Five Flower Rescue Remedy is a combination of essences that is used in emergency situations to stabilize Trauma situations. It eases fear and restores one’s state of calm and confidence. However, it is not intended to replace emergency care or assistance. This first aid formula of flowering Herbs was originally combined through the studies of Dr. Edward Bach, a homeopathic practitioner who pioneered working with subtle flower energies. Rescue Remedy consists of these five essences:
- Star of Bethlehem
- Rock Rose
- Cherry Plum
Dosage: Ten drops in glass of water or juice, sipped as often as needed. If the person is unconscious or unable to drink the formula can be rubbed directly onto soft tissues of the body, lips, temples, inner wrists, etc.
Star of Bethlehem This essence is a restorative remedy for calming anyone who has experienced shock or Trauma.
Rock Rose This remedy is recommended in the event of life threatening emergency. It calms the individual when experiencing extreme panic, terror, or hysteria, restoring strength and courage.
Impatiens This essence remedy addresses metal stresses and tensions. It calms feelings of impatience and Irritability. It slows the tendency to move to quickly without care or forethought. Calming. Allows one to deepen his/her life experience without experiencing burnout.
Cherry Plum This essence addresses emotions of desperation and loss of control. This remedy helps one re-connect with a higher power when the tensions and pressures of life are overwhelming. It brings mental calmness and emotional encouragement, allowing stresses and fears to be overcome.
Clematis This remedy brings about focused awareness. It retards floaty or dreamy escapes. It is a grounding essence that wakes up the individual to better evaluate the present situation.
- 2 oz Castor Oil
- 2 oz Jojoba Oil
- 8 oz Soybean OIl
- 12 oz Distilled Water
- 8 oz Coconut Oil
- 12 oz Olive Oil
- 4.3 oz NaOH (Lye)
Measure Oils and put in crock. Turn on low. Measure water and lye. Mix outside. Put lye water mix in crock, bring to trace and let cook 30 minutes, stirring a couple times. Then stir down, cook another 15-30 minutes (Coconut Oil makes this thing cook faster than I thought before)and constantly stir.
Make sure your molds are ready and when at mashed potatoe stage, add your fo. Depending on fo or eo, use 1 tbsp at a time til you get what you want. Mold, unmold, cut and let cure 3-7 days. Its ready to go after that. I used it the day after just to see how it worked…awsome!
- Bruise fresh Calendula flowers by scrunching them or rolling them in your hands.
- Pack a glass jar full with the bruised flowers.
- Cover packed flowers with olive or Sesame oil.
- Cover with a tight lid.
- Store jar in a dark cupboard and shake the jar well every day for 2 weeks.
- After 2 weeks, strain oil through a cheese cloth into a clean glass jar or bottle.
- Add tincture of Benzoin or vitamin E to help preserve your oil.
- Do not use metal or plastic containers.
- Dark glass would work best for your final bottling.
- You may use dried Calendula flowers if fresh are not available.
What You Need:
1 quart water 1 handful any Herbs* Juice and peel of 1/2 lemon
Bring water to a boil. Add juice and peel of lemon and Herbs. Turn off the heat and take the pot to a table. Cover your hair with a shower cap or towel and drape another towel over your head and the pot, holding your face about 10 inches above the water. Keep your eyes closed and let the steam do its magic cleansing for about 15 minutes. Afterward, rinse with COLD water to close the pores.
- 1 bag Any soft fabric-8inches by 3 inches
- 1 cup flax seeds
Make a simple bag. Leave 1 inch open. Fill bag with seeds with a funnel. Stitch opening closed. Store in the freezer or refrigerator in a small plastic bag. Use to relieve Stress or just to feel great!
Can also be used on forehead or behind your neck for Headache Relief. Use for 20 minutes and rechill. Some prefer room temperature - experiment to see what you like best.
Add Herbs and flowers if you want a scent. Some great relaxing Herbs are Hops and Lavender. You can customize these types of Eye Pillows for Colds and Flu also - simply add a couple drops of Eucalyptus oil to help relieve sinus and nasal congestion!
1 part apple cider vinegar 4 parts water 5 drops Clove oil
1 part lemon juice 4 parts water
Pour the mixture over your shampooed, rinsed hair as a final rinse. Leave it in.
Place Herbs in center of fabric. Bunch edges of fabric together. Secure with rubber band or string to form a scrubber. Place in a pot of boiling water. Remove from stove. Steep 10 minutes.
Remove scrubber and save the water as it contains herbal juices. Place scrubber in a glass dish until it cools to room temperature. Sweep over entire body, one area at a time, with long strokes, continually moistening scrubber in the herbal water.
First stroke in an up-and-down direction, then in a circular motion. Leave herbal residue on for 20 minutes; rinse with tepid water.