Every evening I look forward to slowing down, unwinding, and nourishing myself with healing plants. With a strong cup of hot lemon balm and tulsi tea fortified with Lavender Flower Essence Tincture, I head upstairs for ‘me’ time.
I start to run the bath…I don’t know where I’d be without bath time!… Read more
Chakras are spiritual energy centers in our bodies, and each of the seven chakras is associated with a specific energy and healing theme. Essential oils, flower essences, and other botanicals can work with these healing themes to bring us into balance and flow.
Stability. Rootedness. Security.… Read more
Don’t you just love simple recipes with luscious results? Homemade aromatherapy massage oils delight your senses, quench your skin, and make special gifts.
Start with a neutral, shelf-stable carrier oil such as jojoba or marula. Add 10-15 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil.… Read more
Watch this short video to learn the difference between exotic and medicinal flowers, and why perfumers say “no jasmine, no perfume.”
An Excerpt From Pharmacy Of Flowers With Floracopeia’s David Crow, L.Ac.
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Follow the journey of Floracopeia Essential Oils founder David Crow & Sara Crow as they travel to Corsica to learn about the harvesting and distillation of immortelle essential oil, also known as helichrysum.
Learn about the rare and precious essential oil that is world-renowned for natural skin care, anti-aging, and wound healing.… Read more
GOOP, a health-centric lifestyle and beauty website curated by Gwyneth Paltrow, has published a new interview with Sara Crow L.Ac.
Sara shares the inside scoop on how flower essences work to heal your mind, body, and emotions. Check out the article to learn how to select the best flower essences for your unique needs, and special recommendations and recipes for:
- Healing a broken heart
- Releasing perfectionism and self-judgment
- Opening the channels to creativity and fulfilment
- Dissolving anxiety and fear
- Creating a deeply relaxing afternoon ritual
“‘Negative’ or ‘depleting’ psychological states, such as grief, fear, anger, and loneliness, take a toll on our health.… Read more
Certain plants are perfect for boosting our creative capacity to manifest blessings in our life. I think of manifestation as the utilization of our creative will—an innate function of our foundational Jing energy—and the co-creative partnership we make with these potent plant allies. In celebration of the New Year, I’m going to share my personal simple manifestation tips utilizing ‘power plants.’
First, I get in touch with a deep part myself by focusing on my heart and determine what I truly would like to see happen.… Read more
“I have so much respect for those trees…such intense life force.” In this short video, David Crow gives a thoughtful answer to the question, If you were a plant, which would you be?
What You'll Need:
• Raw honey - 1 TBSP
• Radiance Skin Clay - 1 TBSP
• Rose Hydrosol - 1/2 TSP
• Cistus essential oil - 1 drop
• Myrtle essential oil - 1 drop
The Mouth is a Gateway
The mouth is the gateway to the digestive tract and its health is paramount for the total well-being of your body. Moreover, oral health is intimately tied to whole body health and has been linked to heart disease and other more serious systemic problems.… Read more
What You'll Need:
• Legends Blend Essential Oil - 1 drop (please only use recommended dose)
• Sea Salt - 1/4 cup
• Baking Soda - 1/4 cup
All Floracopeia products are organic or wild-harvested from sustainable sources!
Why We Love Diffusers & Essential Oils During the Summer…
• Cooling Mist: All of our diffusers produce an aromatherapy infused mist that is both therapeutic and cooling.
• Essential Oil Benefits: Depending on the oil that is being diffused, you can create an environment that is relaxing, uplifting and cooling to either the body or mind.… Read more
Using the transformative powers of flower essences, essential oils, and aromatic waters, FlorAlchemy Botanical Mists clear the energetic and emotional clutter in your aura and environment.
Meet Meadow Mind Mist
Meadow Mind Mist is a potion of lavender and spice kissed by warm Mediterranean soils.… Read more
How Birds and Other Creatures Use Medicinal Plants
Credit: Article written by Joe Smith of Nature.org
“‘Not all pharmacists are human.’ So begins a 1993 review article on the use of medicinal plants by animals. Reading on, we learn that pharmacists can be chimpanzees, Kodiak bears, starlings and grackles.… Read more