Beauty & Skin

The Ultimate Health & Beauty Elixir

There is a flower that surpasses all others in terms of its enduring usage and reputation to significantly impact beauty. A time-honored treasure that cannot be matched in terms of its ability to impact whole body health with its exceptional emphasis on skin appearance, health and radiance.

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Top 7 Uses of the Surprisingly Talented Coconut Oil

By: Sara Crow L.Ac

Coconut is a surprisingly talented traditional oil that has been used as both food and medicine for thousands of years in tropical cultures. Coconut oil is derived from what is commonly called the ‘Tree of Life’, the coconut palm, known for its ability to meet a great number of basic human needs: food, fuel and shelter.… Read more

Citrus Oil and the Sun

by Sara Crow, L.Ac.

Some things are best accomplished under the night sky. Here we learn how solar and lunar forces unite to create harmony in skin care and essential oils.

Some categories of essential oils, such as the citrus oils*, markedly embody solar energy. Extracted from peels and fruit of citrus trees growing in sunny Mediterranean climates, they are often referred to as “distilled sunshine.” Their bright, sunny disposition lends perfectly to uplift a downtrodden heart and mind.Read more

Easy, Practical Uses of Essential Oils For Summer Skincare

Watch the Video below to learn simple, fun and effective ways to care for your skin and stay cool in the summer time.

Video: Easy, Practical Use of Essential Oils For Summer Skin Care

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Essential Oil Staff Picks

From Conor in Customer Service-
I love to burn some palo santo wood chips when I get home from a busy day, as it helps me to transition and calm down. I’ve also been keeping some Hawaiian sandalwood oil in my pocket, and apply it once or twice a day as my fragrance of choice.… Read more

Using Essential Oils For Hot Days

by Taya Malakian

It is blazing hot outside here in California! The moment I walk out the door the heat is almost suffocating and it feels like there is no escape. There is a major heat wave right now in the Western US, and there are still many more weeks of summer to go!… Read more

Video: David Crow on His Favorite Perfume – Savitri

Savitri is perhaps the most famous of Floracopeia’s perfumes. Savitri is made up of what is said to be the finest combination of any two fragrances: Rose and Vetiver.

It has been several years since we have made this very special aromatic treasure available to the public.… Read more

How To Make Your Own Natural Lip Gloss with Essential Oils

There are a lot of kids in my family.  I have 3 sisters, and between them they have given me 8 wonderful nieces and nephews.  I have a son and a daughter myself.  The holidays are a hectic, chaotic and joyous occasion in my family.  We are blessed to all live in the same small town. … Read more

White Rose and a New Member to the Floracopeia Raj Collection

The word “Raj” connotes royalty and all that is of the highest caliber of creation.

A few years ago Floracopeia came upon a handful of products that exceeded all expectation in fragrance, quality and benefits. We created the Floracopeia Raj Collection to convey the excellence of these products which include a exquisite, ethically-produced Sri Lankan Sandalwood and a White Rose CO2 solid Perfume – the finest sandalwood essential oil and rose essential oil we have come upon.… Read more

The Basics of Blending with Essential Oils

This week we have shared some easy to make gift ideas, but one question you might have is: how do I come up with my own aromatherapy essential oil blend?

Citrus_auranti_neroli_W_640x480 (1)There are many ways to develop a blend, and here is one simple method to create custom essential oil blends for perfumery or making natural products.… Read more

Top 10 Essential Oils for Summer

The heat of summer is here. Fortunately, Floracopeia has an array of essential oils to keep you cool, refreshed and grounded all summer long.

It is very important to keep yourself cool during the long hot summer days. Otherwise, an excessive amount of heat can accumulate within the body, causing irritability, skin problems, mood swings and exhaustion.… Read more

The Flower of Flowers: Ylang Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang Ylang essential oil is distilled from the tropical flower, ylang ylang or Cananga odorata. The name ylang ylang means “flower of flowers” and it is no wonder since the aroma is exquisitely floral. If ever there was a fragrance of heaven on earth it is ylang ylang.… Read more

Floracopeia Introduces New Line of Natural Perfumes- The Chandra Collection: Infused Perfumes

The Art of Perfumery extends far back into the history of humanity. Essential oils and Absolutes have been extracted from the World’s most exotic flowers in an effort to preserve their aromatic beauty and extend their floral fragrance to the lucky recipient of the precious oil.… Read more

Creating an Aromatic Wedding Celebration

Your wedding is an event to cherish and remember. What better way to preserve your treasured memory then to incorporate Essential Oils and Aromatherapy into your ceremony. Our sense of smell aids us in the most potent form of recall that can help us remember details that may remain forgotten.… Read more

Rotuma- The Fruit of Women’s Collective Labor in Fiji

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

My Favorite Facial Toner Is…Frankincense Hydrosol

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