Essential Oil Recipes

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Moena Oil

Cooling, purifying Moena oil comes from a medicinal tree native to the Peruvian Amazon, a relative of the Brazilian Rosewood. It is used to reduce excess heat–inflamed muscles and joints, and hot emotions like anger and irritability. With a grassy, green scent, it focuses and comforts the body and mind.… Read more

5 gorgeous massage oil recipes

 

Don’t you just love simple recipes with luscious results? Homemade aromatherapy massage oils delight your senses, quench your skin, and make special gifts.

 

Start with a neutral, shelf-stable carrier oil such as jojoba or marula. Add 10-15 drops of essential oil per ounce of carrier oil.Read more

RECIPE: Raw honey + Radiance Skin Clay = a recipe for gorgeous skin

honey-radiance-recipeWhat You'll Need:

• Raw honey - 1 TBSP

Radiance Skin Clay - 1 TBSP

Rose Hydrosol - 1/2 TSP

Cistus essential oil - 1 drop

Myrtle essential oil - 1 drop

RECIPE: Liquid Sunshine Diffuser Blend

What You'll Need:

Orange essential oil - 3 drops

Grapefruit essential oil - 3 drops

Lemon essential oil - 2 drops

Bergamot essential oil - 2 drops… Read more

Relax & Balance Bath Soak Recipe

Therapeutic Qualities

  • Releases stress and tension
  • Soothes sore muscles
  • Balances hormonal system (monthly or menopausal woes)
  • Nervous system rejuvenation
  • Detoxifies
  • Calms the mind

Recipe

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Sensual Ylang Salt Glow Recipe

 

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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.

Combine 1 cup Sea Salt, 1/2 cup Jojoba oil, 1/2 teaspoon Cinnamon powder, a dash of finely ground Rose Petals, (or dried flowers), and 4 drops of Ylang-ylang essential oil.

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Time-tested Rosemary

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By Stephanie McCann

Many of the herbs we use as medicine today have long traditions spanning back thousands of years, but sometimes their uses seem a bit superstitious and outdated. Although folklore has provided us with great direction in understanding the benefits of various plants, modern science is beginning to confirm the merits of these historical uses.… Read more

Spring Cleaning Blend Recipe

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Spring Cleaning Blend
by Stephanie McCann

As winter begins shifting towards spring and the days grow longer, the natural world slowly awakens to a lively buzz of excitement. Similarly, we find ourselves emerging from the quietude and slumber of wintertime to greet the invigorating spirit of spring.… Read more

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Training: The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils at the New York Open Center September 18-20

A TWO-AND-A-HALF-DAY TRAINING with David Crow, LAc

at the New York Open Center

Friday, September 18, 6:30–9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 10am–5:30pm

This weekend with leading aromatherapist David Crow, one of the world’s foremost experts in botanical medicine and Ayurvedic and Chinese medical systems, will offer an in-depth training in the therapeutic uses of essential oils and the principles and practice of Aromatherapy.… Read more

Class: Come to Your Senses with Flower Essences and Essential Oils March 29 in Murphys, CA

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Come to Your Senses with Flower Essences and Essential Oils

Sunday, March 29th 10am-1pm (lunch 1pm-2pm) 2pm-6pm

Opening to Flowers: A Flower Essence class with Sara Crow, L.Ac. 10am-1pm

Flower essences are an energetic preparation of flowers primarily used to address issues related to the emotions, mind and soul.

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DIY Essential Oil Gift: Aromatic Bath Salts

In this video, learn how to quickly and easily make aromatic bath salts–the perfect gift for anyone you know who could use some relaxation.

What scent of aromatic bath salts are you going to create?

Get essential oils for your DIY bath salt.

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Essential Oil Staff Picks

From Conor in Customer Service-
I love to burn some palo santo wood chips when I get home from a busy day, as it helps me to transition and calm down. I’ve also been keeping some Hawaiian sandalwood oil in my pocket, and apply it once or twice a day as my fragrance of choice.… Read more

Using Essential Oils For Hot Days

by Taya Malakian

It is blazing hot outside here in California! The moment I walk out the door the heat is almost suffocating and it feels like there is no escape. There is a major heat wave right now in the Western US, and there are still many more weeks of summer to go!… Read more

3 Simple Ways To Incorporate Essential Oils and Aromatherapy Into Your Wedding Celebration

Your wedding is a special event to cherish and share. What better way to preserve your treasured memories than to incorporate essential oils into your ceremony. Our sense of smell aids us in the most potent form of recall and can help us remember details that may otherwise remain forgotten.… Read more

Breathing Deep With Aromatherapy

One of the beautiful things about aromatherapy is its fast-acting effects on the body and mind. The instant the fragrance of an essential oil meets your awareness the benefits unfold.The easiest ways to use essential oils is direct or palm inhalation. There are many applications for direct or palm inhalations that I would like to share with you.… Read more

How to Use Essential Oils for Health and Healing

This blog post is inspired by David Crow’s article, How To Use Essential Oils Effectively. Essential Oils are a potent form of plant medicine, so it is always best to use caution and educate yourself on safe essential oil use before using essential oils. Below are the Six Best Ways to Use Essential Oils for Health and Healing.Read more

Diffusing Essential Oils For Health And Wellness During Flu Season

It’s that time of year…

Throughout the country, millions of people are struggling to protect themselves from the hardships of winter. The news is filled with flu season stories that can put everyone on edge. While it is important to be proactive, it is counterproductive to be fearful.… Read more

DIY Aromatherapy Videos

As part of our value of education, Floracopeia has been compiling a collection of Do It Yourself educational videos over the past few years. We have shared some of these videos with you through our Essence of the Season Celebration and our Community Immunity Project, and now we want to make this full library accessible to you.… Read more