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VIDEO: Why Every Home Needs A Diffuser

Floracopeia has an amazing selection of aromatherapy diffusers and Essential Oil products. In this video, Jai Dev Singh explains why every home needs a diffuser. He also gives a breakdown on the diffusers available through http://www.floracopeia.com and explains how to use them!

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VIDEO: Jai Dev Singh Speaks On David Crow’s Aromatic Alchemy

As many of you know, this week we have officially released David Crow’s Aromatic Alchemy Course. After a long wait and lots of anticipation…it is finally here! Watch what Jai Dev has to say about David’s course…and then below the video, enter your email to get a free intro class to the course (as well as a pretty sweet discount code for those of you who would like to get the whole package).… Read more

The Practice of Aromatic Alchemy

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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

The Highest Quality Natural Perfume: Attars

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Floracopeia has a selection of what we consider to be the finest natural perfumes that you can get. If you aren’t familiar with Attars, they are the traditional perfumes of India. They are laboriously hand-crafted, using ancient distillation methods. These methods, which produce superior grade products, are being abandoned because of competition from cheaper, synthetic, low-quality substitutes.… 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

How I Ended Up Anointing a Perfect Stranger in a Public Place!

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 History of Anointing With Oil

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

Save $20 on Floracopeia Aromatherapy Diffusers Now Through Oct 5th

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Aromatherapy Diffusers are a great way to use your essential oils to stay healthy during cold & flu season. We’ve found they are one of the easiest ways to use essential oils safely and effectively.

Since we believe so strongly in the profound effects of using a diffuser, we want everyone to have one.… Read more

AUDIO: David Crow at MedicineCrow Live!

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This past Sunday, another historic Floracopeia event reached its completion. All I can say is that it just keeps getting better and better. The first ever MedicineCrow Live Immersion Retreat was a wonderful success. The lineup of teachers was extraordinary and the teachings were deep, profound, humorous and seriously impactful.… Read more

The Sacred Wood: Palo Santo

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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

The Best Essential Oils for Immune Protection

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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

Richo Cech: Medicine Man, Ethnobotanist, Plant-Saver

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When it comes to the cultivation of medicinal plants, there are few that match the caliber of Richo Cech. Richo is a rare treasure. He possesses an encyclopedic wealth of knowledge in both the growing and use of medicinal plants and food. He is charismatic, full of life and a joy to listen to every time he takes the teaching stage.… Read more

AUDIO: Aromatic Treasures for Love & Romance

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Last Tuesday, Floracopeia founder, David Crow, taught a wonderful class on Aromatic Treasures for Love and Romance. It was attended by hundreds of people around the world as well as an intimate live audience in the Nevada City, CA Floracopeia office. In this hour and a half class, David teaches about the healing powers and uses of the most important aphrodisiac essential oils.… Read more

A Gift Of Five-Thousand Roses

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

What Makes A Great Aromatherapy Website?

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When I sat down several months ago to begin the creative process of rebuilding the Floracopeia website, one of the first things I did was surf the net to find and analyze as many different aromatherapy and essentail oil based websites as I could find. While I can say that I found a few that I did enjoy, the vast majority of my findings were, in my opinion, mediocre at best. … Read more