The use of Bach Flowers for fatigue consists of a gentle and non-contraindication therapy, used in flower therapy, to restore energy and renewed enthusiasm, in periods of weakness, exhaustion and mental fatigue, and able to quickly restore the state of general well-being.
The flower remedies are able to re - establish the balance both physically and psychically, intervening on the emotional causes that prevent the body from recovering energy through rest, which can be traced more often to prolonged states of psycho-physical stress, inability to to recognize one's limits, due to an excessive sense of duty or too many commitments to be completed.
Fatigue and its symptoms
During the year, we all go through periods of transient fatigue, caused by work, exams, illness, or simply seasonal changes, for which a good night's sleep or a few days of vacation are enough to improve general health conditions. When this condition lasts, it can reduce intellectual and work capacities and prevent normal social relations.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ( Chronic Fatigue Syndrome ) is the persistent condition of fatigue that lasts for at least six months, whose symptoms can occur with: exhaustion and fatigue ; heart rate acceleration; sleep disorders (insomnia, sleep apnea, etc); headache; lowering of immune defenses ; muscle or joint pains ; memory and concentration disorders. Even on an emotional level fatigue can manifest itself with apathy, depression, mental confusion and irritability .
Asthenia ( from the Greek a-stenos which means " without strength ") is instead a form of exhaustion, which manifests itself with a reduction in muscular strength to the point that movements, even if actually possible, are performed slowly and with little energy . This generalized feeling of tiredness and fatigue, most often affects people subjected to very intense work stress.
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Bach Flowers for fatigue
The Bach Flowers for fatigue are successfully used to restore energy, regenerate the mind, strengthen the body, bringing back enthusiasm and a taste for life . Let's see what they are and their specific indications, remembering that they are natural remedies that can be used by everyone.
- Olives : it is the flower of regeneration, in case of weakness and total exhaustion of one's physical, mental and emotional resources, due to prolonged stress, because it gives a new physical and mental energy . The dott. Edward Bach has associated the remedy with "those who have suffered much both in body and mind and are so tired, so exhausted, that they feel they are no longer able to make any effort. Daily life becomes only a hard, free labor of every pleasure ". The individual is exhausted after being absorbed by a heavy commitment, suffering, crisis or emotional loss . He worked without rest to meet a deadline (eg exam); he suffered very physically and morally (for a superhuman effort, a wrong suffered, material loss, mourning, dark personal experiences, divorce, crisis), and he has no more energy to face the minimal tasks. He fought for an affection, for a job, for an ideal, and now he can't take it anymore. He just wants to sleep, escape life, vegetate.
- Oak : it is the remedy of tiredness due to an excessive sense of duty that does not allow us to recognize the moment to stop and rest and that therefore leads to a state of chronic fatigue . The flower helps to understand the importance of relaxing, of resting ; it helps to take the deserved breaks, softening the sense of duty. According to Bach, Oak is the indispensable remedy for " those who struggle and strive vigorously to heal or to solve the problems of everyday life. They persevere, trying one thing after another, even if their case may seem hopeless. They are unhappy of oneself when an illness interferes with their duties and with the help they want to bring to others. They are courageous people, who fight against great difficulties without ever losing hope or diminishing their commitment ". These people have the tendency to fight against difficulties until they are exhausted, they do not realize that the body gives signs of fatigue, because they have difficulty perceiving the warning signs, losing sight of the needs of their own soul. Thus they end up doing everything mechanically, and little by little they become empty and collapse . Oak teaches you to accept your limits, putting you in a condition of listening to the messages sent by your body.
- Elm : it is the remedy of the temporary fatigue that affects those who have taken on excessive commitments, which go beyond their own strength. Help to find enthusiasm to recover lost energy. According to Bach it is the remedy for " those who are doing a good job, following their vocation and hoping to do something important, often for the good of humanity. Sometimes they can go through periods of depression in which they feel that the task undertaken is too difficult and goes beyond the possibilities of a human being ". These people take on too many responsibilities, engaging energies for others. They feel indispensable and always want to be at their maximum potential, because they value themselves for what they do and not for what they are. They go through a temporary moment of tiredness that manifests itself with physical weakness, anxiety and exhaustion: they feel submerged, crushed by responsibility, suspecting that they cannot move forward. The remedy restores self-confidence and returns the desire to do: one feels up to the task and carries it through to the end with moderation and balance.
- Hornbeam : the remedy of mental fatigue and that does not prevent you from working, but leads to constantly doubting your own ability to succeed. This condition is due to the excessive use of the mind at the expense of the body, to the point of experiencing fatigue, fatigue and refusal for work . Those who need Hornbeam get up already exhausted, more than when they went to sleep, tired even before they started; but then he rolls up his sleeves and performs his duties effectively. According to dr. Bach is indicated to " those who feel that they are not strong enough, both psychologically and physically to endure the weight of the life above them. Even everyday problems seem insurmountable to them, although these people are then generally successful in accomplishing, their duty, for those who believe they must fortify themselves in some part of their bodies or in their psyche in order to be able to easily fulfill their task ". The flower helps to rebalance the energy, so that it is not dispersed; supports in the daily struggle against stress and helps to sleep well, allowing the mind to regenerate. Promotes the recovery of physical potential, enthusiasm.