Essential Oil Uses

Remedies for Restful Sleep

PASSIONFLOWER FLOWER ESSENCE TINCTURE

Fall into a peaceful sleep, and illuminating dreams, with the help of these otherworldly blossoms. Passionflower Flower Essence Tincture relaxes your nervous system, dissolving tension and calming a busy mind. It opens you to spiritual insight, and is great for meditation as well.Read more

Meet our Peruvian Eco-Project

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

Sara Crow’s Nightly Beauty Routine

Every evening I look forward to slowing down, unwinding, and nourishing myself with healing plants. With a strong cup of hot lemon balm and tulsi tea fortified with Lavender Flower Essence Tincture, I head upstairs for ‘me’ time.

 

I start to run the bath…I don’t know where I’d be without bath time!… Read more

Balance Your Chakras with Botanicals

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.

Stability. Rootedness. Security.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

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.

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Meet Immortelle: The Golden Flower of Healing

Follow the journey of Floracopeia Essential Oils founder David Crow & Sara Crow as they travel to Corsica to learn about the harvesting and distillation of immortelle essential oil, also known as helichrysum.

Learn about the rare and precious essential oil that is world-renowned for natural skin care, anti-aging, and wound healing.… Read more

Manifestation Using Power Plants

Certain plants are perfect for boosting our creative capacity to manifest blessings in our life. I think of manifestation as the utilization of our creative will—an innate function of our foundational Jing energy—and the co-creative partnership we make with these potent plant allies.  In celebration of the New Year, I’m going to share my personal simple manifestation tips utilizing ‘power plants.’

First, I get in touch with a deep part myself by focusing on my heart and determine what I truly would like to see happen.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

Dental Health Affects More Than Just Your Mouth

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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

Enhance Your Yoga Experience or Movement Practice with Botanicals

All Floracopeia products are organic or wild-harvested from sustainable sources!

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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

How to Use Diffusers & Essential Oils to Stay Cool!

Why We Love Diffusers & Essential Oils During the Summer…

 


Cooling Mist: All of our diffusers produce an aromatherapy infused mist that is both therapeutic and cooling.

Essential Oil Benefits: Depending on the oil that is being diffused, you can create an environment that is relaxing, uplifting and cooling to either the body or mind.Read more

Self Medication, Wildlife Style

 

How Birds and Other Creatures Use Medicinal Plants

Credit: Article written by Joe Smith of Nature.org

 

“‘Not all pharmacists are human.’ So begins a 1993 review article on the use of medicinal plants by animals. Reading on, we learn that pharmacists can be chimpanzees, Kodiak bears, starlings and grackles.… 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

Balancing Kapha with Essential Oils

Ayurvedic Doshas

Ayurveda, the traditional medicine of India, translates best as “the science of life”. Ayurveda, using the five sense therapies, seeks to restore the true inherent nature in ourselves that was present at our birth. This true nature is called “prakruti” and we all have a unique thumbprint of a combination of the three doshas.… Read more