Discover our different flower essence modalities & how to use them here. Traditionally, flower elixirs are taken internally (like a tincture) -- and we've pioneered new applications infused with aromatherapy: aura mists, anointing oils, balancing serums & bath salts.
Star Flower allows us to not only recognize our special qualities but also to share them with the world. It helps us be fully comfortable with the best aspects of ourselves and to embody our inherent magic, beauty and radiance.
Sacred Datura is a desert moonflower that falls into the ‘poison cures poison’ category. Though toxic to the body in plant form, as a flower essence it actually helps us release toxins - mental, emotional, physical. It helps us cleanse energetic debris through the breath and boosts our lifeforce. We’re better able to sit with sadness, frustration, fear or overwhelm, until we reach the light at the end of the tunnel. Like bathing in moonlight, we transmute our ‘dark night of the soul’ into strength and wisdom.
Oak Creek is one of the most popular attractions in Sedona. Luckily, with so many places to dip your toes along the creek, you can often find a secret spot to enjoy by yourself. As we were river tracing & searching for flowers, we came across the totally rare Stream Orchid growing in abundance along the creek!
To better understand which LOTUSWEI flower essences to use when and why, there are three different collections to consider: 1) Stabilization, 2) Exploration & 3) Liberation. Each collection has a range of intentionality of what it’s highlighting for us. Alternatively, if you want to give a loved one flower essences, this can help you figure out where to start.
Bonsai Plum Blossom enhances our ability to take risks. It inspires within us a gentle, motherly love that allows us to make mistakes, to fail and to be imperfect on the first try. It dissolves the desire for perfectionism, and eases tensions around fear of failure, judgement and criticism. Instead, we can explore with curiosity, and feel more free in our bodies. We can take continual risks outside of our comfort zone, because comfort resides within us.
One of our most popular questions is: "Can I take more than one flower elixir -- or mist, serum, anointing oil -- at a time?" Yes! Taking more than one blend at once is totally okay. Flower essences work together synergistically to target your current state of being from many directions.
Despite overwhelm or chronic fatigue from daily modern life, Running Iris dissolves our tendency to view our experiences as laborious or a drag on our energy. Rather than avoidance, isolation or feeling like ‘it’s all about me and how I feel', we’re able to authentically engage with others in a more meaningful and intimate way.Running Iris magnifies our ability to focus, and be aware, flexible and tolerant.
Magenta epidendrum teaches us to open our hearts and experience more ease, so everything can fall into place. Instead of shutting down and worrying that things won’t turn out, we can stay open to what is, dissolving resistance and fear of the unknown. We’re able to go right to the heart of matters and experience more meaningful connections with everyone + everything around us. There is no confusion - we are clear, direct + heart-centered, because we are at ease and open to what is.
If you are at a position in your life where you are really wanting to break down any hardness or resistance to receiving more / expressing more / or *being* more of yourself in this life … and ready to dive in and start breaking down & dismantling any framework or messaging in your cellular makeup around scarcity or lack - this threesome is the way to do it!
In the modern world, we’re often in a state of depletion and distraction. We cannot thrive because we’re constantly trying to meet our basic needs + find balance. Cacao helps us realize what we require in order to feel 100% nourished and taken care of, so we can feel replete and whole -- that our every need is met. When our needs -- even seemingly simple needs like eating, drinking, sleeping, resting, taking breaks, and getting fresh air -- are consistently met, instead of sacrificed, we can truly flourish and be prolific.
Mary Beth Kilinski is a clinical psychologist based in Rhode Island. In this guest post, she shares with us her TOP 5 flower essences - the ones she can't live without - both professionally and personally.
The Crown Flower emerged wildly by itself (without being planted) underneath our sign that says: Self-Arising Nature Center, blooming auspiciously in March, 2020. Its essence expunges our wildest fears so our wildest dreams can happen, purifying what prevents us from greater expression in the world. We can face our fears with equanimity and even a curiosity. We are neutral, poised and can experience freedom from dualistic extremes: right/wrong, black/white, good/bad. It dissolves worry and angst and helps us experience our own true self-arising nature.
