The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy

By (author) Mechthild Scheffer

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The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy
By (author) Mechthild Scheffer

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Pages : 352

Book Size : 8 x 10

ISBN-13 : 9780892819416

Imprint : Healing Arts Press

On Sale Date : September 01, 2001

Format : Paperback Book

Illustrations : 190 color photographs and 48 b&w illustrations

Scheffer provides a therapeutic profile for each remedy, diagnostic guidelines, interview questions, progress evaluations, and body maps to guide both practitioner and novice to the proper remedies for many emotional and physical ailments.

About The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy

• The most comprehensive reference on Bach flower therapy in print.

• Includes the latest information on Bach flower remedies, combination remedies, diagnosis, instructions for preparation, body maps, and more.

• Illustrated with color plates of the Bach flowers and Kirlian photographs of the energy signature of each flower.

Mechthild Scheffer's groundbreaking bestseller Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice revolutionized the science of Bach flower remedies, detailing the healing properties of each individual flower. Now, for practitioner, student, and patient alike, she offers The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy, the most comprehensive and up-to-date reference available on this gentle, effective therapy. The first practitioner to recognize the psychological underpinnings of the Bach flower remedies, Scheffer demonstrates that emotional and physical well-being are inextricably linked and shows how flower therapies can be a powerful tool for healing individual symptoms and restoring balance to one's life.

The author provides a therapeutic profile for each remedy and specific instructions for preparing combination remedies to heal more complex conditions. Thorough diagnostic guidelines, interview questions, progress evaluations, and body maps guide both the practitioner and novice to the proper remedies for innumerable emotional and physical ailments. The author also gives advice for using Bach flower remedies in pediatrics and veterinary medicine. With more than 120 color photographs, The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy is the complete reference for everyone who studies and practices this therapy.

Table of Contents

Table of content

The Encyclopedia of Bach Flower Therapy

Author's Note
1. Soul Therapy through Flower Energy
2. Heal Thyself: The Theoretical Foundations of Bach Flower Therapy
3. How Bach Flowers Work
4. Edward Bach's Soul Flowers
5. The Bach Flower System
6. Finding the Right Bach Flowers
7. How to Help Others through Bach Flowers
8. Original Bach Flower Therapy in Practice
9. Differences and Similarities among the Bach Flowers
10. The Double Questionnaire and Final Choice Checklist: Tools to Assist Beginners
11. Building Blocks to Support the Choice of Individual Flower Combinations
Appendix A: Important Key Words and Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Appendix B: Resources
Bibliography and Recommended Reading
About the Author

Author Bio
A longtime Bach flower therapy practitioner, Mechthild Scheffer is the author of several books, including Bach Flower Therapy: Theory and Practice and Mastering Bach Flower Therapies: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment. She is the official representative of England's Edward Bach Centre for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Ms. Scheffer lives in Germany.


Book Praise

Book Praise

". . . the most complete profiles available for all the Bach Flowers. . . . a perfect book for everyone who studies and uses this therapy."
The New Times, January 2002

". . . this volume represents the most thorough treatment on the subject currently available. Highly recommended for all alternative medicine collections in both public and academic libraries."
Mary Stout, Library Journal, November 2001

"A comprehensive guide suitable for the professional practitioner, student, and patient alike."

Chris Lorenz, Dell Magazines, September 2002

"This Encyclopedia is recommended for those public and academic libraries that have collections in alternative and complementary medicine."
Lucille Whalen, ARBAonline, March 5, 2003

"[This book] will appeal to anyone who is interested in the emotional and spiritual aspects of healing."
Marie-Sabine Thomas, Bastyr University Library

"Mechthild Scheffer'sencyclopedia is simply the best reference work on Bach flower therapy available today. Splendidly produced, it carefully describes each flower, the symptoms for which each remedy was designed, and the manner of application--complete with color photographs of the virtuous healing plants and many other helpful illustrations."
Georg Feuerstein, Traditional Yoga Studies Interactive, Feb. 17, 2006

"This is the best reference book available for learning about Bach Flower Therapy. If you are experiencing any form of negative emotion, or having unexplained pain, this book may offer some very viable solutions. It could truly change your life in a very positive way."
Nora Caterino,, Sep 2008

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