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
Autumn winds have picked up. The last leaves have cascaded to cover the earth in a patchwork of red, yellow, and brown.
As plant world settles into peaceful dormancy we turn to our apothecary to commune with plant allies. Their healing properties and immunological defenses remain potent in essential oils.… 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
Palo Santo, meaning “holy wood” or “sacred tree,” has a long history of use in the traditional ethnobotanical medicine of South America.… Read more
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
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
Back-to-school can be an exciting and stressful time for kids (and parents!). For easing the transition, here are a few botanicals to consider:… 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
Create a memorable, welcoming atmosphere for summer get-togethers with diffuser blends you create yourself. Whether it’s cheerful citrus, lively mint, sultry jasmine, or your own creation, botanical fragrance is a key element of setting the mood.… Read more
Lavender oil is universally beloved for its versatility and beautiful fragrance. Here are 5 ways to try at home:… Read more
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