Definition of Bach flower remedies in English:

Share this entry

Bach flower remedies

Pronunciation: /batʃ/
(also Bach remedies)

plural noun

Preparations of the flowers of various plants used in a system of complementary medicine intended to relieve ill health by influencing underlying emotional states.
Example sentences
  • Nicky has plans to plant a Bach flower remedy garden in the grounds of the house to reflect its interior.
  • The Bach flower remedies, the acupuncture, continued exercise and remaining generally active, not to mention the amitryptiline… there just wasn't anything that seemed at all promising.
  • Many women find pregnancy stressful, and this can be a particularly good time to turn to safe, non-invasive options such as Bach flower remedies, homeopathy, kinesiology and other therapies.

Origin

1970s: named after Edward Bach (1886–1936), British physician.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Bach flower rem|ed¦ies

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.