Botanical name: Calluna vulgaris          

Blooms: From July to September        

Physical appearance: Mauve pink in colour     

Preparation method: Sun method

Belongs to ‘Loneliness’ Group

Extract from The Twelve Healers and Other Remedies, by Dr. Edward Bach

Those who are always seeking the companionship of anyone who may be available, as they find it necessary to discuss their own affairs with others, no matter whom it may be. They are very unhappy if they have to be alone for any length of time.

Indication: For the talkative and self-absorbed people.  

Pre- occupation with himself/ herself is the main characteristic of people needing Heather. This person mat take his victim into a corner and talk and talk for hours about his problems big or small. Heather person feels that he will be left on is own and his behaviour causes the very loneliness he fears.  

The action of this remedy is to enable the individual to take his thoughts from himself/herself to others so that he can listen to others when they talk.

Empowering Affirmations

I am willing listener.   

I let go of my neediness.     

Bach Remedies for Animals

Animals needing heather are over concerned about companionship. They may constantly bark so that you are aware about their presence. They may make noises when you have visitor. Heather animal when left alone will whine for your return. Heather animal can take attention from casual visitor or stanger as well.