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Cerato – Bach Flower Remedies

Cerato flowers - beautiful blue Cerato flowers

Cerato Flower Remedy – Trust

Cerato is one of the 38 Bach Flower Remedies. Discovered by Dr Edward Bach in the 1930’s the Bach Flower Remedies are simple, natural and gentle acting remedies which help you to balance your thought and emotions. They have an understandably enduring appeal and are still the most popular and well known flower essences around the world today.

Cerato helps you to know and trust your own innate inner wisdom and is a good remedy for those who have difficulty trusting in their own intuition or ‘inner voice’.

Cerato restores the qualities of inner certainty and wisdom

What Does Cerato Do?

Cerato restores the qualities of inner certainty and wisdom. Those in need of Cerato have difficulty trusting in their own intuition or ‘inner voice’. They appear to have an air of uncertainty around them and tend to seek the opinions of others when faced with decisions in their lives, rather than trust their own judgement.

10ml and 25ml bottles of Cerato Bach Remedy

Even when they have consulted with friends & colleagues they will still have great difficulty making a firm choice of direction causing themselves much confusion. The statement ‘I don’t know’ can often be heard from the lips of those in the negative Cerato state.

Cerato helps to create a bridge between the personality and the Soul restoring the ability to know and trust one’s own innate inner wisdom.

Dr Bach’s description of Cerato

"Those who have not sufficient confidence in themselves to make their own decisions. They constantly seek advice from others, and are often misguided."

From The Twelve Healers & Other Remedies – By Dr Edward Bach ( 1936 edition )

Uses & Indications for Cerato:

  • Indecisive, unable to choose from many options, often says ‘I don’t know’.
  • Seeks advice from others, thinking they know better.
  • Unable to trust own judgement, researches answers instead of listening within.
  • Wants others to decide for you.
  • Lacks inner certainty doesn’t trust inner knowing.

Benefits of taking Cerato:

  • Brow chakra is open and balanced.
  • Trusts own inner guidance and follows it with certainty.
  • Aids dream recall and synchronicity.
  • Decisive, strong intuition and inner wisdom.
  • Receives clear guidance and answers from Higher Self.

Dr. Bach’s Seven Main Groups

Dr. Bach divided his 38 Bach Flower Remedies into seven different personality groups; each group representing the differing ways a particular thought pattern or emotion could be seen and experienced in the personality.

Cerato is in Dr Bach’s – Uncertainty Group

Those who face life with uncertainty have somehow lost contact with their own intuitive knowing about what is right for them. The six remedies in this group express the different ways that this state can be experienced: Cerato, Gentian, Gorse, Hornbeam, Scleranthus, Wild Oat

The Cerato Flower

Beautiful Cerato flowers

The Latin Name for Cerato is: Ceratostigma Willmottiana

Cerato is a small deciduous flowering plant which originally came from the Himalayas. It has a mass of deep blue flowers which create a most striking display which can almost obscure the small leaves.

Making the Cerato Remedy

Dr. Bach first discovered and made the Cerato remedy near Cromer, Norfolk, in August 1930. It is the only one of the first twelve flowers that he chose that didn’t grow wild in England, but was in fact native to Tibet. Dr. Bach found it growing in the garden of a big house in a neighbouring seaside village and was so struck by it’s beauty that he gained permission to pick a few of it’s blooms and make a remedy from them. He used the sun method of potentisation to make the Cerato remedy.

How To Use Cerato

Our Bach Flower Remedies are stock level Essences which can be diluted into a treatment bottle as suggested by Dr Bach or used directly from stock if preferred. A treatment bottle can contain one single essence or a combination of up to eight different essences.

Making a Treatment Combination

Making a Bach Flower Remedy combination is simple and easy: put 2 drops from each of the Remedies you require (4 drops of Revival Remedy) into a clean glass dropper bottle containing up to 30ml of spring water (adding a teaspoon full of brandy or cider vinegar as a preservative if you wish). Alternatively you can put 4 drops of each remedy required (8 drops of Revival Remedy) into a glass of water. You can combine up to 8 of the Bach Remedies.

How to Use Your Combination

10ml and 25ml Bach Flower Remedy bottles

Using Your Combination: For a normal adult dosage take 4 drops on the tongue (or a sip from your glass of water) 8 x a day, or every 30 – 60 minutes for acute states. Using Directly From Stock: Take 2 drops on the tongue as above. Preferably take 10 minutes away from food and drink. We’d normally suggest using for two – four weeks before reviewing how you feel.

What are the Bach Flower Remedies

The Bach Flower Remedies are a set of 38 flower essences which can be used to help you to achieve greater balance and harmony in your life. They work to balance how you are thinking and feeling and can very quickly help to restore a sense of balance and perspective within yourself. They are simple, effective and easy to use and they can be given to adults, children, pets and plants. You can find out more here: Bach Flower Remedies

10ml and 25ml bottles of Cerato Bach Flower Remedy

Shop – Cerato – Bach Flower Remedy

Essence Range: Bach Flower Remedies

How to Use: Choosing & Using the Bach Flower Remedies

Essence Type: Single Flower Essence | Stock Level

Our Bach Flower Remedies

From making the Mother Tincture to bottling and labelling the stock bottles that we send you, each remedy is handmade with love and care helping to ensure that we provide you with the best possible quality of remedy.

Our Bach Flower Remedies are handmade according to the original instructions of Dr. Edward Bach, using his original methods and adhering exactly to the plant types that he identified. They are stock level remedies and we have been making them and offering them to customers round the world for over 30 years.

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Do You Need Any Help or Advice?

If you need any help or advice with this Essence, or if you’d simply like to talk to someone about whether this would be the right Essence for you, please do contact us and we’d be please to help – Contact Us

Share Your Experiences…

We hope you’ve enjoyed our exploration of the Cerato Flower Essence. We’d love to hear your experiences of working with this essence so please do leave us a comment and share your experiences!

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Sam Cremnitz

Sam is a director at Crystal Herbs and has been with us since 1996. He is passionate about all aspects of Flower & Vibrational Essences, from making and developing them, to using them for personal and spiritual growth. Sam is a trained essence practitioner, energy healer and teacher and loves sharing knowledge and information about Essences and any other tools that help us to re-connect with our hearts and the true essence of who we are. Sam is also currently treasurer for the British Association of Flower Essence producers.

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