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There are 38 flower remedies that had been discovered by Dr Edward Bach. How it works is you choose your flowers and remedies based on your moods and feelings. The same also applies for animals.

Here is the list of 38 flowers and what they heal.

Agrimony - mental torture behind a cheerful face

Aspen - fear of unknown things

Beech - intolerance

Centaury - the inability to say 'no'

Cerato - lack of trust in one's own decisions

Cherry Plum - fear of the mind giving way

Chestnut Bud - failure to learn from mistakes

Chicory - selfish, possessive love

Clematis - dreaming of the future without working in the present

Crab Apple - the cleansing remedy, also for self-hatred

Elm - overwhelmed by responsibility

Gentian - discouragement after a setback

Gorse - hopelessness and despair

Heather - self centredness and self-concern

Holly - hatred, envy and jealousy

Honeysuckle - living in the past

Hornbeam - tiredness at the thought of doing something

Impatiens - impatience

Larch - lack of confidence

Mimulus - fear of known things

Mustard - deep gloom for no reason

Oak - the plodder who keeps going past the point of exhaustion

Olive - exhaustion following mental or physical effort

Pine - guilt

Red Chestnut - over-concern for the welfare of loved ones

Rock Rose - terror and fright

Rock Water - self-denial, rigidity and self-repression

Scleranthus - inability to choose between alternatives

Star of Bethlehem - shock

Sweet Chestnut - Extreme mental anguish, when everything has been tried and there is no light left

Vervain - over-enthusiasm

Vine - dominance and inflexibility

Walnut - protection from change and unwanted influences

Water Violet - pride and aloofness

White Chestnut - unwanted thoughts and mental arguments

Wild Oat - uncertainty over one's direction in life

Wild Rose - drifting, resignation, apathy

Willow - self-pity and resentment

Rescue Remedy contains small amounts of the flowers: Rock Rose, Impatiens, Clematis, Star Bethlehem,

Cherry Plum. In a 50:50 solution of water and Brandy. You can also now buy non alcohol Rescue Remedy

and other Bach flowers. Rescue Remedy is the traditional crisis remedy and something you can safely

give to your parrots on a regular basis. Not only is it the crisis remedy, but it is also a very good

prevention. It doesn't matter if your parrot is well, giving them Rescue Remedy often will help them deal

better with any and all sudden crisis’s that occur in the future.

Rescue Remedy is the best known of the crisis remedies but all remedy makers have their version of this as well.

The rescue remedy 'normal', or for pets is recommended for regular use for parrots, even if your parrot appears well. Rescue Remedy can safely be continually used in preventions as well as in emergencies. There are also other Bach Rescue Remedies for pets, like Pastilles and others. These are not recommended for use for parrots.

Here is a list of flowers put together for different problems. Usually the flowers are in groups of 4 to 6 however you can have 1 or 2 more on occasion.

Overly sensitive birds - Agrimony, Cebtaury, Holly, Walnut

Fear - Aspen, Cherry Plum, Mimulus, Red Chestnut, Red Rose

Overly concerned birds - Beech, Chicory, Rock Water, Vervain, Vine

Uncertanty - Cerato, Gorse, Hornbean, Wild Oat

Insufficient interest in surroundings - Chestnut bud, Clematis, Mustard, Olive, White Chestnut, Wild Rose

Dispair - Crab Apple, Elm, Gentain, Larch, Oak, Pine, Star of Bethlehem, Sweet Chestnut, Willow

Loneliness - Impatiens, Water Violet, Heather

Aloe - Boosts the immune system when eaten and can be used to heal cuts and small wounds

Apple Cider vinegar- Packed with vitamins and minerals it’s great for the intestinal system. It can be used for candida, bacterial infections, diarrhoea.

Chamomile- Used as a pain relief, a calmer, anti inflammatory and for feather plucking

Dandelion- Used as a diuretic, also used for high blood pressure, yeast infections, diabetes, kidney disease, liver disease

Echinacea- Immune booster, viral infections, aids in treatment to PBFD

Elderberry- Anti inflammatory, reduces flu symptoms, aides in viral infections, skin disorders, as a tea it strengthens and balances body functions

Ginseng- Immune and energy booster, anaemia, diarrhoea, bacterial infections, aides in cancer therapies, promotes longevity in older birds

Hawthorn Berry- Lowers blood pressure, improve the hearts output and is recommended for older birds

Marshmallow- Used for coughs and bronchitis, good for cooling and moisturising the body, diabetes, ulcers, protects the liver from toxins, also used for feather plucking

Milk Thistle- Protects liver and heals liver cells, is a potent anti oxidant

Valerian root- Used for feather plucking, fearful birds, traveling and aggressive birds

Eclectus parrots that eat food high in Vitamin A and beta-carotene will result in better immune system response to disease. Most orange, yellow and red vegetables contain vitamin A and beta carotene. Also very good sources of vitamin A come from kales and many other leafy greens.

Holistic Information

Herbal Remedies

These flowers and remedies are only a guide. Please consult your birds avian vet or holistic expert for the correct flower uses and dosages.

Bach Flowers and Their Meanings

TIP: eclectus parrots do better on holistic care. Anything as simple as a dew herbs and weeds a day can help improve he health of your birds.