the florapothecarie journal

green living

  • Product Launch! Introducing Bulk Serum, Salt & Coconut Milk Bath, and Tea Accessories!

    Product drop alert! Introducing Bulk Serum, Salt & Coconut Milk Bath, a mesh tea ball, and reusable cotton muslin tea bags!

  • Fighting Colds Naturally with Mint & Rosemary + DIY Vapor Rub

    Cold season is here, but I’m going to help you power through it with plant allies Mint and Rosemary! Read on for tips on how to use these herbs and essential oils during cold season, plus a DIY vapor rub recipe.

  • 6 Plant Allies for Cold & Flu Season

    Winter is here and so are seasonal diseases like colds, sinus infections, and the flu. Learn more about my favorite plant allies for cold season: peppermint, ginger, sage, rosemary, elderberry, and nettle.

  • How-To: Hibiscus Honey Syrup

    How to make herbal honey syrups to enjoy with lemonade, cocktails, and more! They're also a great way to get your kiddos to have herbal remedies. We used hibiscus for this recipe, but you can use any edible herb ~ lavender, chamomile, elderberry, peppermint are a few of my favorites.

  • Ingredient Love: Green Tea

    Hello, I'm Sami and I have a tea addiction. Black, green, white, oolong, herbal... you name it, I've got it. I drink it straight or make chai lattes in the winter and matcha green tea ice cream in the summer. Studies have shown antioxidant-rich teas can help prevent a boatload of health issues from cancers to heart disease, and they have some pretty great beauty benefits too!

  • Stockist Spotlight: Almanac Supply Co

    Meet Emily Thompson, Co-Founder of Being Boss and Co-Owner of Almanac Supply Co., an online shop dedicated to embracing the seasons and living with nature, carrying a curated selection of products to inspire.

  • Stockist Spotlight: Christopher Michael the Salon

    Meet Deana Merola, founder of Christopher Michael The Salon, a certified sustainable salon specializing in vivids, bridal, curly cuts & color in Wallingford, CT using eco-friendly, natural, and cruelty-free products.

  • How-To: Make a Lavender & Rice Heat Pack

    How to make a lavender and rice-filled hot/cold pack, one of my essential tools for self-care. Heat it up in the microwave to soothe sore muscles or freeze it to help reduce swelling.

DIYs, inspiration, and tips for living a naturally beautiful and magical life.