Essential Oils

How to Use Eucalyptus Essential Oil

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

Sensual Massage Oil Recipes

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

Balancing Vata In the Winter

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

Facial Steams for Wellness

Facial steams are an excellent self-care ally for promoting deep breath and clearing congestion. Try these DIY recipes to open the breathways and clear mental fog. Use up to once a week, and follow with a facial serum to nourish and lock in moisture. These essential oil blends are excellent in the diffuser as well.Read more

Unplug and Unwind: A Ritual to End the Day

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

Community Immunity: DIY Diffuser Blends for Clear Breathing

Diffusing essential oils is one of the best way to support wellness in your home or workplace. From the great conifers to humble garden herbs, plants produce molecules to protect the health of their communities. The aromatic compounds that help plants flourish in their native habitats also support our bodies to heal and thrive.Read more

WEBINAR: Top 10 Essential Oils for the Home Pharmacy with David Crow

Do you want to build your aromatherapy home pharmacy but aren’t sure where to start?

Are you already using essential oils at home, and want to increase the effectiveness of your home collection?

Watch this free webinar to discover which oils to use for everything from the flu to stress to skin irritation.Read more

RECIPES: How to Use Lavender Oil at Home

Lavender oil is universally beloved for its versatility and beautiful fragrance. Here are 5 ways to try at home:Read more

Meet our Peruvian Eco-Project

Moena Oil

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

Balance Your Chakras with Botanicals

By Haley Ausserer

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.… Read more

Why Perfumers Say “No Jasmine, No Perfume.”

Watch this short video to learn the difference between exotic and medicinal flowers, and why perfumers say “no jasmine, no perfume.”

An Excerpt From Pharmacy Of Flowers With Floracopeia’s David Crow, L.Ac.Read more

Dental Health Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

 

The Mouth is a Gateway

The mouth is the gateway to the digestive tract and its health is paramount for the total well-being of your body. Moreover, oral health is intimately tied to whole body health and has been linked to heart disease and other more serious systemic problems.… Read more

RECIPE: Harmonizing Sea Salt and Baking Soda Rinse

Legends Blend

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