Bach flower remedies and Bach flower essences
Q Is there a difference between a Bach flower remedy and a Bach flower essence?
A Dr Bach , as a medical professional, wrote in terms of remedies to cure and heal physical ailments and disease. Today that means pharmaceutical drugs. These drugs need to be registered and are controlled by law. So, although the word itself has a general meaning, we should try not to speak of flower remedies, since they are not registered as medicines. And by the same token we should not use medical terms like depression or anxiety to explain the action of the Bach flowers. New rules are coming into force in the near future. So Bach flower essences is the safest and proper way to name them.