essential oils

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

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

Transform Your Inner & Outer Space with FlorAlchemy Botanical Mists!

Using the transformative powers of flower essences, essential oils, and aromatic waters, FlorAlchemy™ Botanical Mists clear the energetic and emotional clutter in your aura and environment.

Meadow Mind Mist

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Meadow Mind Mist is a potion of lavender and spice kissed by warm Mediterranean soils. It’s a pacifying peace potion that calms, grounds, and centers.… 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today have long traditions spanning back thousands of years, but sometimes their uses seem a bit superstitious and outdated.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 Ecological Future of Essential Oils. www.naha.org: April 14, 2016

with David Crow
This presentation will examine the local and global influences affecting sustainability and long-term availability of various aromatic crops and essential oils, including climate change, over-harvesting, increasing demand and loss of biodiversity. We will learn about developments in genetic modifications of essential oil crops and the role these new oils may play in the future.
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Medicinal Plants & Spiritual Evolution at Golden Bridge Yoga, Santa Monica CA – Saturday, October 15th, 2016

10929173_1592152077683576_1261780316147727740_oThis immersion will be a contemplative journey into the healing and spiritual aspects of aromatherapy and everyday use of medicinal plants.
Join renowned author, teacher and founder of Floracopiea, David Crow for a 7-hour intensive workshop where you will receive practical, time-tested methods to harness the innate healing powers of plants and herbs — to increase your vitality, foster optimal wellness, and advance your spiritual growth.… Read more

Citrus Oil and the Sun

by Sara Crow, L.Ac.

Some things are best accomplished under the night sky. Here we learn how solar and lunar forces unite to create harmony in skin care and essential oils.

Some categories of essential oils, such as the citrus oils*, markedly embody solar energy.Read more

VIDEO: Distillation of White Fir Essential Oil

In this Aromatic Journey video, Floracopeia’s David Crow demonstrates how White Fir essential oil is distilled:

This limited edition of White Fir essential oil is no longer available, but there is currently a supply of Wild Harvested Silver Fir Essential Oil.Read more