FLORA EX MACHINA

Many believe healers, nutritionists, etc., have it all figured out. That they’ve found that thing, the cure or silver bullet to – insert ailment/issue, here. In my experience it’s actually quite the opposite. I write this as I soothe a rash that has spread across my chest and face. Stress and anxiety related I suppose. […]

what it means to be beautiful – an ayurvedic approach to beauty

Skincare

Ayurvedic Skincare, natural beauty herbal skincare

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All natural detoxifying body butter

While most of us are diligent in avoiding the many chemicals, additives, and preservatives that may be hiding in our food and used in food production, we are unaware or turn a blind eye to the harsh chemicals, detergents, and additives that are unnecessarily used in our soaps, hair products, moisturizers, makeups, and other bath […]

naked beauty: whipped detoxifying body butter

Skincare

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Summer has arrived, and marking the start of this hot and juicy season comes a bounty of the most delicious, refreshing and cooling produce – melons. This recipe could have very well been the result of our lengthy conversations had while escaping heat-induced comas under the weak stream of a single standing fan. One such […]

flesh and seed: cooling cantaloupe milk smoothie

Detox

cooling cantaloupe smoothie

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invigorating Ayurvedic ginger and sesame body oil for Fall

I always know Fall has arrived when I begin to itch and scratch. From head to toe my scalp, fingers, arms and legs become dry and flaky for what seems almost no reason at all. I have all but begun to accept the fact that each year I will have to slather myself in oils […]

invigorating sesame ginger oil

Apothecary

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