmed by responsibility, pressures of work
Gentian discouragement after a setback, pessimism
Gorse hopelessness and despair
Heather self-centredness and self-concern
Holly hatred, envy and jealousy, feels victimized
Honeysuckle living in the past, overwhelming nostalgia for the past
Hornbeam procrastination, tiredness at the thought of doing something
Impatiens impatience
Larch lack of confidence, competent but fear failure
Mimulus fear of known things, shy, nervous personality
Mustard deep gloom for no reason
Oak the plodder who keeps going past the point of exhaustion
Olive exhaustion following mental or physical effort
Pine guilt, self-blame
Red Chestnut over-concern for the welfare of loved ones
Rock Rose terror and fright, useful for nightmares
Rock Water self-denial, rigidity and self-repression
Scleranthus inability to choose between alternatives
Star of Bethlehem Shock, loss, bereavement, trauma
Sweet Chestnut Extreme mental anguish, when everything has been tried and there is no light left
Vervain over-enthusiasm, perfectionism
Vine dominance and inflexibility
Walnut protection from change and unwanted influences, birth, puberty, divorce
Water Violet pride and aloofness
White Chestnut unwanted thoughts and mental arguments, unwanted thoughts, unable to concentrate
Wild Oat uncertainty over one's direction in life
Wild Rose drifting, resignation, apathy
Willow self-pity and resentment
Rescue Remedy Composite remedy consisting of Star of Bethlehem, Rock Rose, Cherry Plum and Clementis; for emergencies to combat fear, panic, shock and fear of losing control
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