There is no flower that has captivated humanity quite like the rose. Its sweet, delicate fragrance inspires feelings of love that range from agape to passion. This flower inspired perfumers to develop technologies to best capture rose essential oil to preserve its alluring fragrance.
There is no better essential oil to support wellbeing through the transition into spring than Tulsi Essential Oil. Tulsi, or Holy Basil, is renowned for its purifying effects on the air we breathe. In India, this sacred plant is grown outside of temples and surrounds the precious Taj Mahal in an effort to reduce the impact of pollution.… Read more
When inflammation and icky, dirty conditions arise, where do you turn for a natural, holistic fix? Most of us in the aromatherapy world answer this automatically with tea tree oil. Tea tree oil is a fantastic substance that those of us in the know turn to for the health and well-being of numerous skin issues and for its natural cleansing properties. So, what do we do when we encounter someone who is allergic to plants in the melaleuca family, which is the genus that tea tree belongs to?… Read more
If you have had the chance to smooth Rotuma oil on your skin you know how nourishing and revitalizing it is. Now, in honor of International Women’s Day, let us share with you the beautiful story of how the production of Floracopeia’s Rotuma oil nourishes and revitalizes the community and traditions on the remote island in which it is produced.… Read more
The recording from Kris Wrede’s class Aromatica Erotica: How To Make A Love Potion is now available. Register & Listen Here. Here are the love potion recipes from Kris’ class so you can re-create the romantic mystery in your own life. The key is to honor the sacred nature of perfume and to breathe it in…..literally and figuratively every day. … Read more
Dear friends of Floracopeia,
It has been a dynamic and challenging year in the essential oil business; year that has brought us to an important juncture as a company.
We would like to remind everyone what our guiding vision has been from the beginning, and still is: to create a form of business that is reciprocal, not exploitative; that places the health and wellbeing of plants in the center of the business mandala, with our small company in the role of supporting those that take care of them.… Read more
The Floracopeia Wish List is now functional! Thanks to the requests of our valued customers, it is now easier than ever to let your loved ones know exactly what you desire. Whether it is for a birthday, holiday or other special occasion, make sure that they know that you want the gift of Floracopeia.… Read more
Learn the fine art of using all of your senses to bring alive a full expression of heart-centered sensuality, passion and seduction. Learn how to use plants to enhance and awaken ones passionate heart. Begin with food, libations, flirting, intimate love letters, poetry, and massage using your own custom love potion.… Read more
By David Crow
When we approach an essential oil with concentration and mindfulness it begins to reveal hidden dimensions of beauty, power and intelligence that are not ordinarily noticed. As we integrate these new perceptions into a greater awareness of our own physiological reactions to the plant’s essence, we begin to understand how we are deeply connected to all of life, specifically to the photosynthetic beings that give us nourishment and medicines.… Read more
Save 15% off Frankincense Hydrosol thru Thur Oct 13th.
If you are reading this post, you probably already understand the value of using botanicals for health, beauty, and hopefully, ritual practice. Today we’re digging into one of my favorite facial toners: frankincense hydrosol.
For thousands of years frankincense has been a mainstay in temples, synagogues and churches alike, being used in sacred ceremony and temple offerings.… Read more
You know that Floracopeia’s essential oils are irresistible when a perfect stranger follows you through the aisles of a bookstore just to ask which perfume you are wearing.
This is exactly what happened to me. On a lazy Sunday morning, I was strolling mindlessly through the aisles of Barnes and Nobles accompanied by my son.… Read more
The love affair with aromatic and medicinal substances of oily texture smeared on the body has ancient origins. Although the word anoint has been part of the English language only since c. 1303 A.D., historical records show human beings engaged in the act of either anointing or being anointed since the times of Ancient Egypt.… Read more
Every country in every part of the world has its botanical treasures, the greatest of which are so important to the society that they become pillars of the culture. Palo Santo is one such medicine. It’s healing powers are so numerous that it has served as a panacea for areas of South America for centuries.… Read more
In the midst of the breakdown of many old and obsolete systems mirrored in the social unrest so prevalent these days there is a growing movement that recognizes the importance of plants not just for food and medicine but for the quality of connection to ourselves that comes with interacting and stewarding the land we live on.… Read more
Out of all of the healing powers that essential oils possess, perhaps their most well known and common benefit is immune enhancement and protection. Almost all essential oils have some degree of immune protectant power. In fact, an essential oil can be considered the immune system of the plant and serves to protect it from contagion and disease.… Read more
If you are not familiar with John Douillard, let me introduce him to you…
He is one of the western world’s most prolific teachers of Ayurveda, he has authored over fifteen books, CD’s and DVD’s, including The Three Season Diet; Body, Mind and Sport; and Perfect Health for Kids.… Read more
How hundreds of Floracopeia customers are giving their lovers 5,000 Valentine’s roses:
Consider this….It takes 1,400,000 handpicked rose blossoms to produce just 35 ounces of rose oil. It takes 40,000 blossoms to make 1 ounce of oil. It takes 67 blossoms to make 1 drop of oil (600 drops in an ounce).… Read more