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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.
A powerful addition to your skin care ritual.
Floracopeia’s new artisanal facial massage tool, sometimes called kansa, is made from teak and a high quality bronze traditionally called the “Queen’s metal.” When used for facial rejuvenation, this bronze enhances skin health and beauty and stimulates healing throughout the entire body.… 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
Why is rose a cherished plant ally? Natural beauty expert Sara Crow shares the science and secrets of this time-honored flower. From nourishing the yin for a gorgeous complexion to supporting the emotional heart for an inner beauty and radiance, rose is one of the most effective and versatile plant medicines.… Read more
Frankincense is a powerful botanical ally with a rich and thrilling history. Entwined with ritual and meditation for centuries, it is a renowned spiritual tool. It is valued for its many healing properties and its intoxicating fragrance and has been used in worship for thousands of years.… Read more
With regular use, your diffuser will start to exhibit signs of essential oil build-up. A regular cleaning practice will ensure that you’re getting the most therapeutic benefits from your essential oils and protect the long-term function of your diffuser.
Method 1: Cleansing Tablets
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“Vetiver’s deeply penetrating roots and thousands of tiny fibrous rootlets reach out to drink in the aromatic molecules from the surrounding soil, which in turn become the multi-layered perfume notes of its dark amber oil. Sweet and heavy, with rich undertones reminiscent of precious woods and marshlands, the oil has widely varied olfactory characteristics depending on the type of earth it grows in.
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.
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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
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
Aromatic treasures gathered from far reaches of the globe share their worldly wisdom and magic with us. When you power on your diffuser, you fill your space with the essence of places and environments as much as the essence of plants.
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
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:
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