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“When we smell a botanical fragrance with deep concentration we are able to gradually perceive the cosmological energies they convey. In this way we can study not only the fragrance and its therapeutic effects but also the underlying elemental influences that were metabolized by the intelligence of the plant; ultimately, we can come face to face with the botanical intelligence itself.
Romantic, sensual, euphoric.
In David Crow’s newest handcrafted small-batch attar, the soft floral notes of dawn-blooming jasmine float above the gentle sacred wood fragrance of sustainable Australian sandalwood. It is an exotic and mystical blend free of the typical cloying synthetic fragrances found in many modern products.… Read more
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
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
This week we have shared some easy to make gift ideas, but one question you might have is: how do I come up with my own aromatherapy essential oil blend?
There are many ways to develop a blend, and here is one simple method to create custom essential oil blends for perfumery or making natural products.… Read more
There is no flower that has captivated humanity quite like the rose. Its sweet, delicate fragrance inspires feelings of love that range from agape to passion. This flower inspired perfumers to develop technologies to best capture rose essential oil to preserve its alluring fragrance.
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 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
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