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Resources: March 2022

Welcome to the Resources Page for Month Seven of the Holistic Healer Training.

The links to the recordings of the first day's teachings are available to watch on Vimeo, or you can download the audio from Google Drive. You can access them as follows:​

Video Files:  

Enter password: hygeia

Audio Recordings:


PDFs from Rachel's Presentations

PRESENTATION 1: Deep Emotions, Deep Transformation

PDF of Animal Images

PDF of Flower Essence Images

To find out more about the symbolism of the animals, either look them up on Google, or use Daniel Mapel's Wild Earth Animal Essences as a reference:

The flowers are all part of Rachel's LightBringer Essence range and you can find full descriptions here:

Further Resources

Women who Run with the Wolves - Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Anything by Martin Shaw if you are interested in storytelling that is rich, thick and deep with wildness and meaning!

If you are starting to get into Flower Essences, we recommend the following resources:

Wild and Sacred Medicine - Rachel: this is where I share everything I have learned about essences and plant medicine from the past two decades. This information comes directly from the flowers! The book gives you a complete overview of how to use and work with essences, as well as detailed descriptions of the LightBringer Essences. It is currently available through Amazon, via kindle and paperback. 

Any books on Bach Essences by Mechthild Scheffer - she gives a deeper, more soulful reading of the Bach Essences than anyone else I know.

Also 'Form and Function' by Julian Barnard is superb if you are drawn to delving deeper into Bach Flower Essences and understanding more of how a plant's patterns of growth tells us of its essence qualities.

The full Flower Essence introductory course is below, including the latest episode which follows on from this weekend's explorations by introducing and exploring Dowsing and Divination.

Flower Essence Introductory Course

Password for accessing all of these videos is your usual: innerwisdom​


If you have not yet seen the first session, click here:


The second session looks at the nuts and bolts of administering Flower Essences: what to do with that stock bottle of essences you buy, how to make a dosage bottle, the difference between stock and dosage and when to use which, and a recap on other ways of administering and using the essences. 

Watch the video by clicking here:  Password: innerwisdom

You can access the accompanying PDF here


In this third session, we meet some of the essences. This session focuses on how to use a 'Rescue Remedy' or 'Emergency Essence'. Nearly every essence range there is has their equivalent of this. It is the 'go-to' remedy whenever a person is in distress, shock or overwhelm and needs some gentle, effective support. 

This video explores the practicalities of how to use emergency essences. I teach you about Light Support Combination and the potential for working with an essence like this in situations of acute distress, or for longer term support. Here, you will meet some of the individual essences that make up the combination and experience some of their gifts and teachings. 

Watch the video here:  Password: innerwisdom

You can access the accompanying PDF here

The latest Flower Essence Session is an article on Dowsing that has just gone out as my newsletter. You can find the full article here:


Selecting essences intuitively is one of the things that so many of us love and cherish about essence work. We really get to anchor into the feminine part of ourselves (and this is the same for all of us, regardless of gender) and connect into the deeper currents of our life when we work intuitively.

The following article explores the basics: DOWSING 101

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