Bach Blog. Too Hot To Handle

Here in the UK, the heat is now too hot to handle.  I don’t know about you, but it certainly is for me .  I can’t cope with intense heat.  I know loads of you love the summer sun, but there are just as many of us who can’t cope with intense heat.

Bach Flower Remedies help me deal with the intense heat!

There are 38 remedies and its difficult to know which remedies will help you.  Here are 2 Bach Flower Guides that’ll help you decided which remedies suit you.

Bach Flower Remedy Guides

Too hot to handle

So, how are you managing with the heat?
To find the right remedies to help you, first, you have to identify how the heat makes you feel.

This is how I feel when the heat is too hot for me to handle.  Perhaps you feel like this too?

*Feel ‘spaced out’ and can’t concentrate.
*Grumpy and irritable – my nerves seem frayed at the edges.
*Absolutly absolutely exhausted – I must lie down!  

Rescue Remedy*
This amazing remedy is a combination of 5 remedies,
2 of them will help you cope with the heat.

Clematis.  The beautiful white flowers of Clematis helps with the ‘spaced out’ feeling that comes when we’re overheated and feeling faint. You know that floppy feeling when you can’t get your mind to focus.  It’s not that you’re lying on the sofa, ideally day dreaming.  No.  Your mind won’t work.  Clematis will help to ground you.

Impatiens  The heat seems to make us snappy and  irritable. We get and impatient with everyone about everything.


The tall and majestic Beech is brilliant. It’s for when the heat is intolerable and you to become intolerant and critical of others.  (I know this is unusual for you, but the heat certainly does seems to affect our tolerance levels).


The gnarled and tired Olive tree gives us the remedy for physical fatigue.   Take it when you’re feeling drained and exhausted  Olive will restore some of your energy.


Walnut is known as the ‘link breaker’ – so it;s good for when we move from one situation to another.
But, Bach put Walnut into the Group of Remedies who are ‘extremely acceptible to outside influences’…

So, right now, I’m extremely susceptible to the ‘outside influence’ of the heat – so I add it to my ‘Heat Mix’.

Please remember …

When you take the appropriate remedy for your feelings, the Bach Flower Remedies do work.  But remember they work subtly and gently, and you might not realise you’re feeling better, until you notice that you’re doing more, or not needing to lie down for so long.


(The Bach Flower Remedies brand of my choice is Healing Herbs and their ‘Rescue Remedy’ is called 5 Flower  – it’s made of a combination of 5 flowers).

Into a glass of water, put 2 drops of  each of the remedies: Rescue/5 Flower, Beech, Olive and Walnut, and sip through out the day.  If you’re travelling, put your chosen remedies into a 500ml bottle of mineral water, but because there is more water in the bottle than a glass, this time put 3-4 drops of each of the remedies into the bottle and sip frequently.

This is your remedy-water, not your thirst water.  Remember to drink more water in this hot weather, that you would do usual

This mix helps me get through the heat of the day, so I hope it’ll help you too.  Click here if you’d like to know more about the Bach Flower Remedies.

Over to you  

As always, I love hearing from you.  So please leave your thoughts and comments in the comment b ox below.

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Bach Flower Remedy Guides

Rose Todd

  • Vimala says:

    Interesting post, Rose. I have never thought of using Bach Flower Remedies for managing the intense heat of summer. Thanks for sharing this & opening my mind to the possibilities of these wonderful remedies.

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Vimala. Thank you for your comment. It does seem strange to take the Bach remedies just because the weather’s hot. But they heal and soothe emotions, and so I identified how the heat made me feel, and took the remedies. It’s amazing – but it works and will help you deal with the heat better.
      Keep well. Rose.



    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Calani. Good to hear from you. Thank you for your kind words about the blogs.
      Hope the remedies help you cope with this hot weather! They do me.
      Take care and be safe. Rose.

  • Meenu says:

    Hi Rose,
    Can you share some remedies for grief. If you have lost a parent and cant let go. What would be a good combination? thank you

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Meenu. Thank you for leaving a comment. It is a very sad think indeed to loose your one of your parents. It’s a sad time.
      I wrote a blog about some remedies that could help with a broken heart. Have a read here and see which remedies would suit you best.

