One of Bach's second 19 remedies.
Prepared by the boiling method.
For those who blame themselves. Even when successful they think they could have done better, and are never content with their efforts or the results. They are hard-working and suffer much from the faults they attach to themselves.
Twelve Healers 1936
Health is, therefore, the true realisation of what we are: we are perfect: we are the children of God. There is no striving to gain what we have already attained. We are merely here to manifest in material form the perfection with which we have been endowed from the beginning of all time.
Collected Writings p92
Scots Pine is a native of woodlands on acid soils in the Scottish Highlands, but is widely planted and regenerates from self-sown seed elsewhere.
Pines grow throughout Britain, often on the poorer thin soils, on gravel and greensand.
For self-reproach, guilt, those who blame themselves, self-condemnation, often assuming responsibility for a situation that is not their fault. They are discontented and critical of themselves, over-conscientious, apologetic and over-humble. The constant effort they make to improve themselves may lead to tiredness and depression. Helps to alleviate any feelings of guilt.
Barnard, Guide to Bach Flower Remedies