There are a multitude of reasons why flower essences are supportive to women. Traditionally women have benefited from the use of flower essences for different reasons such as stress, fatigue, insomnia as well as PMS, irregular menstrual cycles, hormonal imbalances, pregnancy, menopause. In Australia, aboriginal women who have a strong connection with the land and the flora and fauna upon it, consider particular bush flowers sacred and believe that they are a symbol of female spirituality.
Certain Flower Essences work extremely well when used for specific ailments and additionally can be also used in times of emotional crisis. Flower Essences can be used safely throughout life and at any age, from childhood, to puberty through to adulthood and old age... Learn more about the history of Flower Essences here.
Nowadays women can find themselves overwhelmed by the demands of their lives and in their roles as mothers, careers, wives, whilst juggling their busy and demanding careers. Did you know that women perform 66 percent of the world’s work? This means that many more women are working in stressful jobs and find themselves entangled in a web of commitments, constantly juggling balls in the air. Motherhood, work and family demands can take a toll on a woman’s health and emotional balance.
The use of flower essences can support women emotionally and help to restore balance and stability to their frazzled lives by working on mental and physical levels to give them clarity and calm and to target specific emotions. More specifically, Flower Essences work by helping calm and soothe in a delicate and gentle manner. In doing so they remove blockages. These blockages are often suppressing stress. In women particularly this stress may be the result of rumination and constantly ‘stewing’ over unresolved issues rather than releasing or letting it go. Keeping this tension circulating throughout the body is unhealthy on mental, emotional, physical and spiritual levels.
One of the most beneficial flower essences used by women across the world is Paw Paw (Papaya), which triggers connection with women’s intuition and gives them the confidence to trust their inner voice. Women have many different decisions to make on a daily basis and Paw Paw can help override the feeling of being overwhelmed, by calming the mind allowing clarity to prevail. Students often take Paw Paw and Crowea essences during their exams to help them concentrate and focus and bring tranquility and composure to an otherwise stressful situation. Crowea calms and helps with worry and has a centering effect. Bottlebrush is also a very interesting and old flower essence that has often been used by indigenous people to help with times of sadness or emotional upheaval and change.
At important times during a woman’s life such as conception, pregnancy and menopause, flower essences can be used to restore female balance. She Oak helps with menstrual cramps and fertility and also helps to balance water retention, a condition that many women suffer from. Mood swings can be a thing of the past just by implementing Peach Flowered Tea Tree flower essence into your daily routine. This essence works well for hypochondriacs and women who get bored easily and become disdainful after meeting challenges. Bush Fuchsia can be useful during pregnancy and birth, supporting a woman emotionally with courage and integration of information. Perfect for when the doctor says PUSH!
Balance Women is a spring water which is enhanced with 8 key flower essences handpicked to restore calm and clarity for women. The essences contained in Balance Women are Banksia Robur, which restores vitality, Crowea to help with worry, She Oak for menstrual cramps and fertility, Paw Paw for overwhelming feelings, Peach Flowered Tea Tree for mood swings, Bush Fuchsia to balance the right-left hemispheres between being creative and analytic during the course of the day, Bush Iris which helps with circadian rhythms for sleeping and digestion and Bottle Brush for coping with change.
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