Essential Oil Uses

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

RECIPE: Raw honey + Radiance Skin Clay

honey-radiance-recipeWhat You’ll Need:

Raw honey – 1 TBSP

Radiance Skin Clay – 1 TBSP

Radiant Rose Facial Mist™ – 1/2 TSP

Cistus essential oil – 1 drop

Helichrsysum Essential Oil – 1 drop… 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… Read more

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: Massage & Body Oil for an Active Body

What You’ll Need:

Rosemary essential oil – 4 drops

Helichrysum essential oil – 7 drops

Frankincense essential oil – 6 drops

Carrier oil of your choice – 30mL… Read more

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today have long traditions spanning back thousands of years, but sometimes their uses seem a bit superstitious and outdated.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

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

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

The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils: A Weekend Training, Open Center, New York September 22 – 25, 2016

The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils: A Weekend Training

A TWO-AND-A-HALF-DAY TRAINING
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Friday, September 23 – 6:30–9:30pm
Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25 – 10am–5:30pm

Members: $275 / Non-members: $325
Early Bird Rate (ends September 7): $245/$295

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

The Medicinal Uses of Essential Oils: Specific Therapeutics – September 22, 2016

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A One-Day Workshop

Thursday, Sept. 22, 10-5pm
Members: $120  /  Non-members: $145

A One-Day Intensive Workshop with David Crow

This workshop is perfect for people who have previously taken at least an introductory course in aromatherapy and want to begin using essential oils for advanced self-care (or as an adjunct to a healthcare practice, if they are healing professionals), renowned aromatherapist David Crow will teach us how to use essential oil remedies for specific health conditions.… Read more