      I know you’ll find something there to help you.
      Love Rose

  • Darlene Hicklen says:

    Hi Rose,
    Darlene, Charlotte NC.
    Thanks for this info. I never considered taking the remedies to combat high temperatures. Like you, I don’t function well in the heat at all. It can be exhausting. Hate it. The temperatures here in the States are high as well. Close to 100°Fahrenheit on some days. I will try the remedies you suggested here. Thanks a bunches. Stay cool!

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hi Darelene. Thank you for leaving your comment.
      I’m glad I showed you a different aspect of the remedies. But the remedies don’t help with the heat – they help you deal with how you deal with heay! (Just a small change of focus ::)

      love Rose

      • Rose Todd says:

        Hello Darlene.
        Sorry to hear that you’re auffering high temperatures too. Your temperatures are higher than ours. I cn’t cope. I hope you’ve got air condition.
        The Bach Flower Remedies deal with emotions – so they can helo us deal with heat too.
        Thank you for leaving the comment. Love Rose

  • Darlene Hicklen says:

    I understand, it’s how the heat makes me feel. I should have been clear in my comment. Thanks for pointing that out.

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hi again Darlene. Yes, I realised you knew, (It was in case others read the comments.
      I hoep the remedies help. Love Rose

  • Judith says:

    Another very informative blog thank you Rose. Temperatures here are also higher than normal for June so your advice is very welcome

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hi Judith. Thank you. I’m glad you liked it. summer is lovely – but for some IT does get too hot.
      Work out how you feel in the heat, and check to see if any of the remedies I suggested will help you. Take care. Rose

  • Sue Cooke says:

    Fantastic information thank you Rose. I tend to forget the affects hot weather can have on our mental/emotional state. Thank you as always for the reminder of how the remedies can help us cope in these situations x x

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Sue. Thank you for your lovely comment. A few people have written saying then hadn’t thought of using remedies to help them deal with the heat. But if we use them to deal with grief or anger – we can use them to help us through the heat too. 🙂 I found them invaluable when I lived in Dubai.
      I hope they help you – and your clients too. Rose

    • Rose Todd says:

      HI Sue. Thank you for your Comment. I thought I’d answered you, but it seems I didn’t. Sorry.
      We take the remedies when our experiences upset us – when something outside of ourselves upsets us. And yet, we don’t think to take the remedies when extreme weather – or allegies to ‘nature’ upset us.
      I hope they help, if you need them!) Love Rose

  • Joan Breit says:

    I live in Kansas, USA. We have been having temps in the upper 90’s. Thank you so much for the the Bach remedies which help me through these challenging times.

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hi Joan. thank you for your comment. I;m sorry to hear about your excessive heat over in Kansas. 90 F (over 30C) is really too hot to live comportably. And if it happens to be humid too – it wipes me out!
      I’m glad you’ve used the remedies to help you through your heat wave. Keep up the good wrok useing Bach. love Rose

  • Seher says:

    Love your blog Rose. I can totally relate. Despite having grown up in a hot country i never got used to the heat. It makes me tired, irritable and I want to pause life.

    I had beech in mind for sure but didn’t think about the remedies you suggested. Thank you!

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Seher. i’m glad you liked the blog and found it helpful.
      I was lying on the sofa and in a poor way (even in air condition) and I anyalised how I felt and these remedies defintiely helped me cope with the heat.
      I hope yo find them helpful too.
      Love Rose

  • Paula Roach says:

    Hi Rose
    I like your piece on the heat mix.
    I have a little heat mix of my own that is my go to:
    I use olive,impatiens,elm and walnut and rock rose .Works every time.

    • Rose Todd says:

      Hello Paula. Thank you for your comment and for sharing your Heat Mix.
      I love it when we have examples of people needing different remediesm for the same feelings or complaints. This is the main principle of Bach Flowers – treat the person and not the disease.
      Thank you for getting in touch. Rose

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