Hornbeam is for those who feel that they have not sufficient strength, mentally or physically, to carry the burden of life placed upon them; the affairs of every day seem too much for them to accomplish, though they generally succeed in fulfilling their task. For those who believe that some part, of mind or body, needs to be strengthened before they can easily fulfil their work.

–        Dr. Edward Bach – The Twelve Healers and Other Remedies

You may benefit from Hornbeam, if you experience fatigue, just by thinking about something that you have to do, this sometimes may also come as procrastinating or pushing activities that once gave joy, but now feel like a difficult task.

Some of the behaviours can give hint that you need to take Hornbeam.

  1. You feel lack of energy for your everyday routine, you keep pushing it.
  2. Merely the thought of the task provokes fatigue.
  3. You like to procrastinate your daily tasks.
  4. You feel the need of some tonic before you can start the work.
  5. You feel exhausted at the very thought of doing something.
  6. You feel drained of energy very often.

People needing hornbeam may sometimes land up doing unimportant tasks in hand and then keep the most important one for the last, as the lethargy of the mind keeps them doing the tasks that they are supposed to be doing.

Using Hornbeam can definitely help overcome the tiredness felt before the task, and provide you with emotional force to tackle each day and each task with ease. The inner strength created will help you to keep going.

Some interesting facts about Hornbeam.


Fact 1: The botanical name of this flower is Carpinus betulus.

Fact 2: The hornbeam tree is usually 50 to 70 feet high, and the Hornbeam tree can be very often confused with that of Beech tree.  

Fact 3: Male and female flowers grow on the same tree.

Fact 4: Young twigs with leaves of male and female flowers are used for making the mother tinctures.

Fact 5: Boiling method is used for making the Bach Flower Remedy Tincture.

So, rediscover and feel rejuvenated by using Bach Flower Remedy Hornbeam.