This Soothing Flower ‘Milk’ Bath recipe is both softening and nourishing. It’s lovely for all, but is especially helpful for dry, itchy, reddened skin.
- First, blend organic oats into a powder
- Add 2 drops of each essential oil into raw honey and mix together
- Add both the organic oat powder and raw honey essential oil mix to a bath
- Add 1 dropper of a flower essence of your choice
- Sprinkle in finely ground flowers if desired
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FLORACOPEIA SELFIE GIVEAWAY
April’s Winning Contestant: @crystaljoy__
“La Vie en Rose: health & beauty elixir ~ This rose elixir has enhanced my vibrancy of life. Any moment I treat myself to this sweet nectar I feel like I am healing, like my body is bowing to me for taking action and believing I deserve sweet love within.… Read more
PASSIONFLOWER FLOWER ESSENCE TINCTURE
Fall into a peaceful sleep, and illuminating dreams, with the help of these otherworldly blossoms. Passionflower Flower Essence Tincture relaxes your nervous system, dissolving tension and calming a busy mind. It opens you to spiritual insight, and is great for meditation as well.… Read more
Lavender oil is universally beloved for its versatility and beautiful fragrance. Here are 5 ways to try at home:
A Relaxing and Harmonizing Bath
Mix 1 drop palmarosa, 1 drop lavender, and 1 drop chamomile into 2 TBSP honey. Add to warm bathwater and feel your stresses melt away.… Read more
Donation Days: May 17-18, 2017
Every year, the Ojai Raptor Center takes in 500-1000 sick, injured, or orphaned birds of prey.
Injured birds recuperate and receive medical care. Babies learn to fly and feed themselves. Whenever possible, the birds are then released back into the wild.… Read more
Cooling, purifying Moena oil comes from a medicinal tree native to the Peruvian Amazon, a relative of the Brazilian Rosewood. It is used to reduce excess heat–inflamed muscles and joints, and hot emotions like anger and irritability. With a grassy, green scent, it focuses and comforts the body and mind.… Read more
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
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
“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
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