Category Archives for "Essence Basics"

January 8, 2017

Flower Essences Vs Essential Oils

Before I get into this, I’m afraid the title sounds like I’m down on oils, especially to those who live to use them. That’s not the case at all, I use essential oils and think they have their place. They cover territory that essences do not and vice versa. Because there seems to be so much […]

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June 23, 2016

When the Magic Runs Out

Flower essences make problems disappear. It really is incredible and I often tell people “it’s like magic!” However, there are lines they can’t cross. Some places I don’t see rhyme or reason to, and others I’m very cognizant of. When the magic runs out, these require action on your part to heal. All an essence […]

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May 2, 2014

Flying With Flower Essences

Yes you can take essences on a plane! Subjecting essences to radiation is definitely something to avoid. Storing them by the tv or microwave is not a good idea, but the short term exposure from an x ray scan doesn’t seem to hurt them. There are no limits on liquids in your checked baggage, but […]

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February 14, 2014

What’s Up With Brandy?

Brandy is Freedom Flowers’ preservative of choice in our flower essences. If you order a Custom Combo, you can request an alcohol-free version made with apple cider vinegar instead, but in an off-the-shelf product, it will be preserved with brandy.Why brandy?It’s natural, tastes good in the minute doses and most importantly, gives a very long […]

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May 5, 2013

The $21 Shot

This month I have seen first hand the need to go over some ground rules about how to take care of your flower essences. Sometimes I forget that for some of you, I’m your only source of essence info, so lets make sure you know how to keep your essences strong and effective. I’ve been […]

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April 23, 2013

Flower Essence Healing Crisis and How to Handle It

Healing crises are not the norm with flower essences, but can definitely happen.  If you are having a rough time since you started an essence, hopefully this will shed a little light.First, let’s remember that in the natural health world the “healing crisis” is always a good thing. It means the treatment is working, albeit […]

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