By Haley Ausserer
Eucalyptus is one of the most beloved and widely used essential oils. Therapeutically versatile, it can be used for:
– Opening and deepening your breath
– Boosting your immunity
– Enhancing the efficiency of your homemade cleaning products
– Clearing and energizing your mind, improving concentration
– Balancing your emotions
– Repelling insects
Eucalyptus is native to Australia and Tasmania, where its leaves were often smoked as a home remedy for difficult breathing.… Read more
By Lily Kardon
Sensual, earthy, sweet. This recipe maximizes the psycho-spiritual properties of botanicals to elevate you to a realm of whole being love. Blossoming Jasmine coaxes your heart open, mystical Sandalwood grounds and exalts, Sweet Orange evokes easy bliss.
Light a candle. Close your eyes, quiet your mind, and smile from your heart.… Read more
By Lily Kardon
Botanical massage oils entrance while bringing us into the present moment. They can transport us to an otherworldly realm while anchoring us in sensory experience.
Here are three of our favorite blends for quieting the mind, activating the heart, and awakening the pleasure realm.… Read more
By Lily Kardon
When it’s cold, dry and windy outside we can tend to feel anxious, scattered and chilly. In Ayurveda, this imbalance is referred to as “Vata.”
Vata imbalance often occurs in winter, alongside excessive sluggishness or Kapha imbalance which you can learn about here.… Read more
Why just have a bath when you can have a ritual?
Turn inward and honor the slow rhythm of the season with little rituals of self-care. Candlelit bathtime soaks the body and soothes the mind. Try this DIY salt soak recipe to transform your bath into a luxurious spa.… Read more
Add a splash of healing color to your bathing routine! This fun recipe, created by Sara Crow, uses pure phytopigments for a little color therapy.
We all know that light enters through our eyes, but did you know that light enters through your skin as well?… 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
With Frankincense, Ginger, and Ylang Ylang
Aromatherapeutic body scrubs help increase circulation and gently exfoliate while renewing and settling the mind. Creating your own aromatic salt scrub is fun and easy, and it makes a great homemade gift!… Read more
Soak up the rejuvenating power of gentle flowers and grounding roots.
1) In 2 cups of therapeutic salt, such as Dead Sea Mineral Salt, add the essential oils of Haitian Vetiver (2 drops), Rhododendron (4 drops), Lavender (4 drops), & Bergamot (2 drops).… Read more
This Soothing Flower ‘Milk’ Bath recipe is both softening and nourishing. It’s lovely for all, but is especially helpful for dry, itchy, reddened skin.… Read more
Lavender oil is universally beloved for its versatility and beautiful fragrance. Here are 5 ways to try at home:… Read more
Moena oil comes from a medicinal tree native to the Peruvian Amazon, a relative of the Brazilian Rosewood. Therapeutically, it cools and soothes irritated muscles and joints to create bodily comfort. With a grassy, green aroma, it relieves irritability and offers balance for both body and mind.… Read more
Every evening I look forward to slowing down, unwinding, and nourishing myself with healing plants. With a strong cup of hot lemon balm and tulsi tea fortified with Lavender Flower Essence Tincture, I head upstairs for ‘me’ time.
I start to run the bath…I don’t know where I’d be without bath time!… Read more
What You'll Need:
• Legends Blend Essential Oil - 1 drop (please only use recommended dose)
• Sea Salt - 1/4 cup
• Baking Soda - 1/4 cup
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
This easy-to-make Sensual Ylang Salt Glow restores smooth, glowing skin while nourishing the heart and mind. The mood enhancing plant aromas envelop your senses as you effectively stimulate circulation and detoxification with the purifying power of sea salt and herbs.… Read more
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