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
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
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
Sara and David Crow travel the world to find the highest quality essential oils, flower essences, and other botanical treasures. In this video, you’ll go behind the scenes with the Crows on their journeys, meeting farmers and distillers, and learning how healing plants bring health and prosperity to communities all over the world.… Read more
Flower Essences are bioenergetic imprints of a flower that work on energy pathways, such as the acupuncture meridians, to heal body, mind, and spirit. They aid whole body health, emotional healing, and personal growth.
In Sara Crow L.Ac.’s peer-reviewed article Dew, she explores the relationship between dew and flower essences:… 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.
I’ve been an herbalist for close to 20 years now (omg!) and throughout my journey with plants, I’ve come to understand how certain aspects of plant medicine can be combined and used to target multiple levels of a person. We are holistic beings.… Read more
“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
If your skin is looking less than lively, try this gentle masque recipe. Blue chamomile restores a healthy oil balance and lessens inflammation, and rose otto beautifies and reduces redness. Sara Crow created it as an alternative to harsher exfoliation methods: “I’m not a fan of overdoing exfoliation.… Read more
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
On this tiny remote island with the moon illuminating the starry night sky with its venerable champagne beams, David and I are inspired to explore another nectar for the soul to offer all of you.
Angel’s Trumpet, also known as Floripondio (a member of the Brugmansia or Datura genus), with its powerful presence and otherworldly, pure white blossoms, has a strong connection to the spirit world.… Read more