Holistic Health

April Floracopeia Selfie Giveaway Winner!

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

Remedies for Restful Sleep

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

GOOP Interviews Floracopeia’s Sara Crow L.Ac.


GOOP, a health-centric lifestyle and beauty website curated by Gwyneth Paltrow, has published a new interview with Sara Crow L.Ac.

Sara shares the inside scoop on how flower essences work to heal your mind, body, and emotions. Check out the article to learn how to select the best flower essences for your unique needs, and special recommendations and recipes for:

  • Healing a broken heart
  • Releasing perfectionism and self-judgment
  • Opening the channels to creativity and fulfilment
  • Dissolving anxiety and fear
  • Creating a deeply relaxing afternoon ritual

“‘Negative’ or ‘depleting’ psychological states, such as grief, fear, anger, and loneliness, take a toll on our health.Read more

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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Improving Your Clinical Skills with Flower Essences

  1. Flowers hold a type of sustenance for the human psyche and are a primary treatment for Shen.
  1. Flower essences are the Qi or the Life force of a flower that has been captured by water that offers significant therapeutic benefits for the body-mind complex.
  1. Each flower essence works with a different psychological issue or theme.
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Dental Health Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

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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

Enhance Your Yoga Experience or Movement Practice with Botanicals

All Floracopeia products are organic or wild-harvested from sustainable sources!

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Transform Your Inner & Outer Space with FlorAlchemy Botanical Mists!

Using the transformative powers of flower essences, essential oils, and aromatic waters, FlorAlchemy Botanical Mists clear the energetic and emotional clutter in your aura and environment.

 

 

 


 

Meet Meadow Mind Mist

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Meadow Mind Mist is a potion of lavender and spice kissed by warm Mediterranean soils.… Read more

Self Medication, Wildlife Style

 

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

RECIPE: Whole Body Elixir



Daily Health Elixir

A great addition to your daily routine for supporting good health and rejuvenation.

 

This recipe provides antioxidant protection, supports a healthy inflammatory response, rejuvenates the whole body, balances the digestive tract, enhances feelings of harmony, and releases daily stress.… Read more

Relax & Balance Bath Soak Recipe

Therapeutic Qualities

  • Releases stress and tension
  • Soothes sore muscles
  • Balances hormonal system (monthly or menopausal woes)
  • Nervous system rejuvenation
  • Detoxifies
  • Calms the mind

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Time-tested Rosemary

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By Stephanie McCann

Many of the herbs we use as medicine today have long traditions spanning back thousands of years, but sometimes their uses seem a bit superstitious and outdated. Although folklore has provided us with great direction in understanding the benefits of various plants, modern science is beginning to confirm the merits of these historical uses.… Read more

Video: Time-lapse of Iceland

Are you curious why we have an Icelandic Flower Essence line?

11 Icelandic Flower Essences

 

Then watch the below video!

Flower essences coming from extraordinary environments will naturally embody the qualities of that ecosystem. Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is very dynamic boasting dramatic waterfalls and geothermal activity.… Read more

Balancing Kapha with Essential Oils

Ayurvedic Doshas

Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, translates best as “the science of life”. Ayurveda, using the five sense therapies, seeks to restore the true inherent nature in ourselves that was present at our birth. This true nature is called “prakruti” and we all have a unique thumbprint of a combination of the three doshas.… Read more

Invoking our Plant Allies by Rowen White

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The nectarine and plum trees outside my kitchen window are just starting to show the brilliant white and fuchsia blooms, harbingers of spring here in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We have lived here on this homestead for over 10 years now, and I still find myself anxiously awaiting the flowers of spring, which signal the beginning of days of tending the plants in the greenhouse, tilling fertile garden beds and singing awake the soil for the season of planting ahead.  Read more

David Winston on Herbal Medicine for Depression

We caught up with one of our favorite herbalists, David Winston, to ask him a few questions about treating depression with herbal medicine. David is is an Herbalist and Ethnobotanist with 46 years of training in Cherokee, Chinese, and Western herbal traditions.  He has been in clinical practice for 39 years and is an herbal consultant to physicians, herbalists and researchers throughout the USA and Canada.Read more

Improve Sleep, Relationship Dynamics, Spiritual Connection & more with Flower Essence Tinctures

In this informative video, Sara Crow L.Ac. dives into the uplifting and grounding qualities of our Flower Essence Tinctures, the healing qualities of Rose and the soothing effects of Lavender to the empowerment of Calendula.

 

 

 

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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

Plant Medicine Telesummit Hosted by David Crow on the Shift Network: March 15 – 18, 2016

Join David Crow for the Shift Network’s online Plant Medicine Telesummit, featuring interviews with 18 leaders in the field of botanical medicine, including Dr. Vasant Lad, David Frawley, Jill Stansbury, Rosita Arvigo and others.

Discover new practices and insights for making medicinal herbs, flowers, mushrooms, aromatic ceremonial plants, and essential oils your allies in healing and transformation.… Read more