Dr. Edward Bach (September 24, 1886 - November 27, 1936) was born in a village called Moseley, near Birmingham, England.

Despite the success of his work with orthodox medicine he felt dissatisfied with the way doctors were expected to concentrate on diseases and to ignore the people who were suffering them. He turned to alternative therapies. He believed that illness is the effect of disharmony between body and mind. Symptoms of an illness are the external expression of negative emotional states

"Wonderful as it may seem, relieve your patient of the mood or moods such as are given in this system of healing, and your patient is better."


A college student came almost in tears over a failed love affair. He said he didn’t want to live and blamed himself for having been foolish to fall in love with an untrustworthy girl. Yet, he couldn’t live without her and missed the times he spent with his girlfriend. A combination of Bach remedies restored his sense of balance. He stopped crying and started talking about other things.

Prakash felt claustrophobic in planes, hotel rooms, any enclosed place. He was visiting his son in Canada and was worried about the long 24 hour flight. With Bach remedies, he enjoyed his flight to Delhi for the visa and then the flight to Toronto. He experienced no discomfort at all.

Suresh couldn’t sleep at night. He kept thinking of the loans he had to repay. White chestnut quietened his mind and he could sleep well all night.

Ramya was beset by unknown fears. Aspen gave her relief from fears and with Larch she grew confident.