Anxious about Exams?
Exam time is upon us once again. There is huge pressure for our teenagers to do really well in their exams.
Bach Flower Remedies are a natural and simple way to help with the anxiety of exams (and all anxieties and fears. They can allay anxiety and fears and boost confidence.
If your child seems indifferent to the exams and would rather sleep than study, then Clematis will help. Clematis is indifferent and don’t want to be involved in life. They are day-dreamers. Clematis will ground them and help them to remember what they’ve learnt.
Elm feels the heaviness of the responsibility of getting good results – which can lead to depression. It’s not so much about the lack of confidence, but the huge responsibility of doing well. The weight of the responsibility will erode any confidence your child had. Elm with give them the confidence they need to get good results.
Gentian is not one of the most commonly bought remedies and it really should be. Gentian is for disappointment and being discouraged as a result of a set-back. Something particular as happened that has given the child’s confidence a knock. They now filled with self-doubt, disappointment and are become discouraged. They don’t seem to be able to ‘pull themselves together’ to try again. Gentian will turn that around.
Larch. is a wonderful remedy and I feel we should all take it every day, because we’re dealing with stress every day. Larch is the confidence flower. It works subtly (as they all do) so your child wont really notice being more confident. But in 3 days, you will !
White Chestnut. Another wonderful remedy. This one is for the merry-go-round of unresolved thoughts that open stop sleep. You can’t stop these thoughts going around and around, and there’s no way out. White Chestnut brings clarity and therefor a solution.
Mimulus. If your child is suffering with anxiety about the exams but doesn’t talk about their anxiety, then Mimulus will do them a lot of good. Mimulus keeps their anxiety to themselves, often pushing it down into their stomach and so they get stomach ache.
Rock Rose. If your child is feeling panicked: or beginning to feel panicky, then add Rock Rose to their mix. This remedy is in Rescue Remedy, so if they’ve been taking that and its been helpful, then add it to the mix with the other remedies.
How to take the remedies.
The most effective way to take the remedies is to make up a Treatment Bottle. This is a small, brown 30ml bottle with a dropper. If you don’t have one, you can get one from a health shop or sometimes from a well-known High Street chemist.
To make up a Treatment Bottle, fill the bottle to the shoulder with either mineral, filtered or cooled boiled water.
Then add 2 drops of each of the chosen Remedies (add 4 drops of Rescue) – up to a maximum of 6. (When you use Rescue in a Treatment Bottle, Rescue counts as 1 remedy).
Then take 4 drops from the Treatment Bottle at least 4 times a day.
Or you can use your child’s water bottle as a treatment bottle. Put into their bottle, 2 drops of each remedy for ½ ltr of water and ask them to sip it frequently.
Or the remedy can be dropped straight onto the tongue (but don’t let the dropper touch the tongue) or you can put 4 drops into a glass of water and sip it frequently, every 10 to 15 minutes or so.
The frequency of the dose is more important that the quantity.
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