Our flower and gem essences are made by experienced herbalist Ava Zhan in the meadows and forests of Washington. Ava's process is guided by study from books, as well as by the study of untempered, wild nature itself. The most important factor when making powerful medicines from plants and stones is the ability to hear their voices. They tell the attuned, respectful wanderer whether they want an essence made of them and what it is good for. Then, of course, we focus on careful preservation, storage, and dilution for consistent and long-lasting potency. Our clients are individuals, the animals in their care, and holistic health practitioners who seek specific essences for their clients’ needs.
What I look for in my healer, the person I will trust with my most private thoughts and concerns, is a deep level of compassion, true caring for me, and a drive to take the clients' health to new levels over time. Read more.
One of our most recent introductions to the flower essence collection, it is an essence for going deeper within in order to orient ourselves in overwhelming external circumstances. Read more.
Based on requests from our customers, we have created a new essence blend for enhancing sleep quality. Chamomile and blue vervain essences help us relax and quiet worries or an overactive mind, while morning glory helps us re-attune to a 24-hour circadian rhythm. Read more.