By Sara Crow, L.Ac.
Through the thoughtful combination of food, herbs, flower essences and essential oils we can enhance harmony in the body-mind and bring forth a desired state of being – such as a sense of belonging and rootedness to the earth. Nature is a beautiful example of oneness and harmony.… Read more
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
These pacifying botanicals inspire sweet transitions, calm play and easy naptime.
Little Angels Roll On
Swipe across the bottoms of feet and the chest for restorative naps and downtime.
Sweet Orange Essential Oil
Uplifting and stress-reducing in the diffuser. Ideal for transitions and play.… Read more
There is so much misinformation on the internet about how to safely use essential oils at home. Do essential oils really work? What are the benefits of essential oils? What about the best essential oil brands? … Read more
It’s farmers market season! Petal waters make a refreshing beverage and are a wonderful alcohol-free option for entertaining. With the addition of FlorAlchemy™ flower essences, these delightful refreshments are mood elevating, body-mind harmonizing and deeply hydrating.… Read more
We’d like to extend a note of gratitude to our friends at ELLE Magazine for their thoughtful feature on Floracopeia’s own Sara Crow!
“If Crow advises you to “take two in the morning,” she’s probably talking about a tincture such as Purple Saxifrage (to activate feelings of spiritual connectivity) or her Empowerment flower essence blend (for a self-confidence boost).… Read more
Argan oil is revered for its luscious and light consistency. Easily absorbed and nutrient-rich, it subtly infuses the skin and hair with deep and natural-feeling hydration. Everyone can benefit from using Argan oil regularly—especially dry, mature, and combination skin types.
These are some of our favorite ways to use Argan.… Read more
Hydrosols are a light and refreshing aromatic water from steam distillation. They’re excellent to freshen any space, cool agitated moods, and for gentle aromatherapy.
Some fun ways to use them: … Read more
by Lily Kardon
It’s easy to forget how many transitions our children go through in their daily rhythm. With morning separations, learning time, engaging on the playground, and quiet time, there are many different stages in a kid’s day and lots of different moods throughout.
We’ve put together this guide to help you support your little ones as they move through their tender years.… Read more
by Lily Kardon
Urban living can be energetically taxing. Overstimulation and disconnect from earth rhythms deplete our stores and bombard our systems.
Botanicals can reverse the negative effects of city life by calming the nervous system and rejuvenating our spirit. With the help of plant allies we can fully enjoy the art, music, and food that make cities such wonderful places to live.… Read more
By Haley Ausserer
Eucalyptus is one of the most beloved and widely used essential oils. Therapeutically versatile, it can be used for:… Read more
By Lily Kardon
In Ayurveda, vata refers to an imbalance of wind and ether-like qualities. Mentally and emotionally, this can refer to indecisive or nervous thoughts that lead to anxiety. Physically, vata-type imbalance presents as dry skin and hair, cold extremities and poor circulation, weight loss, and diminished appetite.… Read more
Facial steams are an excellent self-care ally for promoting deep breath and clearing congestion. Try these DIY recipes to open the breathways and clear mental fog. Use up to once a week, and follow with a facial serum to nourish and lock in moisture. These essential oil blends are excellent in the diffuser as well.… Read more
Have you lost your inspiration? Do your days feel like they blend together? When you’re stuck in a rut, try integrating flowers into your daily routine. Finding small moments to restore and reset can transform your outlook and brighten your state of mind. Here’s our favorite routine for getting back to creativity and inspiration:
Swipe Neroli Roll-On Perfume over your wrists and breathe in its sweet, balancing fragrance.… Read more
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
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
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