David Crow

Floracopeia’s Commitment to Ethical and Sustainable Sourcing

Sara and David Crow travel the world to find the highest quality essential oils, flower essences, and other botanical treasures. In this video, you’ll go behind the scenes with the Crows on their journeys, meeting farmers and distillers, and learning how healing plants bring health and prosperity to communities all over the world.Read more

Travels with Hamid: A Closer Look

Aromatic treasures gathered from far reaches of the globe share their worldly wisdom and magic with us. When you power on your diffuser, you fill your space with the essence of places and environments as much as the essence of plants.

Travels With Hamid offers a unique experience to follow Sara and David Crow on a pilgrimage deep into the heart of Morocco.Read more

Community Immunity: DIY Diffuser Blends for Clear Breathing

Diffusing essential oils is one of the best way to support wellness in your home or workplace. From the great conifers to humble garden herbs, plants produce molecules to protect the health of their communities. The aromatic compounds that help plants flourish in their native habitats also support our bodies to heal and thrive.Read more

WEBINAR: Top 10 Essential Oils for the Home Pharmacy with David Crow

Do you want to build your aromatherapy home pharmacy but aren’t sure where to start?

Are you already using essential oils at home, and want to increase the effectiveness of your home collection?

Watch this free webinar to discover which oils to use for everything from the flu to stress to skin irritation.Read more

Why Perfumers Say “No Jasmine, No Perfume.”

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.Read more

VIDEO: Distillation of White Fir Essential Oil

In this Aromatic Journey video, Floracopeia’s David Crow demonstrates how White Fir essential oil is distilled:

This limited edition of White Fir essential oil is no longer available, but there is currently a supply of Wild Harvested Silver Fir Essential Oil.


Thank You

Dear friends:

Thank you for your support throughout this dynamic, challenging and rewarding year. Thank you from everyone and everything that you have touched with your generosity, interest and kindness.

Thank you from the sandalwood trees of Hawaii and the palo santo trees of Ecuador, and the distillers that are working to regenerate their forests.… Read more

An Auspicious Encounter

By David Crow

Last year Sara and I were in the San Diego area for an event. I was approached by a young man who introduced himself as both a perfumer and a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which I thought was a very interesting combination of careers. … Read more

Travels with Hamid: The Adventures of David and Sara Crow in Morocco – Part 1

by David Crow

The plane glided from the stratosphere toward dawn spreading across Morocco. Layers of violet and indigo sky gradually changed to blazing gold and fiery orange as the first rays spread across the cloud layer hiding Africa’s Atlantic coast. I savor such sublime moments, not only because another adventure is waiting but also because I abhor turbulent flights, and the ending of this one was so smooth that it felt as though we were suspended in space.… Read more

Travels with Hamid – Part 2

Casablanca disappeared behind us in a haze of diesel fumes, street dust and factory smoke. It took a long time to get out of the crowded city, but eventually we were passing through oak groves harvested for their cork bark and small stands offering fresh melons and forest-harvested truffles.… Read more

Travels with Hamid – Part 4

by David Crow

“Today we will see distillation in the home,” Hamid announced. We had just emerged from the medina and were ready for our afternoon excursion. I had no idea what he was referring to, but it sounded intriguing.… Read more

Travels with Hamid – Part 5

by David Crow

In the village of Azrou, situated in the Middle Atlas Mountains, we had the good fortune of meeting the women of the Al Amal Cooperative.  Al amal in Arabic means hope; it is here that nine women have dedicated themselves to the preservation of traditional botanical medicine for the last seven years.… Read more

Travels with Hamid – Part 7

Until now, our travels through the agricultural regions, the argan forests of the coastal areas, the Atlas Mountains and the cities of Fez and Marrakech had been delightful, intriguing, educational and productive, but not otherworldly; the Sahara would change that.… Read more

VIDEO: David Crow on Natural Perfumes and New Releases

Right now, millions of people around the world are purchasing commercial perfumes for Valentine’s Day gifts.

For those of us who appreciate and cherish the finer fragrances of botanical perfumes, it is hard to fathom wearing the harsh scents that dominate the aisles of every department store across the country.… Read more

Travels with Hamid – Part 6

by David Crow

A cold fog was blowing through the forest. Hamid pulled the car over and let us out along with Mohammed, our guide for the morning. We were outside of Ifrane, where we had spent the night. He drove off down the winding mountain road, with plans to meet later in the day at an unknown destination.… Read more

Travels with Hamid -Part 11

by David Crow

Dear friends:

In the last week we have traveled from here:


To here:


Needless to say, it has been an amazing journey. We are now focusing our attention on the next phase of our travels, which is making flower essences in Iceland’s very late spring.Read more

Sandalwood: Fragrance of the Gods









Excerpts from the work by David Crow

If the tranquil heaven of sages gone to bliss had a fragrance, it would be sandalwood. The scent of “chandan,” as it is called in Sanskrit, is said to be the auric perfume emitted by those whose minds have cooled the flames of worldly passions, who are free of all attachments and egoistic cravings, who have transcended all sufferings of impermanence and ephemeral transitory existence.… Read more