3 Sacred Scents to Boost Your Health & Spirit

Sep 21, 2021

“We’re in a ‘Golden Age.’ Everybody has always just been dependent on the herbs that are around their village. Now, we have herbs from every indigenous culture and ethnobotanical medical system.” — DAVID CROW, Floracopeia founder, Sacred Smoke: The Magic and Medicine of Palo Santo.

From Mary anointing the feet of Jesus with essential oil, to Eastern spiritual traditions burning incense in their temples, essential oils have been at the center of rituals and ceremonies throughout history.

Today, you can use essential oils during your own sacred rituals — whether it’s quiet meditation, a sacred healing circle, a smudging practice, or a guided visualization...

No matter what mood, mindset, or spiritual space you’re hoping to cultivate, you can turn your home into a temple and move into a deeper, more balanced state of being with these essential oils from the family of sacred scents.

Enhance Meditation, Creativity & Concentration With Palo Santo Essential Oil

“Palo Santo Essential Oil provides me with a spiritual calm,
clearing my mind and space and a sense of protection.” 

Renowned for its distinctive uplifting fragrance and its pronounced healing powers, Palo Santo Essential Oil is a true aromatic treasure and a Floracopeia community favorite.

Worshiped by indigenous cultures for its purifying and healing powers, it’s celebrated for its ability to help cultivate an inner space to make healing possible.

With its antimicrobial, antidepressant, and anxiolytic (anti-anxiety) powers, Shamans say it attracts good fortune, repels negativity, supports creativity, removes obstacles, and is extremely beneficial for panic attacks.

Used for shamanic rituals, it’s a valuable tool for your own meditation practice, as it enhances creativity, and helps sustain concentration. Our founder, David Crow, has written an entire book about this legendary oil, Sacred Smoke: The Magic and Medicine of Palo Santo.

Because it’s so high in limonene (a potent antimicrobial), the essential oil of Palo Santo is especially powerful for fighting illness by purifying airborne pathogens while lifting your mood — easing depression, anxiety, and the effects of trauma.

Some simple ways to use Palo Santo Essential Oil:

  • Pair it with oils like Tulsi or its botanical cousin, Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil to purify your home against microbial contagion and treat colds and flus.
  • Place a drop of this uplifting and clarifying oil in the palm of your hand, gently rub the palms together, bring them towards your face and take a deep inhalation....and enjoy the effect!
  • Add several drops and apply as a cold compress to soothe tired muscles and relax.
  • Use a few drops in steaming water as clarifying vapor therapy.

And have you tried using Palo Santo smudge sticks during your favorite ritual or ceremony — or even for simply fumigating your home?

Purify Your Mind, Body & Spirit With Tulsi Essential Oil (Holy Basil)

“Meditating with Floracopeia's Tulsi Essential Oil brings me to a state of balance and calm. I experience the spirit of Tulsi warmly opening my heart and curling my lips into a content smile. Recommend for anyone feeling off kilter, restless or confused.”— LISA

Tulsi Essential Oil is drawn from a powerful aromatic herb used extensively in Ayurvedic clinical and folk medicine,Tulsi (also known as Holy Basil, is celebrated purifier of the mind, body, and spirit.

Tulsi has a special place in Hindu courtyards across India, where it is planted for its auspicious and protective powers. Its unique blend of medicinal and fragrant qualities has earned this sharp, fresh herbaceous-minty oil the titles Elixir of Life and Queen of Herbs.

The world Tulsi means "the incomparable one" and embodies a purifying radiance that refines the body, mind, and spirit. Diffuse Tulsi to promote vitality for the whole family.

Reminiscent of freshly cut basil, Tulsi’s unique fragrance is spicy, sweet, and herbaceous-minty, with a pronounced warm, clove-like accent. To make it sweeter, blend it with other oils like Eucalyptus Essential OilForest BlendClary Sage Essential Oil, or your favorite citrus oil.

Protect Yourself & Your Loved Ones with Frankincense Essential Oil

“I diffuse when I really want to meditate for grounding and connection with Universal Flow and the Earth. It gets my attention and keeps me focused. So grateful for this one. Just what I wanted and needed.” — KERRIN C.

Long used in ritual and ceremony, Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil is spiritually uplifting and protects against depression and anxiety. Simply inhale it directly from your palm to activate the life-force (prana).

For thousands of years, traditional cultures used it as a spiritual tool for ritual, prayer and meditation. Revered for its many healing powers and for its intoxicating fragrance, Frankincense is among the most widely used of all essential oils.

Beloved for its powerfully uplifting and clarifying effects on the body and mind, it provides protection for you and your family and encourages healthy moods.

Like Palo Santo, it also treats colds and flus — and has remarkable therapeutic anti-inflammatory, immune-boosting, and wound-healing benefits, too.

How to use Frankincense Serrata Essential Oil:

    • Directly inhale from your palm for clarity, protection, and a meditative mind.
    • Add a drop to your favorite skincare products for extra clarity and luster.
    • Sprinkle a few drops on a hot, wet towel and apply to your chest to open your lungs and enhance deep breathing.
    • Add several drops and apply as a cold compress to soothe any specific area of the body.
    • Add several drops of frankincense oil to any massage oil to soothe the skin, and relax the entire body and mind.
    •  Mix with a carrier oil such as coconut or sesame and massage into the skin to stay limber and relaxed, it’s particularly helpful for those who practice yoga.

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