Essential Oil Recipes

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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

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

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

RECIPE: Relax & Balance Bath Soak

Therapeutic Qualities

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


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RECIPE: Sensual Ylang Salt Glow

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

Time-tested Rosemary by Stephanie McCann

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today have long traditions spanning back thousands of years, but sometimes their uses seem a bit superstitious and outdated.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

RECIPE: 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. The cold, damp heaviness of winter can leave us feeling sluggish and melancholy, so it is important to surround ourselves with bright and uplifting energies this time of year.… Read more

David Crow

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


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

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

Sara Crow David Crow

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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Staff Favorites of 2013!

Conor’s Favorites:
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

Essential Oils For Hot Days + Foot Bath Recipe!

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

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 6 Best Ways to Use Essential Oils for Health and Healing:

1) Inhalations

This application is simple and can be done just about anywhere.… 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

Natural Perfumes

I love natural perfumes! Every day I blend up a unique combination of natural perfume that suites my mood, or inspires the mood I want to have. Some days call for a combination of bergamot oil and vetiver oil.

Some days neroli natural perfume and jasmine infused perfume.… Read more

How To Make Your Own Natural Lip Gloss with Essential Oils

There are a lot of kids in my family.  I have 3 sisters, and between them, they have given me 8 wonderful nieces and nephews.  I have a son and a daughter myself.  The holidays are a hectic, chaotic and joyous occasion in my family.  We are blessed to all live in the same small town. … Read more