DIY

FlorAlchemy Flower Essence Making in Iceland

by Sara Crow, L.Ac.

I’m very inspired by the qualities embodied by the plants growing in the dynamic and otherworldly island of Iceland, often referred to as ‘the land of fire and ice.’  Iceland is a place of sharp contrasts. Fire and ice co-exist, long dark winters are offset by lengthy summer days and its midnight sun, and there’s a unique fusion of what I can only describe as a type of ‘dynamic serenity.’ Historically, the island has had an insular existence that has shaped a most creative and self-reliant culture.Read more

RECIPE: Jasmine, Sandalwood, Sweet Orange Love Soak

By Lily Kardon

Sensual, earthy, sweet. This recipe maximizes the psycho-spiritual properties of botanicals to elevate you to a realm of whole being love. Blossoming Jasmine coaxes your heart open, mystical Sandalwood grounds and exalts, Sweet Orange evokes easy bliss.

Light a candle. Close your eyes, quiet your mind, and smile from your heart.Read more

RECIPE: Harmonizing Digestive Herbal Tea

by Sara Crow, L.Ac.

“What a wonderful time of year; the nights are getting so fresh and cool. I thought I’d share a totally effective, simple and inexpensive herb combo to boost immunity, support respiratory health, and address cold and flu symptoms. If you are prone to frequent colds and flus, drink this throughout the winter and you’ll find it’s less of a problem.Read more

Unplug and Unwind: A Ritual to End the Day

By Lily Kardon

Sleep is precious. Deep rest fuels you to face each day with ease and vitality. Taking time to unplug and unwind makes the transition from wakefulness to slumber a smooth and luxurious experience. Simple acts of self-care become sacred with focused intention and pure botanicals.Read more

Soothe Your Body: 5 Restorative Massage Oil Recipes

Homemade massage oil blends not only make great gifts, they are the perfect way to customize your aromatherapy experience. Whether you’re dealing with stress, sore muscles, bloating, or something else entirely, these DIY recipes can bring a botanical boost to your massage.

We recommend jojoba as a carrier oil for the massage oil blends here.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

RECIPE: Harmonizing Sea Salt and Baking Soda Rinse

Legends Blend

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… Read more

Top 7 Uses of 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

DIY Essential Oil Gift: Aromatic Bath Salts

In this video, learn how to quickly and easily make aromatic bath salts–the perfect gift for anyone you know who could use some relaxation.

What scent of aromatic bath salts are you going to create?

Get essential oils for your DIY bath salt.

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3 Simple Ways To Incorporate Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Into Your Wedding Celebration

Your wedding is a special event to cherish and share. What better way to preserve your treasured memories than to incorporate essential oils into your ceremony. Our sense of smell aids us in the most potent form of recall and can help us remember details that may otherwise remain forgotten.… 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