Chakras are spiritual energy centers in our bodies, and each of the seven chakras is associated with a specific energy and healing theme. Essential oils, flower essences, and other botanicals can work with these healing themes to bring us into balance and flow.
Some things are best accomplished under the night sky. Here we learn how solar and lunar forces unite to create harmony in skin care and essential oils.
Some categories of essential oils, such as the citrus oils*, markedly embody solar energy. Extracted from peels and fruit of citrus trees growing in sunny Mediterranean climates, they are often referred to as “distilled sunshine.” Their bright, sunny disposition lends perfectly to uplift a downtrodden heart and mind.… Read more
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. We spent some time talking and I found that he was very inspired by the Floracopeia vision and mission of supporting sustainable production of aromatic treasures around the world.… Read more
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Living in a dry climate, I’m always looking for ways to nourish the Yin, the essential fluids of the body. Here are some of my favorite ways of keeping my skin and hair hydrated, besides the necessary moistening nutritional foods such as cucumber, chia, coconut, marshmallow, and ghee.… 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
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
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
I love natural perfumes! Every day I blend up a unique combination of natural perfume that suites my mood, or inspires the mood I want to have. Some days call for a combination of bergamot oil and vetiver oil.
The word “Raj” connotes royalty and all that is of the highest caliber of creation.
A few years ago Floracopeia came upon a handful of products that exceeded all expectation in fragrance, quality and benefits. We created the Floracopeia Raj Collection to convey the excellence of these products which include a exquisite, ethically-produced Sri Lankan Sandalwood and a White Rose CO2 solid Perfume – the finest sandalwood essential oil and rose essential oil we have come upon.… Read more
Ylang Ylang essential oil is distilled from the tropical flower, ylang ylang or Cananga odorata. The name ylang ylang means “flower of flowers” and it is no wonder since the aroma is exquisitely floral. If ever there was a fragrance of heaven on earth it is ylang ylang.… Read more
Named for the Sun, The Floracopeia Surya Collection, reflects the full potential of men’s natural fragrances. Unlike men’s colognes that contain synthetic fragrance and alcohol, Floracopeia’s Natural Perfumes and Botanical Fragrances utilize only the finest essential oils and organic jojoba oil. This combination creates a natural fragrance that not only smells better then synthetic men’s cologne, it is better, for your health and wellbeing.… Read more
There is no flower that has captivated humanity quite like 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. A natural perfume of rose is hard to come by as there are plenty of synthetic attempts on the market.… Read more
The Art of Perfumery extends far back into the history of humanity. Essential oils and Absolutes have been extracted from the World’s most exotic flowers in an effort to preserve their aromatic beauty and extend their floral fragrance to the lucky recipient of the precious oil.… Read more
Your wedding is an event to cherish and remember. What better way to preserve your treasured memory then to incorporate Essential Oils and Aromatherapy into your ceremony. Our sense of smell aids us in the most potent form of recall that can help us remember details that may remain forgotten.… Read more
Mitti Attar captures the fragrance of the earth, derived from distilling cakes of mud into sandalwood. This rich, earthy, soothing, and exotic aroma was created by the ancient Indian perfumers to capture the smell of the first monsoon rain on the soil.
“And suddenly these molecules of attar they acquire your auric field.… Read more
Floracopeia has a selection of what we consider to be the finest natural perfumes that you can get. If you aren’t familiar with Attars, they are the traditional perfumes of India. They are laboriously hand-crafted, using ancient distillation methods. These methods, which produce superior grade products, are being abandoned because of competition from cheaper, synthetic, low-quality substitutes.… Read more