NAT 202

Energetic Modalities I: Flower Essences Online


Bach flower essences are a simple, natural, and safe modality developed by Dr. Edward Bach. Flower essences are used for emotional and psychological conditions and are safe and effective for adults, children, babies, animals, and plants. In this course, you will study modules designed to take you through the fundamentals of flower essence therapy.

Learning Outcomes

  • Describe and discuss the history, philosophy, and use of flower essences.

  • Identify the 12 original flower essences and their development.

  • Prepare flower essences from plant material.

  • Advise how to use flower essences for pregnancy, childbirth, children, babies, animals, and plants.

  • Recommend flower essences for uncertainty, loneliness, lack of interest in the present, fear, over-sensitivity to ideas and influences, over concern for the welfare of others, despondency, and despair.

  • Create combination flower essences.

  • Conduct case studies.

  • Discuss and use other flower essences.

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Required Course Pack:

  • ACHS eTextbook: Petersen, D. (2018). NAT 202: Energenic Modalities I: Flower Essences (18th Edition). Portland, OR: American College of Healthcare Sciences. (Optional: Printed copy available for an additional fee)
  • NAT 202 Practical Lab Kit:
    • 10 ml Rescue Remedy Bach Flower Remedy
    • 1 oz Amber Bottle with Dropper (Qty 6)
    • 20 ml Bach Flower Centaury (Centaurium umbellatum)
    • 20 ml Bach Flower Clematis (Clematis vitalba)
    • 20 ml Bach Flower Crab Apple (Malus pumila)
    • 20 ml Bach Flower Hornbeam (Carpinus betulu)
    • 20 ml Bach Flower Rock Rose (Helianthemum nummularium)
    • 20 ml Water Violet (Hottonia palustris)
  • Online Materials and Library Resources (OMLR)

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Last updated 11/4/19

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