Flower essences for expansion; fearless independence; freedom of expression; unapologetic beauty; prosperity; open and receptive presence; comfort with fear of the unknown; allowing things to fall into place; fuller realization of who we are as divine beings; ability to receive support and nourishment; forward thinking; experience more ease being in the spotlight; ability to take greater risks.
Unlock your power to speak with Crystal Clear, a one-of-a-kind lip balm infused with flower, creature and gem essences to help you express your truth, address priorities head on and speak freely about what’s inside of you.
Whether you are directly impacted by the Coronavirus with a family member who is ill, whether you are in a fear spinout -- or totally neutral about the whole thing, here are 14 flower essence recommendations to support you through this time.
Redwood essence gives us a sense of home + belonging—the kind that engenders warmth, patience, generosity, and feeling looked out for. It helps us keep our feet on the ground, dissolving sensations of being lost or unsupported. It heals old father wounds + infuses us with a sense of our own divine masculine. Redwood can even help our physical stability, helping us stand tall and firmly planted.
There's one particular California Glory tree in the San Francisco Botanical Gardens that I am always drawn to, and every time I see it, it provokes a different reaction. The first time it was wonder, the second was hysterical laughter, and during the last visit it provoked insightful conversation. As a flower essence, California Glory magnifies our innate sense of open heartedness to embrace life with full enjoyment and wild abandon.
Happy Chinese Lunar New Year! Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese astrology has been around for thousands of years and incorporates the five elements. It also ties in with the practice of Feng Shui, the way that energies, time, and elements (and more) affect your space, your life, your wellness, fortune and relationships. Read more for a quick snapshot of your sign, your forecast + a flower elixir to boost your good fortune!
Ichi-San here. I live with someone you may know; in fact I sleep in the same bed with her. As a public service announcement for all my other fellow dog and cat sisters and brothers out there, I want to make sure you know that you can share your flower essences with us! Here's a list of flower essences you can use with the dogs + cats in your family!
When collecting the Desert Milkweed flower in the Arizona desert, I was overcome by waves of anxiety and fear. Silly, as this plant is not endangered nor was I somewhere I shouldn’t be! This experience helped me to see the imbalance the essence helps us to dissolve: the subconscious patterning of fear of persecution or getting into trouble while trying to do good.
It's sort of like flower essence speed-dating, or flower essence workouts. There’s something magical - and especially conducive to liberating insights and compassion - when you’re sitting in a circle of people who all are committed to their own awakening, devoted to speeding up their personal growth.
When Meadow Cabbage is in bloom, it’s a sign of spring—it's the first thing black bears eat as they wake up from hibernation. As a flower essence, Meadow Cabbage nourishes + feeds our inner vision, helping us gain traction with what we’re building in our lives.
If you've ever wondered ... How do flower essences work? What will I experience if I take flower essences? How can I introduce my family to flower essences? What flower essences should my family take? Then read this.
Want to give your friends & family the gift of life-changing flower essences this year, but not sure where to start? I've put together a list of easy gifts that everyone would love - whether they understand flower essences or not.
If you have painful periods, cysts, fibroids or hormonal imbalances, we have a magical protocol for balancing, cleansing and nourishing the womb. For years, I’ve been teaching people that flower essences can help regulate cycles and get rid of period cramps - but it wasn’t until I had debilitating symptoms myself that I realized how much daily use of flower elixirs can helpyou cross the finish line into completely pain-free periods.
The Sweet Pea flower essence opens our minds to the endless possibilities that are available to us. Infusing us with the sense of a wealth of opportunities, it dissolves poverty mentality and the knee-jerk “No, that won’t work” mindset. Sweet Pea helps us be open, adaptable, and able to embrace the big picture with patience, fluidity, and softness.
As the first carnivorous plant in our collection, Venus Flytrap flower essence helps us get crystal clear on what it is that we want and create the right conditions for making it happen. Inspiring laser focus + certainty, Venus Flytrap instills us with the ability to jump into electric action at just the right moment.
Boundless Wisdom us to look beyond the obvious and see what’s deeper. It helps us to experience profound peace and spiritual fulfillment. It frees us from worry, and awakens the part of us that is all-knowing and aware of divine timing.