All posts tagged: lavender

Lavender Soothes Lions and Lambs

Lavender Essential Oil Whether your March has come in like a lion or a lamb, I suggest some lavender to ease the transition to spring.  Lavender holds the energy of summer sun, but the blue color is cooling and creates a sense of equanimity.  Click on the image to the left for information on how to buy a bottle of essential oil with a 24% discount. Lavender for Eating Thanks to Elaine’s Lavender Page for the delicious lavender cookies recipe:  RECIPE FOR LAVENDER COOKIES. Ingredients 2/3 cup butter, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg, beaten 1 tablespoon dried lavender flowers 1 1/2 cups self-rising flour Directions Preheat oven to 350 deg. Grease two baking sheets. Cream the butter and the sugar together, then stir in the beaten egg. Mix in flowers and the flour. Drop spoonfuls of the mixture onto the baking sheets. Bake about 15-20 minutes, until the cookies are golden. Makes about 30 cookies. If you are looking for culinary quality dried lavender flowers, I recommend Mountain Rose Herbs.  I order online and have been really …

Meet Me at The Market

This Saturday I am so very excited to be a vendor at I Made it Healthy Market!  Please come and see me while you are there. It would also be really great if you visited the event page on Facebook and RSVP’d that you were coming.  That way, I can get even more excited knowing that I’ll see you there!   FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE EVENT: I Made it Market (both things for wee ones and also healthy home/body) PLACE: Bakery Square (both indoor and outdoor) DATE/TIME: Saturday, April 20, 2013 from noon to 4:00 pm What am I selling? Catnip toys for your kitty friends ($2 each) Lavender sachets for your drawers, purse or to prevent moths in your yarn stash ($12 bundle of 3) Wool lavender sachets to bring beauty to little corners of your world ($8 each) Lunch box napkin sets for adults and kiddos ($12-18 each set) Organic lavender and flax seed eye pillows with washable cover ($15 each) I will also have treats including discounts on introductory packages and yoga spa sessions …

For the Love of Lavender

  Since I feel particularly calmed and grounded by the scent of lavender, I thought I would re-post this informative article written by David Crow on how lavender can be used to promote health and well-being for everyone in your household.  As we approach Valentine’s Day, I reflect on how this scent brings me into a state of open awareness that is also beneficial to my meditation and yoga practices.  Regardless of your state of partnership or romance this season, how delightful to take an opportunity to think about ways to live more deeply from your heart and to ground your decision making and movements from this deepest and our original seat of intelligence.  And, if you are new to buying essential oils from Floracopeia, please take advantage of the 25% discount I offer to my students.   Lavender By David Crow, L.Ac. (Published in Yogi Times, Oct. ‘04) Lavender is one of the most well-known, versatile, and extensively used essential oils in the world. When we use lavender essential oil we receive the blessings of …